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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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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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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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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 […]