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Join the award-winning series Breasts Unbound for a revealing journey into everyone’s favorite organ. Host Florence Williams travels from Houston to Hollywood to the boob-shaped hills of Northern England to share the big and small story of breasts – why we have them, how we view them, and why they sometimes do weird things. Turns out, breasts have a lot to teach us. Coming December 5, 2017 to Apple Podcasts, and available now on Audible.
||CleanEp 8.: The Future of Breasts||Even though we still live in a big-boob bubble, more women are voluntarily reducing their breast size. Others are happily deciding to “go flat” after cancer. Trans women are learning how to lactate - are men next? Are we entering a post-boob...||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 7: The New Normal Puberty||Retailers are now selling bras with princess characters on them. Girls are reaching puberty earlier than ever before. In this episode, we talk to some families and experts at the center of the quest to understand how modern life is changing breasts...||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 6: What’s in Chelsea Handler’s Boobs?||In this episode, we talk to Chelsea Handler about her relationship with her large and well-publicized rack, and then find out what chemicals she has coursing through her bloodstream that might endanger her (and everyone’s) prized organs.||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 5: Bugs and Breastmilk||It can save babies’ lives and supply rarified fatty acids, antibodies and proteins. But breast milk also contains tons of mysterious sugars not digestible by babies. So, who are they for? And what can the answer teach us about the future of health...||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4: What Men Can Teach Us About Breast Cancer||Mike Partain was born on a storied marine base in North Carolina. Thirty-nine years later, he was diagnosed with rare male breast cancer. Then he started finding old neighbors who were diagnosed, too. Thanks to these male outliers, scientists are...||12/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3: Busting the Bust Myth||In modern-day America, we’re constantly bombarded with images of perfectly round, big, pneumatic knockers. Where did this ideal come from, and is it really everyone’s favorite boob type? Florence Williams administers the “Swami test” to find...||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2: Knocking on Evolution’s Door||Every mammal has mammary glands, but only humans have permanent, rounded, full-on breasts. Why? What are breasts really for, anyway? The answers matter, because they influence how we see each other and see ourselves. Florence Williams walks up the...||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1: 55 Years of Plastic Implants||Florence Williams explores the history of a medical device that changed silhouettes around the world, and she finds the oldest living pair of silicone implants - in 84-year-old Texan Timmie Jean Lindsey, who has to decide whether or not to remove them..||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing Soon||Breasts have been bared, flaunted, measured, inflated, suckled, pierced, tassled -- and in every way fetishized by our society. Host and science journalist Florence Williams (prize-winning author of BREASTS: A Natural and Unnatural History)...||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Hilarious and smart. I live in Los Angeles where I see boob jobs all the time. Great to hear about the history and the controversy even now. Who would ever do this???
- Category: Society & Culture
- Language: English
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