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Bonus Interview: Dr. Shaili Jain and the Unspeakable Mind

After 20 years of working in the field and 10 years of research, Dr. Shaili Jain stops by to discuss her new book 'The Unspeakable Mind', and how PTSD is a public health issue that impacts all of us.

Ever wondered what therapy is like? Sit in on a session.

Bonus Episode: Trauma-Informed Training and Trial

In this bonus episode, a retired detective talks about trauma-informed training, and a lawyer discusses what a sexual assault trial entails.

Good Coping

Here's what good coping can look like.

Dating in the Era of #MeToo

The reckoning that is #MeToo has rippled out into the dating realm. Anney and Samantha dish on what it's like to date these days.

A survivor of sexual assault shares her story, and we discuss the past, present and future of rape kits.

The Aftermath and Unhealthy Coping

Survivors of a traumatic event frequently resort to unhealthy coping mechanisms, from substance abuse to eating disorders.

The Cost of Coming Forward

Anney and Samantha delve into the financial, emotional and physical costs of reporting sexual assault.

SMNTY Classics: Craft Beer Brewsters

Along with the rise of craft beer has come the revival of women brewmasters who challenge the stereotype of beer as a man's drink. Learn more about the ancient history and return of women to craft beer brewing in this classic episode.

Society, Sex and Women

Let's talk about sex, baby. Anney and Samantha talk sexualization, body image, masturbation, virginity, and more in this grab bag of an episode.

Trauma: Part 2

In the second part of our examination of trauma, we look at what trauma looks and feels like.

Bonus Episode: Women and Likability

In this bonus episode, Jack and Miles of The Daily Zeitgeist stop by to discuss the likability factor.

Trauma: Part 1

Trauma can manifest in a multitude of ways. Anney and Samantha talk about the different types of trauma.

What is grooming and how do you recognize it? Anney and Samantha break it down.

SMNTY Classics: The Asian Fetish

The fetishization of East Asian women, derisively referred to as "yellow fever," is as old as the Silk Road. In this classic episode, we unpack the history and Hollywood perpetuation of stereotyping Asian women as either submissive lotus flowers or cunning dragon ladies, defined only by their exoticism and sexuality.

Are We Failures?

In the first episode of a mini-series looking at trauma and sexual assault, Anney and guest co-host Samantha discuss the question of failure.

SMNTY Classics: Fictional Attraction

Where do celebrity crushes, affections for fictional characters and hero worship come from? Learn about the fascinating spectrum of parasocial relationships we develop with people in books, television and tabloids in this classic episode.

SMNTY Classics: Cooking Shows

In 1963, Julia Child made an omelet on Boston public television and changed culinary history forever. Dive into the story of how television cooking gave rise to celebrity chefs who brought a new generation of cooking women into our homes for better -- or burnt.

Women In Entertainment Production

What is it like for women working behind the scenes of film and television these days?

SMNTY Classics: Is foodie culture the new art?

Is food porn unhealthy? Do foodies represent a cultural era of feast or famine?