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You're Wrong About

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

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Recent Episodes of You're Wrong About


Immigration with Alejandra Oliva

Immigration with Alejandra Oliva

Alejandra Oliva, author of Rivermouth, came by to catch us up on the last few decades of American immigration policy--and to talk about how the world as we know it is not the world as it must be.

Alejandra's website:

olivalejandra.com

Read Rivermouth, out now in paperback:

https://bookshop.org/a/10832/9781662602672

Further Reading:

Greg Grandin The End of the Myth (2020)

Jonathan Blitzer Everyone Who is Gone is Here (2024) 

David Bacon The Right to Stay Home (2014) 

Dara Lind, "The di...

Episode 12 June 2024 1h, 12m and 52s


The Tradwife Rises

The Tradwife Rises

Sarah Archer came by to make an episode from scratch. What's the real history of the American housewife? Where did the tradwife come from, and why? Is she okay? Will we be okay? And who is she churning all that butter for? 

Sarah Archer's accompanying Substack post https://open.substack.com/pub/saraharcher/p/going-to-business

Sarah Archer's bibliography

Clips:

Mrs. Modern versus Mrs. Drudge from The Middleton Family at the 1939 New York World's Fair (produced by Westinghouse) https://youtu.be/vH2Lpl-UB64?si=vtVFAWhAvkDq-EOE

Design for Dreaming f...

Episode 29 May 2024 1h, 2m and 26s


Rosa Parks with Princess Weekes

Rosa Parks with Princess Weekes

Today, Princess Weekes takes us to meet the real Rosa Parks.

Find Princess on YouTube:

Princess’ video, “The 1920s Sex Scandal You’ve Never Heard of”

Support You're Wrong About:

Bonus Episodes on Patreon
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://youtube.com/@princess_weekes?si=qPVPnRDuJyfySdEX
https://youtu.be/odq8iebaqDw?si=lQMoWCWvdWPWP-7A
https://www.teepubli...

Episode 15 May 2024 1h, 5m and 14s


George Michael Part 2 with Marcus McCann

George Michael Part 2 with Marcus McCann

Let's go outside in the sunshine. 

 An extended cut of this episode is available for Patreon and Apple Plus subscribers.

You can buy Marcus McCann's book, Park Cruising: What Happens When We Wander Off the Path, here.

Support You're Wrong About:

Bonus Episodes on Patreon
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://houseofanansi.com/products/park-cruising
https://www.te...

Episode 1 May 2024 1h, 33m and 42s


George Michael Part 1 with Marcus McCann

George Michael Part 1 with Marcus McCann

He turned a bright spark into a flame.

(Part 1 of 2!)

You can buy Marcus McCann's book, Park Cruising: What Happens When We Wander Off the Path, here.

Content warning: this episode briefly discusses suicide around minute 13.

An extended cut of this episode is available for Patreon and Apple Podcast subscribers.

Support You're Wrong About:

Bonus Episodes on Patreon
Buy cute merch

Where else to find us:

Sarah's other show: You Are Good
[YWA co-founder] Mike's other show...

Episode 17 April 2024 1h, 15m and 22s


Hoax Spectacular! with Chelsey Weber-Smith

Hoax Spectacular! with Chelsey Weber-Smith

Sarah talks with Chelsey Weber-Smith, host of American Hysteria, about some of their favorite hoaxes—from the Loch Ness Monster to the Taco Liberty Bell—and ponder the value of pranks in a world of misinformation. 

You can find Chelsey here.
You can find
American Hysteria here.

Support You're Wrong About:

Bonus Episodes on Patreon
Buy cute merch

Where else to find us:

Sarah's other show, You Are Good
[YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maint...

Episode 1 April 2024 1h, 3m and 48s


BONUS Britney Spears Book Club with Eve Lindley

BONUS Britney Spears Book Club with Eve Lindley

Celebrity correspondent Eve Lindley came by to tell us about Britney Spears' memoir The Woman in Me. This is part one of a four-part saga we're currently releasing on Patreon and Apple Plus, and in this episode we get into Britney's family history, her childhood, her years of searching for stardom, and her life until the eve of "...Baby One More Time."

*A content warning—in this episode we talk about mental health struggles, and a part of the story around minute 22 involves suicide.

Eve Lindley on Instagram.

Support You're Wrong About:

Episode 26 March 2024 56m and 58s


The Oscars Streaker with Michael Schulman

The Oscars Streaker with Michael Schulman

In 1974, Robert Opel ran naked through the Academy Awards telecast, and into American history. Today, Michael Schulman, a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of Oscar Wars, tells Sarah the story of gay history, art, and tragedy that happened after Robert’s fifteen minutes were over.

Read Michael’s work here.

Support You're Wrong About:

Bonus Episodes on Patreon
Buy cute merch

Where else to find us:

Sarah's other show, You Are Good

Links:

https://www...

Episode 19 March 2024 1h, 15m and 36s


Balto with Blair Braverman

Balto with Blair Braverman

Blair Braverman tells us how the legendary story of one good dog is actually a story of two good dogs. 

Read Blair’s book, Small Game
Read Blair’s Patreon (and learn more about sled dogs!)

Support You're Wrong About:

Bonus Episodes on Patreon
Buy cute merch

Where else to find us:

Sarah's other show, You Are Good

Links:

https://bookshop.org/p/books/small-game-blair-braverman/18155642
https://www.patreon.com/bravermountain
http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout
https...

Episode 4 March 2024 1h, 9m and 58s


The Shoe Bomber with Miles Klee

The Shoe Bomber with Miles Klee

This week, writer Miles Klee tells us why we have to take our shoes off at the airport.

Read Miles Klee at Rolling Stone.


Support You're Wrong About:

Bonus Episodes on Patreon
Buy cute merch

Where else to find us:

Sarah's other show, You Are Good

Links:

https://www.rollingstone.com/author/miles-klee/
http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout
https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about
https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/yourewrongaboutpod
https://www.podpage.com...

Episode 20 February 2024 1h, 11m and 58s

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