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.
15 janvier 2016
For this week's phone-a-friend edition of Call Your Girlfriend, Amina calls up A++ lady and writer Dodai Stewart to talk about their mutual love of all things korean: k drama, k pop, tony moly face masks. Plus, personal dramas and mishaps on Tinder.
8 janvier 2016
We discuss Amina's contempt for New Year's resolutions, winter sports, Oregon's snack-happy militia, a black woman's hilarious trolling of her rude white coworker, and Fox News' Megyn Kelly. Plus, CYG listeners raised $30k for ZanaAfrica and philanthropist Ruth Ann Harnisch on small and sustainable ways to effect big change.
1 janvier 2016
Happy New Year! In this phone-a-friend edition, Amina calls content queen Shani Hilton to discuss houseplants, why the workplace is still not ready for black women's ambition (ugh) and BuzzFeed's coverage of HBCUs and unjust fines in Texas. Plus, Amina's white DNA, what has happened on Grey's Anatomy since we all stopped watching and life lessons from Shonda Rhimes.
25 décembre 2015
It's Christmas! In this phone-a-friend episode, Ann talks with writer Heather Havrilesky about her existential advice column Ask Polly, making friends on the internet and how we can improve our advice-giving.
18 décembre 2015
For this week's phone-a-friend edition of Call Your Girlfriend, Amina calls up amazing human, Editor-in-Chief of Rookie Magazine and your favorite lady's lady crush, Tavi Gevinson to discuss Rookie Yearbook 4, TV, besties, winter coping tips and so much grown ass woman shit.
11 décembre 2015
We discuss why Ivanka Trump's dad is so embarrassing, our recommended end-of-year donation, what to do when you're jealous of your bestie, and why Sen. Barbara Mikulski writes the best emails.
4 décembre 2015
For this week's phone-a-friend edition of Call Your Girlfriend, Amina calls top Hollywood bae, Stephanie Beatriz who plays the no-nonsense, leather-jacket wearing Rosa Diaz on Brooklyn Nine-Nine to discuss shine theory, how she got into acting, her favorite TV shows and so much more.
27 novembre 2015
We discuss the Thanksgiving we spent in an Albertson's parking lot in Rancho Cucamonga, neighborly racism, and some podcast-on-podcast Shine Theory. Plus! A conversation with Rebecca Traister about our endless Hillary fascination.
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.
13 novembre 2015
This week we discuss Aziz Ansari’s Master of None, the protests at the University of Missouri, the Irish abortion rights campaign #repealthe8th, why Jackeée Harry is so wonderful and Aminatou's ridiculous love for DJ Khaled.
6 novembre 2015
In this special phone-a-friend edition of Call Your Girlfriend, Aminaou talks to Irin Carmon, co-author of The Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
30 octobre 2015
We're back! We talk about the Benghazi hearings, Bieber's return, Drake's turtlenecks, Adele's furs, and the fact that someone made a bluetooth-enabled menstrual cup. Plus, guest Andrew Golis fields a question about not-so-feminist men, and we set the record straight on Shine Theory.
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
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
13 août 2015
We discuss the early days of the 2016 presidential race, our love for Planned Parenthood, free bleedin’, and period feminism. Plus, a user review of period underwear.
rebecca traister on how women are so hardcore
this week in menstruation: free bleeding marathon
31 juillet 2015
We discuss whether free dongin' is like free boobin', nudist resorts, menstrual sea sponges, and female Viagra. Plus, the shortcomings of both white people and White People (the documentary).
The new female
17 juillet 2015
We discuss diversity and National Parks, Ariana Grande licking donuts, the best of summer (drinks/bodies/dresses/swimsuits/songs), a sponge update, sexual peer pressure, the power of women athletes, and the joys of Magic Mike XXL.
Summer of Swoll
Magic Mike XXL
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
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
5 juin 2015
We discuss famous dudes creeping on non-famous women, contraceptive sponges and other things that get stuck up there.
famous dudes creeping
how to talk to women on twitter
“Is he sponge-worthy?”
Robyn - Call Your Girlfriend
Junior Brown - Surf Medley
Ratatat - One
Hannah Rad Edit of Robyn - Call Your Girlfriend