Podcasts

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?

SMNTY Classics: Where did spring break come from?

The origin of spring break dates back to a Colgate University swim coach, and Fort Lauderdale was the first spring break capitol. Tune in to learn more about spring break, along with the relationship between spring break and sexual health.

Ariana Grande and the Question of 'Too Woke'

Miranda Hawkins gives Anney a rundown on Ariana Grande's music video 'Thank U, Next', and questions around what it is to be 'woke'.

SMNTY Classics: The Secret History of International Women's Day

International Women's Day, celebrated every March 8, is a holiday inspired by factory women going on strike for better wages and working conditions. Get to the bottom of the holiday's history in this classic episode.

Bonus Interview: Women in Tabletop Gaming

In this bonus interview, we continue the conversation around women in tabletop game development with Heather O'Neill and Heather Wilson of 9th Level Games.

Asian-American Identity

Friend of the show Sonam Vashi stops by to delve into the history and future of what it means to be Asian-American.

SMNTY Classics: Mardi Gras Women

When people think of women and Mardi Gras, they probably imagine bare breasts and beads -- but that's certainly not the extent of women's participation in the Fat Tuesday fest. Just in time for Mardi Gras, enjoy this classic episode.