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Ep. 2.21: The Titan and The Physician
This week, Max and Allison talk about two women who shattered the glass ceilings above them. The first, a legend both on and off the silver screen, rose to become one of the most powerful women Hollywood has ever known; The second, a grandchild of slaves, became one of the first African American woman doctors in the United States: Mary Pickford and May Edward Chinn. Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Join the Conversation! umpboh.com Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/bitcherypodcast Instagram.com/thebitcheryofhistory Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 Special Thanks To: Janette Danielson Kimberly Coscia Sydney Tannenbaum Stephanie Koutrakos Dan Koutrakos Keagan Riley Jess Lee
Ep. 2.13: The Assassin and The Masters
This week, Max and Allison talk about three women who blazed a trail of their own. The first, an apocryphal character, uses her feminine wiles and brute strength to save her people; The other, a pair of masters, founded a style of martial arts known around the world today: Judith and Ng Mui and Yim Wing Chun. Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Join the Conversation! umpboh.com Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/umpboh Instagram.com/umpboh Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 Special Thanks To: Janette Danielson Kimberly Coscia Sydney Tannenbaum Stephanie Koutrakos Dan Koutrakos Olivia Mowry Ashley Gasper
Ep. 1.15: The Capitalist and The Warrior Queen
This week, Allison and Max tell the stories of two women who fought with everything they had to free their people. The first, a capitalist and activist from 19th century San Francisco, used her substantial wealth to fight slavery and advance the cause of Civil Rights; The other, a warrior queen from ancient Britain, left a path of vengeful destruction so all consuming that even London found itself in ruins: Mary Ellen Pleasant and Boudica! Join the Conversation! Facebook.com/UMPBOH Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Instagram.com/umpboh Twitter.com/umpboh Instagram: Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91
Ep. 1.9: Cold Open
In this clip from Monday's episode, Allison and Max have something to say about what happened in North Carolina this week. Join the Conversation: Facebook.com/UMPBOH Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Instagram: @umpboh Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 twitter.com/umpboh
Ep 2.5: The Punk and The Biker
This week, Max and Allison talk about two seriously badass women. The first, a punk rock legend, became one of the most subversive acts of her time; The other, as free a spirit as you could ever find, criss-crossed a nation and captured the hearts of Miami: Viv Albertine and Bessie Stringfield. Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Join the Conversation! umpboh.com Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/umpboh Instagram.com/umpboh Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 Special Thanks To: Janette Danielson Kimberly Coscia Ashley Gasper Sydney Tannenbaum Stephanie Koutrakos Dan Koutrakos
Ep. 1.2: The Songbird and The Pirate Lord
This week, Allison and Max tell the stories of a Badass Bitch of music and a Badass Bitch of the High Seas: Rose Marie McCoy and Ching Shih. Join the Conversation: Facebook.com/UMPBOH Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Instagram: @umpboh Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 twitter.com/umpboh
Ep. 1.19: The Climber and The Rider
This week, Max and Allison tell the stories of two women who did the impossible. The first, became the first person to free climb one of the most famous routes in the world. Only to come back a year later, and do it again in less than 24 hours; The other rode more than 40 miles under the cover of night, outpacing Paul Revere's famous ride, to raise an army and defend a young nation: Lynn Hill and Sybil Ludington! All music provided by BenSound.com Join the Conversation! Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Instagram.com/umpboh Twitter.com/umpboh Instagram: Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91
Ep. 1.36: The Songbird and The Master
This week, Allison and Max talk about two women who rose from rags to riches. The first, a woman born into poverty used her voice to propel her right into international stardom and near legendary status; The other, a woman born into abject poverty, found her place in a secret society before leading the first successful rebellion against one of the greatest powers the world has ever known: Yma Sumac and Wang Cong'er! umpboh.com Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Yma Sumac - Gopher Mambo, copyright belongs to respective owners. Join the Conversation! Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/umpboh Instagram.com/umpboh Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91
Ep. 1.29: The Mathematician and The Monarch
This week, Max and Allison tell the stories of two women who did what no woman had done before. The first, a woman who grew up surrounded by war, found her calling in numbers and won its highest honor. Changing the face of mathematics forever; The other, facing a Cristian Crusade and a dead Sultan/Husband, assumed the mantle of state in secret for the sake of her country: Maryam Mirzakhani and Shajar al-Durr. umpboh.com All music provided by BenSound.com Join the Conversation! Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/umpboh Instagram.com/umpboh Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91
Ep. 1.24: The Sniper and The Rebel
This week, Max and Allison tell the stories of two women who overcame insurmountable odds just to stay alive. The first, a soldier who had to prove her worth to join the Red Army rose through the ranks to become one of the best snipers the world has ever seen; The other, a woman whose entire family was killed by her own government, fled to Mexico where she joined the rebel fight and rose to become the voice of a movement: Lyudmila Pavlichenko and Rigoberta Menchú Tum. All music provided by BenSound.com Join the Conversation! Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/umpboh Instagram.com/umpboh Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91
Ep. 1.10: The Empress and The Demon
This week, Allison and Max tell the stories of two women who fought tooth and nail for their independence. One was born the daughter of a commoner and died The Empress of Byzantium; The other, a legend as old as time itself, appears in stories around the world to this very day: The Empress Theodora and Lilith. Join the Conversation: Facebook.com/UMPBOH Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Instagram: @umpboh Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 twitter.com/umpboh
Ep. 1.12: The Immortal Woman and The Lady of the English
This week, Allison and Max tell the stories of two women who changed the world by losing their battles; A terminal cancer diagnosis for the first, led to a discovery that would eventually touch every living person on the planet and off it. The enmity of a people forced the second off the throne, but her progeny would lead England into it's Golden Age: Henrietta Lacks and The Empress Matilda. Join the Conversation! Facebook.com/UMPBOH Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Instagram.com/umpboh Twitter.com/umpboh Instagram: Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91
Ep. 3.5: The Actor and The Princess
This week, Allison and Max discuss two women whose legacies persist to this day. The first, a legendary figure to the Nigerian people, she helped define the role of women in their islamic society; The second, a low born shrine dancer, created one of the oldest and most respected art forms still practiced today: Nana Asma'u and Izumo No Okuni. https://www.youtube.com/user/LydiaFolckomer Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Logo Art by Sydney Tannenbaum Join the Conversation! umpboh.com Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/bitcherypodcast Instagram.com/thebitcheryofhistory Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 Janette: @Neddie94 Kim: @KimberlyGrace48 Special Thanks To: Janette Danielson Kimberly Coscia Sydney Tannenbaum Jess Lee
Lady Bits: Gloria Steinem, Stable Genius
HAPPY WOMEN'S MARCH!!! Did you know that Gloria Steinem has had a long and storied political career? She's been at the head of the pack for decades! Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Logo Art by Sydney Tannenbaum Subscribe to The Bitchery of History! umpboh.com
Ep. 3.1: The Test Pilot and The Icon
New Year, New Season! This week, Allison and Max discuss two women who actively worked to change the status quo. The first, a prolific pilot and business woman, came this close to becoming one of the first women in space; The second, an active fighter in the Colombian resistance against the Spanish Crown, she’s lauded to this day as a national heroine in that country: Jacqueline Cochran and Policarpa Salavarrieta. Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Logo Art by Sydney Tannenbaum Join the Conversation! umpboh.com Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/bitcherypodcast Instagram.com/thebitcheryofhistory Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 Janette: @Neddie94 Kim: @KimberlyGrace48 Special Thanks To: Janette Danielson Kimberly Coscia Sydney Tannenbaum Jess Lee
Ep. 2.18: The Author and The Programmer
This week, Max and Allison talk about two women who grew up worlds apart. The first, a New York Times best-selling author, grew up in a family of emotional abuse and neglect before finding her own way to success; The second, a woman born as the daughter of one of history's great poets, became a groundbreaking pioneer when she wrote the first computer program in the 19th century: Adeline Yen Mah and Ada Lovelace. Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Join the Conversation! umpboh.com Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/umpboh Instagram.com/umpboh Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 Special Thanks To: Janette Danielson Kimberly Coscia Sydney Tannenbaum Stephanie Koutrakos Dan Koutrakos Olivia Mowry Keagan Riley Jess Lee Kaustubh "Vick" Singh
Ep. 3.14: The Drag Queen and The "Saint"
This week, Max and Allison discuss two women who became larger than life only to meet unfortunate ends. The first, a drag queen who helped shape the modern queer movement, lived most of her life hand-to-mouth on the streets; The second, a 16th century nun, shot to fame through her visions and piety only to fall just as quickly after declaring herself an Empress: Sylvia Rivera and Benedetta Carlini. Then, in an all new Bitch Next Door, Allison talks to Roni Geva. Co-Creator and Producer of a web series called Ctrl Alt Delete. Check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/ctrlaltdeleteshow/ Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Logo Art by Sydney Tannenbaum Join the Conversation! umpboh.com Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/bitcherypodcast Instagram.com/thebitcheryofhistory Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 The Team: Janette Danielson (@Neddie94) Kimberly Coscia (@KimberlyGrace48) Sydney Tannenbaum (@sydneyxmastree) Jess Lee (@jessmlee)
Ep. 3.15: The Slayer and The Hunter
It's story time on the pod! This week, Max and Allison discuss 4 women whose stories have been part of the canon of fictional badass women for centuries: Thákane, Marguerite de Bressieux, Atalanta, and Europa. Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Logo Art by Sydney Tannenbaum Join the Conversation! umpboh.com Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/bitcherypodcast Instagram.com/thebitcheryofhistory Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 The Team: Janette Danielson (@Neddie94) Kimberly Coscia (@KimberlyGrace48) Sydney Tannenbaum (@sydneyxmastree) Jess Lee (@jessmlee)
Ep. 3.12: The Good Spy and The Bad Spy
This one's for you Zaida. This week, Max and Allison discuss two women on opposite sides of American history. The first, an American spy who was instrumental in the fight against the Nazi's, did it all with her trusty Cuthbert; The second, a Confederate spy during the Civil War, was so dangerous that Abraham Lincoln personally ordered her arrest: Virginia Hall and Rose O'Neal Greenhow. Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Logo Art by Sydney Tannenbaum Join the Conversation! umpboh.com Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/bitcherypodcast Instagram.com/thebitcheryofhistory Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 The Team: Janette Danielson (@Neddie94) Kimberly Coscia (@KimberlyGrace48) Sydney Tannenbaum (@sydneyxmastree) Jess Lee (@jessmlee)
Lady Bits: Phylis Schlafly, Voluntary Handmaiden
Happy Women's History Month! Did you know Phylis Schlafly served as the inspiration for a character in The Handmaid's Tale? Janette did! Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Logo Art by Sydney Tannenbaum Subscribe to The Bitchery of History! umpboh.com
Ep. 2.9: The Purser and The Shaman Queen
This week, Max and Allison talk about two women who could not be further apart. The first, a model turned flight attendant, became a hero in an unthinkable situation; The other, a shaman queen beloved by her people, ruled in her own right over 300 years before the birth of Christ: Neerja Bhanot and Himiko. Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com Join the Conversation! umpboh.com Facebook.com/umpboh Patreon.com/UrsulaMajor Twitter.com/umpboh Instagram.com/umpboh Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 Special Thanks To: Janette Danielson Kimberly Coscia Ashley Gasper Sydney Tannenbaum Stephanie Koutrakos Dan Koutrakos Olivia Mowry
Nellie McClung, Should Men Vote? (1914)
In 1914, Nellie McClung took part in a mock Women’s Parliament playing the role of the Conservative Premier of Manitoba. Spoken by Chloé Godard, these are her words. / Find more info on It's Personal at http://www.itspersonalonstage.com/ / Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com / Logo Art by Lauren Cierzan / Join the Conversation! thebitcheryofhistory.com / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 / The Team: Janette Danielson (@Neddie94) Sydney Tannenbaum (@sydneyxmastree) Jess Lee (@jessmlee)
ReEp 1.4: The Candidate and The Activist
This episode originally aired February 22, 2016: This week, Allison and Max talk about two women who did it first. The first, a woman who smashed glass ceilings left and right, became the first African American woman to run for president; the second, a plaintiff in the suit that ended bus segregation in Alabama, refused to give up her seat 9 months before Rosa Parks: Shirley Chisholm and Claudette Colvin. / Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com / Logo Art by Lauren Cierzan / Join the Conversation! thebitcheryofhistory.com / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 / The Team: Janette Danielson (@Neddie94) Kimberly Coscia (@KimberlyGrace48) Sydney Tannenbaum (@sydneyxmastree) Jess Lee (@jessmlee)
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman? (1851)
Sojourner Truth's best-known speech, delivered at the Ohio Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio in 1851, was delivered off the top of her head. Spoken by Kelsey Packwood, these are her words. / Find more info on It's Personal at http://www.itspersonalonstage.com/ / Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com / Logo Art by Lauren Cierzan / Join the Conversation! thebitcheryofhistory.com / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 / The Team: Janette Danielson (@Neddie94) Sydney Tannenbaum (@sydneyxmastree) Jess Lee (@jessmlee)
The Declaration of Sentiments, Seneca Falls Convention (1848)
Modeled after the Declaration of Independence and signed in 1848 by 68 women and 32 men, The Declaration of Sentiments came out of the first women's rights convention held in the United States. Spoken by Allison Powell, Janette Danielson, Sydney Tannenbaum and Kim Coscia, these are their words. / Intro and Ad Music provided by BenSound.com / Logo Art by Lauren Cierzan / Join the Conversation! thebitcheryofhistory.com / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Max: @QuirkyTitle Allison: @AHPowell91 / The Team: Janette Danielson (@Neddie94) Sydney Tannenbaum (@sydneyxmastree) Jess Lee (@jessmlee) Kim Coscia (@kimberlygrace48)
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Started
Feb 8th, 2016
Latest Episode
Oct 7th, 2019
Release Period
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No. of Episodes
177
Avg. Episode Length
29 minutes
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