Oct 21, 2019

Grace Hopper - Bonnie’s 1 Cool STEM Thing

This time there is actually a bug in the computer and we're talking about the gal who found it! Bonnie's 1 Cool STEM Thing is all about the lady with a long name whose work was pivotal to early modern computers. Rear Admiral Grace Brewster Murray Hopper created the first computer language and wrote the book on the Mark 1. So boot up because we're going into the code and we're a little scared of the technology because Alexa and Facebook are listening! 

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Oct 18, 2019

Kate’s Take Flashback - Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (Live at Starbase Indy)

Recorded LIVE at Starbase Indy Kate Chaplin is joined by Joshua Leach to talk about the universal messages and lessons in the Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan. They discuss how the movie deals with themes of old age, revenge, and the Kobayashi Maru. (Originally aired December 2016)

This is the first episode of Kate's Take Reloaded which is produced by Gal's Guide.

Original airdate: December 2016, of Kate's Take: Reloaded

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/category/kates-take/

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Oct 16, 2019

Gal’s Guide NEWS - October 16, 2019

News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for October 16, 2019. Brought to you by aliens.  

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"NewsSting" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
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Oct 14, 2019

Mae Jemison - Lisa’s 1 Cool STEM Thing

Lisa gets us to look up to the stars and get our imaginations ready to boldly go! Lisa's 1 Cool STEM Thing is about the first African-American woman in space, Mae Jemison. We also talk about what sci-fi book or movie we would want the future to be like. 

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Oct 11, 2019

Your Gal Friday Flashback - Katherine Johnson

Tieing into our Leah's 1 Cool STEM thing from earlier this week, our flashback episode is about another child prodigy whose math calculations were pivotal to the Space Race. We're making math a ton of fun and bringing you the life and legacy of Hidden Figure, Katherine Johnson on this Your Gal Friday Flashback episode. 

Original airdate: February 16, 2018 Ep #23 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2018/02/16/katherine-johnson-your-gal-friday/

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Oct 7, 2019

Greta Thunberg - Leah’s 1 Cool STEM Thing

It's the start of STEM month and Dr. Leah Leach's 1 Cool STEM thing is about climate change activist, Greta Thunberg. Get to know more about this fierce 16-year-old and why we connect with her. We also talk about more young climate change activists. But we can't always be serious so we Leah brought some STEM puns and we talk about the best teen-team up ever. Wonder Twins powers activate! 

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Oct 4, 2019

Kate’s Take Flashback - Be Kind Rewind (with Phoebe Frear)

Special guest and filmmaker Phoebe Frear joins Kate to talk about Be Kind Rewind, a quirky and innovated film that reminds Kate & Phoebe of their love for filmmaking. The gals talk about: the death of video stores, the horror of VHS, practical effects, movie tricks, diva moments, wondering if it all matters, and the magic of movies. Don’t worry, “No specific knowledge of movies required.” This episode has been Sweded!

Original airdate: March 23, 2017, of Kate's Take: Reloaded

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2017/03/23/be-kind-rewind-kates-take-podcast/

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Sep 30, 2019

Carrie Fisher - Leah’s 1 Cool Movie Thing

Leah closes out movie month talking about her unexpected role model and weird connection to Carrie Fisher. Hilarious stories about Star Wars, Paul Simon, Debbie Reynolds, and acid-tripping with Cary Grant. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll learn why you can’t wear underwear in space.   

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Sep 27, 2019

Kate’s Take Flashback - Howl’s Moving Castle

Tieing into Denise's 1 Cool Movie Thing we flashback to the first-ever Gal's Guide produced podcast, Kate's Take. You may know her as Dr. Leah Leach now but back in the day, she was known as Kate Chaplin. In this episode, Kate dives deep into themes of beauty and old age by exploring the film Howl's Moving Castle. 

Original airdate: January 26, 2017, of Kate's Take: Reloaded

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2017/01/26/howls-moving-castle-kates-take-podcast/

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Sep 23, 2019

Helen Mirren - Denise’s 1 Cool Movie Thing

Denise talks about Dame Helen Mirren as leads a fantastic conversation on ageism in Hollywood. Why is it that male actors over 40 get 80% of the leading roles? Why is it that actresses have their resume tossed aside if it reads over 40? We're answering the world's problems but we're also not sure if Hot in Cleveland is still on air. Someone call Betty White stat!! 

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