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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Aug 23, 2019

YGF Flashback - Madam CJ Walker

Tieing into our research theme, Madam CJ Walker used advertising to sell her hair-care line making her one of the richest African-American women. Truly rags to riches story...and also soon to be a Netflix special starring Octavia Spencer. 

Original airdate: October 2017 Ep #18 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2017/10/13/madam-cj-walker-your-gal-friday/

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Jul 26, 2019

YGF Flashback - Ella Fitzgerald

Tieing into the gal pals covering cool music gals learn about the jazz performer whose longevity is due to her tenacity and also Marilyn Monroe. Discover the life and legacy of Ella Fitzgerald in this Your Gal Friday Flashback episode. 

Original airdate: June 30, 2017 Ep #5 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2017/06/30/ella-fitzgerald-your-gal-friday/

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Jul 19, 2019

YGF Flashback - Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Tieing into the gal pals covering cool music gals, we've got a fantastic flashback episode that will amaze you about the true birth of Rock n' Roll.  Learn about all about the inventor of Rock n' Roll, Sister Rosetta Tharpe in this Your Gal Friday Flashback episode. 

Original airdate: June 2018 Ep #37 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras: https://galsguide.org/2018/06/29/sister-rosetta-tharpe-your-gal-friday/

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Jun 3, 2019

Moms Mabley - Leah’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing

To start off LGBT Pride month, Leah's 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about the first ever female standup comedian, Jackie "Moms" Mabley. An extremely successful originator, Moms was a black, gay, woman who created an old lady character that wooed young men, made censors nervous, and told some of the best dirty jokes.

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Feb 25, 2019

Hidden Figures - Kim’s 1 Cool Black History Thing

This week the sky is the limit with Kim's 1 Cool Black History Thing about the gals of Hidden Figures. Bonnie, Edan, Rebecca, and Kim also talk about their favorite gal in Black history as well as historical films and documentaries. All this and more on this episode of Gal's Guide to the Galaxy Podcast.

Show Notes & Links https://galsguide.org/podcasts/

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Feb 18, 2019

Willis Richardson - Edan’s 1 Cool Black History Thing

This week Edan keeps her 1 Cool Black History Thing all in the family. Edan shares the amazing life and legacy of her Great-Grandfather Willis Richardson, a playwright who was the first African-American to have a non-musical production on Broadway. His plays live on today in museums and on stage. Learn all about this amazing guy this week on Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast.

Show Notes & Links https://galsguide.org/podcasts/

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Music: “Electrodoodle"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Feb 11, 2019

Nina Simone - Rebecca’s 1 Cool Black History Thing

This week Rebecca’s 1 Cool Black History Thing is about the singer and activist Nina Simone. From “Mississippi God Damn” to her cover of “Here Comes the Sun” Nina has a voice that draws you in, tells you a story and can make you cry. Learn more about this amazing gal this week on the Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast.  

Show Notes & Links https://galsguide.org/podcasts/

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Music: “Electrodoodle"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Feb 4, 2019

Kara Walker - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Black History Thing

It’s Black History month and a new group of gal-pals have joined together to share 1 cool thing. This week Bonnie shines a light on artist Kara Walker’s who work with silhouettes, sugar sculpture, and puppets are more than meets the eye.

Show Notes & Links https://galsguide.org/podcasts/

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Music: “Electrodoodle"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Jan 28, 2019

Fake or Fortune - Leah’s 1 Cool Painting Thing

In our final 1 cool painting thing, Dr. Leah Leach talks about nameless women in two paintings from a British TV show called Fake or Fortune. Joined by Kim Thatcher, Rebecca Berfanger and Bonnie Fillenwarth, the gals also talk about their favorite female artists and for some reason, Salvador Dali’s mustache.

Show Notes & Links https://galsguide.org/podcasts/

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/galsguide 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/galsguidetothegalaxy

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Music: “Electrodoodle"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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