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Don’t Believe the Hype

8/8/2018
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Gendered insults are real and so are Ivanka and Melania’s cheap and complicit tricks. Ivanka and Melania are working overtime to scramble our eggs but Katie and Ronit want that ish hard-boiled. Plus, Mouthy Messy Mandatory is throwing an expletive party, but leave your gendered insults at the door! Plus! Hungry4Justice is coordinating a nationwide rolling hunger strike in solidarity with separated families. Don’t mess with hangry mamas, people....

Duration:00:30:07

Missions Impossible: Maternal Trauma & the Ethics of Bad Tipping

7/31/2018
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Injustice is everywhere as Katie and Ronit discuss dirt bags who don’t tip, the shared labor of a camping weekend, and the disproportionate trauma suffered by black women in childbirth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:07

The Real Beauty Billionaire

7/25/2018
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Katie and Ronit are here to celebrate Pat McGrath, self-made beauty industry billionaire and iconic NYC artist, who (no shade to Kylie) needs to be on the cover of Forbes. Plus, does Katie have a thing for Tom Cruise and other unpopular opinions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:38

The Curse of the Pink Tax

7/17/2018
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Katie and Ronit unleash their fury on the prices women have to pay because they’re, um, women. It must be because women are made of money! Plus, manly smells, one night stands, and Caprese sandwiches! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:39

Her body, his choice?

7/12/2018
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Is it ever okay to tell a woman what to do with her body? Katie and Ronit have the answer plus Roe, Griswold, and what Kavanaugh’s appointment could mean for sex-loving American women everywhere. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:59

Patriotism is Messy

7/3/2018
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Katie and Ronit like fireworks and grilling out as much as the next patriot but this 4th of July they’re celebrating America by refusing to ignore what’s wrong with our country. Plus, an MMM quiz about the power of activism to change the course of history. Hint: It doesn’t involve being polite, giving up, or merely hoping for change. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:57

Big News

6/29/2018
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Katie and Ronit announce Smart Mouth, their collaboration with TYT Network and Larj Media. Smart Mouth is a new weekly show on TYT’s YouTube channel featuring news, politics, and back talk, now with lipstick! Seriously though, going on camera gave Katie and Ronit a lot to think about, like does looking good on TV matter? What does being “polished” even mean? Can a woman be taken seriously in a schmata? And more good news, Mouthy Messy Mandatory is moving to Tuesdays! Learn more about your...

Duration:00:17:39

Make Some Noise

6/21/2018
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Starbucks has hopped into bed with Nestle for a cool $7B. We’re generally hella chill about partnership choices but in this case, YES. We are judging. How effective are boycotts when consumers want to force corporations to act right? Plus, you know how some animals use their farts to distract predators so they can escape? Find out how our current President is channeling Planet Earth with a similar strategy in Ohio. And Chloe Dykstra’s Medium essay reminds us all that emotional abuse is...

Duration:00:36:26

AmeriWhatNow?

6/15/2018
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Katie and Ronit struggle to keep paying attention to the news in the face of heartbreaking family separations. It’s easy to want to walk away, because it’s so ugly and it feels unsolvable, but immigration issues are LOCAL, and there are things you can do to help in your neighborhood. PLUS, hilariously “historic” “documents” from “world leaders” “Trump” and “Kim.” And it’s Pride month! But not all rainbows are created equal… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:00

Bad Robots

6/12/2018
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So many questions about Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Does she owe the sisterhood any help? How does her sex impact our perception of her character? And where does she feel things? PLUS, Jordan “Incel-Daddy” Peterson is the Obe-Wan of baby-men… but should we be calling him “dangerous”? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:41

1:29 The Thin White Line

6/1/2018
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Katie and Ronit’s blood rushes from their brains to their fists as they take down folksy racists like Roseanne, Jeff Sessions, and the NFL. Plus, Ireland quenches our thirst for good news and Malian superhero Mamoudou Gassama gets French citizenship as a reward, which makes us wonder “What makes a good immigrant?”

Duration:00:35:09

1:28 Can We Come Back Yet?

5/26/2018
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Katie and Ronit celebrate Georgia’s Stacey Abrams, the first ever black woman to win a nomination for governor! And McDonalds and Walmart get their minimum wage arses handed to them by #TimesUp and Fight for $15. And our very first Dirtbag check-in: Where are they Now? Featuring Louis CK and R Kelly. Advice to everyone: unless they’re specifically requested, put those penises away!

Duration:00:40:17

1:27 Choose the Future?

5/17/2018
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So many chances to choose the future instead of the past lately… we’re throwing a benefit, should we pick Bill Clinton or Monica Lewinsky? Georgina Chapman is alive, should we punish her for her past or let her get on with her life? Kristen Stewart is walking into the future barefoot because she is not here for old-ass dress codes at Cannes, and in the Lena showdown we are Team Waithe (#FutureLena), not Dunham (#PastLena). Um, and it's Laurel.

Duration:00:26:28

1:26 We Need a Hero

5/11/2018
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New York AG Eric Schneiderman was a progressive superhero… until an explosive New Yorker article outed him as a serial violent abuser. We pull apart what this means for progressive politics & whether Schneiderman’s exit is evidence of Democratic doom… or a union struggling to evolve. PLUS, a new hero emerges in Stella Nyanzi, a Ugandan activist and bona fide X-Woman, and we talk about This Is America and how we can engage with black art while staying in our nice white lady lane. YOU...

Duration:00:32:33

1:25 Kanye West & the Other C-Word

5/4/2018
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Adana Protonentis returns to the podcast to continue the conversation about racism and mental health. We owe you all an apology about the Kanye disaster. This is all on us. He was like, “Nice discussion of the intersection of racism and ableism last week, guys. But it wasn’t as topical as it could have been. Here, hold my beer.” Ronit, Katie, and Adana discuss Kanye’s recent “free thinking,” alternatives to calling things crazy, bananas, or nuts, and why on Earth Charlie Rose really...

Duration:00:30:23

It’s Gonna Be MAY

5/1/2018
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In a very special May Day episode, Ronit and Katie review the new Amy Schumer movie, “I Feel Pretty” and wonder what makes a great first lady. PLUS, after K&R talk about incels (aka Angry White Men), they self-medicate by imagining being cradled in The Rock’s arms. JOIN THEM. He’ll make you feel so safe...

Duration:00:29:59

1:24 #TimesUp Bill Cosby, #TimesUp Ablesim

4/27/2018
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Katie and Ronit welcome Adana Protonentis to dish on Cosby, the Loving Generation, Black Girl Magic, and why social justice can’t be achieved by baby steps. #ThatIshIsHolisticYall Adana Protonentis is the founder of Adana Consulting Group who consults throughout Washington state on issues of diversity, equity, and social justice. www.adanaconsultinggroup.com Adana is also the Director of Operations at the Seattle Children’s Play Garden, a place where children of all abilities can play...

Duration:00:26:33

1:23 COME ON, STARBUCKS

4/20/2018
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Sometimes it feels like racism and double standards are everywhere. Oh wait, they are! On this episode of Mouthy/Messy/Mandatory Katie and Ronit talk Starbuck’s not-terrible apology, how real change will take more than a one-day workshop, (Tammie Jo Shults and her nerves of steel), and why football players apparently can’t be trusted around women.

Duration:00:40:36

1:22 Roseanne, Everlane, and “Real Folks.”

4/13/2018
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Roseanne and Everlane are both selling the idea of “REAL people,” but Katie and Ronit aren’t buying it. What is it about companies and networks that use “real” people that rubs the Mouthy team the wrong way? What is Game of Thrones for Kids? And what the heck does Horky Navorky mean? All that and more on this special Friday the 13th/Spring Break ep of MMM.

Duration:00:27:11

1:21 Sinclair: YOU CAN DEFINITELY TRUST US

4/6/2018
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In light of the chilling video proving that Sinclair Broadcast Group is distributing propaganda masked as news to at least 40% of American homes, Ronit and Katie take a minute to dig into who SBG is, why this news takeover is scary and worth resisting, and how news organizations can earn - or break - our trust. PLUS, Ronit drops a bona fide F-bomb on the WaPo essay about 2 culturally Jewish men who didn’t marry Carey Purcell (spoiler alert: It was the Jewishness that ruined it! It was all...

Duration:00:35:59