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Aug 4, 2020

Alysa’s friend, Sam, returns to the podcast to discuss John and Lorena Bobbitt. In June 1993, Lorena cut her husband’s penis off in response to a history of domestic violence. The events of the night are laid out as well as they discuss the humor and media frenzy surrounding the case, the trials, the impact of a “Battle of the Sexes,” and the missed opportunity to talk more about domestic violence  All sources are located in show notes and any images will be posted on Instagram.

Start Times for Episode: Tea Recs (7:27), Case Begins (10:05), John's Trial (34:00), Lorena's Trial (51:00), Aftermath (1:12:04), Further Discussion (1:23:27), Media Recs (1:51:54)

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Media Discussed or Recommended!

I Was Lorena Bobbitt =

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark =

Jackson Katz Ted Talk (Violence Against Women – It’s a Men’s Issue) = 

Lorena (Amazon) =

Schitt’s Creek =

Will & Grace =

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