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Bianca Majolie

Elyssa wraps up Disney Gal Month with the wonderful history of the first woman hired in the Disney Story Department. Bianca Majolie was behind many of the “Silly Symphonies” and your favorite characters. She brought the heart instead of the pranks to the Disney stories. She was also the only woman in the room.  Show […]

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Jennifer Lee

Leah talks about one of her favorite creators that is working right now as the Head of Disney Animation, Jennifer Lee. How did she get the gig? Co-directing a $1.28 Billion Box Office doesn’t hurt. Frozen creator, Jennifer Lee has an amazing story the ties together sisters, fear and getting the story right. Also, do […]

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Harriet Burns

Jen talks about the Disney Imagineer behind many of your favorite rides and areas at the Disney Parks! Two of her favorites that she worked on were Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion – she even has her own tombstone on the Haunted Mansion grounds, can you guess which one before the episode is […]

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Adriana Caselotti

It’s the start of Disney Gals Month and Bonnie starts us off wondering why Donald Duck doesn’t have pants but Mickey Mouse does. Oh! And we talk about the Disney Legend, the voice of Snow White, Adriana Caselotti. Show Notes & Extras New theme! Disney Gals! Gal pals this month are – Leah Leach, Bonnie […]

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Cathy Guisewite

Struggling with the “four basic guilt groups” the Cathy comic strip ran for 34 years and was a semi-autobiographical journey. Katie tells us about the amazing Cathy Guisewite from an advertising firm Vice President to award-winning cartoonist.  Show Notes BLOOPER – Katie forgets who Bonnie is. “We don’t judge, we just love” – Leah The […]

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Sailor Moon

Get ready to defend the Earth with Sailor Moon and her Sailor Scouts. Our gal-pals however are really drunk at this point making this episode an hilarious journey of space cats, Dragonballs and being pissed off at Dora the Explorer. Show Notes The Gal Pals this month are Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris […]

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Betty Boop

Denise talks about the creation and evolution of the 1920’s animated flapper girl, Betty Boop. With it being the 2020’s perhaps it’s time for Betty to get a modern makeover! Show Notes The Gal Pals this month are Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and Denise Jaeckel. Leah already talked about Wonder Woman Get […]

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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 […]