Sep 21, 2020

Anne Bonny - Katie’s 1 Cool Pirate Gal

Meet the fierce cross-dresser of the Caribbean! Anne Bonny and her BFF Mary Reed were wanted women on the 7 seas. Granted stealing that English military ship might have been the major reason. Katie and the gal-pals try to reason why Anne Bonny is always pictured with one boob out plus they try to define the perfect booty, we mean treasure. 

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Aug 31, 2020

Mary Wollstonecraft - Leah’s 1 Cool Suffrage Thing

Leah has a suffrage state quiz and then tells the remarkable tale of Mary Shelley's mom who also wrote a revolutionary book. Learn about Mary Wollstonecraft who wrote "The Vindication of the Rights of Women", published letters of evidence, and in the 1700's was making her own living. 

 

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Jul 20, 2020

Sailor Moon - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Cartoon Thing

Get ready to defend the Earth with Sailor Moon and her Sailor Scouts. Our gal-pals however are really drunk at this point making this episode an hilarious journey of space cats, Dragonball, and being pissed off at Dora the Explorer.

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Jul 6, 2020

Wonder Woman - Leah’s 1 Cool Cartoon Thing

It's the start of a new research theme! The Gal Pals are talking woman in cartoons and Dr. Leah Leach gets us started with the weird and wonderful history of Wonder Woman. Learn about why she was created, what her powers are, and what her 2 weaknesses are. It will all surprise you! 

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Jun 29, 2020

Alison Bechdel - Leah’s 1 Cool LGBTQ+ Thing

Leah talks about the cartoonist who took her lesbian life and turned it into a New York Times Bestseller, a Tony award-winning musical, and a famous movie test. There is much more to Alison Bechdel than the Bechdel test. 

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Jun 22, 2020

Glennon Doyle - Katie’s 1 Cool LGBTQ+ Thing

Katie Harris talks about author of "Untamed" and "Love Warrior" Glennon Doyle and her journey of Christian Mommy Blogger to Cheetah (it will all make sense). The gal pals also talk about coming out stories, challenging your bias, trusting your inner voice and so much more.

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Jun 15, 2020

Hannah Gadsby - Bonnie’s 1 Cool LGBTQ+ Thing

Comedian Hannah Gadsby identifies as...tired. Bonnie continues our spotlight on amazing LGBTQ by talking about this thought-provoking and masterful comedian. The gal-pals also talk about the wonderful ways to still celebrate Pride month even in your local parade is canceled due to COVID-19.  

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Jun 8, 2020

Alphabet Soup - Kerra’s 1 Cool LGBTQ+ Thing

We are celebrating the colors of the Rainbow for Pride Month. Kerra breaks down the history and the meaning all the letters in the “Alphabet Soup”. A wonderful informative episode to start of LGBTQ+ Month!  

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May 18, 2020

Josephine Baker Leah’s 1 Cool Animal Thing

This week the gal-pals talk about the mythic creature Josephine Baker. Josephine was a burlesque performer, a French spy, and a civil rights advocate who stood up to the KKK. She also walked her pet cheetah down the streets of Paris, had a goat in her dressing room, and a pig living in her night club kitchen. Josephine is flippin' amazing!!! 

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May 4, 2020

Virginia Woolf - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Animal Thing

We start our exploration of women and their animals on the podcast! Bonnie goes first and tells us the tragic tales of Virginia Woolf and her comfort animal dogs. These shaggy muses would even inspire her to write various stories. The gal-pals also talk about their own animal at home.

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