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Pulling it Together with Amanda Savage

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Santa Monica, CA

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Pulling it Together is a podcast hosted by Amanda Savage featuring female comics telling stories from their female lives. Each week, a female comic comes to tell Amanda a story. Amanda listens intently and then probes them further. They then talk about what ails them. Listen in for stories about love, life and the pursuit of hap-penis.

Language:

English

Contact:

1323-A 3rd St Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 451-0850


Episodes

Janine Brito

2/4/2015
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Comedian Janine Brito @Janinebrito talks the pushback against feminism, the absurdities of auditioning in Hollywood & being fully prepared to date Nicki Minaj. She and Amanda do a splendid rendition of "I'm Every Woman".

Duration: 01:11:09


Reductress Editors

1/13/2015
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Satirical Women's Magazine Reductress @Reductress cofounders Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo talk creating media through a feminist lens and the blessings of working in comedy. Beth, Sarah and Amanda talk scaring their moms with their comedy.

Duration: 00:48:38


Caitlin Stasey

1/5/2015
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Actress & Rabble-rouser Caitlin Stasey @CaitlinStasey talks about her first memories of her sexuality and her experiences of intersectionality in Hollywood. She & Amanda discuss beauty & breasts at length.

Duration: 00:55:59


D'Lo

12/15/2014
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Comedian & Actor D'Lo @DLocoKid talks the magic of queer artistry and how Hollywood is opening up for Transgender talent. He recounts tales of police discrimination, some of which are funnier than others.

Duration: 01:03:26


Walidah Imarisha

12/8/2014
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Educator & Writer Walidah Imarisha @WalidahImarisha parallels social justice movements to works of science fiction, speaks to the international support of #Ferguson, #BlackLivesMatter & #ICantBreathe and encourages a reshaping of our notion of justice. She and Amanda agree that sexism, racism & homophobia stack up in America's long-standing system of repression.

Duration: 00:59:14


Joni Lefkowitz

12/4/2014
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Screenwriter Joni Lefkowitz @jonikat talks about her ABC Family show 'Chasing Life', her film 'Life Partners' and staying delusional in Hollywood. She and Amanda agree that third-wheeling is terrible.

Duration: 00:50:17


Feminist Filmmakers of LA

11/24/2014
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Activist & Director Tani Ikeda @TaniAppleseed talk co-founding @imMEDIAteFilms to create radical sex education content for young women. She also talks moving & shaking Hollywood in her own feminist ways. Activist & Actress Madeline Harris @onepunkypixie talks her Anti-Rape campaign @MoreThanNo & the efficacy of lighthearted PSA's about consent. (starts at :40 mark - trigger warning: discussions of sexual assault)

Duration: 01:10:28


Eliza Skinner

11/10/2014
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Writer & Performer Eliza Skinner @elizaskinner talks about the current polarization of gender in media & her fangirling out on Geena Davis. She and Amanda encourage listeners to build a feminist bubble around themselves! They also talk about porn & 'sex sells'.

Duration: 00:58:23


Emily Lindin

11/3/2014
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Activist Emily Lindin of The UnSlut Project @UnSlutProject talks about slut-shaming, the ownership of our bodies as young girls & how sex-bullying prevention starts in the home. She and Amanda chant for Hillary '16!

Duration: 01:02:26


TamTam

10/27/2014
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Musician TamTam @tamtam_sound talks moving from Saudi Arabia to Ojai, California & the importance of cross-cultural communication. She and Amanda discuss overcoming naysayers to create your art.

Duration: 01:01:06


Darryl Roberts

10/21/2014
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Feminist filmmaker Darryl Roberts talks about the overwhelmingly healing response to his film America The Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth. Darryl & Amanda agree that protective parenting & better legislation for women are key.

Duration: 00:58:55


Abbi Crutchfield

10/14/2014
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Comedian & Host Abbi Crutchfield @curlycomedy remembers her walk of shame to retrieve a pair of (clean) underwear and reports that she doesn't love reporting women's ages. She & Amanda agree that the NYC streets are safest for women between 4am-6am.

Duration: 00:52:16


Genevieve Danger Berrick

10/9/2014
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Activist, Writer & Derby Girl Genevieve Danger Berrick of @LAHollaback fantasizes about walking down safe, carefree streets and having the full athletic capacity of women be utilized. She and Amanda agree that the word 'hello' can be scary.

Duration: 00:56:14


Gaby Dunn

9/29/2014
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Writer & comedian Gaby Dunn @gabydunn lets feminism color her work, anticipates The Matriarchy (only half-jokingly) & has a DIY lease on life. She and Amanda talk introducing the fight for women's rights to their fathers.

Duration: 00:57:59


Ruby Karp

9/2/2014
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Feminist writer & comedian Ruby Karp @rubykarp talks spreading Feminism to kids her age and the impact anti-sexism could have on future generations. She and Amanda agree that slut-shaming need be policed.

Emily V Gordon

8/18/2014
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Wrtier & Producer Emily V Gordon @thegynomite talks about her new Comedy Central show and the big moments in life that make you who are. She and Amanda agree that loving relationships require respect & courtesy.

Ingrid Jungermann

8/11/2014
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Director and writer Ingrid Jungermann @Fto7th talks about her love of deeply personal content and being pro-bisexuality. She and Amanda bond over their mommy issues.

Jenny Yang

8/4/2014
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Comedian & writer Jenny Yang @jennyyangtv talks about her background in politics, weaving difficult issues into comedy and the privelege of being seen as an individual. Jenny and Amanda that every week is a doozy for feminism!

Erin Gibson

7/29/2014
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Feminist comedian Erin Gibson @gibblertron talks about her entry into feminism, the 'can women have it all' question and how little pelvic thrusting there is in America. She and Amanda show their love for Planned Parenthood.

James Fritz and Clara

7/21/2014
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Young feminist Clara and comedian James Fritz @jamesfritzcomic talk about the status of the women's rights movement and how it can be integrated into the social fabric. James and Amanda discuss combatting misogyny in the comedy scene.
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