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Wonder Woman

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!  Show Notes […]

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Alison Bechdel

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.  Show Notes & Extras We’re recording in the library!!!! The gal-pals this month are Dr. Leah […]

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Cross Stitch Tutorial & Patterns

Cross-stitching is a wonderful activity when you want to stab something a thousand times and not get arrested for it. It’s also a great activity for self-care as it can be a wonderful meditation to take time with each stitch and see an accomplishment of a row, a color, or a full design project. Cross-stitching […]

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A Film Festival That Celebrates Your Talent As Well As Honors Meaningful Causes – BMC Film Fest

The Blackmagic Collective in Los Angeles presents the BMC Film Fest where filmmakers can make 5-minute or 60-second films inspired by a charity’s theme. Amazing prizes include: URSA Mini Pro G2 kit, Sigma Lens kit, DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, and more prizes are being added […]

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Harriet Lane

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 […]

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Helen Mirren (& Ageism in Hollywood)

Denise talks about Dame Helen Mirren as leads a fantastic conversation on ageism in Hollywood. Why is it that male actors over 40 get 80% of the leading roles? Why is it that actresses have their resume tossed aside if it reads over 40? We’re answering the world’s problems but we’re also not sure if […]

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Are Romantic Comedies Bad For Women?

Katie rebels and brings research, statistics, and insight to start a lively discussion on how helpful or harmful romantic comedies are for real relationships. The gal-pals also travel back in time and ask the existential question, “Is a hot dog a sandwich?” YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras: Gal Pals this month are Dr. Leah […]

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Kathleen Shannon

We’re Back! Birthday girl, Bonnie starts off movie month with Kathleen Shannon a Canadian film director and producer who founded Studio D. Government funded this film studio was dedicated to women filmmakers, a first in the world. Fellow gal-pals, Leah Leach, Katie Harris, and Denise Jaeckel also start voting for syphilis again. Anything can happen […]

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We Need Movie Books

Gal’s Guide is building the first independent women’s history library. Each month we push to expand our collection to include a diverse look at women from different backgrounds, occupations, and regions.  This month we want to expand our coverage of women in movies. Here are the top 20 books we would love to add to the library! AUDREY […]

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Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads and Views for Women in Advertising

Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue in the ’60s and Beyond by Jane Maas. Women of Design: Influence And Inspiration from the Original Trailblazer to the new Groundbreakers by Armin Vit Deadly Persuasion: Why Women and Girls Must Fight the Addictive Power of Advertising by Jean Kilbourne Am I Thin Enough […]