Sad Ass Songs
57:12 | Oct 15th, 2019
We begin with a simple question: How did the queen of the boob joke become a feminist icon? Helen Morales, author of “Pilgrimage to Dollywood,” gave us a stern directive – look at the lyrics! So we di...Show More
cesarm recommended:Oct 16th, 2019
This new 9 part miniseries of Radiolab's Jad Abumrad just premiered today. An exploration of a pop culture icon than on a surface level is regarded as a boob joke in late night shows but whose songs explore the evolution of women in America.
jspinelle recommended:Oct 19th, 2019
This episode manages to cover both murder ballads and third-wave feminism 😀
zeeerin recommended:Oct 20th, 2019
Even if you only ever listen to the first episode of this new 9-part series, you will get a lot more than just a lovely dose of Dolly. It stands alone well, but I’m definitely in for the upcoming journey!
jhawthorne recommended:Oct 21st, 2019
As someone who knows very little about Dolly Parton, this is incredibly informative and entertaining. I also think there is enough history and context to entertain hardcore Dolly fans too
mm recommended:Oct 23rd, 2019
Finally listened to this because I was feeling a bit FOMO. I didn’t know much about Dolly other than people treat her as a joke and she’s larger than life especially with Dollywood. But wow, this woman is power 💪
mmJan 1st, 2020
Hey Dolly Parton fans, a 2020 greeting from Dolly Parton 💛 https://twitter.com/DollyParton/status/1212493747537231875 @jspinelle @cesarm @danny @jhawthorne @mijustin @mochormatic @zeeerin
nikkiboyer recommended:Mar 23rd, 2020
I love this whole series but what I love this episode because it really addresses Dolly's Point of View about herself and how she's always ahead of the joke and doubles down. She loves the idea "getting things off her chest" about the jokes and then get to the REAL conversation.