Apr 6, 2020

Mabel Normand - Debbi’s 1 Cool Funny Gal

The gal-pals start Funny Gals month with one of the greatest comedians of the silent era, Mabel Normand. Debbi tells the tale of how Mabel went from Gibson Girl, to directing Charlie Chaplin, to being around to multiple murders!

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Mar 30, 2020

Gerty Cori - Leah’s 1 Cool Science Thing

What happens when you combine a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, diabetes research, and too much Pink Drink? Pizza Feet. I would say it will all make sense, but it really doesn't, however, it's the hilarious episode where Leah talks about her 1 Cool Science Thing, scientist Gerty Cori. 

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Mar 23, 2020

Marie Van Brittan Brown - Lisa’s 1 Cool Science Thing

Lisa Meece’s 1 Cool Science Thing gets the gal-pals talking about the barriers of female inventors while she enlightens us on the genius of Marie Van Brittan Brown who invented the home security system. The gal-pals also talk about their own security systems like “Bra Off Day Off” and “T-Rex Mode” where you are so still you hope no one at the door sees you.

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Mar 16, 2020

Mary Ainsworth - Katie’s 1 Cool Science Thing

Katie talks about a gal who went to college at age 16 and became a renowned child psychologist. Learn about the bonds between infants and care-givers because of the work of Mary Ainsworth. The gal pals also talk about donating their body to science or becoming a diamond, a coral reef, a tree or a record!

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Mar 9, 2020

Alice Ball - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Science Thing

Just days before moving into the library, the gal-pals gather together to record this month’s episodes - that’s right we record them all at once! The gals reflect on their favorite episodes recorded in Leah’s front room before Bonnie tells us her 1 cool science thing is Alice Ball and her cure for leprosy.

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Feb 24, 2020

Miriam Makeba - Leah’s 1 Cool African Gal

Turn up the music! To wrap up our African gals research Leah talks about Miriam Makeba, the singer known as "Mama Africa." Banned from her home of South Africa for over 30 years she brought African music all over the world. We also learn that cueing drunk people is hard, we've kept things from Bonnie, and Katie hasn't seen Black Panther. Say it with me now, WAKANDA FOREVER!!  

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Feb 10, 2020

Queen Nzinga - Edan’s 1 Cool African Gal

Learn about the African Queen who fought off the slave trade for 30 years! Edan shares the exciting story Queen Nzinga, a bad-ass ruler brought her own chair to a conference. Don’t worry it will all make sense. The gal-pals also have fun with languages, escape rooms, and getting their brain around which way the Nile flows.

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Feb 3, 2020

Wangari Maathai - Bonnie’s 1 Cool African Gal

The first episode in our new research theme of African gals! Bonnie starts us off with a nice little tree-planting gal who wanted to create jobs and plant trees but she was cursed by her government and was hit list! Learn about this amazing gal who not only survived her government but was the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize!

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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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Jan 20, 2020

Edith Wilson - Bonnie’s 1 Cool First Lady

The drinks have really kicked in and the gals talk about the "Petticoat Puppetrist," Edith Wilson. Bonnie's 1 Cool First Lady might be the first female president - for a least a few months. Edith Wilson was First Lady during World War 1, the passing on the 19th Amendment, and took charge when her husband's, President Woodrow Wilson, had a stroke. Surprisingly only 1 Weekend at Bernie's joke in the episode! Find out if the Wilson's were scared of what Bonnie lovingly calls "ladies with banners."  

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