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Gene Stratton Porter

After getting a little squirrely talking about our “Nut House”, Bonnie tells us about Hoosier author Gene Stratton Porter who wrote many books about nature including Girl of Limberlost. Images About The Gal’s Guide Podcast What if you could only share 1 cool thing about a topic? Would it be about ancient history? Would it […]

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Tina Turner

The gal pals get into how important Black History is to the community before sharing their adoring love for Tina Turner. Tina is an inspiration on SO many levels. Katie talks about Tina’s life and also Tina’s newest book Happiness Becomes You which focuses more on her Baptist upbring and her Buddhist faith. Show Notes […]

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Betty White Day

Betty White’s hometown Oak Park, IL is proclaiming January 17 as Betty White Day. The amazing comedian Betty White would have turned 100 years old on January 17, 2022. Passing away only a few weeks before her centennial birthday sparked the #BettyWhiteChallenge urging people to donate to local animal shelters. Betty loved a good birthday […]

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Sacheen Littlefeather

Edan talks about the life of Sacheen Littlefeather before and after refusing Marlon Brando’s Oscar for The Godfather. We also talk about drum circles, sweat lodges and casting more Indigenous People in films and TV.  Show Notes & Extras Gal pals this month are – Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and Edan. Bonnie already talked […]

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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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Maya Angelou

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 […]

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Jane Austen

“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”). […]