You're Wrong About

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.

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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.

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   52m
 
 

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...


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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...


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 2021-10-25  1h0m
 
 

Mike Lives in a Downtown Hotel


An announcement!

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Where else to find us:
Sarah's other show, You Are Good
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 2021-10-11  21m
 
 

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.

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Sarah's other show, You Are Good
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 2021-09-27  1h10m
 
 

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...


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 2021-09-13  1h13m
 
 

Re-Release: Dan Quayle vs. Murphy Brown


While our next episode's in the oven,  enjoy this gem from the YWA vault!

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Where to find us:
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 2021-09-06  52m
 
 

The O.J. Simpson Trial: Runaway Grand Jury


This week, the defense hires Alan Dershowitz, Marcia Clark questions witnesses and Jill Shively tries to get a salad. Digressions include narcissism, "Hard Copy" and the dad from "The Wonder Years." Susan Herman, the voice of reason in our Charlie Rose clip, is the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School.

This episode includes descriptions of domestic violence...


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 2021-08-23  51m
 
 

Summer Book Club: "The Satan Seller" (The Debunking!)


This week we debunk Mike Warnke right out of his cabin and into the lake, using Cornerstone Magazine’s long overdue exposé as our guide. Digressions include "Star Trek," a classic New Yorker cover and Ariana Grande. We definitively conclude that the Bible endorses cancel culture.
This episode, we’re sorry to say, includes detailed descriptions of domestic abuse...


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 2021-08-09  58m
 
 

Summer Book Club: "The Satan Seller" (Part 3)


We finish our San Bernardino joyride through Mike Warnke’s 1972 “memoir” with a hex, a horrible crime and a Satanic celebrity cameo. Digressions include digressions include Billie Eilish, wicker men and today’s completely new and not at all throwback panic over critical race theory.

This episode includes a wildly fake but nonetheless disturbing description of a sexual assault...


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 2021-07-26  46m