Description du show
A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow. Produced by Gina Delvac. Brand new every Friday.
13 février 2015
We discuss why women should never have a candy dish at work, public radio voice and vocal insecurity, celebrities revolting against the red carpet, and Kanye and Taylor showing a little shine theory. Plus! A period-joke challenge.
Women doing the office housework
Public radio voice and vocal fry
The grossest period joke ever
Red carpet revolt
Kanye & Taylor
Music list at callyourgirlfriend.com
12 février 2016
In this phone-a-friend edition, Amina calls up core bestie and bruja Jenna Wortham to discuss movies to cry to on airplanes, potions, and Sex and the City. Not to mention key mixtapes, whether JK Rowling is woke, and post-Presidency life for the Obamas. Plus, catfishing confessions.
8 septembre 2017
Do you wish you had a feminist health care provider? What about a body positive experience at the gynecologist, or relief from pain, shame and stigma? Our pelvic health-stravaganza is here at last. A primer on medical literacy and pelvic health with the help of our listeners. Featuring nurse Amy Roberts, certified nurse-midwife Laura Todaro (we're now obsessed with midwives!), and physical therapist with special training in pelvic health, Dana Taussig. Plus, Midwest Divas, we're coming to you in October!
7 juillet 2017
Let America vote! This Cheeto Watch we explore voter suppression efforts coming from the White House. Better news in Ireland, where Women for Election is working to right gender imbalances in government. Meal kits, cooking, and gendered expectations in the kitchen. Plus, Amina breaks down the latest (dark) developments in the Rob Kardashian-Blac Chyna saga.
10 avril 2015
In a special IRL episode from Amina's Palm Springs birthday compound, we discuss the origin of CYG mantra body's choice with the woman who coined it, Brittany Callendar. A primer on who's in the Illuminati. A listener says our use of "baby feminist" is condescending. California is in full drought mode. And Carolyn Pennypacker-Riggs of BOUQUET on the business of making music.
Reading and music list at callyourgirlfriend.com.
18 mars 2016
Ann calls Smitten Kitchen creator Deb Perelman to learn about her favorite recipes and the hustle of cooking and writing for the internet, home-cooked meals as a creative pastime and the chocolate cake that can ease menstrual woes.
23 avril 2015
This week, a menstruation extravaganza: diva cupdate, period panty hacks, and a dramatic reading of Goodnight Menses. Plus! Couples' therapy for coworkers and Toni Morrison's regrets. And shoutout to listeners Charlotte and Danielle, who we met as part of OpenTable's #100opentables.
Tech dudes in couples therapy
Toni Morrison's regrets
13 octobre 2017
Fresh off our annual retreat, we're tackling our 2018 goals and you can, too. Plus, our dear friends at Who? Weekly, Lindsey Weber and Bobby Finger, read the tabloids and fill us in on some of the celebs you've never heard of so you don't even have to do a Google. (Fear not Wholigans: this episode's totally original for you, too).
19 juin 2015
We discuss Rachel Dolezal, Ariana Grande's empowerment rant, women who shave their faces and what to do when you don't looove your long distance bestie's new bestie.
"Being able to shift one’s race is a privilege."
Shame shame Ben Affleck || Ariana Grande's feminist letter
Women who shave their faces
We endorse: Mat Johnson's amazing new book
11 août 2017
Overnight oats, heartbreak on The Bachelorette and GoT is finally good. Why the upcoming series Confederate, claims of censorship, and the Google memo are all bogus. Plus, listener feedback on debt, mental illness and housing. And a new segment, Ask a White Person!
22 avril 2016
In this phone-a-friend edition, Ann calls journalist Maria Konnikova to talk about con artists, psychopaths, catfishing and her book The Confidence Game.
3 juillet 2015
We answer listener questions about going braless, making it as a writer, how much we love Stanley Tucci and his polka dot apron, and a listener calls us out on how we talk about periods. Plus, an update on how white people are using diverse emoji and how to deal with an office frenemy.
A week of free boobin'
Ira Glass on doing the work
Stanley Tucci in a polka dot apron
Watch: Stanley Tucci and chef Eric Ripert make martinis and risotto
28 août 2015
We discuss the 1989 Tour, our favorite Trump: Ivanka, political scandals and LOLs, Drake+Serena and white people appropriating black slang.
BFF power couples
Ivanka's favorite podcasts
Joe Biden is a creep
Hang in There Columba
Shoutouts: Listen to Ann on the Dinner Party Download and Amina on Rerun and The Main Draw
17 novembre 2017
Women winning in politics! Featuring good post-election news out of Virginia, Minnesota, Montana, Kansas, and elsewhere, and interviews with New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and Mass. Rep. Katherine Clark about how they won their early races and how they’re working to make change right now.
27 mai 2016
We COMPLAIN and discuss laugh therapy, why the pope is to blame for fake periods, incompetent men, Ivanka's dad's $60,000 weave, and the vegan Bernie Madoff.
15 septembre 2017
We answer your questions about embarking on a sexual journey, finding ethically sourced plus sized clothing, and trapdoors of racism, sexism, and white lady blindness in relationships.
11 septembre 2015
We discuss hrod17's email dump, Taylor's colonial fantasy, big sisters and little sisters, and menstruation-loving cultures. Plus! Sexy bellybutton times.
taylor’s colonial fantasy
the williams sisters
22 décembre 2017
We share our favorite movies, TV shows, podcasts and music of the year. Lean back and hang out as we discuss only good stuff.
1 juillet 2016
We discuss hot hot hot Supreme Court decisions, affirmative action and white women, free pads and tampons in New York!, Hillz and Elizabeth Warren, and Brexit.
20 novembre 2015
Amina calls core lady and top-notch writer Marisa Meltzer to talk about Instagram models, rooftop seduction, and their holiday gift obsessions.