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.
21 avril 2017
Amina's newfound love of Broadway and Ann's woeful experience of being bodyshamed at the gyno. Politics around the world: there's an election coming up in the UK, Justin Trudeau is a climate scammer and Trump's executive order on the EPA is open for public comment. Diversity and inclusivity within the organizing ranks of the march for science. Plus, Barack Obama, former-POTUS, present Instagram Husband. And Tavi Gevinson returns to tell us about Rookie's new podcast in collaboration with MTV.
13 janvier 2017
It's Ann's birthday week! We ponder decorating dilemmas, too much time spent with institutional racists and Batman villains on cable news, plus the obstinate toddler (aka President-Elect)'s press conference outburst. And, we speak with two organizers of the upcoming Women's March on Washington. More at womensmarch.com
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
18 juillet 2014
We discuss 42-year-old women, the potato salad Kickstarter and our dream food-truck ideas, how to break up with a bestie, uteruses for rent, and free PR advice for LeBron.
In "praise" of 56-year-old men "praising" 42-year-old women
The infamous potato salad kickstarter
LeBron takes his talents to South Beach and back again
The LeBron profile Nike didn't want us to read
Apparently you can get paid to gestate a baby
Sponsored shout-out to Heraty Law!
17 février 2017
Cheeto Watch: the crumbs are beginning to fall, from Mike Flynn to Andrew Puzder and, ~people are saying~ even Kellyanne Conway. A hearty handshake and Ivanka ::heart eyes emoji:: for Justin Trudeau. In better news, author Tiffany Dufu wants women to get ahead by doing less. Her new book is Drop the Ball.
4 juillet 2014
We discuss the terrible terrible Hobby Lobby decision, how much we love RBG, why annual lady exams are garbage, our predictions for song of the summer and we answer all your pressing topic requests. Happy 4th of July!
Everything Irin Carmon Has to Say About Hobby Lobby is The Truth
Annual pelvic exams are useless
FIRST MOON PARTY!
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.
26 mai 2017
Come see us live in Philly. Listen to Amina's new podcast, On She Goes. Ruth Ann Harnisch and many more goosebump inducing, wise women are our sheroes. A hot Keanu update. Get your SPF ready for summer. Plus, Cheeto Watch: Ivanka isn't doing much to improve the lives of women in Saudi Arabia and while we respect Melania's hand-swatting, her divorce in the making is costing taxpayers some $$$$.
24 mars 2017
Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court confirmation hearings. Human going-out-top and 24 year-old conservative Tomi Lahren facing blowback after supporting abortion rights on The View. Prominent women CEOs of startups are in hot water. But that's nothing compared to the attempted rehabilitation of American Apparel founder and CEO super villain Dov Charney.
26 septembre 2014
We discuss babies and why some people just don't know if they want them, how to not get fooled by fake body positive anthems, shero Shonda Rhimes, the brave & wonderful college ladies leading the anti-rape movement and this week in menstruation.
What if you just don't know if you want kids?
Ban Meghan Trainor
Don't mess with Shonda or Viola
Meet the College Women Who Are Starting a Revolution Against Campus Sexual Assault
"Carry that Weight"
"Oh God, he's done period-sex taste tests. Oh God. Oh God.”
12 septembre 2014
We discuss digital detoxes, Ferguson fallout and what it takes to get white people to care about police brutality, summer camp for adults, and our ideal retirement situation.
A year-long digital detox
Different rules apply if you're white
The white mom of a black son gets a rude awakening
On the likelihood of bumping into a police officer
Adult summer camp, not as sexy as it sounds
"we watch an early-sixties blonde seduce a mid-thirties male"
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.
28 avril 2017
A body-positive pelvic exam, taking deep breaths and scam-worthy medical bills. Ivanka is getting (some) hard questions in Berlin. Leave Chelsea Clinton alone. PE class was weird. Astronaut Peggy broke the record for longest time spent in space. And shoutout to Ireland's Repeal the 8th abortion access activists.
30 juin 2017
Getting names right isn't so hard. Bad policy from the White House and Senate on health care. At the state level, Missouri's new restrictions on birth control in the workplace. In happier news, Rihanna has a new boo, Serena looks amazing in a caftan, and our suggestions for where to get your own luxury loungewear. Plus, new regulation of crisis pregnancy centers in California.
6 décembre 2014
We discuss the books, movies, TV and music we loved this year! Full recs at CallYourGirlfriend.com
Tinashe - Pretend ft. A$AP Rocky
Jenny Lewis - Just One of the Guys
Kelis - Jerk Ribs
Phantogram - Fall in Love
Drake - The Catch Up
Bobby Shmurda - Hot N*gga
Remy Ma - I’m Around
Sinkane - How We Be
Perfume Genius - Queen
21 novembre 2014
We discuss period cramps, being the creepy journo lady at college parties, Solange's amazing wedding, white people will not shut up about the booty, Taylor Swift is so good at shine theory, and OMG SQUATTY POTTY.
columbusing the booty
shine theory in the wild
Robyn - Call Your Girlfriend
Speelburg - Kline
Janelle Monae ft. Solange - Electric Lady
2 Live Crew - Too Much Booty in the Pants
Hannah Rad edit of Robyn - Call Your Girlfriend
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.
4 août 2017
How to lose a Mooch in 10 days. Shoutout to the women Senators who stopped the repeal of Obamacare. Cheeto Watch: the White House commission on opioids comes up with a surprising recommendation (fund Medicaid!), Barron Trump's cyber genius didn't stop many officials from getting drawn into a phishing scheme. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is *just fine* funding anti-choice candidates. Fleeing from Central America after being accused, prosecuted and jailed for an illegal abortion, which was simply a miscarriage. Plus, listeners defend the Girl Scouts and questions about debt, depression and a body-shaming group text.
2 juin 2017
Our new line of merch is open for pre-order and tickets are selling fast for our July 16 show in Philly. Gender differences in obituaries, intergenerational friendships, and Joyce Wadler, our fave NYT columnist you've never heard of. Plus, what's Hillary been up to? Samanthy Irby on lattes, avocado toast and economic security. Finally, Amanda Chantal Bacon, your scammer's favorite scammer, and 'shipping Stanley Tucci and Jeff Goldblum.
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.