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Mike and Sarah are journalists obsessed with the past. Every week they reconsider a person or event that's been miscast in the public imagination.

You're Wrong About Michael Hobbes & Sarah Marshall

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    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

Mike and Sarah are journalists obsessed with the past. Every week they reconsider a person or event that's been miscast in the public imagination.

    Reconstruction w. Jamelle Bouie

    Reconstruction w. Jamelle Bouie

    Jamelle Bouie explains to Sarah what the Reconstruction era was, why it remains relevant today, and how this history lesson is one that could get some high school teachers into legal trouble due to passage of anti-CRT laws.

    Jamelle at the New York Times
    Jamelle's podcast Unclear and Present Danger
    Jamelle discussing the Electoral College on YWA
    Jamelle talking with Sarah about the Saw series on You Are Good. 
    Support us:
    Bonus Episodes on Patreon
    Donate on Paypal
    Buy cute merch
    Where else to find us:
    Sarah's other show, You Are Good
    [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase

    Links:

    https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout
    https://www.nytimes.com/column/jamelle-bouie
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/unclear-and-present-danger/id1592411580
    https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/6380692
    https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/sawniverse/
    https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about
    https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/
    http://maintenancephase.com/
    https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout)
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout)

    • 1 hr 2 min
    True Crime w. Emma Berquist

    True Crime w. Emma Berquist

    Emma Berquist stops by to tell us about how true crime doesn't have to make us better people, and in fact may be more harmful to us than we realize—but we don't let her in, because we don't want to get KILLED!
    Content advisory: This episode contains some brief descriptions of a violent knife attack.

    Episode Info + Links: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/9590031
    Emma's article, "True Crime is Rotting our Brains" 
    Emma's Twitter
    Emma's books

    Support us:
    Bonus Episodes on Patreon
    Donate on Paypal
    Buy cute merch
    Where else to find us:
    Sarah's other show, You Are Good
    [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase

    Links:

    https://www.gawker.com/culture/true-crime-is-rotting-our-brains
    https://twitter.com/eeberquist
    https://www.emmaberquist.com/devils-unto-dust
    https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about
    https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/
    http://maintenancephase.com/
    https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout
    https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout)

    • 52 min
    Ed and Lorraine Warren w. Jamie Loftus

    Ed and Lorraine Warren w. Jamie Loftus

    Special Guest Jamie Loftus tells Sarah about Ed and Lorraine Warren (of The Conjuring and Annabelle fame). Topics of interest include Connecticut as a locus of scary happenings, New England uncles, and psychic communication with a tearstained Bigfoot. 
    Here's where to find Jamie:

    The Bechdel Cast [podcast] My Year in Mensa [podcast] and Aack Cast [podcast] 
    Support us:
    Bonus Episodes on Patreon
    Donate on Paypal
    Buy cute merch
    Where else to find us:
    Sarah's other show, You Are Good 
    [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase

    Links:

    https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-the-bechdel-cast-30089535/
    https://www.iheart.com/podcast/867-my-year-in-mensa-55379945/
    https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-aack-cast-by-jamie-loftus-83922273/
    http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout
    https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about
    https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast
    https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good
    http://maintenancephase.com


    Support the show (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout)

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Catherine the Great w. Dana Schwartz

    Catherine the Great w. Dana Schwartz

    Special guest Dana Schwartz tells Sarah about Catherine the Great. Topics of interest include the very not great life of serfs, the accidental flattening of women via the girl-bossification of history, and a very solid Bertie Wooster reference.


    Here's where to find Dana:

    Noble Blood [podcast] and Anatomy, A Love Story [novel]
    Support us:
    Bonus Episodes on Patreon
    Donate on Paypal
    Buy cute merch
    Where else to find us:
    Sarah's other show, You Are Good 
    [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase

    Links:

    http://noblebloodtales.com
    http://www.danaschwartzdotcom.com/books.html
    http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout
    https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about
    https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast
    https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good
    http://maintenancephase.com


    Support the show (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout)

    • 1 hr
    Mike Lives in a Downtown Hotel

    Mike Lives in a Downtown Hotel

    An announcement!

    Support us:
    Hear bonus episodes on Patreon
    Donate on Paypal
    Buy stickers, magnets, T-shirts and more
    Where else to find us:
    Sarah's other show, You Are Good
    Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout)

    • 21 min
    Bonus: The Great Protein Fiasco

    Bonus: The Great Protein Fiasco

    From our friends at Maintenance Phase, the story of how Nestlé executives, global health institutions and a very racist white lady seeded a nutritional myth we're still living with today.

    Support us:
    Hear bonus episodes on Patreon
    Donate on Paypal
    Buy stickers, magnets, T-shirts and more
    Where else to find us:
    Sarah's other show, You Are Good
    Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase
    Support the show (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout)

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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One of the best under-the-radar podcasts you should be listening to

The hosts, Mike and Sarah, have created a very informative and very enjoyable podcast that makes you reconsider what you think you know about famous (and infamous) personalities and events.

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