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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
    • 4.6 • 17 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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    The untold history of dating apps

    The untold history of dating apps

    Where do technology and love meet? In this episode of Thick & Thin, I discuss the humble beginnings of matchmaking: from personal ads to swiping right; society has come a long way in search of finding the one.
    // Follow me on IG: instagram.com/katybellotte //


    Sources:
    Slutty Summer NY Post Article
    "Marriage Planning Service"
    Punch Card Love via Stanford Mag
    The History of Personal Ads
    "Operation Match" via New York Times
    "Operation Match" via The Crimson
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    In love with a serial killer

    In love with a serial killer

    Let's talk about twisted love stories. In this episode of Thick & Thin, I dive deep into the psychology behind falling in love with serial killers and our obsession with true crime. // Follow me on IG: instagram.com/katybellotte //

    Sources:
    Serial Killer Lovers | CNN
    The Story of Veronica Compton
    Why We Love Binging Crime Shows | Psychology Today
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    A look into forbidden Hollywood

    A look into forbidden Hollywood

    In this episode of Thick & Thin, we’re venturing back to old Hollywood. I discuss the Hays Code; also known as the fine line that dictated what could be shown on screen. From extreme censorship to today’s well-known movie rating system, we look back at old Hollywood movies to see how far we’ve come. // Follow me on IG: instagram.com/katybellotte //

    Sources:
    The Hays Code Full List
    Hollywood's Hays Code | Men's Health
    Frankly My Dear | Wikipedia
    What The Hays Code Did For Women | NewYorker
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    Pride & pettiness

    Pride & pettiness

    Imagine you finally meet your soulmate, only to find out they chew with their mouth open. In this episode of Thick & Thin, we’re talking about turn-offs, pet peeves, and how these annoying little traits can ruin a good thing or be the start of something even greater. // Follow me on IG: instagram.com/katybellotte //

    Sources:
    Medium article about Pet-Peeves
    [http://Sara Blakely, Spanx founder]Sara Blakely, Spanx founder
    Jane Austen Quotes
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    Breakups, breadcrumbing & cringy things

    Breakups, breadcrumbing & cringy things

    In this episode of Thick & Thin, we all stop pretending to have life figured out. I sit down and answer your questions on the most confusing problems in your lives, while discussing my own. Breakups, careers, bad accidents- we’re tackling it all. // Follow me on IG: instagram.com/katybellotte //
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    Secret affairs & famous lovers

    Secret affairs & famous lovers

    In this episode of Thick & Thin, we take a look at the life of Hollywood’s once leading lady, Katharine Hepburn. Initially despised by many for her distinctive speech and quirky mannerisms, Katharine became known all over the world for her independence, sharp intelligence, and her three-decades-long, not-so-secret Hollywood love affair. // Follow me on IG: instagram.com/katybellotte //

    Sources:
    [http://Katharine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy | Vintage News]Katharine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy | Vintage News
    The Philadelphia Story | BBC
    Katharine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy | The Rake
    Katharine Hepburn x Barbara Walters | Cheatsheet
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4.6 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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