Podchaser Logo

America's Girls

Claimed
A weekly Society, Culture and Sports podcast featuring Sarah Hepola
 2 people rated this podcast
The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders squad burst onto the field back in 1972—the same year Title IX passed, the same year Deep Throat came out, and a year before Roe v. Wade. Sarah Hepola digs into the untold stories behind the global pop culture phenomenon, from the stripper who allegedly inspired the squad's creation, to a scandalous Playboy cover shoot that was actually a battle over fair wages, to the ongoing debate about sexuality and women’s bodies in a post-#MeToo world. The result is a vibrant mix of history, cultural criticism, and storytelling, featuring interviews with New Yorker writer Jia Tolentino, award-winning novelist Ben Fountain, Oscar-nominated director Dana Adam Shapiro, local television sports legend Dale Hansen, folk-writing hero Joe Nick Patoski, and a whole bunch of cheerleaders whose names you don’t know yet—but should.
Host
10 episodes
Guest
2 episodes
Guest
1 episode
Guest
1 episode

Podcast Reviews

This podcast hasn't been reviewed yet. You can add a review to show others what you thought.
This podcast, its content, and its artwork are not owned by, affiliated with, or endorsed by Podchaser.
Rate Podcast
Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.
Are we missing an episode or update?
Use this to check the RSS feed immediately.