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Girlbossing: A Historical Perspective

D Listers of History

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Episode  ·  1:09:48  ·  Apr 15, 2024


Have you ever wondered why that girl you haven't spoken to since high school ~really~ wants to sell you essential oils/leggings/makeup/nail wraps/etc? One of the men to blame is David McConnell, the founder of the company now known as Avon. Fayge and Mazal dive into Avon's history, and how we got to that weird social media message, you don't know how to respond to.Disclaimer: These are our opinions based on publicly available information.Further Reading: (Some links below are affiliate links that earn a commission for purchases made at no additional cost to you) Ding Dong! Avon Calling!: The Women and Men of Avon Products, Incorporated by Katina MankoSavannah Marie's Youtube Channel How to get a friend out of an MLMMLMs vs. Pyramid Schemes according to the Federal Trade CommissionReport Income or Health Claims to the FTCEmbedded Audio Clips in Order:"Piano Lesson/If You Don't Mind Me Sayin' So" - The Music Man 1962 Film"Wells Fargo Wagon" - The Music Man 1962 Film"Rock Island" - The Music Man 1962 Film"The Sadder But Wiser Girl" - The Music Man 1962 FilmPräludien und Fugen Op.16 I.Andante - Allegro vivace / G minor - Clara SchumannSymphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World", Op. 95, B. 178 MVT 1 - Antonin Dvorak"Solidarity Forever"Vintage 1950s Avon Commercial"An American in Paris" - George Gershwin"The Charleston"Vintage Avon Lady Commercial 1970s"Money" - Pink Floyd"Money Money" - Cabaret"There's No Business Like Showbusiness" - Annie Get Your GunEdward Scissorhands Movie ClipUpbeat Instrumental Work MusicKeep the conversation going on our NEW Substack!(You don't need a Substack account to subscribe)Thank you to April Keez for the use of the songs "Misfit" and "Grow Up" from the Album Mountainview. Find her album on Bandcamp.Audio drop from: Vintage 1950s Avon Commercial~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~www.DListersofHistory.comD Listers of History on ThreadsD Listers of History on TikTokD Listers of History on InstagramSupport us on Patreon!Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

1h 9m 48s  ·  Apr 15, 2024

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