Oprah And Her Wagon Of Fat

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Oprah And Her Wagon Of Fat

Welcome to Lowbrow! Your cheat-sheet to big pop-culture moments from the perspective of two women 25 years apart.

Oprah Winfrey is one of the most famous entertainers on the planet. But before she was giving away cars and conducting groundbreaking interviews with royals, her show looked a little bit different (and so did she).

This episode, Holly takes Em back to 1988, before she was even born, to talk about the highest rated episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show of all time. It involves a pair of Calvin Klein jeans, a literal wagon of animal fat, and a whole lot of strange dieting advice...

One story, two generations, so much WTF.

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Hosts: Emily Vernem and Holly Wainwright

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Producer: Emmeline Peterson

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

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