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High Brow is a chic podcast for cool girls and self-identified intellectuals. Hosted by Mina Le, the pod is an extension of her eponymous Youtube channel.

Follow Mina every Wednesday as she leads you through the culture & fashion landscapes, dissecting topics that probably resonate most with the chronically online... but through the lens of someone who has touched grass of course (or so she claims!).

Find Mina on Youtube, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter @gremlita
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In today's episode, Mina discusses the items on her personal Christmas wishlist, the Met Costume Institute’s new exhibit "Women Dressing Women," her thoughts on the new Balenciaga show, the lack of "third places" in the U.S. and, in the same vein, the overpriced oat milk lattes that are RUINING community, also: children being worse than ever before?, Emma Chamberlain "discourse," and the potential return of big dairy. Support the podcast on Patreon! Instagram: @highbrow.pod Send suggestions/thoughts/stories to highbrowbymina@gmail.com or leave a voicemail ‪(917) 727-8385‬ Reading List: Third Places TikTok video kids can't read and it's YOUR FAULT by Kyle Fitzpatrick The 2023 Gen Z Gift Guide, According to TikTok by Casey Lewis (paywalled) Got Milk? Not This Generation. by Kim Severson US retail sales of oat milk decline in latest quarter after years of explosive growth by Elaine Watson WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT MILK SHAME, THE BANE OF DAIRY-LOVING ADULTS EVERYWHERE by Andy Kryza Whole Milk Mounts Its Triumphant Comeback by Emily Sundberg THE CRIMES BEHIND THE SEAFOOD YOU EAT by Ian Urbina
In this episode, Mina starts off by talking about NYC party etiquette, but then delves into the topic of MOVIES – a topic she's been barred from speaking about... until now. Let's discuss Priscilla (2023), how it compares to Elvis (2022), and most importantly... Jacob Elordi vs. Austin Butler's portrayals. Also: tangents on Alfred Hitchcock, Jacob Elordi/Kissing Booth drama, David Fincher's The Killer (2023), and the importance of Letterboxd reviews (they are NOT annoying!!) Support the podcast on Patreon! Instagram: @highbrow.pod Send suggestions/thoughts/stories to highbrowbymina@gmail.com or leave a voicemail ‪(917) 727-8385‬ READING LIST Hitchcock/Truffaut: The Definitive Study of Alfred Hitchcock by Francois Truffaut Scriptwriting from soup to nuts. Swicord, Robin.  Sight and Sound; London Vol. 7, Iss. 11, (Nov 1997): 28-30,3. How Jacob Elordi Became The New King Consensus Empire: Empowering the Spectator through Letterboxd Reviews Not Another Lonely Assassin Movie
Mina serves some of her Booktok hot takes, opinions on anti-intellectualism, the rise of literary it girls/writer influencers, her first-hand experience risking her life with mercury poisoning, and the history of depression era food (white american food is bland because of PROHIBITION?) (loading her food history commentator phase...) Support the podcast on Patreon! Instagram: @highbrow.pod Send suggestions/thoughts/stories to highbrowbymina@gmail.com or leave a voicemail ‪(917) 727-8385‬ READING LIST How can I donate hair / fur / fleece? | MatterofTrust.org  Are We Losing the Ability to Read Books? - Scott H Young  Skimming, scanning, scrolling — the age of deep reading is over  Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound  THE MAKINGS OF A LITERARY IT GIRL Consumer Expenditures in the New York Metropolitan Area — 2021–22 : Northeast Information Office  The Great Depression diet: 4 ways our eating habits have changed since the 1930s Creamed, Canned And Frozen: How The Great Depression Revamped U.S. Diets Why Hunting Down 'Authentic Ethnic Food' Is A Loaded Proposition HISTORICAL OUTLINE OF THE CANNING OF. FISHERY PRODUCTS 
In today's episode, Mina talks about how to launder your clothes, the ethics of wearing clothing made of human hair and also eating your friend's leg, urbanites cosplaying as farm girls (guilty), and the history of the dude ranch industry. Support the podcast on Patreon! Instagram: @highbrow.pod Send suggestions/thoughts/stories to highbrowbymina@gmail.com or leave a voicemail ‪(917) 727-8385‬ READING LIST How often should you wash your jeans? Levi’s CEO settles debate  Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes by Andrew Brooks Studio Zsofia Kollar — Human Material Loop Victorian Hair Jewelry | Rosenberg Library Museum Why the Internet Isn’t Fun Anymore | The New Yorker TW: there are photos of the leg This Guy Served His Friends Tacos Made from His Own Amputated Leg Foraging Classes, Wellness Yurts, and the Agritourism Fantasy  Romancing the West: Dude Ranching in Wyoming | WyoHistory.org The History of Dude Ranches How often should you wash your jeans? Levi’s CEO settles debate The strange history of the dude and the American West | Aeon Essays
In today's episode, Mina embraces Meg Ryan Fall™, asks the question "do the rats run this city?" (yes they do), her algorithm-induced David Byrne fixation, why review systems are no good (especially Rotten Tomatoes), what it means to be a "content creator" (barf?????), and online friendship etiquette. Support the podcast on Patreon! Instagram: @highbrow.pod Send suggestions/thoughts/stories to highbrowbymina@gmail.com Reading/sources list: New York's Rats Have Already Won - The Atlantic The Mongolia cashmere quote I mentioned is actually from this New Yorker article from 1999: The Crisis in Cashmere | The New Yorker  Talking Heads on the Return of ‘Stop Making Sense’ - The New York Times The Decomposition of Rotten Tomatoes   Emma Thompson Is Right: The Word ‘Content’ Is Rude - The New York Times The New Rules Of Friendship Online Group-Chat Culture Is Out of Control - The Atlantic Milk Experiment     Re: Google search engine results, the Wired article I read and got information from has been taken down since recording: A Note From WIRED Leadership  Here’s another article regarding Google interference - not sure if they do exactly what Wired first reported on, but still sounds bad whatever they’re doing: How Google Interferes With Its Search Algorithms and Changes Your Results - WSJ 
Also... PR girls, the Idaho cottagecore fantasy, Victorian book censorship, and fake alien abductions. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/highbrowbymina Tumblr: https://horsegir1.tumblr.com/ Mina's list: What Amanda Seyfried Can't Live Without The Dostoevsky Dash: The Reasons for Dashed Out Information in Literature Kurtis Conner: Stop Filming Strangers Abby Cox: We Need to Talk about TikTok's Obsession with Face Reading and its Dark History  Nose form was shaped by climate Orange Ya Glad You Didn't Buy That Vitamin C Mask? 
Mina discusses her experience at New York Fashion Week. Also: why we all get upset about influencer attendance, the Kylie Jenner/Timothee Chalamet relationship, the hustle of working corporate in the industry, and how she gets a seat at a fashion show. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/highbrowbymina Vogue Business' Debunking the Dream Series Debunking the dream: Is working in fashion going out of style? Debunking the dream: Is fashion’s lifestyle sustainable for employees? Debunking the dream: Can fashion cool its burnout culture? Debunking the dream: Who is allowed to succeed in fashion?
Mina discusses some major updates for Patreon, Youtube, and the High Brow pod. Also: Hozier, Renaissance Faire turkey legs, the fashion influencer economy, the Real Housewives of New York City, whatever happened to Jeffrey Campbell, and “the commodification of taste.” Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! Rachel's article:   Whatever happened to having taste? Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture by Rachel Rubin An ad for the 1963 Ren Faire Who Jane Read, Who Read Jane: Austen's Readers and Favorite Books
The director's cut version of Mina's the circus of celebrity house tours video. In this extended version, she discusses the modern farmhouse hgtv agenda, landlord-core, and celebrity property feuds, spurred on by your answers to the question "what is the ugliest interior design trend?" Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! Sources Residence of MR. And MRS. MICKEY ROONEY — Beverly Hills, California | Architectural Digest | SEPTEMBER 1964 A Tour of the White House Mary Ann Watson (1988). The Presidency in a Bicentennial and Quadrennial Election Year || A Tour of the White House: Mystique and Tradition. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 18(1), 91–99. doi:10.2307/27550536  Kryczka, Anna (2014). Television and taste on the New Frontier: ‘A Tour Of The White House With Mrs. John F. Kennedy’. History and Technology, 30(1-2), 123–132. doi:10.1080/07341512.2014.934061 03 Apr 1963 - MONACO...with Princess Crace as guide - Trove A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy Things You Didn’t Know About "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous: Influential Reality TV | TIME The Unshakable Allure of the Celebrity House Tour Robin Leach's 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous' paved the way for 'MTV Cribs' and the Kardashians - The Washington Post How Russia's Shared Kitchens Helped Shape Soviet Politics : The Salt : NPR Stargazing: Celebrity, Fame, and Social Interaction By Kerry O. Ferris, Scott R. Harris Greta Garbo: Hollywood's Most Mysterious Star - Variety The Streisand Effect: When censorship backfires - BBC News Cribs turns 20! We look back at the MTV series' most ridiculous homes 20 Most Ridiculous Things Seen On MTV Cribs Inside Grey Gardens With Gail Sheehy -- New York Magazine - Nymag The tragedy of Grey Gardens: was the landmark documentary actually an exploitation movie? Grey Gardens Original Documentary Trailer We Need to Talk About David Harbour and Lily Allen's Bathroom Inside RuPaul’s Dramatically Glamorous Beverly Hills Manse | Architectural Digest WATCH: Bretman Rock House, Beauty Room + Closet Storage Tour The story of the shopping mall in Barbara Streisand's house Merchandizing the Void - Dilettante Army The Modern Farmhouse Is Today’s McMansion. And It’s Here to Stay. - The New York Times Modern Farmhouse: The Style That’s Not Real, But Really Popular Same House, New Costume What Is It Like to Be a Late-Night Talk Show Guest? A brief history of the many lies celebrities told on MTV Cribs Redman: MTV Tried to Get Me to Rent a House for "Cribs" EP#7: Redman's Legendary New York Yard | MTV Cribs Collections Redman Shares All of the Hilarious Details Behind the Funniest Episode of ‘MTV Cribs’ Ever | Cracked.com Two Truths & A Lime: Pulling Apart Dakota Johnson's Glorious Web Of Lies Why does the internet love tree law so much? Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page & Robbie Williams End Mansion Feud EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Silence is golden for Robbie Williams as he employs builders using '19th century hand-tools' to keep noise down during renovation after row with neighbour Jimmy Page over impact of work A nun begged Katy Perry not to buy her convent — then collapsed and died - The Washington Post  Inside the Katy Perry Convent That Sparked a Real Estate War: Never-Before-Seen Photos Katy Perry Is Finding Herself in Another Complicated Legal Battle Over Real Estate Written by Mina Le and Ella Gray Edited by Sophie Carter Music by Olivia Martinez Cover Art by Lindsay Mintz
Mina talks about the Depop styling bundle grind, whether or not they're a viable purchase, and how to choose between the many personal shoppers out there. Also: Erewhon "Hailey Bieber" smoothie review, Goodwill bins trauma, changes in Asian factory labor and what that means for the rest of the world, the ethics of doxxing Selena Gomez haters, and why we're all tired of the "hot take." Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! READING LIST: Gen Z loves clothing hauls and hates landfills. Enter the style bundle - The Washington Post The Era of Ultracheap Stuff Is Under Threat - WSJ "Opinion Fatigue" Is Setting In For Twitter, TikTok, & Instagram Creators What Did People Do Before Smartphones? Edited by Sophie Carter Music by Olivia Martinez Cover art by Lindsay Mintz
This is an extended version of the aesthetics episode that came out on Monday. Mina addresses your babygirlification concerns, shares audience experiences navigating online aesthetics, and includes insightful commentary from Evan Collins, co-founder of CARI (the Consumer Aesthetics Research Institute). Take a look at the CARI website when you have the time! You can support their valuable work through donations. Subscribe to the Patreon! SOURCES How the Zoot Suit Became a Symbol of Resistance for Mexican-American People | Teen Vogue; Pachuco – Subcultures and Sociology Column: The Zoot Suit era is when white America learned to stereotype young Latinos as threats How the Beat Generation Became "Beatniks" - JSTOR Daily Mods - Museum of Youth Culture The Story Of Subculture: GOTH - UNDERGROUND What is emo, anyway? We look at history to define a genre What is a Subculture?. The Feminine Presence in Youth Subcultures: the Art of Becoming Visible1 Wivian Weller Youth Culture, Higher Ed, Flappers: The Origins of Youth Culture in the 1920s Inventing the American Teen-Ager | The New Yorker The Origin of the Teenager - Boundless Theatre Researching Subcultures, Inc. Fashion Subcultures And Youth Identity | The Dyás Wearable Art Is youth culture a thing of the past? | Apollo Magazine Yomi Adegoke: Has The Internet Killed Subcultures? | British Vogue The Fountain of Youth | National Geographic Supersonic youth: who said subcultures were dead? - The Face Category:Core Suffix | Aesthetics Wiki What Health Goth Actually Means | The FADER Health Goth | Aesthetics Wiki 14 Unforgettable Vaporware Products How Vaporwave Was Created Then Destroyed by the Internet History of Vaporwave  The whitewashing of the art hoe movement | Diggit Magazine. #Arthoe: the teens who kickstarted a feminist art movement | Art and design | The Guardian "That's So Aesthetic": Subcultures That Stand for Nothing in the Connected Age — louisarogers Trends are dead What is monoculture? - Vox On TikTok, there’s always a new ‘girl’ aesthetic Tomato girl summer trend: It's an old idea with a surprising new twist. Digital culture and entertainment insights daily: Girl Internet Corporate girlie aesthetic dominating TikTok is proof that Gen Z isn't just about 'quiet quitting' It’s time to ‘embrace the rodent energy’: Content creator declares 2023 Rat Girl Summer Rat Girl Summer rodent energy The Creator of 'Feral Girl Summer' Explains How to Be Your Most Chaotic Self Hot Girl Walks are all over TikTok. Here's what you need to do one right What Is Girl Dinner? - The New York Times  Hot girls walked so girl dinner could run Popeyes is now offering 'girl dinner.' Here's what's included | CNN Business De-Influencing TikTok's 'Blueberry Milk Nails' Trend WHY ARE PEOPLE UPSET ABOUT THE ‘BLUEBERRY MILK’ NAIL TREND?  The year of garbage internet trends - Vox Fashion has reached peak trendcore, and we're all tired 
Join Mina as she shares audience getting-off-social-media tactics and rambles on about Cillian Murphy, being a girl's girl, Paris Hilton's hyperbaric oxygen chamber, Samba fatigue, and where to shop for vintage clothes online. Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! Reads: Why everyone online is calling these Hollywood men 'babygirl' Having Sambas Fatigue? These Celebs Make a Case for This Classic Sneaker Instead Hollywood Elite Rushes to Get Plastic Surgery Before SAG-AFTRA Strike Ends | Allure Recs: http://gem.app  https://afterschool.substack.com/ Edited by Sophie Carter Music by Olivia Martinez Cover Art by Lindsay Mintz
Mina discusses the SAG strike and how that's impacting Hollywood, but also my content, Find My Friends addiction, dealing with the TikTok age filter, and how the tourism industry is making American tourists more annoying than need be. Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! Mina's reading list: “Orange Is the New Black” Signalled the Rot Inside the Streaming Economy All the Actors Strike Questions You Were Afraid to Ask Fran Drescher on Her Disgust With Hollywood Executives IS TIKTOK’S AGED FILTER ACCURATE? NOT REALLY, EXPERTS SAY Find My Friends is becoming another form of toxic social media Stop trying to have the perfect vacation. You’re ruining everyone else’s. Edited by Sophie Carter Music by Olivia Martinez Cover by Lindsay Mintz 
Mina talks about her first time solo traveling in Italy a few weeks ago, making and losing new friends on vacation, unfollowing politics in the Instagram age, tangents on Sarah Jessica Parker and 60s high society, and the so-called democratization of "it girls" and the internet's shift towards hyper-individualism... or not??? Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! Her reading list: Party of the Century: The Fabulous Story of Truman Capote and His Black and White Ball by Deborah Davis  NYT article about the event if you don't want to read the whole book:  50 Years Ago, Truman Capote Hosted the Best Party Ever Why Sarah Jessica Parker Keeps Playing Carrie Bradshaw The Shrinking Influence Of "It Girls" - mixed feelings CORRECTION: THE CUT ARTICLE, NOT THE NEW YORKER: ‘It’ Girl Inflation: You’re an “It” girl! You’re an “It” girl! Everyone’s an “It” girl! Edited by Sophie Carter Music by Olivia Martinez Cover by Lindsay Mintz 
This is an extended version of Mina's the "perfect" wedding dress is a myth video, including digressions in royal weddings and bridezilla discourse, as well as some crazy wedding stories from the listeners! Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! Written by Mina Le, Ella Gray, and Sophie Carter Edited by Sophie Carter Music by Olivia Martinez Cover by Lindsay Mintz SOURCES The Fake Poor Bride How 20-Year-Old Queen Victoria Forever Changed Wedding Fashion | Vanity Fair Creating her space - Philippa, princess of England, queen of Sweden, Denmark and Norway, and Vadstena Abbey | Mia Åkestam - Academia.edu A Natural History of the Wedding Dress - JSTOR Daily Etiquette of Trousseau - White Wedding Dress Origins - Godey's Lady's Book, August 1849 White Wedding Dress: The History Of The Most Popular Bridal Gown | British Vogue The Wedding Dress: 300 Years of Bridal Fashions by Edwina Ehrman The exchange of the princesses Royal Weddings Are a Fairy Tale. They Used to Be High-Stakes Diplomacy. The royal weddings that shaped European history - Vox Modernising royal weddings: a historical perspective Public reception - Royal Weddings History's most lavish royal weddings Grace Kelly’s bridal gown is cited as a masterpiece and best-remembered bridal gown of all time 4 Ways Royal Weddings Have Influenced the Modern Wedding Industry | Wed Society The Ugly Incest Secret Behind History's Royal Families Tongan crown prince marries second cousin Wedding Costs: Who Pays for What Traditionally? Japan’s Princess Mako marries and loses royal status. Royal flush? How much are taxpayers paying for the Royal wedding? - Full Fact Royal wedding 2018: Who's paying? - BBC News Princess Beatrice’s Tiara Came With Deep and Symbolic Royal Connections | Vanity Fair The Evolution of Bridal Style Through the Years They Were the First - NYTimes.com "Pity June Bride! War Trims Trousseau." UPIs 20th Century Top Stories, May 08 1943, ProQuest. Web. 21 June 2023. Queen Elizabeth II bought her wedding dress with WWII ration coupons Bridalwear Through the Decades: How Historical Events Have Impacted Bridal Fashion What To Wear To A Wartime Wedding | Imperial War Museums Grace Kelly’s Royal Wedding Dress A Brief History of the Strapless Wedding Dress - Racked How Did Priscilla Presley Find Her Dream Las Vegas Wedding Dress? Priscilla Presley Didn't Like Wedding Dress She Wore to Marry Elvis The Story Behind Bianca Jagger's Seminal YSL Wedding Suit Vera Wang said Mariah Carey's voluminous 1993 wedding dress was influenced by Princess Diana 25 Years Later, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy’s Wedding Dress Still Stuns | Vanity Fair Everything We Know About Meghan Markle's Wedding Gown Our Legacy - Becker's Bridal - Michigan Bridal Shop Hedda Kleinfeld Schachter Dies at 99; Built an Empire of Tulle and Satin - The New York Times How David's Bridal went from bridal-dress domination to the 'Walmart of weddings' and its second bankruptcy filing in 5 years The best and worst wedding dresses worn in movies A history of wedding dresses This is the Average Wedding Dress Cost in 2023 Count Down to a Wedding: Bucking Tradition by Wearing a Short Dress How ‘bridezilla’ became this summer’s biggest sexist slur AITA for refusing to go to my best friend's wedding because of her bad attitude towards my girlfriend? : r/Bridezilla The Average Wedding Cost in 2022, According to Data The Agonizing Wedding Expectations Behind the Sexist 'Bridezilla' Stereotype Opinion | A Feminist Defense of Bridezillas - The New York Times  When the Bridezilla label was thrown my way, I realised no one was safe from this sexist trope Strapless wedding gowns: They’re unflattering. Why are they so popular? Section: DoubleX It's OK to Spend $12.50 on a Wedding Dress Now
Mina interviews writer, podcaster, and activist Aubrey Gordon! Find Aubrey's books (and other relevant info) here and columns she's written here. Listen to her podcast with Michael Hobbes, Maintenance Phase. Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! Edited by Sophie Carter Music by Olivia Martinez Cover by Lindsay Mintz 
Director's cut version of Mina's The Cult of Celebrity Relationships video, featuring discussions on age gap relationships, Machine Gun Kelly + Megan Fox, and an interview with Dr. Kate Kurtin on what we're all misunderstanding about parasocial relationships. Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! SOURCES Emotional arousal when watching drama increases pain threshold and social bonding - PMC Crazy Love: Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton’s Epic Romance | Vanity Fair Burton and Taylor, private lives played out in public | Elizabeth Taylor | The Guardian “ELIZABETH TAYLOR IS WED TO BURTON” New York Times (1923-); 16 Mar 1964. “The Burtons Draw Thousands of Sightseers” By NEIL SHEEHAN. New York Times (1923-); 25 June 1964. Burton and Taylor, private lives played out in public | Elizabeth Taylor | The Guardian The Unsinkable Jennifer Aniston | Vanity Fair | September 2005 Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Jennifer Aniston’s 2000s tabloid battle, reprise - Vox How Jennifer Aniston’s fertility became everyone’s obsession | Zoe Williams | The Guardian Like A Virgin: How Purity Culture Harmed Britney Spears & A Generation Of Pop Stars Justin Timberlake has finally apologised to Britney Spears, so why did they break up in 2002? Why Are We So Fascinated by Celebrity Love Lives? – SheKnows power couple Meaning & Origin | Slang by Dictionary.com Baudinette, T. (2023). Idol Shipping Culture: Exploring Queer Sexuality among Fans of K-Pop. In S. Kim (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to K-Pop (Cambridge Companions to Music, pp. 249-264). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108938075.020 Resnick, Kendall, "When Admiration Turns to Obsession: A Case Study on Taylor Swift Fan Theories" (2021). Student Research Submissions. 439. https://scholar.umw.edu/student_research/439 Taylor Swift fans are upset over reports of her breakup. A psychologist explains why : NPR Sydney Sweeney was living her 'best life' filming with Glen Powell despite drama Was Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson's Relationship Fake? A Thorough Investigation Why Famous Women Marry Gay Men All That Heaven Allows' Examines Rock Hudson's Life As A Closeted Leading Man : NPR Rock Hudson's Wife Secretly Recorded His Gay Confession — Revealed 55 Years Later What Makes a Man: Rock Hudson’s Laborious Life | Vanity Fair FBI Records: The Vault — Rock Hudson Part 1 of 1 Love In the Age of the Celebrity Fauxmance & PR Relationships A Paparazzo Explains How Staged Celebrity Photos Really Work INTERVIEWS Brad Pitt talks about Angelina Jolie with Diane Sawyer Britney Spears - Interview with Diane Sawyer @ ABC Primetime (2003) [TV Rip AI]  Written by Mina Le, Ella Gray, and Sophie Carter Edited by Sophie Carter Music by Olivia Martinez Cover by Lindsay Mintz 
Join Mina as she talks about private parties, Marvel fatigue, and Netflix's broken streaming model! Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! Her reading list: How to Hire a Pop Star for Your Private Party How the Marvel Cinematic Universe Swallowed Hollywood The Binge Purge Get started with Athena Club today by shopping in-store at Target nationwide. Edited by Mina Le Music by Olivia Martinez Cover by Lindsay Mintz 
This is the director's cut episode for Mina's how do rich people actually dress? video, with explorations on hypergamy, cosplaying as poor, and a special interview with Amanda Mull on the mythology of quiet luxury! Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! SOURCES Changing patterns of conspicuous consumption: Media representations of luxury in second homes by Trudie Walters   African American Dress by Helen Bradley Foster The Structure of Indian Society: Then and Now By A.M. Shah Alimony panic, gold diggers, and the cultural foundations of early twentieth-century marriage reform in the United States by Brian L Donovan How the Great Recession influenced a decade of design How Do Recessions Impact Fashion Trends? Beyond the Hemline Index How 2 recessions changed what we wear Fashion trends in an uncertain economy | Reuters What is Recession Core? - FASHION Magazine Recession Core Just An Opportunity For Celebrities To Cosplay Being Poor If You Pay Attention to One Trend This Season, Make It “Quiet Luxury” Why do we buy into ‘stealth wealth’ and the class who wear it? | Fashion | The Guardian Why the super-rich love understated dressing - BBC Culture There’s Nothing Silent About Quiet Luxury The End of Hypergamy: Global Trends and Implications - PMC Sofia Richie Grainge and the Fantasy of the Young Rich Wife | Glamour The Female TikTokers Rebranding Gold-Digging As ‘Hypergamy’ Justine Lupe on Willa, the Sex Worker Tied Up in ‘Succession’ – Rolling Stone There's No Secret to How Wealthy People Dress The old black | Art | The Guardian I Tried Steve Jobs' Productivity Hack to Reduce My Decision Fatigue Fashion and the Evolving Vision of of Workwear | Grailed Carhartt Is the Uniform of Both the Right and the Left - Racked ‘Funny’ and unreal: How blue-collar workers feel about workwear as fashion Written by Mina Le, Ella Gray, and Sophie Carter Edited by Sophie Carter Music by Olivia Martinez Cover by Lindsay Mintz 
Mina and guest of the pod Avery Trufelman discuss all things rich people fashion, American Ivy, Ralph Lauren mania, and trend predictions for the future. Check out Avery's podcast Articles of Interest and her accompanying Substack. Keep up with High Brow on Instagram! Subscribe to the Patreon! and keep up with Mina on Youtube, Instagram, and Tiktok! Edited by Mina Le Music by Olivia Martinez Cover by Lindsay Mintz 
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