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 https://youtu.be/4G4RosepJrI Show Notes & Extras Gal Pals this month … Continue reading Carrie Fisher

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 https://youtu.be/ijr571H0o7I 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 … Continue reading Gal’s Guide NEWS for September 18, 2019 (Brought to you by Popcorn)

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 https://youtu.be/QHjznd7sAKo Show Notes & Extras: Gal Pals this month are Dr. … Continue reading Are Romantic Comedies Bad For Women?

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 … Continue reading We Need Movie Books

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). … Continue reading Female Film & TV Directors Book List

Gal’s Guide Podcast – Hidden Figures

This week the sky is the limit with Kim's 1 Cool Black History Thing about the gals of Hidden Figures. Bonnie, Edan, Rebecca, and Kim also talk about their favorite gal in Black history as well as historical films and documentaries. All this and more on this episode of Gal's Guide to the Galaxy Podcast episode #17. … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Hidden Figures

September Cross Stitch Meetup

We've got a new kit for movie month - "Film Pioneers" !!! Learn about these amazing female pioneers while cross stitching. We have kits and tutorials. We’re funny, welcoming and caffeinated. Kits come with everything you need to finish. They are a $5 donation to Gal’s Guide and are free for Patreon Members. We’ll also have … Continue reading September Cross Stitch Meetup