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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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Gal’s Guide NEWS for September 18, 2019 (Brought to you by Popcorn)

News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for September 18, 2019. Brought to you by popcorn. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras: The fourth edition of the Gal’s Guide NEWS Brought to you by popcorn Great article by Tori Avery Popcorn: A Pop History  Library NEWS We hit our 1,000 book […]

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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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Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads about Women in Movies

Whether you are interested in women in front of the camera or the women commanding the camera, we’ve got some books to recommend for you! Let us know your favorite books about women in movies in the comments! What They Don’t Teach You at Film School by Camille Landau and Tiara White Penny Marshall: An […]

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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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Female Film & TV Directors Book List

September is #DirectedByWomen awareness month where the world celebrates with viewing parties of films old and new. But what if books are more your thing? Well, we have you covered. We’ve been collecting women’s history books (our Executive Director used to be a film director so she’s always picking up great titles for the collection). […]

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30 Books in 30 Days Challenge

We’ve seen many #30booksin30days challenges over the interwebs but Courtney Rogers’ article on Book Riot caught our eye (and our imagination). We combed through our growing collection of women’s history books in the Gal’s Guide Library and have come up with a list of 30 books each under 300 pages.  But because Gal’s Guide celebrates […]

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Dolly Parton – Gal’s Guide Podcast

Katie’s 1 Cool Music gal has pissed off the KKK, written upwards of 5,000 songs, gives books away to kids, created a theme park and way more! You might know her by her greatest asset but there is much more country gal from Tennessee. Katie talks about Dolly Parton…who actually lost in a Dolly Parton […]

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Alla Nazimova

The margaritas have kicked in as the gal-pals let their geek flags fly and talk about movie universes they would love to be in before rooting for syphilis to take out an abusive father. Bonnie’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about actress Alla Nazimova who was paid more than Mary Pickford, had a theater and […]