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Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19's moral: don't be a jerk! After a brief discussion of the virus, Amanda tells the story of Miriam Makeba, a South African exiled musician who fought against apartheid and racism across the globe. Rita uncovers the sordid tale of underground bootlegger, Gertrude "Cleo" Lythgoe, also known as the "Bahama Queen."

Mar 20, 2020

The hosts kick off with discussion of how the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted each of them. Then Rita shares the story of Emily Warren Roebling, who helped construct one of the United States' most recognizable structures--the Brooklyn Bridge. Amanda shares another NY story with Marie Van Brittan Brown, a nurse who...

Mar 13, 2020

Mardi Bras for everyone! Amanda shares the opposite of a Queen of Caucasity, then brings the inspiring story of Clementine Delait, one of the most famous bearded women of all time. Then Rita delights us with the story of TOKiMONSTA, an inventive, talented, and resilient music producer and DJ.

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Mar 6, 2020

Due to illness (coronavirus???), there isn’t a new episode this week.