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The Ration Project

May 27, 2015

In this week's episode, the ladies discuss America's slow, inexorable slide towards war, Joseph Kennedy's resignation, and the Great Arsenal of Democracy. They also review some high and low points, talk about "camp coffee," offer a review of postum, and so much more!

The Ration Project is a one-year adventure in living...


May 20, 2015

In this week's episode, Mrs. Hart and Mrs. Jay discuss the start of the draft in America, FDR's third term, and the ongoing war in Europe. They also review new recipes, discuss listener feedback, and talk about an unusual coffee substitute known as Postum. A new bonus round is teased as an upcoming makeup experiment...


May 13, 2015

In this week's episode, Mrs. Hart and Mrs. Jay talk a little more about The Great Dictator, the historical significance of the film, the importance of comedy as a tool for social change, and Chaplin's own reaction to the film, in retrospect.

The Ladies also review their high points and low points for the week, discuss...


May 6, 2015

On this week's episode, the ladies review the war news and take a short look at the isolationist policies discussed by Charles Lindbergh and others.  Mrs. Jay runs out of sugar while Mrs. Hart bakes a passle of cookies and reflects anew on the guilt of plenty. We also hear the conclusion to the Air Raid...