In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss male enhancement surgery and the history of the penile ideal.
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Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
· A recent ProPublica article exposed the expanding, and disturbing, world of penile enlargement surgery. Neil referred to this glowing 2016 GQ article about the procedure, and Natalia discussed the comedy of Marval Rex. Niki drew on this Men’s Health article, and we all made use of David Friedman’s book A Mind of Its Own: A Cultural History of the Penis.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
· Niki shared about Crooked Media podcast, Strict Scrutiny, and her most recent CNN column, “Another Not-As-Bad-As-It-Could-Be Decision from America’s Highest Court.”