As a substitute of a daily intro to this episode, Ron decides to attempt to begin issues off Charlie’s Angels type, however as Carolina is fast to level out, legally they’re not allowed to try this. Which might be type of a bummer, but it surely’s positive as a result of right now’s episode remains to be a couple of feminist icon: Gloria Steinem.
Earlier than bringing Gloria on the road, Carolina helps Ron brush up on just a few phrases. Issues just like the patriarchy, misogyny and what that truly means, and find out how to really pronounce misogyny. As soon as Ron’s updated with all this lingo (however admittedly not the pronunciations) Ron welcomes Gloria to the podcast with a basic greeting, WAZZAAAAAAP??
American journalist and activist Gloria Steinem has had an extremely illustrious life and profession, and one of many notable stops alongside the way in which was her time at Smith Faculty. Ron wonders, in right now’s world filled with AI and robots, is there any worth in a liberal arts schooling? Gloria not solely believes that sure there completely is, but additionally due to all our units and the way in which the world presently is, a liberal arts schooling could possibly be extra essential now than ever earlier than.
After school, what was Gloria’s expertise like learning overseas in India? How did it change her? Would she describe it as “the craziest spring break ever” or is Ron completely off-base? And talking of life altering experiences, what was it prefer to go undercover within the Playboy Mansion? Ron additionally spent a while on the Playboy Mansion, however he wasn’t undercover the valet simply misplaced his automotive, so he roughly ended up caught there.
In addition to detailing her previous in journalism, Gloria additionally talks politics, and clears up what her beef with Bernie Sanders throughout his 2016 election marketing campaign was really about. Ron asks who she’s enthusiastic about politically, and though she (together with everybody else) thinks just about anybody could be a greater president than 45, she doesn’t assume the subsequent POTUS needs to be The Rock or Kanye.
In case you’re nonetheless confused about what feminism really means and what the objectives of the motion are, there’s nobody higher to get an evidence from than Gloria Steinem. And should you’re simply interested in what sort of TV exhibits she’s into today, you’re positive to take pleasure in this episode too.
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