May 14, 2021
We’re switching things up this week! Amanda interviews Mary Cronk Farrell, author of 8 books about women you’ve probably never heard of, but you should have. The two talk about why they’re drawn to telling these stories, revisit Irena Sendler (S1:E17), and discuss Mary’s new book, Close-Up on War: The Story...
May 7, 2021
The hosts lambast the current fashion trends at Target & bemoan the fashion mistakes of their youth (that are currently being repeated!). Then Amanda tells the tragic & inspirational tale of Tempest Storm, the Queen of Burlesque, who was born into poverty in rural Georgia & rose to the height of burlesque, crossing...
Apr 30, 2021
At the top of the show, Amanda shares a demoralizing experience being misgendered at work. Then Rita tells the surprising story of Sybil Stockdale, a Navy Commander’s wife who organized a grassroots campaign to take on the U.S. government & hold them accountable for the missing & imprisoned during the Vietnam War.
Apr 23, 2021
On this special crossover episode, the hosts talk with Kathy Barron of Women Who Sarcast about podcasting, queerness, labels, and of course, Britney Spears. Enjoy this scintillating conversation about feminism, politics and more.
Apr 16, 2021
The hosts talk about inappropriate questions. Then Amanda tells the tumultuous story of Fanny Brice, the original comedienne who paved the way for all female comics who came after, and whose life story was memorialized in one of the most iconic Broadway shows of all time--Funny Girl. Before Lucille Ball and Carol...