Did an interview with the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles about life, the universe, and everything! If you’re interested in hearing me yammer for an hour or so about going from being a gainfully-employed animator to a questionably-employed bum, this is the place to go!(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmf-0R5BcRg)
RP on Talk Nerdy!
The awesome Cara Santa Maria had me on her Talk Nerdy podcast to talk about the RP book.
After an interview with NPR’s All Things Considered, I thought it best to post a followup.
Stuff You Missed in History Class covers Tough Mothers!
Recording this episode of @missedinhistory was so so much fun! I hope you all enjoy it! :D
Artgasm: Rejected Princesses and Tough Mothers with Jason Porath
I went *deep* on this podcast with my friend Allison Moon. I think it turned out pretty great.
Interview with BYU Radio's The Apple Seed
BYU Radio's "The Apple Seed: Tellers and Stories" devoted an entire episode to Rejected Princesses--part of it is an interview with me, and the rest has professional storytellers telling the tales of some women featured on this site.
Labotsibeni Gwamile LaMdluli
When her husband inadvertently sold the country to colonial forces, this queen spent the rest of her life getting it back.
To ensnare the scheming ministers who were ruining her life, this princess used guile, cunning, and a sophisticated knowledge of civil engineering.
Spy, smuggler, saboteur, partisan: this Jewish woman refused to go like a lamb to the slaughter, and fought the Nazis tooth and nail... even after the war, when she, alongside others, poisoned thousands of Nazi POWs in a revenge plot.
The illegitimate daughter of a minor noble, after losing her husband, she became one of the most powerful and fierce women in Italy - commanding troops, insulting Machiavelli, and fighting Cesare Borgia with unmatched ferocity.
Recruited widows, orphans, and prostitutes into an all-woman ninja spy group, the largest in Asia at the time.