Show Your Work Podcast Articles

Show Your Work: The Written Word Edition

Duana Posted by Duana at January 15, 2018 20:25:21 January 15, 2018 20:25:21
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There was never any doubt that we would discuss the 1.5 million dollar pay disparity between Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg, but in a development that *never* happens, the longer we put off talking about it, the better the story got.  The USA Today article with all the details is here Full Story

Show Your Work: Award season fashion and drama

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 18, 2017 21:45:37 December 18, 2017 21:45:37
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HBO

Did you hear last week that many actresses will be wearing all-black for sure at the Golden Globes and maybe through award season as a sign of solidarity to protest sexual harassment in the industry? On the new episode of Show Your Work, Duana and I discuss the implications – this is a symbolic gesture, but can it move the needle? And, beyond fashion, what needs to happen to effect real change?  Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon will likely be in black then at the Globes where they’re nominated for Big Little Lies. Full Story

Show Your Work: JLaw, JK, Gabrielle, and Stannis Baratheon

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 11, 2017 21:14:01 December 11, 2017 21:14:01
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Jesse Grant/ Phillip Faraone/ Rich Fury/ Getty Images

Despite her popularity, and those weirdos at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association love them some Jennifer Lawrence, she was not nominated for a Golden Globe. Helen Mirren came out of nowhere for a nomination though and Michelle Williams was included too, even though THEY’RE STILL SHOOTING THAT MOVIE, OMG, but Jennifer was left off the list. Full Story

Show Your Work: The Royal Engagement plus Kendrick Lamar and Margot Robbie 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 27, 2017 21:28:26 November 27, 2017 21:28:26

Duana and I recorded this week’s episode of Show Your Work yesterday. While, at the time, we did not yet know what would happen today, our discussion points still apply – Prince Harry’s relationship with the media, the media workings around this kind of event, and what Harry and now Meghan have shown us about how they’ll run their media playbook. Full Story

Show Your Work: Harvey Weinstein Edition

Duana Posted by Duana at October 11, 2017 18:45:57 October 11, 2017 18:45:57
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Lainey and I both knew we would have a hard time holding on through the whole hiatus. We talked all the time about what we would talk about on the podcast when we brought it back. But we couldn’t have predicted it would be for this. As the Harvey Weinstein Full Story

Show Your Work: Taylor Swift is The Matrix

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 28, 2017 19:34:22 August 28, 2017 19:34:22

Taylor Swift has been breaking all kinds of records with Look What You Made Me Do – on iTunes, on YouTube, on Spotify. So while the song may not be a hit with critics, it’s undeniable that she’s one of the most powerful forces in music. Full Story

Show Your Work: The Kardashian Decade

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 21, 2017 20:04:02 August 21, 2017 20:04:02

If you’re surprised that the Kardashians are the lead story on this week’s episode of Show Your Work, you’re not alone. Duana was expecting a fight when she pitched it to me last week after The Hollywood Reporter featured them in their latest issue, an oral history of how the Kardashian decade came to be. Full Story

Show Your Work: Taylor Swift in court

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 14, 2017 20:26:55 August 14, 2017 20:26:55
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The jury is now deliberating in the Taylor Swift civil trial against (is that the right word? Against?) former DJ David Mueller who allegedly groped her ass during a meet and greet in 2013. Following Taylor’s testimony last week, the judge threw out David Mueller’s case against Taylor (he claims she got him fired and ruined his reputation) for insufficient evidence. Full Story