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Dorothea Lange

Jen shows us how powerful photos can be to empathize. Remember the Migrant Mother photo? Jen talks about the photographer, behind that photo, Dorothea Lange. This is just after Katie talks about her inappropriate scrapbook…because we can’t be serious all the time.  Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals are: Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, […]

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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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Mother of All Memoirs – Writing Workshop

Re-charge your writing skills with empathetic characters & get published! A new writing method to connect empathy to history and autobiographical writing is being introduced at the Gal’s Guide Library fall of 2021. Born of Many Mothers (B.O.M.M.) writing method incorporates visual exercises, mythology writing styles, and feminine energy. Men and women can learn this […]

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Dr. Katie Bouman

It’s the start of Photography Month at Gal’s Guide and Bonnie starts us off with an image that took thousands of terabytes of data to produce – it’s the first image of a black hole! Bonnie talks about Dr. Katie Bouman the adorkable face of the team that made the impossible, possible! Show Notes & […]

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Lottie Dod

The Gal Pals find Olympic games where they can sit or lay down, meanwhile Katie tells us about Lottie Dod who never sat still. Voted the best versatile female athlete by Guinness World Records, Lottie played a ton of sports including winning Silver in Archery and being the youngest ever female singles champion in Wimbledon!  […]

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Gertrude Ederle

It’s the start of Olympic Gal month and Bonnie is giving us “What For!” Well, actually, she’s telling about an Olympic swimmer who swam the English Channel who might have coined the phrase “What For!” Gertrude Ederle learned to win in a New York river with a rope around her waist. She’s the “Grease Smeared […]

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Qiu Jin

It’s the start of Season 3 of the Gal’s Guide Guide Podcast!! We are starting off – what can only be an amazing year – celebrating rebel gals. We are joined this month by author and history nerd, Pamela Toler! Bonnie Fillenwarth starts us off with a Chinese feminist revolutionary who founded a girls’ school […]

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100th Episode of the Gal’s Guide Podcast

We did the math and if you subtract our flashback episodes and the audiobook chapters of Frankenstein and Kristin Lavansdatter this is our 100th Gal’s Guide episode!!! It’s also the last episode of Season 2!  Leah, Katie, and Bonnie could have done a full retrospective but it’s been a hell of a year so they […]

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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”). […]

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Cokie Roberts

It’s the start of Author Gal’s month! We’re celebrating the ladies of the written word. Bonnie starts us off with the political reporter and author Cokie Roberts. We also talk about Bobbleheads and National Novel Writing Month.  Show Notes We’re in the library this month! So we’re drunker! The gal pals this month are Dr. […]