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Janet Guthrie – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal whose drive for adventure, speed and adrenaline placed her in the record books to be the first woman at the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. Believe it or not racing was her back up choice she had her sights on something much faster. Today we’re talking about […]

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Tina Turner – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who went from picking cotton in Nutbush, TN to an icon on stage and screen. There were many hardships and if you haven’t heard her story get ready for a tale of a survivor with a soundtrack to go along with it. On episode #39 we’re talking the […]

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Ellen DeGeneres – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a funny gal whose observational humor led her onto the biggest gigs for a comedian, followed by multiple shows featuring her name, books, award show hosting duties and a presidential medal of freedom. But there was a time when we turned our back on her. Today we’re going to spread […]

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Lily Tomlin – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a funny gal who created a cast of characters that have spanned over 50 years in not only TV but in movies, on stage, and in books. From Ernestine to Frankie Bergstein, she’s made us laugh and she made us think. Today we’re talking about the life and legacy of […]

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J.K. Rowling – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who has sold more than 400 million copies of her books, got children excited to read massive page-turners,  won multiple awards including being named the Most Influential Woman in Britain, and unlike like the other gals we’ve talked about in the series so far, she’s still alive and […]

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J.K. Rowling – Mini-Cast – Your Gal Friday

This week we try something new. We present to you a little behind the scenes of our process. In this mini-cast we talk about our preparation for next week’s full episode of author J.K. Rowling. In this quick episode, Kate & Phoebe talk about what they already knew as well as what they are looking […]

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Julia Child – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal called “our lady of the ladle” She peppered our TV screens from her kitchen and reached ours. She added spice to our lives and french flavors to our cooking. This a-steamed gal, cooked her way into our hearts for generations. Today we’re going to let the cooking puns […]

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Jane Addams – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who known as the Mother of Social Work. She founded the template for what is the modern day YMCA or Boys & Girls Club. Her settlement known as Hull House utilized the neighborhood for social and civic change.  She was a pacifist and an activist for peace and […]

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Alice Guy-Blaché – Your Gal Friday

Here is a gal who created the framework that would make movies last over 100 years. Her innovations include: being the first to tell a story on film, first to use sound, first to feature inter-racial casts, creation the music video, developing a “natural” acting style, and was the first female to run a movie […]