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Dec 8, 2019

Robin on citizen activists, impeachment witnesses, mountain lions, fantastic grandmothers, tiny motorists, and language legacies of Toni Morrison and Ursula K. Le Guin. Guest: Celeste Watkins-Hayes on her surprising research into women with HIV/AIDS.

Nov 17, 2019

Robin on real witch hunts, tax-free tampons, the Kung-Fu nuns of Nepal, neurological "connectomes," and coked-up wild boars. Guests: NY Times investigative reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly on their new book, The Education of Brett Kavanaugh.

Nov 10, 2019

Robin on having predicted the Gangster in Chief; married priests; women gamers; Royal Brits, MPs, and sisterhood; Georgia O’Keeffe; and tampons. Guest: Valerie Plame.

Nov 3, 2019

Robin on California's fires, dashing up Mt. Everest, workplace menopause policy, slut-shaming of a Congresswoman, and women in (yes) media. Guest: Joy Harjo, poet, musician, feminist, and the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States.


Oct 20, 2019

Robin on Lev and Igor, women truckers, air-conditioning the outdoors, African American pilots, Nancy’s red dress, and clam gardens. Guest: Julie K. Brown, award-winning investigative journalist whose work reignited the Jeffrey Epstein cold case.