49. How to Wear Body Hair, Part 1 with Sasheer Zamata
Pit hair might be having a moment, but more than 90 percent of American women still choose to remove it. In the first episode of a three-part miniseries spilling all our body hair secrets, Cristen and Caroline talk to comedian and actor Sasheer Zamata about opting out of the hair-removal rules. Plus, we investigate who decided lady-hair is gross, and why girls still take shaving for granted. See our special body hair illustrations by Miss Gloria at ].
Embracing Swimsuit Season Pep Talk: Jessamyn Stanley
Help us win a Webby Award! Vote now at wbby.co/vote-pod16 We're bringing you something special in the feed today... a pep talk! Nothing summons the body blues quite like “swimsuit season” (yes, even if you're a feminist!). So, yoga queen Jessamyn Stanley has an Unladylike Pep Talk to help banish poolside panic and love yourself--even through peak boob-sweat-n-thigh-chafe weather. Our Pep Talk series is available only on Stitcher Premium. Sign up and subscribe today at stitcher.com/premium. Use code UNLADYLIKE for a month of free listening. Find Jessamyn’s digital yoga studio at Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. And join our Facebook group!
48. How to Zine It Yourself
DIY zines are having an IRL revival, but it's not the riot grrrl 90s all over again. Cristen and Caroline go on a cross-country zine-quest to find out why these handmade mags mean so much to today's creators, fans and librarians alike. Help us win a Webby Award! Vote now at: with code REAL].
47. How to Curse Like a F*cking Lady
Why is cursing still considered so effing unladylike, and how does swearing affect how women are heard? Caroline and Cristen decode the unspoken gender rules in our taboo talk with Australian linguist Kate Burridge who knows pretty much everything you’d ever wanna know about allegedly ‘filthy’ language. Then, Egyptian-American feminist author Mona Eltahawy flexes the patriarchy-smashing power of profanity. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at with code UNLADYLIKE].
46. How to Toot Your Own Horn
From band class to the orchestra pit, girls are rarely encouraged to toot their own horns. In fact, brass sections are one of the boys-clubbiest corners of the musical world. To find out the wild reasons why, Cristen and Caroline talk to sexism-slaying trombonist Abbie Conant and visionary tuba player Chanell Crichlow. Unladylike has a Facebook group! Join the conversation by searching for "Unladylike" on Facebook and looking for our middle finger logo. Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Signed copies are available at with code UNLADYLIKE50].
Find out what happens when women break the rules - those unwritten but all too real bullsh*t expectations of how we should live our lives. Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (formerly Stuff Mom Never Told You) tackle questions through their trademark obsessive research, stories from rule-breakin’ ladies and a solid dose of delightful feminist rage.
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