Remarkable Women 07.15.18 - Gillian Kocher, Billie Jean King, Patricia Clarkson and Kyle Richards

Thursday, July 12th

First, Marilyn picks up where we left off last week with Gillian Kocher, Director of Public Relations & Marketing for the PSPCA. The PSPCA has teamed up with Beck’s Cajun Café for “Woof Woof Wednesdays” at Beck’s Reading Terminal Market and 30th Street Station locations now until the end of July! Beck’s donates  10% of Po Boy sales to the PSPCA or, put simply, Po Boys for Pups!

Next, Marilyn talks to the one and only tennis legend, Billie Jean King. Billie Jean King owns the Philadelphia Freedoms of World Team Tennis. They begin their season this Thursday, July 19 at Hagan Arena at St. Joe’s University. Billie Jean King is known for breaking barriers by pushing for equal prize money for women and becoming one of the first well-known openly gay athletes. There is a WOGL night on Wednesday, July 25 with lots of fun in store, prizes and special appearances!

Marilyn then talks to another superstar, actress Patricia Clarkson.  Patricia Clarkson stars alongside Amy Adams in the new HBO series, Sharp Objects.Sharp Objects is based on the book of the same name by The New York Times bestselling author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl, Dark Places), this eight-episode series tells the story of reporter Camille Preaker (Adams) who returns to her small hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely. Patricia Clarkson portrays Amy Adams’ mother on the series. The show airs Sundays at 9pm on HBO.

Rounding out the show we have Real Housewife of Beverly Hills, Kyle Richards. Kyle Richards talks to Marilyn about her new scripted TV series, American Woman, which airs on Paramount Network. Kyle is the co-executive producer and the series is loosely based around her childhood, growing up in Beverly Hills in the '70s.