It's a special episode of The C-Word! With each episode, Lena Dunham and Alissa Bennett take you on an historical deep-dive into the life of a woman society dismissed by calling her mad, sad, or just plain bad. Join them for a rich, hilarious, and heartbreaking look into exactly what it means when we call a woman ?crazy?.
In this episode: Sean Young got her big break when she was cast in Blade Runner at 22-years old. But after rumblings that she was ?difficult to work with,? and troubling romantic rumors, her reputation plummeted. Lena and Alissa trace Sean?s career through her plea to play Catwoman to some ill-fated talk show appearances to Hollywood outcast.
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Lena is back with Alissa Bennet to share another episode of their new podcast, The C-Word! It?s a chat show about women history loves to call ?crazy.?
In this episode: Lena and Alissa dive into the story of legendary love-scammer Miranda Grosvenor, a woman who anonymously enchanted Hollywood?s most famous men over the phone. Some of her confirmed callers include Warren Beatty, Robert DeNiro, and Billy Joel. Lena and Alissa discuss the isolation of fame, the long-lost magic of landlines, and then talk to Sia about the intentions behind hiding one?s face.
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Lena is back with Alissa Bennet to share the first episode of their new podcast, The C-Word! It?s a chat show about women history loves to call ?crazy.?
In this episode: Heiress to the Johnson & Johnson fortune, Casey was a 2000s tabloid staple known for her wild partying, badly-behaved pets, and tumultuous relationships, before her untimely death at age 30. Lena & Alissa discuss wealth, fame, and growing up in the public eye.
The C-Word is available only on Luminary, a new podcast app.