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The spoken diary of Katy Bellotte, a self-employed graphic designer living in New York. Each Thursday, Katy blends her personal experiences with stories from history, offering advice, laughs & some major epiphanies. She chats about living in full color, through the thick & the thin (with a dirty martini in hand).
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Thick & Thin Katy Bellotte

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 91 Ratings

The spoken diary of Katy Bellotte, a self-employed graphic designer living in New York. Each Thursday, Katy blends her personal experiences with stories from history, offering advice, laughs & some major epiphanies. She chats about living in full color, through the thick & the thin (with a dirty martini in hand).
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For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com   
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    The truth about the pill

    The truth about the pill

    Let's all take a moment to thank Margret Sanger and all those who advocated for women's reproductive rights. In this episode of Thick & Thin, we travel back to the 1900s' to learn the history of a popular birth control method, otherwise known as — the pill.  

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    Sources:
    https://www.healthline.com/health/birth-control/history-of-birth-control#modern-methods
    https://history.howstuffworks.com/history-vs-myth/chastity-belt.htm
    https://www.allure.com/story/history-of-birth-control
    https://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2018/05/16/contraception-evolving-the-options/
    https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/pill-katharine-dexter-mccormick-1875-1967/
    https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/margaret-sanger
    https://www.pandiahealth.com/resources/birth-control-throughout-history/
    https://journalofethics.ama-assn.org/article/history-oral-contraception/2000-06
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    • 37 min
    Got milk?

    Got milk?

    We all know that drinking milk is essential for strong teeth and bones. But with the internet's glaring hatred over dairy milk and the rising popularity of alternatives – oat, almond, soy – is milk no longer cool? In this episode of Thick & Thin, let's go back to the '90s to find out how California made milk sexy again with the icon Got Milk? campaign.

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    Sources:
    https://www.fastcompany.com/40556502/got-milk-how-the-iconic-campaign-came-to-be-25-years-ago
    https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/565149/got-milk-ad-campaign-turns-25
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    • 42 min
    Are we all narcissists?

    Are we all narcissists?

    Has a particular smell ever triggered a specific memory? Well, in this episode of Thick & Thin, I describe how the scent of buttery popcorn brought me back to my 17-year-old self to remember the days of dealing with past friendships and insecurities.

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    Source:
    https://www.britannica.com/topic/Narcissus-Greek-mythology
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    • 43 min
    Everything is a mess

    Everything is a mess

    Life can be messy. But rather than be ashamed, we should embrace the chaos. In this episode of Thick & Thin, I share the craziness of my current work schedule and the stress that comes along with it. 

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    • 43 min
    I was light & he was just there

    I was light & he was just there

    Did you know that Priscilla Presley is an actual icon? In this episode of Thick & Thin, I detail the true and, by today's standards, scandalous relationship between the young Priscilla Wagner, and the King of Rock, Elvis Presley. 

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    Sources:
    https://www.elvispresley.com.au/priscilla/
    https://www.mylifetime.com/she-did-that/june-7-1982-priscilla-presley-opened-graceland-to-the-public
    https://people.com/books/how-lisa-marie-presley-told-linda-thompson-elvis-presley-had-died/
    https://www.biography.com/news/elvis-priscilla-presley-relationship-marriage-divorce
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    • 51 min
    Repeating history in relationships

    Repeating history in relationships

    We all want to know what it's like to feel worthy and chosen in love. In this episode of Thick & Thin, I reveal my true birthday wish and ponder over my past relationships to discover a repeating pattern. 
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    Sources:
    https://www.medicalconfidence.com/blog/those-that-fail-to-learn-from-history-are-doomed-to-repeat-it-winston-churchill/
    https://www.quora.com/Can-history-repeat-itself
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    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
91 Ratings

91 Ratings

mirrorballTaylor ,

This podcast is the ONE

Over a year later, I’m still a dedicated listener and look forward to Thursdays with much excitement 😆 Katy has a way with words that really connects to people, and I love everything she stands for. Literally the virtual sister everyone needs🦋

jjjjkllbisnsjsnsjs ,

The best podcast out there!

I’ve spent yeaaarrsss trying to get into various different podcasts but Thick and Thin is the ONLY ONE i can happily listen to for hours and hours on end. I’ve listened to every episode several times over and i genuinely get excited about each new release!! Katy has a lovely way of talking to the listener, it really feels like she’s your friend - and I love that! She’s incredibly eloquent and articulate while also being really raw and real, making this podcast really special! Just the best out there, please keep making these forever! 🧚‍♀️❤️ 💕💕

Kathy99x ,

Could listen for hours!

Katy is the honorary big sister we all need. She keeps it real & offers such wise advice. Love this podcast so much! 😊

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