Jun 11, 2021
The hosts talk about the disappointment of a respected local business owner and ally dropping a bad hot take. Then Rita tells the story of Inji Efflatoun, and Egyptian artist and political activist in this season-ending episode.
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Jun 4, 2021
Rita shares her love for makeup YouTuber Jaime French. Then Amanda dives into the complex story of Kitty Cone. Diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at 15, Kitty eschewed her conservative upbringing to become a political organizer and disability rights activist best known for her work on the 504 Sit In.
May 28, 2021
Rita & Amanda discuss the #metoo moment in the beer industry. Then Rita tells the tale of Hypatia, a philosopher, mathematician and astronomer who taught a generation of prominent thinkers, but whose life was tragically cut short.
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...