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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Jan 27, 2020

Harriet Lane - Debbi’s 1 Cool First Lady

Plunging necklines! Bachelor President! Bralettes! Cocaine! These are just a few of the wonderful things we talk about as we finish up First Ladies month. Debbi brings us the fantastic story of First Lady Harriet Lane who was the niece to the 15th President, James Buchanan and the first to have the official title of "First Lady."  

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Aug 30, 2019

YGF Flashback - Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Tieing into our research theme is a gal who with the help of advertising and reporters made herself a legend. Babe Didrikson Zaharias played so many sports, including Olympic track and field, bowling, baseball, basketball, golf and even challenged Babe Ruth to a boxing match. You are in for a ride on this week's Your Gal Friday Flashback episode. 

Original airdate: August 2018 Ep #43 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2018/08/24/babe-didrikson-zaharias-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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Jul 1, 2019

Dusty Springfield - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Music Thing

It's music month at Gal's Guide and a new group of gal pals have joined to have some fun. Bonnie takes the stage first talking about Dusty Springfield the singer of "Son of a Preacher Man", "Wishin' and Hopin' and more. Don't miss this fab episode because we learned that Dusty threw food when she got angry. But "What have I, what have I done to deserve this?" Wait what does the Pet Shop Boys have to do with Dusty? Just hit play to learn more. 

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Jun 24, 2019

Rachel Maddow - Kim’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing

The gal-pals finish up LGBT month talking about political commentator Rachel Maddow. Kim's 1 Cool LGBT Thing showcases why representation matters in all aspects of life. The gal-pals also talk about the amazing men and women who have come out to them and how they showed support and became an ally -  even if one out-friend did steal Katie's clarinet. Katie really wants that clarinet back BTW. 

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Jun 21, 2019

YGF Flashback - Film Pioneers (Alice Guy Blache, Lois Weber, Dorothy Arzner and Margaret Booth)

Tieing into Bonnie's 1 Cool LGBT Thing about the Hollywood actress Alla Nazimova is this older episode of our sister show, Your Gal Friday. Staying in early Hollywood, this episode covers four amazing film gals who set the stage for what film is today. Dorothy Arzner, is a big part of LGBT history as she was a director, writer, invented the boom mic, and also had a 40-year relationship with Marion Morgan. Learn about all these amazing film gals on this special YGF Flashback episode. 

Original air date: Aug 2017 Ep #10 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras: https://galsguide.org/2017/08/11/film-pioneers-your-gal-friday/

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Jun 17, 2019

Alla Nazimova - Bonnie’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing

The margaritas have kicked in as the gal-pals let their geek flags fly and talk about movie universes they would love to be in before rooting for syphilis to take out an abusive father. Bonnie’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about actress Alla Nazimova who was paid more than Mary Pickford, had a theater and hotel named after her and had a large number of female relationships that spanned the silver screen to the presidency.

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Jun 14, 2019

Gals Guide NEWS - June 14, 2019

News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for June 14, 2019. Brought to you by Unicorns.  

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