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Episode 13 – Conscience of the King

In which the Skirts have a guest star!  Cate with a C, from the Shakesplaining podcast joins us!   The Radiolab podcast Anna mentions:  http://www.radiolab.org/story/playing-god/   The title is a reference to the line from Hamlet: “The play’s the thing wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the King.” (Act 2; Scene 2) This episode shares many… Continue reading Episode 13 – Conscience of the King

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Episode 9 – Dagger of the Mind

Or… how meditation will kill you if you do it long enough….   Anna talks about Rabbi Hillel and the golden rule here, so we are providing a link:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillel_the_Elder#The_Golden_Rule  A note on this from Nimoy in this article An interesting bit: This episode marks the first appearance of the Vulcan mind meld. The final shooting… Continue reading Episode 9 – Dagger of the Mind

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Episode 8 -Miri

In this episode the skirts discuss the nature of growing up, old 70s movies, WORST trees ever and how Australia is out to kill you.   Here is he evil tree we were talking about. EVIL. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchineel And hte Babylon 5 stuff. Just scroll down to Sentient Telepaths! 🙂 http://babylon5.wikia.com/wiki/Telepath Mysterious Island of Beautiful women… Continue reading Episode 8 -Miri

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Episode 7 – What are little girls made of… ooh shiny!

In this episode the skirts go on all the tangents.  All of them.  Like immigration, robots, more robots and how to pick blueberries.   A Civilization of Obedient Androids is my new something cover band. How does one pick strawberries – http://www.latimes.com/local/great-reads/la-me-strawberry-pick-20130503-dto-htmlstory.html Blueberry picker – https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/t/berry-picker-white-background-73326415.jpg  but imagine that on  stick California work issue –… Continue reading Episode 7 – What are little girls made of… ooh shiny!