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Lesley Gore

It’s Pride Month!!! Bonnie is starting us off with a musical icon who not many of us knew was gay. But it’s okay because It’s her party and she can cry if she wants to! Learn all about the fab Lesley Gore!  Show Notes Our guests this month are: Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris, J.C. Seig […]

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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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Zitkála-Šá

It’s the last episode of Season 3 of the Gal’s Guide Podcast! Leah talks about the Indigenous gal who was known for way more than just one thing! Zitkála-Šá was an activist, writer, and was the first Native American to write an opera. Learn about this fascinating woman who used her skills and talents to […]

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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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Nandi on the Drums Makes the World Go Round!

by Kimberly Bright YouTube videos of cover versions of well-known songs seemed to multiple geometrically last year during the COVID lockdown. Nandi Bushell, then a 10-year-old self-described “British and Zulu drummer girl” in England, was already well-known internationally for her amazing, spot-on, skillful rock drum cover versions on YouTube. She acquired some very famous friends […]

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Pennie Smith

Leah takes us on the journey into The Only Band That Matters and their iconic photo. That’s right, we’re talking about Pennie Smith’s photo of the London Calling album by The Clash. Did you know that photo nearly never happened? The story is incredible! Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals are: Dr. Leah Leach, […]

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Angela Davis

We wrap up with a rebel gal who was on the top 10 FBI most wanted list but also ran for Vice President. Katie is sharing with us the complex and wonderfulness that is Angela Davis. Show Notes We are on Zoom ’cause COVID The Gal Pals for January are, Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, […]

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Coretta Scott King

Did you know the reason the U.S. has a federal holiday for Martin Luther King Jr is because of the work of Coretta Scott King? Learn about this active participant of peace who was active in the Civil Right Movement before meeting MLK. Show Notes We are on Zoom ’cause COVID The Gal Pals for […]

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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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Josephine Baker and her pet cheetah

This week the gal-pals talk about the mythic creature Josephine Baker. Josephine was a burlesque performer, a French spy, and a civil rights advocate who stood up to the KKK. She also walked her pet cheetah down the streets of Paris, had a goat in her dressing room and a pig living in her night […]