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Frigg Friday

Did you know that we call Thursday for Thor and Friday for Frigg? (More on Wikipedia) Our newest audiobook goes to the 14th century Norway. Each Friday we’ll post a chapter of Kristin Lavransdatter written by Sigrid Undset. This Norwegian novelist was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. The book is part of a trilogy. […]

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Debra Kemp

Author gals month continues with Leah talking about her magical and inspiring gal who she also called her BFF. Debra Kemp was the author of the House of Pendragon Series that answers the questions, what if King Arthur had a daughter and do well-behaved women seldom make history? Show Notes We’re in the library this […]

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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. […]

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Hilma af Klint

Klaire talks about the Swedish artist who most likely invented abstract art and did it with use of séances. Learn about the amazing time in history and Thesophy. Plus we talk about haunted books and captured fairies.  Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means the YouTube has live video of our silly and […]

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Elizabeth Báthory – The Blood Countess

Scary Gals month continues on the podcast! Katie brings us the ghoulish tale of The Blood Countess. Did this Hungarian noblewoman really hold the Guinness World Record for the number of murders or was it the patriarchy?  Also we learn about Leah’s loyalty in a murder scene. Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that […]

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Cassandra Peterson – Elvira

It’s the start of Scary Gals Month! Each gal pal gets to pick a gal that think this represents scary. Bonnie starts us of with the Mistress of the Dark who overcame painful scars to owning show the world her “assets.” Cassandra Peterson, and her persona Elvira, brought the camp and the body positivity. Learn […]

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Anne Bonny

Meet the fierce cross-dresser of the Caribbean! Anne Bonny and her BFF Mary Reed were wanted women on the 7 seas. Granted stealing that English military ship might have been the major reason. Katie and the gal-pals try to reason why Anne Bonny is always pictured with one boob out plus they try to define […]

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Sayyida al Hurra

Michelle talks about a pirate gal who ruled the Mediterranean Sea for 30 years! The gal-pals also talk about why they’d most likely be forced to walk the plank.  Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means the YouTube has live video of our silly and beautiful faces! The gal pals this month are […]

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Suffrage on the Move!

The gal-pals talk about how their journey to the polls has changed before Bonnie talks about the planes, trains, automobiles, horses, and the marches that women utilized to win the vote.  Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that means YouTube has live video of our silly and beautiful faces! There are 5 Mondays in […]

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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 […]