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"The First Woman In Space And The First Mixed-Race English Queen?!"

1:27:52 | Mar 19th

In this episode, the ladies talk Jordan Peele's new movie, Us, and being scary-cats before they dive into the remarkable life of the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova and possibly the first mixed-race English queen, Queen Charlotte.

76- Notorious Women The People's Activist And The Problematic Host!

1:49:56 | Mar 12th

In this episode, the ladies talk stalking Shonda Rhimes and comradery w/ bigots before jumping into the extraordinary life of activist, Dolores Huerta and the notorious life of radio host, Laura Schlessinger.

75- Notorious Women The Painter And The Lolita Of Long Island!

1:29:12 | Mar 5th

This week, the ladies talk brutal honesty from grandmothers before diving into the tragic and triumphant life of painter, Artemisia Gentileschi and the salacious life of teenage would be murderer, Amy Fisher.

74- Notorious Women Mary Church Terrell And Ruth Madoff!

1:24:47 | Feb 26th

This week, the ladies talk the "Twilight Zone" reboot and "accidental" fake Chanel bags before diving into the privileged life of Civil Rights activist and suffragette, Mary Church Terrell and the notorious life of Ruth Madoff.

73- Notorious Women Sisterly Murders And The Wealthy Servant!

1:25:51 | Feb 19th

In this episode, the ladies talk lady writers and SNL sketches before diving into the gruesome murders committed by the Papin Sisters and the amazing life of indentured servant-turned-wealthy-businesswoman, Mary Ellen Pleasant.

72- Notorious Women The Oscar Winner And The Business Woman!

1:54:26 | Feb 12th

On this week's show, the ladies tease the Fyre Festival debacle before they dive into the amazing career and life of the first black Oscar winner, Hattie McDaniel and the (maybe) problematic life of MLM cosmetic queen, Mary Kay Ash.

71- Notorious Women The Activism Of Coretta And The Art Of Hannah

1:22:32 | Feb 5th

On this week's episode, the ladies discuss the lack of undergarments in blaxploitation films, the life of German artist and originator of photomontage, Hannah Hoch and conclude part 2 of the extraordinary life of Civil Rights Activist, Coretta Scott ...Show More

70- Notorious Women The Wife Of A King And A Doctor Of War!

1:33:12 | Jan 29th

In this episode, the ladies talk the upside of mindless entertainment while discussing the often overlooked life of author/civil rights activist, Coretta Scott King (part 1) and the unknown life of Civil War surgeon/vet, Mary Edwards Walker.

69- Notorious Women The Spy And The Guru!

1:28:21 | Jan 22nd

In this episode, the ladies discuss the comedy in bad baking skills, marvel at the unbelievable life of Ethel Rosenberg and wonder at the hype around author and organizing guru, Marie Kondo.

68- Notorious Women The First Lady And The Dentist!

51:48 | Jan 15th

In this episode, the ladies gush about the lighting in "Beale Street;" explore the life of first First Lady, Martha Washington and marvel at the career of the first female doctor of dentistry, Lucy Hobbs Taylor.

67- Notorious Women The Runaway And The Codebreaker!

1:40:47 | Jan 8th

In this episode, the ladies talk "white savior" movies, the remarkable life of Elizabeth Smith Friedman and the courageous life of Ona Judge.

66- Notorious Women Notorious Countdown!

42:49 | Jan 2nd

In this episode, the ladies talk some of their favorite Notorious Women of the past year, as well as, what they are looking forward to in 2019. Happy New Year!!!

65- Notorious Women The Actor And The Revolutionary!

1:03:12 | Dec 26th, 2018

In the episode, the ladies are back with a new episode to discuss passion for coffee, the work of actor/director, Sondra Locke and the life of writer, feminist and revolutionary, Qiu Jin.

64- (REVISIT) Notorious Women And The Disembodied Torso!

1:21:38 | Dec 19th, 2018

n this episode, the ladies revisit Episode #1 where they discuss Hannah Mary Tabbs and Clara Pilates. Plus, a story from Miriam's awesome husband, Sal, about his favorite Notorious Women.

63- Notorious Women Aphra Behn And Tituba!

1:27:27 | Dec 11th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies chat about "Instagram Boyfriends," the poet and playwright, Aphra Behn and suspected Salem witch, Tituba.

62- Notorious Women The Teenager And The Pundit!

1:37:12 | Dec 4th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk women striving to be their "authentic" selves; the unbelievable crime of teen temptress, Erin Caffey and the unbelievable assertions of Republican pundit, Kellyanne Conway.

61- Notorious Women The Killer And The Mistress w/ Rebecca Zahler

1:13:33 | Nov 27th, 2018

In this episode, Lavetta is joined by guest co-host, Rebecca Zahler, as they discuss basic men and being a bad feminist as they get into the lives of convicted killer, Jodi Arias and notorious mistress-turned-wife, Camilla Parker Bowles.

60- Notorious Women Thanksgiving Stabbings And Inn Killings!

53:00 | Nov 20th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk hilarious Thanksgiving crimes, family stabbings and possibly the first female serial killer in America, Lavinia Fisher

59- Notorious Women The Astronomer And The (Suspected) Child Killer!

1:35:08 | Nov 13th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk the benefits of feel good "coffee mug" tv shows, the extraordinary life of astronomer, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin and the polarizing life of the notorious "tot mom," Casey Anthony.

58 - Notorious Women 10 Reasons To Vote!

1:01:13 | Nov 6th, 2018

In this special episode, Lavetta is joined by one of her favorite co-host, podcaster and writer, Rosalind Jackson from WordyGirl Entertainment, to laugh and discuss 10 Notorious Women reasons to vote in the midterms on Nov. 6.

57- Notorious Women Clementine Churchill And Harriet Boyd Hawes!

1:23:52 | Oct 31st, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk their favorite semi-old movies, the extraordinary life of Clementine Churchill and the exciting life of, archeologist, Harriet Boyd Hawes.

56- Notorious Women Aunt Jemima And The Notorious R.B.G.

1:26:41 | Oct 24th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk strategies for keeping the yeast monster away, the incredible life of the original Aunt Jemima and the remarkable life of Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

55- Notorious Women The Congresswoman And The Courtesan!

1:31:11 | Oct 16th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk lack of personal space awareness of strange men in public places, the incredible legacy of Shirley Chisholm and the fascinating life of Liu Rushi.

54- Notorious Women A Mama's Love And A Mother's Hate

1:22:24 | Oct 9th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies offer advice to "flat earthers"; talk the wonderfully successful career of Gertie Berg and the wonderfully notorious life of Anita Bryant.

53- Notorious Women And Too Many Beers!

1:03:01 | Oct 2nd, 2018

In this episode, Lavetta is joined by guest co-host, Rosalind Jackson, as they discuss the impressive accomplishments of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and the impressive drinking habits of SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

52- Notorious Women One Year Anniversary!!!

1:03:33 | Sep 25th, 2018

In this one year anniversary of the podcast, the ladies commemorate the milestone by discussing the state of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, laughing about some of their favorite episodes and sharing their hopes moving forward.

51- Notorious Women Yoko and Nora!

1:24:02 | Sep 18th, 2018

In this episode, the Lavetta and Miriam talk bad fathers, the creative life of performance artist, Yoko Ono (before she met that guy) and the "gives no fucks" career of vaudevillian, Nora Bayes.

50- Notorious Women The Firefighter And The Politician!

52:51 | Sep 12th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies discuss the unbelievable story of firefighter, Molly Williams and the impressive career of Activist, C. Delores Tucker

49- Notorious Women The One About Eartha Kitt!

1:38:08 | Sep 4th, 2018

In this episode, Lavetta is joined by guest co-host, Marqueeda LaStar, as she talks science technology and her favorite notorious woman - the legendary Eartha Kitt!

48- Notorious Women The Entertainer And The Assassin!

1:42:04 | Aug 28th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies discuss Miriam's "White Lady PSA," the incredible talent of Hazel Scott and the notorious acts of Charlotte Corday.

47- Notorious Women The Spy And The Snitch!

1:28:50 | Aug 21st, 2018

In this episode, the ladies rave about the new season of Insecure on HBO, marvel at the heroics of Civil War spy and soldier, Sarah Emma Edmonds and wag their tongues at the "mean girl" antics of legendary gossip columnist, Hedda Hopper.

46- Notorious Women The One About Omarosa!

38:32 | Aug 14th, 2018

In this special episode - thanks Technical Difficulties - Lavetta is joined by previous guest co-host, Rosalind Jackson to talk about the recent scandal of former White House employee, Omarosa Manigault-Newman.

45 Notorious Women Gossip And The Civil War!

1:12:40 | Aug 7th, 2018

In the episode, the ladies talk the sexiness of Capt. Jean Luc Picard, the notorious antics of gossip columnist, Louella Parsons and the extraordinary life of trans Civil War vet, Albert Cashier.

44- Notorious Women The Strong Woman And The Madame

1:18:01 | Jul 31st, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk the mechanics of a great pop song, the legendary "strong woman," Katie Sandwina and Notorious madame, Mattie Silks.

43- Notorious Women The Student And The Pirate

1:34:20 | Jul 24th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk the case for avocado toast, the bravery of German student, Sophie Scholl and the notorious antics of pirate, Ching Shi.

42- Notorious Women Play On, Playettes!

1:33:21 | Jul 17th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk lesbians and the male gaze, former Oakland Raiders CEO, Amy Trask and part 2 of the incomparable Imelda Marcos.

41- Notorious Women The Iron Butterfly And The Disney Soldier

1:21:11 | Jul 10th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk Jared Kushner and Downton Abbey before jumping into the extraordinary life of former Philippine First Lady, Imelda Marcos (Part 1) and the legendary story of Mulan.

40- Notorious Women A Daughter, Wife And Grace Jones!!!

1:04:00 | Jul 3rd, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk about undercover jerks, Judith Shakespeare and the one and only Grace Jones!!! And yes, there will be "Steel Vagina" references.

39- Notorious Women The Mother Of June And The Wife Of Wills

1:02:55 | Jun 26th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies muse about the comedy in babies fighting raccoons, the legacy of DJ, journalist and music activist, Dyana Williams and the mystery of Shakespeare's wife, Anne Hathaway.

38- Notorious Women The Mankiller And The Slave

1:33:38 | Jun 19th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk ex-boyfriends with no plan, the fortitude of Cherokee Chief, Wilma Mankiller and the little known legacy of Sally Hemmings.

37- Notorious Women First Lady And First Felon!

1:09:22 | Jun 12th, 2018

In this episode, Lavetta welcomes guest co-host, writer and podcaster, Rosalind Jackson into the "She Shed" to discuss First Lady, Melanie Trump and Debra Denise Brown, one of the few convicted female serial killers in America.

36- Notorious Women First Orgasms And Baby Burners

1:37:22 | Jun 5th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk battling leaf blowers, the notorious murders of Danish serial killer, Dagmar Overbye and the legendary beauty (and mind) of Hollywood legend, Hedy Lamarr. Support: www.patreon.com/notoriouswomen.

35- Notorious Women A Fairy Princess And The Queen Of Mean w/ Rebecca Zahler

1:12:23 | May 29th, 2018

Filling in for Miriam, special guest co-host, Rebecca Zahler sits down with Lavetta to discuss the "ticky-ness" of Azealia Banks, the promise of new "woke" princess, Meghan Markle and the antics of the "Queen Of Mean," Leona Helmsley. Rebecca Zahler ...Show More

34- Notorious Women Art, Religion And Cross Burnings - Fun!

44:47 | May 22nd, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk the benefits of gardening for the "oldish," the art and work of artist, L. Frank Manriques and the secret life of the Quaker and Klanswoman, Daisy Douglas Barr.

33- Notorious Women Keepin' It In Your Pants!

1:37:19 | May 15th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies discuss childhood crushes, marvel at the extraordinary work ethic of #MeToo founder, Tarana Burke and rave about the tenacity of Jeannette Pickering Rankin.

32- Notorious Women The Songstress And The Sniper

1:06:40 | May 8th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies illustrate the importance of playing nice with customer service, marvel at the success of singer, Johanna "Jenny" Lind and try and understand the rampage of notorious teenage shooter, Brenda Spencer.

31- Notorious Women The Saint And The Sinner!

1:22:54 | May 1st, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk hometown hate, the remarkable life and contributions of crime writer, Michelle McNamara and the remarkable audacity of Inez Burns.

30- Notorious Women The Animator And The Murderous Mom

0:00 | Apr 24th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies bond on their love of Reno 911; gush over the work of pioneer animator, Lotte Reiniger and marvel at the ambition of "Pom Pom Mom," Wanda Holloway.

29- Notorious Women The Revolutionary And The Spy

1:35:08 | Apr 17th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies discuss the (possible) dead body in Miriam's upstairs neighbor's living room, the bad ass tactics of St. Croix's Mary Thomas and the unapologetic "white privilege" actions of Peggy Shippen.

28- Notorious Women On The Trail With A Harley Davidson

1:10:51 | Apr 10th, 2018

In this episode, Miriam and Lavetta talk doctors with bad teeth, the heroics of Native explorer, Marie Dorion and the playful figure eights of pioneer motorcyclist, Bessie Stringfield.

27- Notorious Women With A Cigar And A Stained Blue Dress

1:27:01 | Apr 3rd, 2018

In this episode, the ladies do some "truth-telling" about the sweetness of children, the merits of Monica Lewinsky in the #MeToo movement and tell a cautionary tale of glamorous socialite, Barbara Daly Baekeland.

26- Notorious Women With A "Beat Face" For The Gods!

1:48:50 | Mar 27th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies find the humor in bad musicals, fan-girl over the amazing Italian physicist, Laura Maria Caterina Bassi and wonder at the resiliency of Tammy Faye Bakker.

25- Notorious Women With Two .38s And a Shotgun

1:21:51 | Mar 20th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies discuss why Stephen King is still the king of fiction; fan-girl over the life of Mary Fields (aka Stagecoach Mary) and Miriam shares a personal notorious tale of her beloved grandmother, Isabella Weiner Petzenbaum.

24- Notorious Women And The Outlaw On The Train

54:34 | Mar 13th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies discuss the joys of pop music, the antics of the outlaw, Laura Bullion, and the bloodlust of the cult leader, Magdalena Solis.

23- Notorious Women With A Bandit Queen And A Woman Chief

1:07:23 | Mar 6th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies gush over teenage fantasy "man meat" from the 80s as they discuss the "gives no fucks" life of Indian "Bandit Queen," Phoolan Devi and the extraordinary story of the female Native American Chief known only as Woman Chief.

22- Notorious Women With African Amazons (The Ahosi)

1:18:17 | Feb 27th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies squirm at the details of childbirth, continue "stanning" for anarchist, Emma Goldman and fall in love with the Ahosi of Dahomey, a regiment of real life Amazons.

21- Notorious Women A Panther And An Anarchist

1:18:22 | Feb 20th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies diss superhero movies with too many senseless explosions, cheer the resiliency of activist, Afeni Shakur and marvel at the lady cajones of anarchist, Emma Goldman (Part 1).

20- Notorious Women With Arsenic Milkshakes

55:06 | Feb 13th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies talk with actor, writer and producer Margaret Champagne. Sit back and laugh with the ladies as they bond over bad effects in D-movies, Sharknado and the antics of notorious black widow, Blanche Kiser Taylor Moore.

19- Notorious Women Enjoying Hitler's Penis - Ewww!

1:27:29 | Feb 7th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies bemoan flu season, gush over "Anne Of Green Gables" author, Lucy Maud Montgomery and try to understand the romantic notions of Eva Braun, Hitler's wife.

18- Notorious Women Female Afghani Serial Killer

46:50 | Jan 30th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies cheer on the resiliency of notorious battered wife, Francine Hughes and get excited (Lavetta especially) about the rampage of Afghani serial killer, Shirin Gul.

17- Notorious Women And A Body In A Mansion

59:28 | Jan 23rd, 2018

In this episode, Lavetta and Miriam chat with actor, writer and improviser, Julie Brister about her journey from a small town in Texas, rubbing shoulders with Billy Bob Thornton and, of course, her favorite notorious woman, killer Sante Kimes.

16- Notorious Women Before #TimesUp And #MeToo

1:24:22 | Jan 16th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies swoon over nerdy boys, discuss the persistence of activist, Najia Nasim and the bravery of Oprah inspiration, Recy Taylor. Links: https://www.womenforafghanwomen.org and https://www.therapeofrecytaylor.com

15- Notorious Women With A Hatchet

54:43 | Jan 9th, 2018

In this episode, the ladies do something a little different. They interview Jenetha Philbert, an awesome actress - who happens to be a practicing attorney - about her career and, of course, her favorite Notorious Woman, temperance leader, Carry Natio...Show More

14- Notorious Women Saint, Sinner And Best Friend Killer

1:34:05 | Jan 2nd, 2018

In this episode, the ladies laugh at "hot guy whispering" on 90s and 00s tv, marvel at teenage jealousy that led to the murder of Missy Avila and question the sainthood of Mother Teresa.

13- Notorious Women With A Fork To The Eye

1:20:36 | Dec 26th, 2017

In this episode, the ladies contemplate ways to kill baby Hitler, root for Stephanie St. Clair's criminal empire and cheer for Fannie Lou Hamer's political gumption!

12- Notorious Women With A Space Diaper

1:17:32 | Dec 19th, 2017

In this episode, the ladies explain why you should "never roll down the window," discuss disgraced astronaut, Lisa Nowak and marvel at the fortitude of Iranian photojournalist, Newsha Tavakolian. Support at patreon.com/notoriouswomen.

11- Notorious Women With A Dingo And A Baby

1:07:52 | Dec 12th, 2017

n this episode, the ladies discuss the fun, yet very "un-woke" messages in "Grease," the sweet innocence of Evelyn Nesbit and the remarkable resiliency of Alice Lindy Chamberlain.

10- Notorious Women With A Car In the Lake

1:28:08 | Dec 5th, 2017

In this episode, the ladies offer advice on how to tame and/or scare your children into obedience, rage against, child killer, Susan Smith and praise feminist author, bell hooks.

9- Notorious Women Edna Lewis And Doris Payne

58:37 | Nov 28th, 2017

In this episode, the ladies chat about medieval airbrushing techniques, the first black celebrity chef, Edna Lewis and notorious jewel thief, Doris Payne.

8- Notorious Women Lorena Bobbitt And Pamela Smart

1:03:11 | Nov 21st, 2017

In this episode, Lavetta chats with guest co-host, Meredith Thomas, about the most famous avatar for female rage, Lorena Bobbitt, the New Hampshire temptress, Pamela Smart and wonder about the validity of Eunuchism as punishment for assaulting women.

7- Notorious Women Julia Chase Brand And Junko Ogata

1:01:14 | Nov 14th, 2017

In this episode, the ladies chat about running pioneer Julia Chase Brand, Japanese murderess Junko Ogata and wonder if it's possible for a penis to be dipped in gold AND diamonds. Plus, a Notorious Tale from friend and listener, Brandon Johnson.

6- Notorious Women Marsha P. Johnson And Brianna Wu

1:37:10 | Nov 7th, 2017

In this episode, the ladies chat about a LGTBQ Activist, a Gaming/Tech Activist and why Kevin Spacey can "kick rocks!" Also, listener, Melissa Wong, shares a Notorious Tale about her favorite Notorious Woman.

5- Notorious Women Sex Harassment Tally

1:06:13 | Oct 31st, 2017

In this special episode, the ladies tally up accusers for Harvey Weinstein, James Toback and R. Kelly, discuss possible solutions and argue about if all men are horrible! Plus a listener's Notorious Tale. Episode Sponsor by The Collective NY (http://...Show More

Notorious Women With 200 Bodies Of Cocaine

1:18:29 | Oct 24th, 2017

In this episode, the ladies talk about the resilience of Assata Shakur and the gangster antics of Griselda Blanco, the Godmother of Cocaine.

3- Notorious Women Owning Brothels And Fighting Nazis

1:08:58 | Oct 17th, 2017

In this episode, the women chat about Lulu White and rave about the bravery of Victoria Woodhull. PLUS, two fabulous stories from Rebecca Zahler and Angela Vroom - the pretty ladies of "Don't Waste Your Pretty" podcast!

2- Notorious Woman And A Blow To The Knee

1:43:42 | Oct 11th, 2017

In this episode, Lavetta and Miriam discuss Vivian Cash, Tonya Harding and bond over a recent episode of "Snapped."

1- Notorious Woman With A Torso

1:20:56 | Oct 10th, 2017

Notorious Woman With A Torso - in the very first episode, Lavetta and Miriam discuss Hannah Mary Tabbs and Clara Pilates. Plus, a story from Miriam's awesome husband, Sal, about his favorite Notorious Women.