Dec 27, 2019
This episode is excabitchin'! Rita details the ups and downs of tennis star Althea Gibson's life. Then Amanda introduces her favorite artist, Yayoi Kusama, who is the most successful living artist in the world.
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Dec 13, 2019
Do we teach boys to devalue women? Damian Alexander's comic on women heroes sparks great discussion between the hosts. Then Amanda shares the story of dynamic bodybuilder Abbye "Pudgy" Stockton. Rita introduces Lorena Ramírez, an Indigenous runner of the Tarahumara tribe who made her mark on the ultrarunning scene...
Dec 6, 2019
Women's anger is the topic at the top of the hour, then Rita and Amanda dive in. Rita starts us off with Chu Ming Silveira, a Chinese-Brazilian architect and designer who created a life-saving iconic photo booth. Amanda shares the story of Dr. Alexa Canady, the first African American woman to become a neurosurgeon...
Nov 29, 2019
Rita & Amanda encounter a creepy man at a bar, not a first
for either of them. Then Amanda tells the story of Lyda Conley, the
first Native American woman to argue before the Supreme Court,
while Rita regales us with the tale of Lucy Hobbs Taylor. Lucy was
the first woman to graduate from dentistry school!
Nov 25, 2019
What a treat! Rita tackles the story of the dynamic Aboriginal singing group The Sapphires, who took Australia by storm & ended up in the middle of a war. Then Amanda shares the tale of Marie Tharp, who changed our view of the world's oceans forever.