Nov 23, 2020

Maya Angelou - Katie’s 1 Cool Author Gal

Katie finished up our research and tribute to authors by talking about a nomadic and creative gal who was like a phoenix from the ashes. From Still I Rise and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Katie tells us the life of Maya Angelou. We also talk about Tupac, life-changing books, Bonnie's hatred of Passengers, and gateway drugs. It's a wonderful way to end author's month! 

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Nov 16, 2020

Jane Austen - Mary’s 1 Cool Author Gal

"A drinking club with a book problem," Mary Miller gives us the wonderful scoop on Jane Austen. I mean she would know she's been the Indiana Regional Coordinator for the Jane Austen Society of North America. This episode is full of Jane fun for that ranges from the scholar to the recreational user (AKA "Bonnets").

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Nov 9, 2020

Debra Kemp - Leah’s 1 Cool Author Gal

Author gals month continues with Leah talking about her magical and inspiring gal who she also called her BFF. Debra Kemp was the author of the House of Pendragon Series that answers the questions, what if King Arthur had a daughter and do well-behaved women seldom make history?

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Nov 2, 2020

Cokie Roberts - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Author Gal

It's the start of Author Gal's month! We're celebrating the ladies of the written word. Bonnie starts us off with the political reporter and author Cokie Roberts. We also talk about Bobbleheads and National Novel Writing Month. 

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Oct 26, 2020

Axis Sally - Leah’s 1 Cool Scary Gal

Scary gals month concludes with Mildred Gillars, better known as Axis Sally or the Berlin Babe or the Berlin Bitch. An American who was hired by the Nazi's to tell the Allied soldiers to put their guns down and go home. The gal pals also talk about vampires and how exhausting it sounds to live forever. 

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Oct 19, 2020

Hilma af Klint - Klarie’s 1 Cool Scary Gal

Klaire talks about the Swedish artist who most likely invented abstract art and did it with use of séances. Learn about the amazing time in history and Thesophy. Plus we talk about haunted books and captured fairies. 

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Oct 12, 2020

Elizabeth Báthory - Katie’s 1 Cool Scary Gal

Scary Gals month continues on the podcast! Katie brings us the ghoulish tale of The Blood Countess. Did this Hungarian noblewoman really hold the Guinness World Record for the number of murders or was it the patriarchy?  Also we learn about Leah's loyalty in a murder scene.

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Oct 5, 2020

Elvira - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Scary Gal

It's the start of Scary Gals Month! Each gal pal gets to pick a gal that think this represents scary. Bonnie starts us of with the Mistress of the Dark who overcame painful scars to owning show the world her "assets." Cassandra Peterson, and her persona Elvira, brought the camp and the body positivity. Learn more about the amazing Cassandra on this week's show!

 

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Sep 28, 2020

Ching Shih - Leah’s 1 Cool Pirate Gal

To wrap up pirate month Leah talks about the leader of Red Flag Fleet who was so powerful she got a pardon from the Chinese government and got jobs for most of her fleet before retiring into the life of a boss of a gambling den and a Madam. Ching Shih is a true bad-ass who also happened to marry her step-son. It's just a crazy story, you gotta listen. 

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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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