190 episodes

Sarah is a journalist obsessed with the past. Every week she reconsiders a person or event that's been miscast in the public imagination.

You're Wrong About You're Wrong About

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Sarah is a journalist obsessed with the past. Every week she reconsiders a person or event that's been miscast in the public imagination.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Porn Wars w. Nona Willis Aronowitz

    Porn Wars w. Nona Willis Aronowitz

    Here’s some money, go see a Porn War. This week we’re going on a field trip to Times Square with Nona Willis Aronowitz, author of Bad Sex, to learn about Deep Throat, “porno chic,” and the unresolved feminist battle over whether to eradicate pornography or make more of it. Digressions include Carol Clover, this discovery of the clitoris, and Harry Reems (Joel Reems’ distant cousin).

    Here's where to find Nona:

    Website
    Bad Sex (book)
    Support us:
    Bonus Episodes on Patreon

    Bonus Episodes on Apple Podcasts
    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.theothernwa.com/
    http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout
    http://apple.co/ywa
    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

    • 1 hr 7 min
    What Amber Heard, feat. Jamie Loftus

    What Amber Heard, feat. Jamie Loftus

    Links:

    Princess Weekes' video, True Crime & The Theater of Safety

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ec7o2uJeFDE

    Michael Hobbes' Substack post, The Bleak Spectacle of the Amber Heard-Johnny Depp Trial

    https://michaelhobbes.substack.com/p/the-bleak-spectacle-of-the-amber

    Jessica Winter's New Yorker article

    https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/the-johnny-depp-amber-heard-trial-is-not-as-complicated-as-you-may-think

    Perfect Victim

    https://www.google.com/books/edition/Perfect_Victim/m8cTN08u9ykC?hl=en&gbpv=0

    Eugenics w. Eric Michael Garcia

    Eugenics w. Eric Michael Garcia

    This week, Eric Michael Garcia tells Sarah about America’s barely forgotten pastime, plus the Supreme Court’s long history of horrifying decisions. Digressions include due process, The Evil Dead, and what Hitler admired about the United States.
    Here's where Eric:

    Website
    We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation
    Support us:
    Bonus Episodes on Patreon

    Bonus Episodes on Apple Podcasts
    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

    Episode Resources:

    https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-forgotten-lessons-of-the-american-eugenics-movement

    https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/reckoning-with-our-mistakes/

    http://eugenicsarchive.ca/discover/tree/512fa0d334c5399e2c000005#:~:text=Kellogg%20was%20a%20vocal%20eugenicist,hygiene%20(Kellogg%2C%201913)

    https://allthatsinteresting.com/john-harvey-kellogg

    http://www.eugenicsarchive.org/html/eugenics/static/images/1013.html

    https://www.oyez.org/cases/1900-1940/274us200

    https://eugenicsarchive.ca/discover/connections/530ba18176f0db569b00001b

    https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/04/adam-serwer-madison-grant-white-nationalism/583258/

    Links:

    http://www.ericmgarcia.net/
    http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout
    http://apple.co/ywa
    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

    • 59 min
    West Coast Tour Announcement

    West Coast Tour Announcement

    This is a super quick message to let you know we'll be having a You're Wrong About West Coast mini tour in September.

    We'll be going to Portland on 9/16, Seattle (9/18), Los Angeles (9/20) and San Francisco (9/22).

    There will be music and guests, and if it goes well we may do more of these in more cities.

    I am letting you know in this quick announcement because tickets go on sale this Friday and they are first come, first served. But! There will be a one day pre-sale for our Patreon and Apple Plus supporters on Wednesday July 13th.
    Here are the links to each show. 
    https://event.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSale.do?performance_id=4988321&method=restoreToken
    https://www.seetickets.us/event/YOURE-WRONG-ABOUT-The-Vera-Project/493552
    https://www.ticketweb.com/event/youre-wrong-about-the-masonic-lodge-at-hollywood-tickets/12269765?pl=HF
    https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C005CE90C3A54C6

    Patron:

    https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout

    Apple Plus: 

    http://apple.co/ywa
    I hope to see you there! 
    Support the show

    • 1 min
    West Coast tour pre-sale code!

    West Coast tour pre-sale code!

    Here is the pre-sale code for our West Coast tour dates. Pre-sale is taking place only on Wednesday, July 13th.

    The pre-sale code is:

    vocalfry

    No caps, no spaces.

    Again, we'll be going to Portland on 9/16, Seattle (9/18), Los Angeles (9/20) and San Francisco (9/22).

    Here are links to where the tickets will be available:

    https://linktr.ee/ywapod

    I hope to see you there!

    Go Ask Alice w. Rick Emerson and Carmen Maria Machado (Part 3)

    Go Ask Alice w. Rick Emerson and Carmen Maria Machado (Part 3)

    Sarah and Carmen complete their epic trilogy by meeting Rick Emerson on the edge of Mount Doom to discuss his book, Unmask Alice, and some of the story behind the diary that has captivated America—and informed its drug policy—for half a century. Digressions include multi-level marketing, Oceans Eleven, the Great Salt Lake.

    You can hear Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

    Here's where to find Rick and his book Unmask Alice: LSD, Satanic Panic, and the Imposter Behind the World's Most Notorious Diaries:

    Website
    Here's where to find Carmen:

    Website
    Support us:
    Bonus Episodes on Patreon

    Bonus Episodes on Apple Podcasts
    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://carmenmariamachado.com/
    http://www.rickemerson.com/
    http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout
    http://apple.co/ywa
    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

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
17.5K Ratings

17.5K Ratings

kellygreenkelly ,

Research on angel’s wings!

Loved it with Sarah and Michael, love it with Sarah and guests, the research is impeccable, and the topics are varied and fascinating.

Briannaisbananas ,

Makes dental work more bearable

I started listening to the Princess Diana series while getting a root canal, and it was the perfect distraction: entertaining and interesting without requiring too much focus. Thanks for helping me overcome my dental anxiety, it was so good I didn’t even need laughing gas!

jennynext ,

If only my own research were this fun

I don’t know that I’ve ever reviewed a podcast, but the reference to Men, Women, and Chainsaws set me over the edge. This is a major comfort podcast for me. I re-listen all the time. Always well researched, well thought, and well presented. Love beyond words, excellent show, highly recommend, from one methodology queen to another.

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