‘Sex and the Single Parent’ is a podcast by comedians Melissa Story and Precious Chong interviewing single parents about the ups and downs of raising kids on your own. Since starting the podcast in 2013, they’ve talked to comedians, actors, step-moms, single parents by choice, single parents by accident, people in polyamorous relationships and more. Both single parents themselves, they feel that the podcast is a great resource for people who find themselves in this predicament. It’s helpful to hear how other people are handling serious issues like custody or hating on your ex to the mundane like keeping track of your kid’s backpack or navigating new relationships and dating when all you want to do is sleep. Listening to the podcast is like hanging out with your best friend and having a super intense, funny, all out share, t.m.i. talk about your life and love, no holds bar. Some of our listeners don’t even have kids they just like what we do.

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About Melissa Story

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Melissa Story stumbled upon comedy in her early years in an effort to make friends and endure enemies. Years later, these skills serve as a source of income and a way to continue making connections with people who love to laugh. Melissa is an actor, writer, comedian and producer. A graduate of the Humber theatre program and the Second City Conservatory, she is the co-creator of the web series 'Sex and the Single Parent', which has been nominated for three Canadian Comedy Awards and is a great success on the website 'Funny or Die', boasting over 2 million views. She has appeared in numerous television commercials and performs stand-up around the country. From stage to small screen, Melissa is proud to have the chance to make you smile.

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About Precious Chong

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Precious Chong is an actress, comedian, writer and stiltwalker. She most recently starred as Pam in “Love You Like Christmas” for the Hallmark Channel and will be seen as Annette Morrison in the upcoming second season of “Falling Water” on the USA Network. Her short film “Chinatown” which she wrote and starred in, directed by Canadian Comedy Award Winner Sandra Battaglini, premiered at The Female Eye Film Festival and at the New Hampshire Film Festival. She is currently in development with Frantic films to make it into a half hour television show. Her first full length screenplay “The Red Velvet Coat” won Best Screenplay at the 2015 Female Eye Film Festival. Her web series, which she co-created with Melissa Story, “Sex and the Single Parent” has been nominated three times for a Canadian Comedy Award for best web series. It has over 2 million views on Funny or Die and the videos are frequently posted on their front page. Other film and tv credits include Hallmark’s Love’s Complicated, God and Country, Playing it Cool starring Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan, HBO Canada’s Living in Your Car, Flashpoint, Against the Wall, Amelia, LA Confidential, and Pearl Harbor. Her dad is counter culture icon, Tommy Chong of Cheech and Chong.

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