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Oct 30, 2020

Rita and Amanda discover how easy it is to be a successful podcast--provided you're a mediocre white man. Then Rita tells the story of Betty Okino, an accomplished gymnast who broke barriers and invented complicated moves that changed the gymnastics world forever.

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Oct 23, 2020

Rita and Amanda talk about what it's like to feel invisible at work, then Amanda tells the story of Holocaust survivor and movie music editor, Else Blangsted. Her accomplishments and personal life are equal parts complex and fascinating.

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Oct 16, 2020

Amanda shares her obsession with Jessica Simpson's memoir and how her body is treated by the media. Then Rita tells the inspiring story of Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, the first and, as of 2020, the ONLY female chief of the Seminole Tribe in Florida.

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Oct 9, 2020

At the top, Rita shares an intimate moment with her mother. Then Amanda introduces Alice Guy-Blaché, credited as the first female filmmaker and perhaps the first person ever to create a narrative film. 

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Oct 2, 2020

We're back! And with a new, sleek format! Rita introduces us to Ida Laura Pfeiffer, an Austrian explorer, travel writer, and ethnographer who got her start later in life. 

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