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Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan – Kate’s Take Podcast

Kate’s Take is back! Recorded LIVE at Starbase Indy Kate Chaplin is joined by Joshua Leach to talk about the universal messages and lessons in the Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan. They discuss how the movie deals with themes of old age, revenge, and the Kobayashi Maru. (Originally aired December 2016). This is the […]

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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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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 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 book […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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). […]

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Gal’s Guide Recommended Reads (and Views) About LGBTQ Pride

  While there are several exceptional options for books, movies, and comedy specials that showcase LGBTQ pride we have narrowed it down to a mix of our top recommendations for June. OUR RECOMMENDED READS: Nazimova: A Biography by Gavin Lambert The Color Purple by Alice Walker Hiding My Candy: The Autobiography of the Grand Empress […]

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Maya Angelou – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who was a poet, an activist, a dancer, an actress, a director, a writer, and an educator. A gal who used her many gifts to teach us empathy, compassion, and inner strength. Today we’re talking about the amazing life and legacy of your gal, Maya Angelou. Full Episode […]