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Maureen Herman
Maureen Herman is currently writing her first book, "It's a Memoir, Motherfucker" on MacMillan's Flatiron Books imprint (July 2016). She is the Executive Director of nonprofit video production organization Project Noise and is the bassist of Babes in Toyland. She lives in Los Angeles with her amazing daughter.

Entries by Maureen Herman

At 10 Years Sober

(4) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 6:28 PM

Today marks 10 years sober from alcohol and cocaine. It took one year of outpatient treatment and AA while my brain healed and regained its physical make-up before I could feel non-chemical joy again and the desire for chemical relief was at its most severe.

It took two years...

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An Open Letter to Rep. Todd Akin

(7) Comments | Posted August 30, 2012 | 12:10 PM

Dear Mr. Akin,

They say that Missouri is the "Show Me" state. Well, I'd like you to meet my daughter. I'd like to show you how dead wrong you are when you say that a woman cannot get pregnant from rape. I'm writing this letter to let...

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