59 min

What ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Taught Us About Ambition In Retrospect with Susie Banikarim and Jessica Bennett

    • Society & Culture

What did a generation of strivers learn about what it means to get ahead from “The Devil Wears Prada”? Was Miranda Priestly, the famed and famously demanding fashion editor at the center of the movie – in many ways the original “girlboss” – an aspirational or cautionary figure? In this episode, Susie and Jess revisit the blockbuster 2006 film and talk about their own careers and changing relationships to ambition.

GUEST:


Samhita Mukhopadhyay, former executive editor at Teen Vogue and author of the upcoming book, The Myth of Making It

FOR MORE: 


The Devil Wears Prada Oral History (Entertainment Weekly)
The Demise of the Girlboss (New York Magazine)
The Girlboss Has Left the Building (The Atlantic)
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

What did a generation of strivers learn about what it means to get ahead from “The Devil Wears Prada”? Was Miranda Priestly, the famed and famously demanding fashion editor at the center of the movie – in many ways the original “girlboss” – an aspirational or cautionary figure? In this episode, Susie and Jess revisit the blockbuster 2006 film and talk about their own careers and changing relationships to ambition.

GUEST:


Samhita Mukhopadhyay, former executive editor at Teen Vogue and author of the upcoming book, The Myth of Making It

FOR MORE: 


The Devil Wears Prada Oral History (Entertainment Weekly)
The Demise of the Girlboss (New York Magazine)
The Girlboss Has Left the Building (The Atlantic)
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

59 min

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