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Where were you when Miley Cyrus couldn't stop twerking? Or when Prince Harry's privates were leaked in Vegas? Chances are you might remember one of these events but not the other. Enter Lowbrow: your cheat sheet to the biggest pop culture moments. Each week hosts Holly Wainwright and Shannen Findlay will take turns breaking down the pop culture moments that showed us something about the world, from the perspective of two women 25 years apart. One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Where were you when Miley Cyrus couldn't stop twerking? Or when Prince Harry's privates were leaked in Vegas? Chances are you might remember one of these events but not the other. Enter Lowbrow: your cheat sheet to the biggest pop culture moments. Each week hosts Holly Wainwright and Shannen Findlay will take turns breaking down the pop culture moments that showed us something about the world, from the perspective of two women 25 years apart. One story, two generations, so much WTF.

The Spice Girl, The Sports Star & The Assistant

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The year is 2003, Guy Sebastian wins Australian Idol, everyone is watching Finding Nemo, Eminem is enjoying his mums spaghetti, and Victoria and David Beckham are living out a fairytale romance.

The couple are tabloid darlings, and in July of that year David Beckham moves to Spain to play for Real Madrid. It's all fun and (football) games, until an assistant speaks out and leaves fairytale in shambles.

This episode, Holly walks Shannen through a rumoured affair, the dirty tabloid culture of the time and what it meant for celebs big and small.

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Hosts: Shannen Findlay and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producer: Talissa Bazaz

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

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Oct 26 2022

19mins

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A Modern Day Love Triangle And A Photo That Broke The Internet

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Over the weekend, a pop culture miracle transpired... A photo of Selena Gomez and Hailey Bieber hugging, cheek to cheek emerged and went VIRAL!

So why did Gen-Z lose their collective minds?

This episode, Shannen walks Holly through 'Jelena' (Justin + Selena's relationship), the drama, the significance, the lost years and why this pic was such a big deal. 

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Shannen Findlay and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producer: Talissa Bazaz

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

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Oct 19 2022

24mins

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A Danish Prince Walks Into a Sydney Pub…

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It’s a cool September night, in Sydney in the year 2000.Ian Thorpe is just moments away from breaking the 400m freestyle World Record, and while that isn’t what this story is about it is the catalyst that turned one young Tassie woman into a Princess.

Welcome to Lowbrow! One story, two generations, so much WTF.

This episode Holly Wainwright tells us the story of how Princess Mary of Denmark came to be a royal, the media response and the way her fairytale is used to taunt other royal women more than 20 years later.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Shannen Findlay and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producer: Talissa Bazaz

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

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Oct 12 2022

17mins

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Avril Lavigne & The Great Clone Conspiracy

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In 2002, Avril Lavigne was one of the most well-known and idolised pop/rock stars in the world. Kids dressed in studded belts and ties, teens wore a little too much eye-liner and parents were trying to figure out what Sk8er Boi meant. 

And then time went on, Avril grew up and started making music that was... different. 

Or did she?

This week Shannen's deep dives into one of the weirdest celebrity conspiracy theories, and asks the question was Avril Lavigne replaced by a clone named Melissa?

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Shannen Findlay and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producer: Talissa Bazaz

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

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Oct 05 2022

20mins

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Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman & The 'Religion' That Ruined Their Marriage

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In the 90's a gloriously permed Nicole Kidman, was swept off her feet by a hunky movie star named Tom Cruise. They starred in movies together, had a glorious Christmas Eve wedding, and were totally and completely smitten - and then a certain religion came knocking. 

This is a story of young love, heartbreak and aliens (kinda). 

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Shannen Findlay and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producer: Talissa Bazaz

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

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Sep 28 2022

22mins

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Anna Paul, Only Fans & The Meet & Greet That Shut Down Perth

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There are two types of people in the world; those who are one of Only Fans star Anna Paul's millions of followers, and those who have no idea who she is.

Shannen is the former; as a Gen Z she watches Anna's every move play out on TikTok alongside millions of others. Holly, unsurprisingly, has absolutely zero clue who she is, so Shan breaks down how she rose to fame, what her appeal is, and exactly what happened at her meet and greet that shut down Perth for a day.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Shannen Findlay and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producer: Talissa Bazaz

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

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Sep 21 2022

19mins

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King Tampon & The First Phone Hack

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In 1993, one phone conversation rocked the entire world.

A private phonecall between a Prince and his rumoured mistress was splashed onto the pages of the world's biggest tabloid magazine. It lead to a high-profile divorce, global embarrassment and more tampons content than you can poke a stick at. 

This episode Holly unpacks Tampon-Gate, the who, the how and most importantly the why?!

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Shannen Findlay and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producer: Talissa Bazaz

Audio Producer: Thom Lion

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 14 2022

19mins

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Wrong Direction: The Interview Gen Z Will Never Get Over

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On Shannen's first episode hosting, she's brought her favourite topic to the table. Five men, one iconic band, and millions of die-hard Gen Z fans.

When One Direction broke up, millions of Gen Z hearts were broken, but there was still hope of a reunion...that was until earlier this year, when one member did an interview with one of the biggest Youtubers in the world and spilled some serious tea.

This episode, Shannen fills in Holly in on the rise and fall, and fall again, of One Direction.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Shannen Findlay and Holly Wainwright

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

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Sep 07 2022

22mins

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The Cheating Scandal That Shaped The Early 2000's

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This episode of Lowbrow, we welcome our incredible new co-host Shannen Findlay and hear all about her pop-culture beginnings (One Direction fan-fiction). 

We flash-back to 2004, where a little movie called Mr & Mrs Smith starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie starts filming in LA. 

Not long after the movies release Brad’s marriage to American sweetheart Jennifer Aniston is over, and just months later the first photos emerge of Brad and Angelina together. So what the hell happened?!

On Shannen's first episode, Holly breaks down one of the sexiest ‘feuds’ in celeb history, and what it says about broader society.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Shannen Findlay and Holly Wainwright

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Thom Lion

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 01 2022

22mins

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Em's Last Show & The House Party That Stopped Australia

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This episode of Lowbrow, we say farewell to our wonderful Emily Vernem! She's on to a new venture, but before she goes, she's leaving us with a legendary Australian story.

In 2008, A Melbourne teen threw the biggest house party Australia had ever seen. It made news for attracting over 500 kids and practically destroying a neighbourhood, and a tweenage Em was enamoured by the peroxide blonde culprit.

On her last episode, Emily explains to Holly what actually went down the night of the party, and the surprising ways it's affected pop culture since.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich 

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

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Aug 24 2022

18mins

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Paris, Kim & The 'Sex Tape Strategy'

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"She became famous because of her sex tape". How often have you heard that about a high profile woman? In the 2000s, Paris Hilton was one of the most famous (and divisive) women in the world, and when an ex boyfriend released an intimate tape of him and the 22-year-old heiress, most of the world assumed she was in on it to promote her new reality show. But was that really the case?

This week, Holly breaks down the supposed 'sex tape strategy', why the same thing happened to Kim K a few years later, and whether we've learnt anything about image based abuse since.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich 

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Thom Lion

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

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Aug 17 2022

17mins

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Kanye, Taylor & The Showdown Of The Century

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It's 2009, and Taylor Swift has just won a VMA for the music video for her song 'You Belong With Me'. As she graces the stage to make her acceptance speech, rapper Kanye West appears from nowhere and takes the microphone off her. And that's when the words "Imma let you finish" became immortalised forever.

On Lowbrow this week, it's Taylor vs Kanye, and the gloves are off. From their many VMA interactions to the infamous phone call between them filmed by Kim Kardashian, this is a bumper episode you can't miss.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich 

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 10 2022

26mins

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The Story Behind The Most Hated Song Of All Time

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When you hear the word 'Friday', what do you think of? The last day of your work week, or possibly the most annoying song ever released?

11 years ago, 13-year-old Rebecca Black broke the internet with her viral song 'Friday', but what you might not know is how the song came about, the backlash she received and how she's finally come out on top.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich 

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 03 2022

18mins

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Especially For You: When Kylie Broke Jason's Heart

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This week, it's officially the end of an era, with Neighbours airing it's last ever episode. Ramsey Street launched the careers of so many Aussie celebs and contained so many bonkers storylines, but none were as iconic as Jason Donovan and Kylie Minogue's on screen and off screen relationship.

In this episode, Holly tells Em about the episodes she wagged school to watch, and the rock star who stole Kylie away from Jason and broke his heart forever.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich 

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 28 2022

21mins

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Attack Of The Zobots: The Cautionary Tale Of Size Zero

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In the 2000s, a one-size body ruled them all; thin and waifish. A literal size 0. And according to a lot of people, there is one person to blame for that. Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe.

In this episode, Holly explains to Em who the 'Zobots' were, how Rachel defined not only 2000s fashion but also dress sizes, and what happened to Misha Barton at Nicole Richie's infamous Memorial Day BBQ...

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich 

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

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Jul 20 2022

25mins

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When Australia Had To Apologise To Justin Bieber

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Welcome to Lowbrow! Your cheat-sheet to big pop-culture moments from the perspective of two women 25 years apart.

It's 2010, and a 16 year old Justin Bieber is the biggest pop star in the world thanks to his iconic hair and his hit song 'Baby'. So when he announced he was coming to Australia for a quick promo tour, every tweenage girl in the country promptly had a meltdown. His appearance on morning tv stopped traffic, caused injuries and attracted the riot squad, but it was an incident with a fan in New Zealand that, as Em explains, will go down in history.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich and Lize Ratliff

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Rhiannon Mooney

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 13 2022

22mins

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The Strangest Thing About Winona Ryder's Career

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Welcome to Lowbrow! Your cheat-sheet to big pop-culture moments from the perspective of two women 25 years apart.

To Gen Z, Winona Ryder is the amazing Joyce Byers from Stranger Things. But to Holly's generation, she was a style icon, talented actor, it-girl, and subject of a furious tabloid flurry in 2001 (Em was 5 years old at this stage).

This episode, Holly explains what went down to make Winona decide to drop out of the limelight, and the problem with how the world treated her for her mistake.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich and Lize Ratliff

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Rhiannon Mooney

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

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Jul 06 2022

25mins

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The Celebrity Pixie Boyfriends of 2022

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Welcome to Lowbrow! Your cheat-sheet to big pop-culture moments from the perspective of two women 25 years apart.

You may have heard of the manic pixie dream girl, but she is so 2000s. Now everyone wants a manic pixie dream boyfriend. Wondering what that is? On this episode of Lowbrow, Em explains to Holly what a "Pixie Boyfriend" is and why every It Girl in Hollywood is getting one.

Plus, she points out some of the most famous pixie boyfriends, including the 'head pixie', Pete Davidson, and includes a check list so you know if you're dating one yourself.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich and Lize Ratliff

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Rhiannon Mooney

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

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Jun 29 2022

22mins

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That Time Tom Cruise (May Have) Auditioned For A Wife

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Welcome to Lowbrow! Your cheat-sheet to big pop-culture moments from the perspective of two women 25 years apart.

He's one of the biggest movie stars in the world, but when Tom Cruise jumped up on Oprah's couch to scream about how much he loved his girlfriend Katie Holmes, the world had...questions.

This week, Holly explains to Em how 'TomKat' met, the Mission Impossible style way Katie divorced Tom, and exactly why she was obsessed with Suri Cruise.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich and Lize Ratliff

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

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Jun 22 2022

27mins

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The Celebrity Teen Pregnancy That Crushed A Dream

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Welcome to Lowbrow! Your cheat-sheet to big pop-culture moments from the perspective of two women 25 years apart.

When you hear the last name 'Spears', who do you think of? For most people, it's a certain pop star, but for Em, Jamie Lynn is the only Spears that mattered. She was the star of her favourite show, Zoey 101, before a shock pregnancy derailed everything.

On this episode of Lowbrow, Em takes Holly down a Zillenial rabbithole, and shines a light on the 'scandal' that was Jamie Lynn's teen pregnancy.

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

THE END BITS

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CONTACT US

Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

Executive Producers: Tia Ucich and Lize Ratliff

Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading our articles or listening to our podcasts, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au

Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 15 2022

23mins

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