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Find out what happens when women break the rules - those unwritten but all too real bullsh*t expectations of how we should live our lives. Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (formerly Stuff Mom Never Told You) tackle questions through their trademark obsessive research, stories from rule-breakin’ ladies and a solid dose of delightful feminist rage.

Find out what happens when women break the rules - those unwritten but all too real bullsh*t expectations of how we should live our lives. Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (formerly Stuff Mom Never Told You) tackle questions through their trademark obsessive research, stories from rule-breakin’ ladies and a solid dose of delightful feminist rage.
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Find out what happens when women break the rules - those unwritten but all too real bullsh*t expectations of how we should live our lives. Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (formerly Stuff Mom Never Told You) tackle questions through their trademark obsessive research, stories from rule-breakin’ ladies and a solid dose of delightful feminist rage.

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English


Episodes

Unladylike Presents: This Is the Author

10/16/2018
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As y'all know, we released our book a couple weeks ago, Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space. And as part of recording our audiobook, we were invited to make an episode of This is The Author, a podcast about authors reading their audiobooks from Penguin Random House. So today, we’re bringing that episode to you in the Unladylike feed. If you like it and wanna hear more authors talk about their audiobooks, search for “This Is The Author” wherever you...

Duration:00:10:00

29. How to Change A Tire

10/16/2018
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Don't know jack about loosening lug nuts and swapping in a spare? You're definitely not alone. But why don't more women know how to change a tire? And where did the boys-only rules about car care come from anyway? Today, C&C investigate with one handywoman who fixed a flat but broke her date and another whose racetrack dates led to pro racing's first all-female pit-crew. Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on Stitcher Premium! Use promo code "UNLADYLIKE" at stitcher.com/premium for...

Duration:00:53:33

28. Unladylike Presents: Sold In America

10/10/2018
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Here’s something new from the team here at Stitcher: Journalist and activist Noor Tagouri grew up thinking she knew everything about sex trafficking in the U.S. But when she embarks on a deeply personal, deeply reported journey, taking listeners into the world of selling sex in the United States, she realized the story is more complicated. Join Noor as she travels across the country to meet the human faces of this billion-dollar trade – and uncover its surprising misconceptions. Listen to...

Duration:00:36:37

28. How to Report on Sex Work with Noor Tagouri

10/9/2018
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The commercial sex work economy is ancient, vast, and constantly misrepresented by police and pop culture alike. With the help of Noor Tagouri, a Muslim-American journalist and host of the new podcast Sold in America, Cristen and Caroline explore the spectrum of the sex trade, what really makes it risky, and why legalization isn't the silver bullet for making it safer. Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on Stitcher Premium! Use promo code "UNLADYLIKE" at stitcher.com/premium for a...

Duration:00:44:55

Pep Talk: Supreme Rage Edition

10/5/2018
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Y’all pissed? Us, too. As America rings in a year since Harvey Weinstein’s comeuppance with a Supreme Court confirmation vote for Brett “I Like Beer” Kavanaugh, we humbly offer a pep talk for putting our feminist rage to good use.

Duration:00:12:21

27. How to Smash the Patriarchy

10/2/2018
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Ever feel lost in a patriarchal wilderness where "boys will be boys," but girls must be ladies? Then do we have a field guide for you! In a special behind-the-book episode, Cristen and Caroline sit down with senior producer Abigail to get up close ’n’ personal about the inspo, info and illustrations packed inside Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy & Claiming Your Space. Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on Stitcher Premium! Use promo code "UNLADYLIKE" at...

Duration:00:52:43

26. How to Ruffle Feathers

9/25/2018
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Birdwatching is one of the fastest-growing outdoor hobbies, but don't let its daintyfied, kitchen-window connotations fool you. Point your binoculars in the right direction, and you'll spot a nest of unladylike passions, persistence and politics that have bonded women and birds for centuries. Join Cristen and Caroline's cross-country flight from a competitive minivan of moms to a political mover and shaker in the nation's biggest birding organization. Pre-order Unladylike: A Field Guide to...

Duration:00:53:27

25. How to Handle Sh*t White Girls Say with Franchesca Ramsey

9/18/2018
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In 2012, Franchesca Ramsey got famous overnight with her viral YouTube video, "Shit White Girls Say to Black Girls." She was instantly crowned a queen of internet call-outs about race, identities, and social injustice. So why did her dream-come-true also feel like a nightmare? Comic, activist, and new author of Well That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist, Franchesca talks to Cristen and Caroline about the unexpected side effects of celebrity, calling out, and...

Duration:00:53:14

24. How to Be Girl Friends

8/7/2018
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Women's friendships: life-affirming sisterhood or hotbed of mean-girlness? From pop culture to politics, galpals are all the rage right now, so why aren't they taken more seriously? With help from girls at Camp Farwell and friendship author Kayleen Shaefer, Caroline and Cristen discover an age-old battle against besties that often keeps us from passing the IRL Bechdel Test. Plus, a pep talk for making friends from comedian and writer Erin Gibson. Pre-order Unladylike: A Field Guide to...

Duration:00:50:34

23. How to Dress for Success

7/31/2018
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Workplace fashion police are tough to please--especially for women and non-binary folks. But with the help of Unladylike listeners, Cristen and Caroline strip down the sexism of professional appearance standards and find out if it's possible for women to dress for success. Plus, comedian Kate Berlant helps us get dressed with an Unladylike Pep Talk! Pre-order Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space at unladylike.co. Follow Unladylike on social...

Duration:00:43:21

22. How to Be a Bad Mom

7/24/2018
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Moms aren't supposed to admit it, but loving your kids can also come with not loving--and possibly regretting--becoming a parent at all. Caroline and Cristen explore this taboo territory and its maternal instinct mythology with help from a couple bad mother-disruptors who are figuring out what motherhood means on their own terms. Pre-order Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space at unladylike.co. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Sign up for...

Duration:00:49:40

21. How to Put on Your Face

7/17/2018
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In a time of political panic, why is beauty and skincare booming like never before? During the first-ever Unladylike live show, Cristen and Caroline get way more than skin-deep with Buzzfeed writer and Thirst Aid Kit co-host Bim Adewunmi and New Yorker staff writer Jia Tolentino about makeup, morality and messaging and spill some beauty secrets from the audience. A surprise guest also makes her pep-talk return. Pre-order Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your...

Duration:00:59:13

20. How to Stop Getting Screwed in the SCOTUS

7/10/2018
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If Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could add anything to the US Constitution, it would be an Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)--and Cristen and Caroline are on a mission to make that happen. Today, we talk to filmmaker and activist Kamala Lopez about the century-long fight for an ERA, why we still need one, and the unladylike power we have to finally get a constitutional IUD to protect our rights from unplanned politics. Find #IUDmyrights images to share (and resources galore) at...

Duration:00:49:11

19. How to Reboot Sexist Robots

7/3/2018
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The robot future is female, but can it be feminist? Gendered digital assistants like Alexa are here to make our lives easier, yet all this artificial intelligence comes with retrograde human baggage (and unnecessary boobs). Caroline and Cristen investigate what robots reveal about the real-world with two of the brightest human minds out there. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at...

Duration:00:48:37

18. How to Survive Menopause

6/26/2018
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Although it's as old as ovaries, menopause remains medically mysterious and more unmentionable than menstruation, something guests Nina Lorez Collins and Krysta Rodriguez are totally over. Today, Cristen and Caroline get hot-flashed 'n' bothered investigating what to expect when you're expecting menopause (or not). Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hotline with your...

Duration:00:44:33

17. How to Tell a Rape Joke

6/19/2018
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Are rape jokes having a #MeToo moment? Caroline and Cristen talk to comic Cameron Esposito about her new stand-up special, 'Rape Jokes,' and discover a history of this humor that'll change how y'all hear rape jokes today. Trigger warning: This episode contains conversations (and two very unfunny jokes) about sexual assault. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hotline...

Duration:00:45:24

16. How to Have the 🤑 Talk

6/12/2018
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When you think "having the talk," you might think birds and bees. Far more cringe-worthy? Money. Today, things get personal as Cristen and Caroline chat with Bad with Money podcast host Gaby Dunn about how to talk about finances in your relationship — and why we all need to. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hotline with your friendship stories at 262-8-GALPAL. Hear...

Duration:00:48:32

15. How to Argue Your Case with Imani Gandy

6/5/2018
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As the Supreme Court rolls the dice with women's and LGBTQ people's rights, how do you channel your rage and choose your battles? Cristen and Caroline talk with Rewire.News legal analyst — and self-described Angry Black Lady — Imani Gandy about issues that are flying under the radar and how to keep your eyes on the balls that matter. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our...

Duration:00:47:57

14. How to Shoot a Gun

5/29/2018
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Women overwhelmingly buy guns for self-defense, but statistics show guns escalate violence across the board. Cristen and Caroline talk with two firearms fans to find out how much that feeling of safety is worth -- and what's at the root of women's fear. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop. Call our hotline to leave a message at 262-8-GALPAL. Hear exclusive bonus episodes of...

Duration:00:52:11

13. How to Swipe Right with Nicole Byer

5/22/2018
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Comedian Nicole Byer is single, loves sex and has the dildo Tinder profile pic to prove it. But she's starting to realize that getting laid can be way easier than going steady. Hear Nicole dish to Cristen and Caroline about being horny, hilarious, and hellbent on learning to love herself first--AND answer listeners' sex + dating questions! Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. And sign up for our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. Find Unladylike Merch at unladylike.co/shop....

Duration:00:45:42