Stuff Mom Never Told You

Follow Stuff Mom Never Told You
Share on
Copy link to clipboard

Join hosts Anney and Samantha to listen to Stuff Mom Never Told You, continuing the conversation of what it is to identify as female through research-based discussion around feminism and how it impacts everyday life. New episodes come out Wednesday and Friday.

iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks


    • Nov 15, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekdays NEW EPISODES
    • 38m AVG DURATION
    • 1,960 EPISODES

    4 from 4,300 ratings Listeners of Stuff Mom Never Told You that love the show mention: cristen and caroline, anney, smnty, stuff mom never told, caroline and cristen, emilie, women's issues, candc, previous hosts, howstuffworks, c and c, lady issues, hsw, i'm a guy, clever and witty, feminist podcast, love the new hosts, stuff you should know podcasts, miss molly, behind every.



    Search for episodes from Stuff Mom Never Told You with a specific topic:

    Latest episodes from Stuff Mom Never Told You

    Activists Around the World: Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 10:46


    Today's focus is on environmental, women's and Indigenous activist (and cartographer) Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Monday Mini: Election Reflections

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 29:10


    In the wake of the US midterm elections, we discuss the disappointments and wins, and how we're dealing with it all.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SMNTY Classics: Feminism and the English Language with Wordslut

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2022 67:21


    In this classic episode, Amanda Montell, author of 'Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language', stops by to discuss reclaiming gendered insults, cursing, women's linguistic innovation, sexism in our language and owning your own voice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    A SMNTY Interview with Jamie Summers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 45:48


    Friend of the show and Twitch streamer Jamie Summers opens up about her experience with the platform, its problems, how it could improve, and how it can be a space for supportive community. Bonus conversation around advice and TwitchCon.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Happy Hour #94: This is the Way?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 20:54


    It's beginning to look a lot like Life Day! So let's talk about helmets, armor, Mandalorians and toxic masculinity!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Twitch-y Women

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 39:44


    As long as women have been streaming on Twitch, they have been the target of harassment,  judgment and worse. At the same time, many have built strong, supportive communities. We look at the good and bad of Twitch's record when it comes to marginalized communities, current issues and why it all matters.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Fictional Women Around the World: Maya Lopez (AKA Echo)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 12:37


    In another attempt to explain Marvel, we tackle the extremely skilled deaf Indigenous superhero Maya Lopez, AKA Echo.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Monday Mini: Just Jilling (Off)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 16:16


    When it comes to slang about women masturbating, Samantha and Anney realize they are massively uneducated. From jilling off to flicking the bean, they react to some of this slang. Much laughter and blushing is involved.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SMNTY Classics: The Craft

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2022 34:43


    We're the weirdos, mister. In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha revisit the 1996 cult classic The Craft, and dig into the themes of witches, community and the power and pitfalls of female friendship. Relax, it's only magic!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    r/SMNTY: Women and Reddit

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 45:31


    Reddit is a huge collection of online communities that house everything from toxic misogyny to beautiful feminism and the most niche things in between. We break down some of the popular site's issues, and how one particular subreddit is shining a light on gender inequality. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Happy Hour #93: They Shoot Single People, Don't They? (SATC S2, Ep4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 20:48


    We power walk through our Sex and the City rewatch and discuss singlehood and give ourselves nightmares with dirty talk. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Internet Hate Machine with Bridget Todd

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 62:16


    The US midterms have once again brought to the forefront the abuse women, especially Black women and women of color, face online and the consequences of dismissing it. Bridget Todd breaks down how the internet has been weaponized, what we can do about it, and her new podcast Internet Hate Machine.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Activists Around the World: Autumn Peltier

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 11:23


    Today we're highlighting the work of Indigenous environmental activist Autumn Peltier and her long history of using her voice to fight.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Monday Mini: The Halloween Special!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 17:21


    Happy Halloween, SMNTY style! We check in on some goings on, horror movies, news and voting.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Introducing: Internet Hate Machine

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2022 2:30


    Hi, Stuff Mom Never Told You fans! Here's a preview of a new podcast, Internet Hate Machine. Bridget Todd explains how bad actors use the internet to target and silence women, especially Black women. Excluding them from discourse and desensitizing us to sexist, racist attacks makes us all less safe. Bridget talks with women who have been the targets of coordinated attacks, activists who are fighting back, and experts to help break down the deliberate agenda behind it. Listen here and subscribe to Internet Hate Machine on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SMNTY Classics: The VVitch

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2022 33:34


    In this classic edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Anney and Samantha continue their witch streak with The VVitch. Come and live deliciously with us. Butter not included.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Female Firsts: Lilian Ngoyi

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 34:40


    Yves spotlights the story and accomplishments of Lilian Ngoyi, the first woman elected to the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Happy Hour #92: The Last of Us Remake Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 13:42


    You knew it was coming. Anney dishes on The Last of Us Remake and the trailer for the show.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 24:51


    In chapter four, Tilda and Madison find a brief respite before approaching enemies force Tilda to make a desperate choice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Fictional Women Around the World: Heather Mason

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 12:53


    A teen walks into a mall in Silent Hill and learns she is the literal stuff of nightmares summoned by a cult. Silent Hill 3's Heather Mason handles hell with poise and style.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Monday Mini: Misogyny and Mobile Gaming

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 29:48


    A recent spate of mobile games focusing on women getting a glow up or cleaning house in order to get a man has us scratching our heads.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Spoiled Saturdays: Fear Street

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2022 46:54


    There is nothing to fear but Fear Street itself. In this killer episode, SMNTY slashes through the Fear Street trilogy to talk about witches, love and friendship.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SMNTY Classics: Witchsploitation

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2022 21:58


    Must be the season of the witch. Anney and Samantha look at the intersection of witches and exploitation throughout history and the current cultural moment they're having in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Happy Hour #91: Negroni Sbagliato

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2022 24:09


    The House of SMNTY sips on the viral drink and chats about how it went viral and House of the Dragon on the cusp of the season finale. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Let's Talk Witches: Wanda Maximoff

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 65:29


    Marvel's Wanda Maximoff, AKA Scarlet Witch, historically represents many intersections - Romani, Jewish and a witch. Friend of the show Joey Patt joins us to examine these intersections, the history of them, and how they're being handled (or not) right now.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Activists Around the World: Trisha Shetty

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 10:45


    Today we spotlight the work of lawyer, activist, speaker, educator and advocate Trisha Shetty when it comes to gender equality.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Monday Mini: Listener Mail

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 19:22


    We open the virtual mail bag once again to discuss Anne of Green Gables, convention experiences and fanfiction.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SMNTY Classics: Witchy Women

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2022 45:16


    There's a little witch in all of us. For this classic edition of Feminist Movie Friday, Anney and Samantha revisit two Halloween classics: Practical Magic and The Witches of Eastwick.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Feminist Movie Friday: Tigers Are Not Afraid

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 30:58


    Issa López's 2017 haunting Mexican crime-fantasy movie Tigers Are Not Afraid made a big impression on horror royalty and on us. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Happy Hour #90: Quick Horror Movie Reviews, Pt. 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 15:32


    In part two of our Horror Happy Hour, Anney shares her spoiler-y thoughts on recent horror movies She Will and Bodies Bodies Bodies. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Book Club: Mexican Gothic

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 46:45


    A creepy mansion, shifty family,  burgeoning romance and a determined heroine. Come join us as we get to the roots of Silvia Moreno-Garcia's 2020 horror novel Mexican Gothic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Activists Around the World: Veronica Cruz

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 10:15


    We celebrate the work of one of the founders of women's rights organization Las Libres Veronica Cruz, with a specific focus on abortion.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Monday Mini: SMNTY Reviews Hocus Pocus 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 18:12


    The witches are back! Sisterhood, friendship, aging and song! We give a quick and spoilery review of the new movie Hocus Pocus 2. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Introducing: Hungry for History with Eva Longoria and Maite Gomez-Rejón

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 1:22


    Hosts EVA LONGORIA and MAITE GOMEZ-REJÓN explore the origins of some of the most delicious dishes, ingredients, and beverages from their culture. They'll share personal memories and family stories, decode culinary customs, and even provide a recipe for listeners to try at home. Through lighthearted dialogue and historical facts, our hosts will take us on a culinary journey that will connect our past with our present and prove that we are all Hungry for History. Listen here and subscribe to Hungry for History with Eva Longoria and Maite Gomez-Rejón on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SMNTY Classics: All Them Witches

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2022 58:19


    Anney and Samantha cast a spell with Hocus Pocus and The Witches and discuss the depiction of witches in children's movies in this classic episode. Is it all truly just a bunch of hocus pocus?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Elevated Horror and #MeToo

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 31:27


    What is elevated horror? And what does it have to do with the rise of horror movies tackling topics around women and #MeToo? We unearth the drama behind the term and give some rapid fire examples.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Happy Hour #89: La Gritona Reposado Tequila

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 17:54


    We sip on some La Gritona Reposado tequila and chat about what it takes to succeed in male-dominated industries as a woman.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Next Up with Anna Hossnieh

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 52:01


    Podcast producer, host extraordinaire and founder of Next Up Anna Hossnieh joins us to share the importance of diverse stories in podcasting, and how the initiative Next Up aligns with that.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Activists Around the World: Bertha Zuniga Cacera

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 12:29


    We discuss the power of legacy while spotlighting the work of Bertha Zuniga Cacera and her mother around indigenous rights and environmental activism. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Monday Mini: What's Going On in Iran?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 14:53


    Anney and Samantha give an overview of the protests in Iran, and how women are (and have been) at the forefront.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SMNTY Classics: Nadja of Antipaxos

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2022 16:08


    Nadja of Antipaxos from What We Do in the Shadows is a vampire that knows what she wants and will fight for it. In this classic episode, possessed dolls, werewolves, witches, and female friendships are all topics of discussion.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SMNTY Fiction: Terminus (Chapter 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 15:39


    The elements are against Tilda and Madison as Tilda weighs her options, all of them dangerous in their own way, all while grappling with self-doubt.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Happy Hour #88: Quick Horror Reviews, Pt. 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 13:51


    It's a good (and interesting) time to be a horror fan, especially with the glut of elevated or social horror. Anney gives some quick spoiler-y reviews of the recent horror movies X, Pearl and Men.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Book Club: Persuasion

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 45:28


    SMNTY formally requests your listenership of this tasteful and of course classy discussion on the hot goss and spilling of the tea in Jane Austen's Persuasion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Fictional Women Around the World: America Chavez

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 54:06


    In this Super Super-Sized episode, we welcome fantastic friend of the show Joey Patt to talk about the history, future, and importance of Marvel character America Chavez. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Monday Mini: An Update on Abortion in the US

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 14:47


    As we see more and more fallout from the overturning Roe v Wade in the US, we dig into some of the impacts across the country.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SMNTY Classics: Officer O'Leary

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2022 13:32


    Whether investigating noise complaints about partying seventies ghosts or millennial zombies, Wellington Paranormal's Officer O'Leary really just wants people (and supernatural beings) to have fun - quiet, law-abiding fun. SMNTY needs backup in this classic episode!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Feminist Movie Friday: Anne of Avonlea

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 36:42


    In the continuing story of SMNTY watching Anne of Green Gables, we discuss the themes of the second in the CBC series, including home, change, love and kindred spirits. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Happy Hour #87: Still In Crisis

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 17:31


    Is it a birthday, a pandemic or a mid-life crisis? All three? How does one celebrate these days?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Meghan Markle and Single Use Hate Accounts

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 60:52


    Podcast royalty Bridget Todd shines some light on the internet's apparent overwhelming hatred of Meghan Markle, where it is coming from and the systems in place that allow people to profit from it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Activists Around the World: Jackeline Romero Epiayu

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 8:53


    In this episode, we look at the work, trials and hope of Colombian activist Jackeline Romero Epiayu.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Claim Stuff Mom Never Told You

    In order to claim this podcast we'll send an email to with a verification link. Simply click the link and you will be able to edit tags, request a refresh, and other features to take control of your podcast page!

    Claim Cancel