The Reheat

Frequency Podcast Network

Celebrity gossip is fun, but it can also be educational. The Reheat takes the biggest pop culture stories of yester-year and re-examines them through the lens of today. With wit, research, and tons of intersectional feminist critiques, hosts Sadaf Ahsan and Sarah Sahagian will blow your mind with their analysis of all the vintage celebrity scandals you remember, and some you don't. From revisiting Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's divorce to The House of Gucci Murders, and a restorative reading of The Kardashians, Sadaf and Sarah will challenge your pop culture worldview! Basically, The Reheat is what would happen if a Gender Studies Class and your favourite gossip blog had a baby... read less

REWIND: Celebrity sex tapes: from Paris Hilton to Rob Lowe
03-10-2022
REWIND: Celebrity sex tapes: from Paris Hilton to Rob Lowe
While the show remains on hiatus, this week we wanted to revisit one of our favourite episodes, a deep dive on the lost art of celebrity sex tapes. If you're a loyal listener, we hope you enjoy this salacious trip down memory lane, and if you're new here, we hope this inspires you to take a listen through our back catalogue. There is so much more where this came from. Stay tuned to the feed for further re-releases, and announcements about when we'll start releasing new content. Thanks for listening! -----------------------------------Whether a publicity stunt or revenge porn, the celebrity sex tape has long been a salacious and voyeuristic fascination for the media and its subjects' fans. But when it comes to male stars, their tapes have seemed to serve as fuel for their fire, while for female stars, the only rhetoric has been slut-shaming. Sarah and Sadaf dive into the story behind the tapes of everyone from Rob Lowe to Pam Anderson and Tommy Lee to Paris Hilton to understand why, and what sort of ripple effect celebrity sex tapes have left in the years since.Links to articles mentioned in this episode:Vanity Fair’s “Paris Hilton, In Reflection”:https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/04/paris-hilton-in-reflectionNYT’s “Sex, Lawsuits and Celebrities Caught on Tape”:https://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/19/fashion/sundaystyles/sex-lawsuits-and-celebrities-caught-on-tape.htmlRolling Stone’s “Pam and Tommy: The Untold Story of the World’s Most Infamous Sex Tape”https://www.rollingstone.com/feature/pam-and-tommy-the-untold-story-of-the-worlds-most-infamous-sex-tape-194776/Connect with us on Twitter:@_sadafahsan@sarahsahagian