May 31, 2019
Hitler? Ass pinching? Boxing? Don't miss this episode, folx. Amanda brings us Helen Stephens, the world's fastest woman until Wilma Rudolph came along. Rita tells the story of Barbara Buttrick, a professional boxer who is still in the game.
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May 24, 2019
Amanda is fired up today! She tells the story of Frances Perkins, someone who should be a household name, but isn't. She is the first woman to be part of the U.S. Cabinet--and not just any Cabinet. She was in FDR's Cabinet and played a pivotal role in passing some of the most important legislation in American history....
May 17, 2019
Amanda brings the incredible story of Annie "Londonderry", the first woman to ride around the world on a bicycle...kind of. Rita shares the story of Libby Riddles, the first woman to win the Iditarod. Plus, hear about the trials and tribulations of being women in the media. Vocal fry, anyone?
May 10, 2019
Both Rita and Amanda have brought along some unconventional women this week. Join Amanda as she discusses Maud Wagner, the first woman professional tattoo artist in the United States. Plus you'll hear all about the hosts' obsession with ink. Then Rita shares the tragic and triumphant story of Cesária Évora,...
May 3, 2019
Queen Nanny was a badass leader who took on her colonizer and won (at least for a while). Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, writer extraordinaire, broke down barriers in the film and publishing industries.
Join Rita and Amanda on their twentieth episode as they look at two women's journeys in history.