Welcome to the Official Bettie Page Podcast, hosted by Mark Mori, the director of Bettie Page Reveals All, and psychotherapist and journalist Tori Rodriguez.
Join us in celebrating this timeless global icon while exploring a wide range of topics that are relevant to her legacy — including sexuality, creativity, mental health, aging, body positivity, fitness, feminism and more!
Episode 4: Bettie Photographer Jack Faragasso
New York artist Jack Faragasso was one of the first photographers to work with Bettie Page in her early pinup years. Among the entertaining range of topics discussed in this interview, Jack describes what it was like when he went to Bettie’s New York City apartment to shoot nude photos of her in 1952 - where he also met the bandleader and photographer Cass Carr, another key figure in Bettie's history. Plus, Jack provides tips on how to photograph a nude model and dispenses valuable lessons in art and life.
Episode 3: Mark Meets Bettie
Co-host Mark Mori is among the lucky few to have met Bettie Page in person, and they maintained a friendship until her death. In episode 3 of the Official Bettie Page Podcast, he recalls his time with the Queen of Pinups and shares some scoop on the making of Bettie Page Reveals All.
Plus, Mark and Tori revisit the topic of the previous episode – the false rumor that YouTube star Bailey Sarian started about Bettie – and discuss the surprising social media comments they received in response.
For reference, here are links to:
Episode 3 on Podbean -- Mark Meets Bettie: https://pbgd74e50c.podbean.com/e/episode-3-mark-meets-bettie
Episode 2 on YouTube -- Rectifying a Smear Job Against Bettie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nau9HyyoHoY (also available on most podcast apps)
The Bailey Sarian video in question -- Bettie Page a Killer?? The Case of the Vanishing Pinup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lknCE7fn7k8
Tori’s blog post about the whole issue -- Bailey Sarian Owes Bettie Page and Fans an Apology: https://www.bettiepagefitness.com/bpfblog/2021/6/8/bailey-sarian-owes-bettie-page-and-fans-an-apology
Episode 2: Rectifying a Smear Job Against Bettie
In the second episode of the Official Bettie Page Podcast, hosts Tori Rodriguez and Mark Mori aim to set the record straight and reduce mental health stigma after YouTuber Bailey Sarian played fast and loose with the facts about Bettie's life.
Episode 1: What Is It About Bettie?
The Official Bettie Page Podcast, hosted by Mark Mori, the director of Bettie Page Reveals All, and and Tori Rodriguez, author of two Bettie Page books.