Mike and Sarah are journalists obsessed with the past. Every week they reconsider a person or event that's been miscast in the public imagination.

Karen Carpenter Part 2 with Carolyn Kendrick

January 30, 2023 1:39:10 18.33 MB ( 53.1 MB less) Downloads: 0

In this episode, Carolyn and Sarah follow Karen from the height of her fame through her struggle to find independence, her attempts at eating disorder recovery, and finally to her death on February 4, 1983, when she was just 32 years old. Then it's time to sing a song.We extensively discuss eating disorders, disordered eating, and everything that goes with them in this episode. Please listen with care.If you want to learn more, try Little Girl Blue by Randy L. Schmidt, our primary source for the information in this episode. Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter - Randy L. Schmidt - Google BooksHere's where to find Carolyn:WebsiteTwitterInstagramSupport us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:https://www.carolynkendrick.com/https://twitter.com/carekendrickhttps://www.instagram.com/carolynbkendrick/http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/yourewrongaboutpodhttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.comSupport the show

Valentine's Show A Go-Go Livestream announcement!

January 24, 2023 0:1:56 0.34 MB ( 1.08 MB less) Downloads: 0

Join us for a Valentine's Day live stream, presented by Moment. We'll be joined by Jamie Loftus and we'll be serenaded by Carolyn Kendrick. It's a You're Wrong About Valentine's Day Variety Show.February 14th5 PM Pacific, 8 PM Eastern, 9:30 PM Newfoundland Tickets are $10, or $15 if you want to stick around for a Q & A. https://www.moment.co/yourewrongaboutPatreon and Apple Podcast Subscription supporters, keep an eye out for a 20% discount code.  Support the show

Trailer: Unreformed

January 16, 2023 0:2:36 1.9 MB Downloads: 0

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Karen Carpenter (Part 1) with Carolyn Kendrick

January 16, 2023 1:7:6 48.34 MB Downloads: 0

Long ago and oh so far away, Carolyn and Sarah fell in love with Karen Carpenter when they saw her drum. We examine her meteoric rise. CONTENT WARNING: Karen Carpenter died in 1983 of complications from an eating disorder. Most of our eating disorder discussion will take place in Part II, but we never quite get away from the topic here either. Please listen with care. Here's where to find Carolyn:WebsiteTwitterInstagramSupport us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:https://www.carolynkendrick.com/https://twitter.com/carekendrickhttps://www.instagram.com/carolynbkendrick/http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/yourewrongaboutpodhttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.comSupport the show

Baby Jessica with Blair Braverman

December 26, 2022 1:23:12 59.93 MB Downloads: 0

On October 14, 1987, 18-month-old Jessica McClure fell down a well in Midland, Texas. This week, Sarah tells our survival correspondent, Blair Braverman, about the community that worked to rescue her, and the nation that watched.Here's where to find Blair:WebsiteTwitterSmall Game [book]Support us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:https://www.blairbraverman.com/https://twitter.com/blairbravermanhttps://www.harpercollins.com/products/small-game-blair-braverman?variant=40090251100194http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/yourewrongaboutpodhttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.comSupport the show

Beanie Babies with Jamie Loftus

December 12, 2022 1:3:20 45.63 MB Downloads: 0

They’re winsome and soft and so fun to cuddle/ With one of Ty’s Beanie Babies, you could never go wrong/ But they were all born from a toxic puddle/ It really was capitalism all along.This week, Jamie Loftus tells us the story of the greatest toy fad of the 90s, and liberates us from our tiny plastic boxes. Here's where to find Jamie:Jamie's WebsiteSupport us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:http://www.jamieloftus.xyz/http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/yourewrongaboutpodhttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.comSupport the showSupport the show

Where Have All the Preppies Gone? with Avery Trufelman

November 28, 2022 1:1:54 44.6 MB Downloads: 0

Put on your Docksiders for a stroll through history with Avery Trufelman, who shows us how Ivy style became “preppy,” and how preppy fashion escaped the campus and took over the world. We’re talking about clothing, class, race, and the American dream: you may be through with the polo shirt, but the polo shirt isn’t through with you.Here's where to find Avery:Articles of Interest on SubstackArticles of Interest podcastSupport us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:https://articlesofinterest.substack.com/https://www.articlesofinterest.co/http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/yourewrongaboutpodhttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.comSupport the show

The Movie Rating System with Karina Longworth

November 15, 2022 1:8:30 49.35 MB Downloads: 0

How did Poltergeist get that PG rating? Podcast legend Karina Longworth, host of You Must Remember This, takes us on a wild ride through a century or so of Hollywood history, and shows us what’s been left on the cutting room floor.Here's where to find Karina:WebsiteYou Must Remember ThisSupport us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:http://www.vidiocy.com/http://www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com/http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.comSupport the show

Flight 571: Survival in the Andes with Blair Braverman

October 31, 2022 1:21:20 58.59 MB Downloads: 0

Our survival correspondent Blair Braverman is here to tell us the story of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which crashed in the Andes on October 13, 1972. Of the 45 people on board, 16 ultimately lived. Their survival made them heroes, until the way they survived shocked the world. This week, a story of glaciers, peanuts, and friendship.Here's where to find Blair:WebsiteTwitterSmall Game [book]Support us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:https://www.blairbraverman.com/https://twitter.com/blairbravermanhttps://www.harpercollins.com/products/small-game-blair-braverman?variant=40090251100194http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.comSupport the show

Your Abortion Stories

October 17, 2022 0:45:58 33.13 MB Downloads: 0

“Abortion is healthcare and abortion is a human right. Abortion is racial justice. It’s economic justice. It’s at the intersection of every movement towards liberation. My abortion was a gift.” We asked you to share your abortion stories with us. Here they are. Contribute to the National Network of Abortion Funds here:https://abortionfunds.org/donate/What to do if you need an abortion: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/abortionIf you need help paying for an abortion: https://abortionfunds.org/need-abortion/Support YWA:Bonus Episodes on PatreonBonus Episodes on Apple PodcastsDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:https://abortionfunds.org/donate/https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/abortionhttps://abortionfunds.org/need-abortion/http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttp://apple.co/ywahttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttps://www.maintenancephase.comSupport the show

Online Shopping with Amanda Mull

October 03, 2022 1:15:40 54.51 MB Downloads: 0

Why is it so hard to find the one thing you need? The Atlantic’s Amanda Mull is here to tell us the story of shopping, from the Silk Road to SHEIN hauls, and the story that emerges is one of workers turned against each other, and industrial byproducts reinvented as trends. Here's where to find Amanda:The AtlanticTwitterSupport us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonBonus Episodes on Apple PodcastsDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:https://www.theatlantic.com/author/amanda-mull/https://twitter.com/amandamullhttp://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttp://apple.co/ywahttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttps://www.maintenancephase.com/Support the show

We’ll be back next week! (And a tour update!)

September 26, 2022 0:3:24 2.48 MB Downloads: 0

Support us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonBonus Episodes on Apple PodcastsDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttp://apple.co/ywahttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.comSupport the show

Serial Killers w. Michael Hobbes

September 12, 2022 1:3:16 45.58 MB Downloads: 0

This week, Mike and Sarah reunite to hunt for serial killers, and try to figure out whether they’re really endangered. Digressions include crow funerals, Carrie Bradshaw, and how we feel about being called mom and dad.An extended cut of this episode is also available for Patreon supporters and Apple + Podcast subscribers. Here's where to find Mike:NewsletterTwitterMaintenance Phase Support us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonBonus Episodes on Apple PodcastsDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:https://michaelhobbes.substack.com/https://twitter.com/rottenindenmarkhttps://www.maintenancephase.com/http://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttp://apple.co/ywahttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodSupport the show

The Donner Party w. Chelsey Weber-Smith

August 29, 2022 1:4:46 46.67 MB Downloads: 0

You may:1. Travel on the established trail2. Take the Hastings CutoffWhat is your choice?Chelsey Weber-Smith (American Hysteria) tells Sarah about the Donner Party. Here's where to find Chelsey:WebsiteTwitterSupport us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonBonus Episodes on Apple PodcastsDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:https://www.chelseywebersmith.com/https://twitter.com/amerhysteriahttp://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttp://apple.co/ywahttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.comSupport the show

Henry Lee Lucas w. Rachel Monroe

August 15, 2022 1:4:32 46.49 MB Downloads: 0

This week we’re taking the back roads with Rachel Monroe, who tells us how the most prolific serial killer in American history may have been something much more ordinary—and why we keep trying to make violent men seem much more powerful than they are. Digressions include Ann Rule, career burnout, and tires for serial killers.Here's where to find Rachel:WebsiteTwitterSupport us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonBonus Episodes on Apple PodcastsDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks:http://www.rachel-monroe.com/https://twitter.com/rachmonroehttp://patreon.com/yourewrongabouthttp://apple.co/ywahttps://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-abouthttps://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcasthttps://www.podpage.com/you-are-goodhttp://maintenancephase.comSupport the show