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40 Working Girl (Part I)

10/15/2018
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WE'RE BACK. Welcome to Season 3 of Only Girls. We are kicking off this season with a classic movie and a new format. We are splitting our episodes into two parts, one on initial reactions and one on deeper research. This week, we watched the 1988 romantic comedy, 'Working Girl,' starring Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, and Sigourney Weaver. Hear our initial reactions on the fashion, the feminism, and the presence of Ricki Lake in this seminal tale of a woman in the workplace. Next week,...

Duration:00:35:30

39 Summer Girls

7/6/2018
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO... US! Guys it's our super cute first birthday!!!!! I know, we are like, so young it's bonkers. Just sunscreen and lots of water. Anyway, in honor of our pod anniversary, we are closing out season two with a summer banger, the original song of summer, the song that made frost tips sexy, "Summer Girls" by LFO. Sarah feels feelings about these Boston toolbags she didn't know still lived inside her and truly tries to defend these lyrics while Natalia enlightens us on the...

Duration:00:36:38

38 IRL: Crazy Girls

6/21/2018
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This week we're doing a special episode inspired by recent celebrity struggles with mental illness, Only Girls IRL: Crazy Girls. We talk about our personal experiences with mental illness, women in the public eye whose struggles have inspired conversation for better and for worse, and what it means to simultaneously wear the labels of "girl" and "crazy." Plus, there's a whole lot of New York Housewives talk because they are honestly a Masters Thesis in our cultural obsession with "crazy"...

Duration:00:51:06

37 Girls by Rita Ora feat. Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX

6/14/2018
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The world needs more bisexual inclusivity but does it really need more Rita Ora? Find out on this week's episode as we discuss the song that thought it was going to be the song of the summer, but turned out to be kind of a bummer, "Girls" by Rita Ora ft. Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX. Listen as we parse through the music video, the cultural significance of using same-sex experimentation as pop music fodder, and the angel of angels that is Cardi B. Does red wine make you want to kiss...

Duration:00:34:22

36 Girls Like You

6/7/2018
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We're back bitches! After a two week hiatus to take some vacay, we are in the studio once again, talking about the brand spanking new Maroon 5 song and corresponding music video, "Girls Like You" featuring Cardi B. We talk about the phenomenon of men just acknowledging women exist and wanting a prize, how the song and the video go together (they don't), and lots of cultural Girl Yes and Girl No's of the week. So grab all your friends and stand in a circle around Adam Levine because Only...

Duration:00:35:16

35 Girl Talk: A Game of Truth or Dare feat. Sarah Baumann & Liz Newkirk

5/17/2018
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No, we're not talking about the mashup band (just yet!), we're talking about the ICONIC board game from the 80's and 90's, Girl Talk! Two amazing Chicago comedians join us in the studio, Sarah Baumann (instagram.com/kittyinthecity21) and Liz Newkirk (instagram.com/liznewks), to play a this silly, patriarchal, but also very fun game, live on tape for you all to hear! We are dishing, we are drinking rosé, and we are finding out things we never wanted to know about our future children. It's so...

Duration:01:07:44

34 I'm Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman (Part II)

5/10/2018
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Feels like I'm caught in the middle, that's when I realize... Part two of our coverage of "I'm Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman" has finally arrived! We continue the conversation about Britney post-"Crossroads" era, covering the breakdowns (shaved head), the breakups (K-Fed), and breaking free (Vegas ahead!). We also hear from YOU, the listener, about your favorite Britney songs, moments, and lewwwwwks. There really is so much to say about the goddess Britney Jean, and we're doing our best to...

Duration:01:10:55

33 I'm Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman (Part I)

5/3/2018
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It's Britney, bitch. This week we are getting deep into the legend, the icon, the queen, Miss Britney Jean Spears, through the lens of her classic song, "I'm Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman," featured in the movie "Crossroads." Because Britney is such a looming figure and because this song so well represents her journey in the public eye, we're splitting the conversation into two parts. Listen to hear us talk about her humble beginnings, her music video fashion, and what she meant to us when we...

Duration:00:54:59

32 His Girl Friday feat. Sarah Baumann

4/26/2018
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Get ready for a big scoop because this week we're going back in time to talk about the classic 1940 film, "His Girl Friday," starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. Comedian and history buff Sarah Baumann (instagram.com/kittyinthecity21) is in studio with us to give us the lowdown on who was dating who, who hated who, and everything old Hollywood. Listen to hear us analyze this surprisingly feminist classic for the modern age, laughing at all the cultural differences and ridiculous plot...

Duration:01:24:12

31 The Good Girl

4/19/2018
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Throw on your Team Aniston t-shirt because this week we're talking about the 2002 indie darling, "The Good Girl," starring Jennifer Aniston and Jake Gyllenhaal. Hear our takes on Jennifer branching out from her Rachel persona, the movie's amazing and impressive ensemble cast, and our take on this quiet and beautiful study on depression. This episode was a listener suggestion from Pat Norman, thanks Pat!! If you want to hear something on the show, let us know. You can email us at...

Duration:00:52:26

30 Girls Incarcerated: Young and Locked Up

4/12/2018
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We're examining the juvenile detention system this week, but like, in a cute way! We watched the Netflix original docuseries, "Girls Incarcerated: Young and Locked Up" that chronicles the lives of the young women at Madison Correctional Facility in Madison, Indiana. We laughed, we cried, and we learned how to keep our beauty regimens in tact if we ever go to prison. If you haven't seen this inspiring show yet, listen to hear our review, or check it out for yourself first! Don't forget to...

Duration:01:22:35

29 Kiss The Girls

4/5/2018
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There's a killer on the loose and we're here to catch him! This week we are discussing the 90's thriller that epitomizes the 90's thriller genre, "Kiss The Girls," starring Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman. Listen as we discover how surprisingly feminist a movie about kidnapping and hurting young women can be, how when you're Morgan Freeman any idea you have is always 100% right, and how Ashley Judd is a hero and icon both in this movie and in real life. You can email us at...

Duration:01:12:09

28 My Girl (Part II)

3/29/2018
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Our "My Girl" conversation continues this week, with a deep dive into the classic 1964 song by The Temptations. We get into it all– our personal relationships with the song, the history of black music and pop culture, and the best and worst things to have playing while you give birth. Listen now and let this podcast be your sunshine on a cloudy day! Don't forget to rate and subscribe on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts! If you have a suggestion or just want to say hi, you can email...

Duration:00:30:02

27 My Girl (Part I)

3/22/2018
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This week we are talkin' 'bout "My Girl," with part one of our conversation on the iconic song and movie. We start off with the 1991 movie, starring Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd, and Jamie Lee Curtis. We get into what it's like coming of age as a young woman, '90s and '70s nostalgia, and how this movie emotionally scarred a generation for life. Listen now and be sure to stay tuned next week when we continue the discussion about the classic Temptations' song! Don't forget to...

Duration:00:56:34

26 Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century feat. Sarah McCoy

3/8/2018
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Cetus Lapetus! We are on an interplanetary journey this week with our episode on the classic 1999 Disney Channel Original Movie, "Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century." We brought in the big guns and have our first special guest of the season, Sarah McCoy, co-host of Podcast from Planet Weird (podcastfromplanetweird.com) and certified DCOM expert. Find out what Zenon taught us about being a modern woman, what that creeper major Lutz was really up to the whole time, and why this movie is so iconic...

Duration:00:46:28

25 Good Girls

3/1/2018
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We're ready for primetime! This week we are reviewing the new NBC show "Good Girls," starring Mae Whitman, Christina Hendricks, and Retta (Mondays at 10pm/9pm Central). Whether you've already seen the pilot or were thinking about checking it out, listen to hear our many thoughts and opinions on this hour-long dramedy starring three women we love. Beyond the show, we touch down on Countess Luann's cabaret show, the Oscars, and more talk about Countess Luann's cabaret show. Don't miss it!...

Duration:00:34:36

24 Barbie Girl

2/22/2018
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Wanna go for a ride? Last week we were in the 80's and this week we are peak 90's talking about the Aqua pop classic, "Barbie Girl." We analyze this piece of high art probably more than it has ever been analyzed. What was Aqua saying about consumerism? America? Feminity? Is life in plastic actually fantastic? Was this dude also in Right Said Fred? Find out what it all means! You'll also hear about our own experiences as self-proclaimed Barbie girls and the history of Barbie dolls as...

Duration:00:59:56

23 Girls Just Want to Have Fun

2/15/2018
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Call us 2014 Taylor Swift because we are taking it back to the '80's this week talking about the song AND movie, "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." We answer the important questions like is Cyndi Lauper the Cardi B of her time? How many bottles of milk does the average teenage boy keep on hand? And can't Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall just get along??? One question that needs no discussion– do girls really just want to have fun? YES! And we proved it by having the most fun talking about...

Duration:00:49:07

22 Skinnygirl

2/8/2018
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We're back BBs! Season 2 is on in full force as we kick off 2018 with a party– Skinnygirl Margaritas and Bethenny Frankel's subsequent empire. We talk about our relationships with Bravo and "The Real Housewives of New York City," Bethenny's status as a momtreprenuer and She-EO, and what eating and drinking "guilt free" really means. Diet culture, women in business, the culture of reality TV, and water enhancers will all be covered. Put on your Skinnygirl shapewear and chow down on some...

Duration:00:44:28

21 SPECIAL: The First Annual Only Girls Awards

12/21/2017
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It's the most wonderful time of the year– AWARDS SEASON! As tastemakers and cultural deciders, we are going through the best and worst of Season 1 to bring you the first annual Only Girls Awards. Listen to hear our picks for very legitimate awards like "The You Tried Award," "The Unexpected Sexual Tension Award," and "I Hate You, But I'm Still Attracted to You." Thanks for an amazing first season and we'll be back in the New Year. LYLAS! All we want for Christmas is for you subscribe and...

Duration:00:31:07