When it's finally time to have "The Talk"
Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Birds and the Bees.
Talking with kids about sex can be awkward - for children and parents. Comedian Julia Sweeney remembers having "The Talk" with her daughter, and how it went in some unexpected directions.
About Julia Sweeney
Julia Sweeney is a writer, actress, and comedian. She was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990-1995, where she was known for an androgynous character named Pat.
Known for her comedic and dramatic monologues, Sweeney has performed across the U.S. Another of her monologues was fashioned into a book, If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother.
Her most recent show, "Older & Wider," was filmed in 2020 and will be available soon.
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