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Nov. 29, 2022

All Up In: Grief, Community, and Remaining Groovy with Judy Newton

Today, we’re digging into some heavy topics… but in a groovy way. Tune in to to hear my friend and fellow yogi, Judy Newton, shar…

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Nov. 22, 2022

All Up In: Art History, Feminism, and Pinup Girls with Maria Elena Bu…

Today we have a spicy topic—the art and history of the Pinup Girl. I’m joined by the remarkable Maria Elena Buszek and together w…

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Nov. 15, 2022

All Up In: Mom Rock with Jessica Hopper

We’ve all heard of Dad Rock, but what about Mom Rock? Today Jessica Hopper is back on the podcast to discuss, debate, and maybe e…

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Nov. 8, 2022

All Up In: Pivoting, Painting & Steely Dan characters with Joan LeMay

In today’s episode, we’re following the incredible, winding road of career pivots, big life changes, and unexpected shifts with m…

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Nov. 1, 2022

All Up In: Perimenopause & Midnights

In this Lone Gun Woman episode, we get into the way-too-hot topic of perimenopause, how Midnights and Taylor Swift inspire me (ye…

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Oct. 25, 2022

All Up In: Executive Motherhood, Becoming Beyonce, and VA’s That Rock…

Today we’re talking with another fabulous (& funny!) serial entrepreneur about her journey learning that to do it all, you need a…

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Oct. 11, 2022

All Up In: Music Writing, Sexism in the Scene & Sobriety with Jessica…

Today on the podcast, I’m joined by director, producer, acclaimed music writer and normal suburban mom Jessica Hopper. Together w…

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Oct. 4, 2022

All Up In: Living the Hyphen, Jewelry Making, & Leadership with Vivia…

In today’s episode, I’m joined by Viviana Langhoff, accomplished fine jeweler and owner of award-winning jewelry store Adornment …

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Sept. 27, 2022

All Up In: My Sobriety Journey

This week we dig deep into topic that I’ve mentioned on the podcast but have been nervous to really get into — my sobriety journe…

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Sept. 20, 2022

All Up In: Great Hair & Even Better Businesses with Susan Flaga of Sp…

This week, we’re welcoming Susan Flaga to the podcast! Susan is a hairstylist, co-owner of Sparrow Salon in Chicago, and owner of…

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Sept. 13, 2022

All Up In: Our Personal and Collective Healing Journeys with Claire M…

Today we welcome Chicago-based healer Claire Mooney to the podcast! Claire is trained in acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicin…

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Sept. 6, 2022

All Up In: Moving, Making Friends & My New Belly Button

We’re back, baby! This week we’re kicking off season two with a recap of the big three of Mary’s summer – moving to the suburbs, …

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June 21, 2022

All Up In: My Chronic Back Pain & The Book That Cured It

This week we’re wrapping up season one of All Up In My Lady Business with a long-awaited episode – the story of Mary’s chronic pa…

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June 14, 2022

All Up In: Sexism, Scrap Metal & Business Success with Linda McCabe

Today we’ve got another serial entrepreneur on the podcast and we’re talking sexism, scrap metal & success. Linda McCabe is busin…

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June 7, 2022

All Up In: Running a business with your husband — with Vanessa Jackso…

Could you run a business with your spouse? This week Mary has Vanessa Jackson-Lopez on the podcast to talk about the good and the…

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May 31, 2022

All Up In: Some Big News – I’m Moving!

Are you ready for a big announcement? Mary’s moving! In this episode, Mary walks us through the winding tale of how she went from…

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May 24, 2022

All Up In: 2 Lady DJ Businesses – with Megan Taylor

Today we welcome another DJ to the podcast & get all up in our lady businesses! Megan Taylor is a Chicago-based DJ alchemist, bus…

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May 17, 2022

All Up In: Astrology as a Spiritual Science with Vivian Hecimovich

Hey, what’s your sign? This week on the podcast Mary is joined by Vivian Hecimovich, an astrologer and intuitive healer who helps…

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May 10, 2022

All Up In: That Big Thing that Happened During the Met Gala

This week Mary’s back on the mic to talk about her love of the Met Gala & her hatred of Republicans gutting Roe v Wade. Tune in f…

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May 3, 2022

All Up In: Music, Misogyny & Being a Woman in a Male-Dominated Indust…

“What would you say to a young Mary Nisi?” Last weekend, Mary went to a DJ conference and was asked what advice she’d give to wom…

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April 26, 2022

All Up In: Profitability, Parenting & Human Design with Mel McSherry

Meet Mel McSherry – a performer-turned-personal-trainer-turned-profitability-coach. In this episode, we unpack her journey from b…

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April 19, 2022

All Up In: Being a Muppet, Loving Angela Lansbury, and Non-Sleazy Sal…

Today’s guest Annie P. Ruggles is soon to be your favorite musical theater lover, non-sleazy sales coach, and sequin-wearing mupp…

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April 12, 2022

All Up In: Dropping the Ball, Releasing Perfectionism & Channeling Bi…

Ready to get deep—and a little dark—with Mary Nisi? In this episode, she unravels how missing last week’s podcast episode unleash…

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March 29, 2022

All Up In: Getting Pregnant, Parenting Surprises & Supporting Your Kid

Morning sickness, mohels, neuropsych evals, and more. In this episode, Mary shares her whole-ass parenting story about puking nex…

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