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The Art of Tarot

 The Art of Tarot

The history of tarot cards is as tantalizing as the mystical insights they promise to reveal. Cristen and Caroline deal out how tarot evolved from a game into a divination tool and why two women living worlds apart are to thank for tarot's popularity today. See more »

The Waitress Workforce

 The Waitress Workforce

Waitresses are a cornerstone, though often under-appreciated and underpaid, of the food industry. Cristen and Caroline serve up a history of this female-dominated service sector and why gender is always on the menu. See more »

The Birth of Maternity Fashion

 The Birth of Maternity Fashion

Compared to pregnancy, the history of maternity clothes is in its infancy. Cristen and Caroline strut through the timeline of maternity fashion and what those prenatal outfits then and now tell us about how we view pregnant bodies. See more »

Feminist Anthropology

 Feminist Anthropology

Anthropology, or the study of past and present humans, was a discipline largely developed by and focused on men. Cristen and Caroline examine how pioneering women anthropologists and the rise of feminist anthropology changed mainstream ideas about gender, sex and women's roles. See more »

All the Single Ladies

 All the Single Ladies

Why do people fear the single woman? In this episode, Cristen and Caroline talk to researcher Kinneret Lahad about why singledom is seen as so disruptive and why the Single by Choice movement isn't all it's cracked up to be. See more »

Single by Choice

 Single by Choice

Who needs marriage these days? Cristen and Caroline discuss the record number of Americans choosing to stay single, and why single women tend to spark more controversy and panic than single men. See more »

Why take Taylor Swift seriously?

 Why take Taylor Swift seriously?

One of the most powerful women in the music industry, Taylor Swift has amassed global legion of fans through her catchy songwriting, social media savvy and star-studded dating history. Cristen and Caroline take a look at the country princess-turned-pop powerhouse's incredible career and why her critics ignore her talent. See more »

Why do women join cults?

 Why do women join cults?

Are women likelier to join cults? Cristen and Caroline investigate how destructive cults like the Manson Family work, why women join them and debunk stereotypes about women in cults. See more »

Are Chinese children more loyal to their parents?

 Are Chinese children more loyal to their parents?

Are Chinese children raised with a greater sense of family loyalty than kids in the West? Join Caroline and Cristen as they discuss Eastern parenting practices, the Chinese principle of filial piety and how family devotion affects Chinese kids' success. See more »

Pole Dancing Beyond the Strip Club

 Pole Dancing Beyond the Strip Club

Pole dancing originated in China and India, and took off in strip clubs in the 1980s in Canada. Should it be considered as an Olympic sport? Join Cristen and Caroline as they explore the rising popularity of strippercizing and pole dancing for fitness. See more »