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We just posted a new episode about her story arc filled life of the Queen of Crime,  Agatha Christie! iTunes, Stitcher Radio, directly from our website or however you get your podcasts!
Agatha Christie once said that she wanted to be remembered as, “a good writer of detective and thriller stories.” We say she needs to be remembered for a whole lot more: daughter, wife, mother, pharmacist, playwright and adventurer only begin the list. agatha-christie Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller ...
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We've posted a new episode! Part two of our trip back to ancient Egypt this time for a chat about Cleopatra VII.

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We've posted Part Two of our Elizabeth 1 chat. It's available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio or via our website. Thanks for the patience, life has thrown us both some curve balls of late that slowed down the posting just a bit.

Ahh life, just when you think you have a system working...BOOM!
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Hello!

We've been a little quiet of late for some really fun reasons (as well as holiday happenings, family obligations and other activities that would bore you). We could be annoyingly vague about those plans, so let's just say we have some things in store for 2014 that you might enjoy- and leave it at that for now. 

We have, however, posted part one of a two-part chat we had about Queen Elizabeth I. All of the media links are on the shownotes (this link), just in case you were anxious to dig farther into the life of this remarkable woman right away. Available on our website, Stitcher Radio, iTunes or however you get your podcast fix.
So long was our talk, that we have broken Elizabeth's story up into two episodes. This first one will cover her life until she is crowned, and the next until her death and beyond. Some of you are thinking, “Wait, Chicks, didn't you talk about Elizabeth before?” ...
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We've been getting a lot of emails and PMs regarding our whereabouts. Good news: we are fine, and touched by your concern.

Bad news: Our finished and ready episode about Frida Kahlo has experienced a series of unfortunate tech related incidents. It will still be a few more days until we can release her.

We had wanted to be able to hand you all Frida before we asked this, but time is a'wastin'. If  you have liked what we have done this past year, please consider nominating us for The Podcast Awards in the EDUCATION category. You can only fill out the nomination bracket once, so make sure that you enter all your favorite podcasts. We have been nominated every year thanks to listeners, and we are very appreciative of that.

 We'll let you know when voting starts (if we are nominated, we're kind of late in getting this information out) and probably right before voting ends, but that's about it. We aren't going to spam you for votes. Vote or not...we'll keep talking (and we are wrapping up research on the next convo topic now...while trying to free Frida).

Thank you very much!
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We just posted a new episode, this time we talk about the life of aviatrix (writer, clothing designer, social worker, nurse...she did a lot in her life) Amelia Earhart. Give a listen via iTunes, Stitcher Radio, or our website (where you will find all the shownotes with recaps, photos and our book and media recommendations for all the women that we discuss).
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We have a new episode available! Season Five opens with a look at the life of Carry (Carrie) Nation. Birth to death -a chat about the woman who boldly took a stand towards correcting what she felt was the cornerstone of all societies woes. (Isn't that a nice way to say, "she madly took a hatchet to saloons to try and stop the flow of alcohol"?)
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New episode is up! We're going to take a trip back to ancient Egypt, first with a chat about Hatshepsut, and next Cleopatra. Give a listen on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, your favorite podcast catcher or from our website. 
Go back in time. No, farther. Farther! We are talking about a woman who only missed sharing the planet with the last of the woolly mammoths by a couple hundred years. A woman who was born an Egyptian princess, and grew to become a king: Hatshepsut. We begin this episode with not only a ...
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We often talk about our beloved historical chicks, but we can chat about the roosters, too! And now you can see us while we do! In addition to Hank-8, you can find us on the videos of Marie Antoinette, Elizabeth I, Nefertiti, and Louis XIV.  A few more are coming soon.

And we know, you are waiting for Part 2 of the Elizabeth I  podcast- that's coming soon, too. 
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There is a new episode available! We talk about the dramatic life and art of Frida Kahlo. You can download from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from our website.
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We have posted a new episode on the life of Bessie Coleman- an aviatrix who soared above both gender and racial barriers. We had originally planned to have this be a mini-cast but her life was so full, so interesting and reminded us of so many other women that we have talked about before that we gave her story more time.

Also, our boys were playing upstairs while we recorded and they make a few cameos in the background. Hey, we're moms and sometimes moms only get hang out and  talk time while our kids play. It' s real life.

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We've posted a new episode. This subject is easily the most requested, so when we put her on our seasonal Guaranteed Content Poll we were pretty sure she would take it.

She did.

By a lot.

Give a listen to a chat about author, Jane Austen. Available on iTunes, Stitcher or directly from our website.
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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. Go.
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Two women talking about dead women for about an hour. In a good way. Most of the time.

Our website contains more information than we cover in our podcast- interesting tidbits that pertain to the women we discuss. We provide links, and media recommendations for anyone to learn and experience more about the lives of these women.

Our sole purpose is to show that history is for everyone and that the women who have come before us deserve to be remembered and honored.

What we don't do: 
  • Get bogged down in specific dates.
  • Remind you of the high school history teacher who scared you.
  • Talk dirty in anything but the vaguest of terms. 
  • Apologize for giggling. Or singing.
  • Refer to events that we have never mentioned before without some explanation.
  • Leave you hanging wanting to know more at the end of the episodes. We will link you up to a variety of ways you can start your path of self discovery.
  • Claim to be experts. We just consider ourselves well researched.

Please, be kind. We like to have fun with history so if you are just going to try and engage us in dark, deep and gossipy conversations with the sole intent of proving that you know more than we do- we really won't be having any of that. It's just rude.  If you disagree or want to point out a clarification, do it in a polite and respectful way.

This G+ page is maintained by Susan, although I'll be answering for both of us. However, if you have a question or comment for Beckett directly, I can easily get it to her and relay her response.

 Thanks!