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 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
22 mai 2015
We discuss Ann's visit to RuPaul's DragCon, men and housework, women in flats, the gross faux food Soylent, how white people are using the new multiracial emoji and the amazing life (and death) of Sandra Bem.
Watch The Fall on Netflix: it's so feminist
Men and housework
How the other half lives
Sandra Bem, extraordinary woman
Shine Theory: Serena Williams: “Let’s just put an end to this myth that women players cannot be friends.”
This week in menstruation: The Period Fairy
8 mai 2015
We love Janet Mock, Kim K's selfie book, Bruce Jenner's incredible interview, power lady obituaries, Amy Schumer feminist commentary and so much more.
Shine Theory: Janet Mock on Super Soul Sunday
Kim K selfie book
We love you, Bruce
Jean Nidetch, Weight Watchers boss lady / “Compression is just so 15 years ago”
"You'll be the hottest girl in the nation with just a touch of foundation"
Diva cup of doom || bleached tampons
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
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.
27 mars 2015
We discuss how to start your own podcast, making friends after college, and key reading for baby feminists to learn more.
Baby feminist syllabus, music list and resources for podcasting at callyourgirlfriend.com.
13 mars 2015
We discuss Hillary's email, leaning in together, a menstruation anthem, beefy dudes undermining the all-women Ghostbusters remake, and shine theory in mountain biking.
Hillary’s inbox problem
Don't call it "choreplay"
"Tampons & Tylenol"
Medicating women's feelings
The all-dude Ghostbusters remake
Shine theory in downhill mountain biking
27 février 2015
We discuss the best moment of the Oscars, 50 Shades of Gray, what's in a name? And the best apps and books for managing your money.
Don't change your naaaaaaame || a different perspective
“Fifty Shades of Grey” is to publishing what Spanx was to the undergarment business
Mr Money Moustache
Pound Foolish || The Opposite of Spoiled
Music list at callyourgirlfriend.com
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
30 janvier 2015
We discuss men in jeggings, playing through the (period) pain, naming your baby Nutella, and confronting your internet trolls.
Men in jeggings
Men worrying about balding
Playing through the pain
Lindy West confronts her troll
A week of online harassment
Girlhood! Girlhood opens in limited US release Friday, January 30.