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Mar 25, 2022

AV & Rita address criticism from a listener at the top of the show. Then AV discusses the complexities of body politics through the story of Charmion, a strongwoman who defied social norms through her body and her art.

Mar 18, 2022

In honor of Mary Cronk Farrell’s book release next week, we are re-releasing AV’s interview with her. Mary is the 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...

Mar 11, 2022

AV shares about some upsetting events that took place over the weekend. Then Rita introduces us to Viola Smith, one of the first professional female drummers and known as the “Fastest Girl Drummer in the World.” Viola made her mark in the Big Band and Swing era, but continued to be a successful professional drummer...