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Evolution of Sci-Fi Fandom

On November 10, Gal’s Guide collaborated with Starbase Indy and the Center for Inquiry to host an event during the Spirit & Place Festival 2019. To tie into the R/Evolution theme of the festival, our event was the Evolution of Sci-Fi Fandom with a panel discussion. Our panel was moderated by Lisa Meece, the CEO […]

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Boldly Go! Interview with Lisa Meece, CEO of Starbase Indy

So many of us are more than one thing. In our second only interview, Gal’s Guide sat down with the CEO of Starbase Indy, Lisa Meece to get to know the 360 degrees of Lisa. This amazing gal found her people at Star Trek convention and not only became the CEO but runs a variety of […]

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Carrie Fisher

Leah closes out movie month talking about her unexpected role model and weird connection to Carrie Fisher. Hilarious stories about Star Wars, Paul Simon, Debbie Reynolds, and acid-tripping with Cary Grant. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll learn why you can’t wear underwear in space. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras Gal Pals this month are […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Fibroids

After medical emergencies, car accidents, and hormone ragers the gal pals are back! They talk about why they vanished for a short while – no, it wasn’t Thanos – it was Leah’s battle with fibroids. Upwards of 80% of women develop fibroids and this is Leah’s experience. So buckle in because the gals are talking […]

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Roller Derby with Rebecca Berfanger – Gal’s Guide Podcast

Lisa talked with Rebecca Berfanger about roller derby; the basic rules of the game, the common misconceptions and stereotypes, what it takes to be a part of a roller derby league as well as Rebecca’s time as a volunteer and active member of the Circle City Derby Girls.  Rebecca’s Roller Derby Article SUPPORT US ON […]

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Roller Derby Revival

Many, many years ago, I first saw the new version of roller derby on the late night comedy show, Insomniac with Dave Attell. in Austin.  I was thrilled to find it again on YouTube while writing this post (warning: Language NSFW). While the leagues I’ve watched have never had the same kind of (staged?) brawl […]

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Travel Story – Annie Oakley

Your Gal Friday has just wrapped it’s first season with an episode on Annie Oakley. In researching Annie’s life and legacy I came across the Garst Museum in Darke County, Ohio. They housed the National Annie Oakley Center and had much of her memorabilia on display. I wrangled my husband and daughters and went on […]

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A Garden Against The Odds

Back in December I adopted an iguana and became a lizard momma to King Louie. Iguanas are herbivores, they do NOT eat crickets like most lizards do, which is one big perk to me because I didn’t want bugs. Iguanas eventually grow up to be about 6 feet long with the body the size of […]

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

It’s October. October 16th to be exact. A new Marvel trailer is released and I don’t know if I can click fast enough to get it to my eyeballs. It’s the first official trailer of Black Panther and I’m stoked before I hit play. Black Panther is going to be a game changer. I followed […]

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My Support System is Books

Sometimes when you are lost in the endless cold that is winter in Indiana it can be a challenge to see where support can come from. You probably see articles and list of great resources and know that picking up the phone to call your closest dearest people will help…but sometimes for me it feels […]