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BLACKSMITH & DETECTIVE: Elizabeth Brim & Kate Warne

I Don't Know Her

Release Date: 01/10/2020

ARTIST - Inji Efflatoun show art ARTIST - Inji Efflatoun

I Don't Know Her

The hosts talk about the disappointment of a respected local business owner and ally dropping a bad hot take. Then Rita tells the story of Inji Efflatoun, and Egyptian artist and political activist in this season-ending episode.

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ACTIVIST - Kitty Cone show art ACTIVIST - Kitty Cone

I Don't Know Her

Rita shares her love for makeup YouTuber Jaime French. Then Amanda dives into the complex story of Kitty Cone. Diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at 15, Kitty eschewed her conservative upbringing to become a political organizer and disability rights activist best known for her work on the 504 Sit In.

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MATHEMATICIAN - Hypatia show art MATHEMATICIAN - Hypatia

I Don't Know Her

Rita & Amanda discuss the #metoo moment in the beer industry. Then Rita tells the tale of Hypatia, a philosopher, mathematician and astronomer who taught a generation of prominent thinkers, but whose life was tragically cut short.

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AUTHOR - Mary Cronk Farrell show art AUTHOR - Mary Cronk Farrell

I Don't Know Her

We’re switching things up this week! Amanda interviews Mary Cronk Farrell, author of 8 books about women you’ve probably never heard of, but you should have. The two talk about why they’re drawn to telling these stories, revisit Irena Sendler (S1:E17), and discuss Mary’s new book, Close-Up on War: The Story of Pioneering Photojournalist Catherine Leroy in Vietnam. You can pre-order the book now!

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DANCER - Tempest Storm show art DANCER - Tempest Storm

I Don't Know Her

The hosts lambast the current fashion trends at Target & bemoan the fashion mistakes of their youth (that are currently being repeated!). Then Amanda tells the tragic & inspirational tale of Tempest Storm, the Queen of Burlesque, who was born into poverty in rural Georgia & rose to the height of burlesque, crossing paths with Elvis, JFK, and Marilyn Monroe along the way.

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ACTIVIST - Sybil Stockdale show art ACTIVIST - Sybil Stockdale

I Don't Know Her

At the top of the show, Amanda shares a demoralizing experience being misgendered at work. Then Rita tells the surprising story of Sybil Stockdale, a Navy Commander’s wife who organized a grassroots campaign to take on the U.S. government & hold them accountable for the missing & imprisoned during the Vietnam War.

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CROSSOVER - Women Who Sarcast show art CROSSOVER - Women Who Sarcast

I Don't Know Her

On this special crossover episode, the hosts talk with Kathy Barron of Women Who Sarcast about podcasting, queerness, labels, and of course, Britney Spears. Enjoy this scintillating conversation about feminism, politics and more.

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COMEDIAN - Fanny Brice show art COMEDIAN - Fanny Brice

I Don't Know Her

The hosts talk about inappropriate questions. Then Amanda tells the tumultuous story of Fanny Brice, the original comedienne who paved the way for all female comics who came after, and whose life story was memorialized in one of the most iconic Broadway shows of all time--Funny Girl. Before Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett, there was Fanny Brice.

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MUSICIAN - Poly Styrene show art MUSICIAN - Poly Styrene

I Don't Know Her

At the start, the hosts talk about the tragedy in Georgia and we have some good news for our Patreon subscribers! Then Rita tells the story of punk rocker Poly Styrene. Before Bikini Kill and Kathleen Hanna was Poly Styrene, a biracial teen girl who single handedly changed the face of punk in the 70s and paved the way for the Riot grrrl movement of the early 90s.

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Anna May Wong & Masako Katsura show art Anna May Wong & Masako Katsura

I Don't Know Her

After the killings of 6 women of Asian descent in Georgia, Amanda & Rita revisit the stories of two Asian women you should know, but may not. Anna May Wong was an actress who was the first Chinese-American Hollywood movie star & first Asian American to be the lead of a TV show. Then, Masako Katsura was a trailblazer in billiards, competing among

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