You're Wrong About

Sarah Marshall

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

School’s Out Book Club: Go Ask Alice w. Carmen Maria Machado (Part 1)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: 5 Of The Most Gruesome Medieval Torture Devices [Buzzfeed]Sutton hoo artifact [1]Sutton hoo artifact [2]Coat of shame [1]Coat of shame [2]Here's where to find Dana:Noble Blood [podcast] and Anatomy, A Love Story [novel]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: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—https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2Se3knPozM&ab_channel=BuzzFeedVideohttps://www.britishmuseum.org/sites/default/files/styles/uncropped_medium/public/2019-10/gold-belt-buckle-sutton-hoo-british-museum-1000-500.jpg?itok=Tz1nO2MRhttps://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_Yhttps://www.ancient-origins.net/sites/default/files/Coat-of-Shame.jpghttps://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/82/Spansk_kappe_%282%29.jpg/440px-Spansk_kappe_%282%29.jpgSupport the show (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout)
Apr 25 2022
59 mins
How Email Took Over the World w. Anne Helen PetersenJuliet's Balcony w. Chelsey Weber-SmithRonald Reagan and "The Welfare Queen" w. Laci MosleyBonus: Groundhog Day with Josh GondelmanCSI: Junk Science w. Josie Duffy Rice
Feb 21 2022
1 hr 8 mins
Winter Book Club: The Amityville Horror w. Jamie Loftus (Finale)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:Decoder RingSupport us:Bonus Episodes on PatreonDonate on PaypalBuy cute merchTom Cruise on the couch notesOprah episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=930BhfJxFxUTom Cruise Kills Oprah meme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRbhE3GRiUEAmy Nicholson's revelatory piece reframing Tom Cruise and the couch jump: https://www.laweekly.com/how-youtube-and-internet-journalism-destroyed-tom-cruise-our-last-real-movie-star/Rich Juzwiak piece on the meaning of the couch jump: https://www.gawker.com/5912665/gone-and-back-tom-cruises-couch-jumping-rememberedNew York Times hand wringing about the event: https://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/02/movies/how-personal-is-too-personal-for-a-star-like-tom-cruise.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/22/fashion/sundaystyles/i-love-you-with-all-my-hype.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/19/opinion/two-top-guns-shoot-blanks.htmlA few other interesting, what it all meant pieces:https://www.laineygossip.com/looking-back-on-tom-cruise-maniacal-couch-jumping-on-oprah-fifteen-years-later/66337https://www.theringer.com/tv/2018/8/1/17631658/tom-cruise-oprah-couch-jumpWhere else to find us:Sarah's other show, You Are Good [YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance PhaseLinks: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.comSupport the show (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout)
Jan 24 2022
54 mins
Talking Tammy Faye Bakker w. Jessica ChastainWinter Book Club: The Amityville Horror w. Jamie Loftus (Part 2)Winter Book Club: The Amityville Horror w. Jamie Loftus (Part 1)Reconstruction w. Jamelle BouieTrue Crime w. Emma BerquistEd and Lorraine Warren w. Jamie LoftusCatherine the Great w. Dana SchwartzMike Lives in a Downtown HotelBonus: The Great Protein FiascoThe McDonald's Hot Coffee Case
Sep 13 2021
1 hr 13 mins
Re-Release: Dan Quayle vs. Murphy Brown