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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.

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

 

#160

School’s Out Book Club: Go Ask Alice w. Carmen Maria Machado (Part 1)

This week we begin our journey into the totally true not at all made up diary that has been scaring America’s teens for fifty years. Digressions include Jell-O, magic mushrooms, and ironing your hair, and Sarah promises to trip with Carmen. “Button, Button” is by Richard Matheson. Here's where to find Carmen:<a href='https://carmenmariamachado.com/'>Website</a> Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a> <a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a> <a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a> [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>Links:https://carmenmariamachado.com/http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.com [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

09 May 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:36

09 May 2022


#159

Medieval Torture w. Dana Schwartz

We want to play a game. This week, Dana Schwartz stuffs us in an iron maiden and explains why the most famous Medieval torture devices are none of the above. Digressions include the Kings Cross Wax Museum, getting stabbed in the butt, and the pivot to video era.Links to stuff discussed within: <a href='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2Se3knPozM&ab_channel=BuzzFeedVideo'>5 Of The Most Gruesome Medieval Torture Devices [Buzzfeed]</a><a href='https://www.britishmuseum.org/sites/default/files/styles/uncropped_medium/public/2019-10/gold-belt-buckle-sutton-hoo-british-museum-1000-500.jpg?itok=Tz1nO2MR'>Sutton hoo artifact</a> [1]<a href='https://www.britishmuseum.org/sites/default/files/styles/uncropped_medium/public/2019-10/Purse%20lid%20from%20the%20ship-burial%20at%20Sutton%20Hoo%2C%20British%20Musem.jpg?itok=Ggs9B9_Y'>Sutton hoo artifact</a> [2]<a href='https://www.ancient-origins.net/sites/default/files/Coat-of-Shame.jpg'>Coat of shame</a> [1]<a href='https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/82/Spansk_kappe_%282%29.jpg/440px-Spansk_kappe_%282%29.jpg'>Coat of shame</a> [2] Here's where to find Dana:<a href='http://noblebloodtales.com/'>Noble Blood</a> [podcast] and <a href='http://www.danaschwartzdotcom.com/books.html'>Anatomy, A Love Story</a> [novel] Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a> <a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a> <a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a> [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>Links:http://noblebloodtales.comhttp://www.danaschwartzdotcom.com/books.htmlhttp://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.com—<a href='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2Se3knPozM&ab_channel=BuzzFeedVideo'>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2Se3knPozM&ab_channel=BuzzFeedVideo</a><a href='https://www.britishmuseum.org/sites/default/files/styles/uncropped_medium/public/2019-10/gold-belt-buckle-sutton-hoo-british-museum-1000-500.jpg?itok=Tz1nO2MR'>https://www.britishmuseum.org/sites/default/files/styles/uncropped_medium/public/2019-10/gold-belt-buckle-sutton-hoo-british-museum-1000-500.jpg?itok=Tz1nO2MR</a><a href='https://www.britishmuseum.org/sites/default/files/styles/uncropped_medium/public/2019-10/Purse%20lid%20from%20the%20ship-burial%20at%20Sutton%20Hoo,%20British%20Musem.jpg?itok=Ggs9B9_Y'>https://www.britishmuseum.org/sites/default/files/styles/uncropped_medium/public/2019-10/Purse%20lid%20from%20the%20ship-burial%20at%20Sutton%20Hoo%2C%20British%20Musem.jpg?itok=Ggs9B9_Y</a><a href='https://www.ancient-origins.net/sites/default/files/Coat-of-Shame.jpg'>https://www.ancient-origins.net/sites/default/files/Coat-of-Shame.jpg</a><a href='https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/82/Spansk_kappe_(2).jpg/440px-Spansk_kappe_(2).jpg'>https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/82/Spansk_kappe_%282%29.jpg/440px-Spansk_kappe_%282%29.jpg</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

25 Apr 2022

59 MINS

59:22

25 Apr 2022


#158

How Email Took Over the World w. Anne Helen Petersen

How did the information superhighway get so gridlocked? Guest Anne Helen Petersen tells Sarah the story of how email took over the world and our working lives, and what it would mean for us to get a little of our lost time back. Plus, a Kurt Loder cameo.Here’s where to find Anne: ---<a href='https://twitter.com/annehelen'>Twitter</a> ---<a href='https://annehelen.substack.com/'>Substack</a> Support us: <a href='http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a>Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good</a>[YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a> Links: <a href='https://twitter.com/amerhysteria'>https://twitter.com/annehelen</a><a href='https://annehelen.substack.com/'>https://annehelen.substack.com/</a><a href='http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good'>https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20http://maintenancephase.com'>http://maintenancephase.com</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

11 Apr 2022

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:06

11 Apr 2022


#157

Juliet's Balcony w. Chelsey Weber-Smith

What do Chopin, Kylie Jenner, baby carrots, and the War of the Worlds all have in common? They’re all part of Sarah and Chelsey Weber-Smith’s speedrun  through common misconceptions—plus a little Satanic Panic, as a treat.Here’s where to find Chelsey:<a href='https://www.chelseywebersmith.com/'>Chelsey + American Hysteria</a>Support us: <a href='http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a>Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good</a>[YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>Some links + ephemera referred to in this episode: ---Baby Carrots: <a href='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzxwRmsCRb4'>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzxwRmsCRb4</a> ---War of the Worlds: <a href='https://slate.com/culture/2013/10/orson-welles-war-of-the-worlds-panic-myth-the-infamous-radio-broadcast-did-not-cause-a-nationwide-hysteria.html'>https://slate.com/culture/2013/10/orson-welles-war-of-the-worlds-panic-myth-the-infamous-radio-broadcast-did-not-cause-a-nationwide-hysteria.html</a> ---Juliet's Balcony: <a href='https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/10/romeo-and-juliets-balcony-scene-doesnt-exist/381969/'>https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/10/romeo-and-juliets-balcony-scene-doesnt-exist/381969/</a> ---Is that a chicken: <a href='https://www.youtube.com/shorts/UxxGOYmC1u0'>https://www.youtube.com/shorts/UxxGOYmC1u0</a>  Links: <a href='https://twitter.com/amerhysteria'>https://twitter.com/amerhysteria</a><a href='http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good'>https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20http://maintenancephase.com'>http://maintenancephase.com</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

28 Mar 2022

52 MINS

52:44

28 Mar 2022


#156

Ronald Reagan and "The Welfare Queen" w. Laci Mosley

Laci Mosley (Scam Goddess) tells Sarah about Linda Taylor and the origins of the Welfare Queen myth ("the build the wall" of the 70s). They also discuss the origins of the Ronald Reagan myth, and how the latter used the former to become the "Beyoncé of the GOP." Here’s where to find Laci:<a href='https://twitter.com/DivaLaci'>Laci on Twitter </a><a href='https://www.earwolf.com/show/scam-goddess/'>Laci's podcast Scam Goddess </a>Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a>Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good</a>[YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>Some articles referred to in this episode: ---http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2013/12/linda_taylor_welfare_queen_ronald_reagan_made_her_a_notorious_american_villain.html ---https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/05/the-queen-linda-taylor-welfare-reagan-podcast.html ---https://www.littlebrown.com/titles/josh-levin/the-queen/9780316513272/ ---https://www.earwolf.com/episode/the-welfare-queen-w-ayo-edebiri/ ---<a href='https://www.propublica.org/article/texas-forensic-science-commission-blood-spatter-evidence-testimony-murder-case-joe-bryan'>https://newrepublic.com/article/154404/myth-welfare-queen</a>  Links: <a href='https://twitter.com/DivaLaci'>https://twitter.com/DivaLaci</a><a href='http://www.josieduffyrice.com/'>https://www.earwolf.com/show/scam-goddess/</a><a href='http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good'>https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good</a><a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/%20http://maintenancephase.com'>http://maintenancephase.com</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

14 Mar 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:41

14 Mar 2022


#155

Bonus: Groundhog Day with Josh Gondelman

What if there is no tomorrow? There wasn’t one today. Josh Gondelman is here to laugh and cry with us, and to unpack the heaps of big feelings in Groundhog Day.  Subscribe to You Are Good <a href='https://linktr.ee/youaregood'>here</a>.Josh Gondelman can be found <a href='https://twitter.com/joshgondelman'>on Twitter</a> and <a href='http://www.joshgondelman.com/'>right here</a>.Support You're Wrong About:<a href='https://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Subscribe on Patreon</a> (monthly bonus episodes!)<a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about?ref_id=10420'>Buy cute merch</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

07 Mar 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:08

07 Mar 2022


#154

CSI: Junk Science w. Josie Duffy Rice

Josie Duffy Rice and Sarah discuss the role of junk science in the criminal justice system. It is a big turkey to carve up and Josie serves Sarah a bleakly empowering feast.   Here’s where to find Josie<a href='https://twitter.com/jduffyrice'>Josie on Twitter</a><a href='http://www.josieduffyrice.com/'>Josie's website</a>Correction (February 22, 2022): The initial release of this episode included the suggestion that medical examiners do not need MDs. In the unedited conversation, Josie corrected herself on this point, but we inadvertently removed it in the edit. The episode has since been edited to remove any confusion regarding this point. Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a>Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a>[YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a> Some articles referred to in this episode: ---<a href='https://www.propublica.org/article/texas-forensic-science-commission-blood-spatter-evidence-testimony-murder-case-joe-bryan'>https://www.propublica.org/article/texas-forensic-science-commission-blood-spatter-evidence-testimony-murder-case-joe-bryan</a> ---<a href='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTa-PWdjX-Q'>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTa-PWdjX-Q</a> ---<a href='https://features.propublica.org/blood-spatter/joe-bryan-conviction-blood-spatter-forensic-evidence/'>https://features.propublica.org/blood-spatter/joe-bryan-conviction-blood-spatter-forensic-evidence/</a> ---<a href='https://forensicdental.wordpress.com/2012/01/04/bitemark-analysis-problems-disclosed-10-years-ago-by-cbs-60-minutes/'>https://forensicdental.wordpress.com/2012/01/04/bitemark-analysis-problems-disclosed-10-years-ago-by-cbs-60-minutes/</a>  Links: <a href='https://twitter.com/jduffyrice'>https://twitter.com/jduffyrice</a> <a href='http://www.josieduffyrice.com/'>http://www.josieduffyrice.com/</a> <a href='http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout</a><a href=' https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'> https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about</a><a href=' https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'> https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast</a><a href=' https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good'> https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good</a><a href=' http://maintenancephase.com'> http://maintenancephase.com</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

21 Feb 2022

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:40

21 Feb 2022


#153

Winter Book Club: The Amityville Horror w. Jamie Loftus (Finale)

In this final installment of the Amityville Horror Winter Book Club, Sarah tells guest host Jamie Loftus about Jodie the Demon Pig's scary hooves, the catharsis of exorcism, and how the book kinda debunks itself. Here's where to find Jamie:<a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-the-bechdel-cast-30089535/'>The Bechdel Cast</a> [podcast] <a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/867-my-year-in-mensa-55379945/'>My Year in Mensa</a> [podcast] and <a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-aack-cast-by-jamie-loftus-83922273/'>Aack Cast</a> [podcast]  Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a> <a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a> <a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a> [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>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/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.com <a href='http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Support the show</a> (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

07 Feb 2022

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:48

07 Feb 2022


#152

Tom Cruise on Oprah’s couch w. Willa Paskin

Willa Paskin (of Slate's Decoder Ring) brings Sarah back to 2005, when Tom Cruise jumping on a couch became the talk of the town. We will return to Amityville (part 3 of 3) next time!  Here's where to find Willa:<a href='https://slate.com/podcasts/decoder-ring'>Decoder Ring</a> Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a> <a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a> <a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a>Tom Cruise on the couch notesOprah episode: <a href='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=930BhfJxFxU'>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=930BhfJxFxU</a> Tom Cruise Kills Oprah meme: <a href='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRbhE3GRiUE'>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRbhE3GRiUE</a> Amy Nicholson's revelatory piece reframing Tom Cruise and the couch jump: <a href='https://www.laweekly.com/how-youtube-and-internet-journalism-destroyed-tom-cruise-our-last-real-movie-star/'>https://www.laweekly.com/how-youtube-and-internet-journalism-destroyed-tom-cruise-our-last-real-movie-star/</a> Rich Juzwiak piece on the meaning of the couch jump: <a href='https://www.gawker.com/5912665/gone-and-back-tom-cruises-couch-jumping-remembered'>https://www.gawker.com/5912665/gone-and-back-tom-cruises-couch-jumping-remembered</a> New York Times hand wringing about the event:  ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/02/movies/how-personal-is-too-personal-for-a-star-like-tom-cruise.html'>https://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/02/movies/how-personal-is-too-personal-for-a-star-like-tom-cruise.html</a> ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/22/fashion/sundaystyles/i-love-you-with-all-my-hype.html'>https://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/22/fashion/sundaystyles/i-love-you-with-all-my-hype.html</a> ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/19/opinion/two-top-guns-shoot-blanks.html'>https://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/19/opinion/two-top-guns-shoot-blanks.html</a> A few other interesting, what it all meant pieces: ---<a href='https://www.laineygossip.com/looking-back-on-tom-cruise-maniacal-couch-jumping-on-oprah-fifteen-years-later/66337'>https://www.laineygossip.com/looking-back-on-tom-cruise-maniacal-couch-jumping-on-oprah-fifteen-years-later/66337</a> ---<a href='https://www.theringer.com/tv/2018/8/1/17631658/tom-cruise-oprah-couch-jump'>https://www.theringer.com/tv/2018/8/1/17631658/tom-cruise-oprah-couch-jump</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a> [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>Links:https://slate.com/podcasts/decoder-ringhttp://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.com [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

24 Jan 2022

54 MINS

54:36

24 Jan 2022


#151

Talking Tammy Faye Bakker w. Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain and Sarah discuss Tammy Faye Bakker. Chastain is the star and a producer of the new film The Eyes of Tammy Faye.  After Jessica and Sarah’s chat, they introduce this episode about Tammy Faye Bakker and Jessica Hahn from the early days of You’re Wrong About. — “She only said one thing her whole life”: Sarah tells Mike how two decent women became scapegoats for the actions of one terrible man. Digressions include Larry Flynt, NPR tote bags and Playboy back issues. This episode contains a detailed description of a sexual assault [01:02:40 - 01:17:05] Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a> <a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a> <a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a> [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a> Links: 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) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

10 Jan 2022

1 HR 36 MINS

1:36:02

10 Jan 2022


#150

Winter Book Club: The Amityville Horror w. Jamie Loftus (Part 2)

Sarah continues telling guest host Jamie Loftus about the Amityville Horror, and the two touch on ghosts, fallen angels, poltergeists, the space race and intimidating pictures of Mandy Moore.  Here's where to find Jamie:<a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-the-bechdel-cast-30089535/'>The Bechdel Cast</a> [podcast] <a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/867-my-year-in-mensa-55379945/'>My Year in Mensa</a> [podcast] and <a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-aack-cast-by-jamie-loftus-83922273/'>Aack Cast</a> [podcast]  Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a> <a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a> <a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a> [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>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/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.com [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

03 Jan 2022

1 HR 25 MINS

1:25:32

03 Jan 2022


#149

Winter Book Club: The Amityville Horror w. Jamie Loftus (Part 1)

Sarah tells guest host Jamie Loftus about the Amityville Horror, how it’s a Christmas story, and why buying murder furniture might not be such a great idea. Here's where to find Jamie:<a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-the-bechdel-cast-30089535/'>The Bechdel Cast</a> [podcast] <a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/867-my-year-in-mensa-55379945/'>My Year in Mensa</a> [podcast] and <a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-aack-cast-by-jamie-loftus-83922273/'>Aack Cast</a> [podcast]  Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a> <a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a> <a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a> [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>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/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.com [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

20 Dec 2021

53 MINS

53:18

20 Dec 2021


#148

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 t<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/column/jamelle-bouie'>he New York Times</a>Jamelle's podcast <a href='https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/unclear-and-present-danger/id1592411580'>Unclear and Present Danger</a>Jamelle discussing the <a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/6380692'>Electoral College</a> on YWA Jamelle talking with Sarah about the Saw series on <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/sawniverse/'>You Are Good.</a>  Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good</a>[YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>Links:<a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout</a><a href='https://www.nytimes.com/column/jamelle-bouie'>https://www.nytimes.com/column/jamelle-bouie</a><a href='https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/unclear-and-present-danger/id1592411580'>https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/unclear-and-present-danger/id1592411580https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/6380692https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/sawniverse/</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about</a><a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/</a><a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>http://maintenancephase.com/</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast</a> <a href='http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Support the show</a> (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

06 Dec 2021

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:08

06 Dec 2021


#147

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. <a href='https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/9590031'>Episode Info + Links</a>: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1112270/episodes/9590031 Emma's article, <a href='https://www.gawker.com/culture/true-crime-is-rotting-our-brains'>"True Crime is Rotting our Brains"</a>  <a href='https://twitter.com/eeberquist'>Emma's Twitter</a> <a href='https://www.emmaberquist.com/devils-unto-dust/'>Emma's books</a>Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a>[YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>Links:<a href='https://www.gawker.com/culture/true-crime-is-rotting-our-brains'>https://www.gawker.com/culture/true-crime-is-rotting-our-brains</a><a href='https://twitter.com/eeberquist'>https://twitter.com/eeberquist</a><a href='https://www.emmaberquist.com/devils-unto-dust/'>https://www.emmaberquist.com/devils-unto-dust</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about</a><a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/</a><a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>http://maintenancephase.com/</a><a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

22 Nov 2021

52 MINS

52:46

22 Nov 2021


#146

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:<a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-the-bechdel-cast-30089535/'>The Bechdel Cast</a> [podcast] <a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/867-my-year-in-mensa-55379945/'>My Year in Mensa</a> [podcast] and <a href='https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-aack-cast-by-jamie-loftus-83922273/'>Aack Cast</a> [podcast]  Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a> <a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a> <a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a> [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>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/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.com [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

08 Nov 2021

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:39

08 Nov 2021


#145

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: <a href='http://noblebloodtales.com/'>Noble Blood</a> [podcast] and <a href='http://www.danaschwartzdotcom.com/books.html'>Anatomy, A Love Story</a> [novel] Support us: <a href='https://www.patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Bonus Episodes on Patreon</a> <a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a> <a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about'>Buy cute merch</a> Where else to find us: Sarah's other show, <a href='https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good/'>You Are Good </a> [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Maintenance Phase</a>Links:http://noblebloodtales.comhttp://www.danaschwartzdotcom.com/books.htmlhttp://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.com [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

25 Oct 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:34

25 Oct 2021


#144

Mike Lives in a Downtown Hotel

An announcement!Support us:<a href='https://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Hear bonus episodes on Patreon</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about?ref_id=10420'>Buy stickers, magnets, T-shirts and more</a> Where else to find us: <a href='https://linktr.ee/youaregood'>Sarah's other show, You Are Good</a> <a href='https://linktr.ee/maintenancephase'>Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

11 Oct 2021

21 MINS

21:58

11 Oct 2021


#143

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:<a href='https://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Hear bonus episodes on Patreon</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about?ref_id=10420'>Buy stickers, magnets, T-shirts and more</a> Where else to find us: <a href='https://linktr.ee/youaregood'>Sarah's other show, You Are Good</a> <a href='https://linktr.ee/maintenancephase'>Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

27 Sep 2021

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:51

27 Sep 2021


#142

The McDonald's Hot Coffee Case

Mike tells Sarah how a tragic story became a national punchline and a decades-long moral panic. Digressions include a sympathetic psychic, a paternalistic principal and a manure mishap. Mike appears to be unaware of the difference between a cousin and a nephew. Support us:<a href='https://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Hear bonus episodes on Patreon</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about?ref_id=10420'>Buy stickers, magnets, T-shirts and more</a> Where else to find us: <a href='https://linktr.ee/youaregood'>Sarah's other show, You Are Good</a> <a href='https://linktr.ee/maintenancephase'>Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase</a>Links! ---<a href='https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/D/bo3645510.html'>Distorting the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis</a>  ---<a href='https://repository.law.miami.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1526&context=umlr'>Java Jive: Genealogy of a Juridical Icon</a> ---<a href='https://www.newsweek.com/civil-wars-132169'>Newsweek’s “Lawsuit Hell” story</a> ---<a href='https://www.retroreport.org/video/taking-the-lid-off-the-mcdonalds-coffee-case/'>Retro Report’s “The Misunderstood McDonald's Hot Coffee Lawsuit</a> ---<a href='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9DXSCpcz9E'>Adam Ruins Everything’s “The Truth About the McDonald's Coffee Lawsuit”</a> ---<a href='https://swindledpodcast.com/podcasts/season-2/17-the-lawsuit/'>Swindled’s “The Lawsuit”</a> ---<a href='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBKRjxeQnT4'>Susan Saladoff's "Hot Coffee" documentary</a> ---<a href='https://lawecommons.luc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1017&context=lclr'>McTorts: The Social and Legal Impact of McDonald's Role in Tort Suits</a> ---<a href='https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2005-aug-14-fi-tortmyths14-story.html'>Legal Urban Legends Hold Sway</a> ---<a href='https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/51096601.pdf'>Revisiting The United States Application Of Punitive Damages: Separating Myth From Reality</a> ---<a href='https://scholarship.law.slu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1016&context=lawjournalonline'>Six Myths of Capping Pain and Suffering Damages</a> ---<a href='https://digitalcommons.law.ggu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=&httpsredir=1&article=1876&context=ggulrev'>The Monster In The Television: The Media's Contribution To The Consumer Litigation Boogeyman</a> ---<a href='https://digitalcommons.law.uga.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1066&context=lectures_pre_arch_lectures_sibley'>The Beginning And The Possible End Of The Rise Of Modern American Tort Law</a> ---<a href='https://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1107&context=yjhple'>Debunking Medical Malpractice Myths: Unraveling the False Premises Behind "Tort Reform"</a> ---<a href='https://books.google.de/books?id=ihWHyjLsXygC&dq'>Blocking the Courthouse Door: How the Republican Party and Its Corporate Allies Are Taking Away Your Right to Sue</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

13 Sep 2021

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:05

13 Sep 2021


#141

Re-Release: Dan Quayle vs. Murphy Brown

While our next episode's in the oven,  enjoy this gem from the YWA vault!Support us:<a href='http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout'>Subscribe on Patreon</a><a href='https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast'>Donate on Paypal</a><a href='https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about?ref_id=10420'>Buy cute merch</a> Where to find us: <a href='http://linktr.ee/whyaredads'>Sarah's other show, Why Are Dads</a> <a href='http://maintenancephase.com/'>Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase</a> [Support the show] (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout) ... Read more

06 Sep 2021

52 MINS

52:26

06 Sep 2021