More Than Tracy Turnblad

Why Are All The Hackers Skinny? with Spencer Frankeberger

March 01, 2021 Season 1 Episode 6
More Than Tracy Turnblad
Why Are All The Hackers Skinny? with Spencer Frankeberger
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More Than Tracy Turnblad
Why Are All The Hackers Skinny? with Spencer Frankeberger
Mar 01, 2021 Season 1 Episode 6

This week, Abby breaks down the shady origins of the BMI, which enabled her to get the COVID-19 vaccine this week. Then she is joined by Spencer Frankeberger to discuss size and disability, male fat representation, glorifying animal obesity, hot Seymours, casting breakdowns that say "fit," Charlie Brown, and more. Abby is also guesting on the podcast Depp Impact this week, so check that out if you want to hear two theatre kids roast Johnny Depp and the Into the Woods movie!

Further reading on the BMI:
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/bmi-scale-racist-health_l_5f15a8a8c5b6d14c336a43b0
https://elemental.medium.com/the-bizarre-and-racist-history-of-the-bmi-7d8dc2aa33bb
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/08/why-bmi-big-fat-scam/

Spencer's web site: http://www.spencerfrankeberger.com
Spencer's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spencer101f/
Theoretical Thrills Podcast: https://www.theoreticalthrills.com

Listen to Abby's episode of Depp Impact here!
Abby's web site: http://abbyrosemorris.com
Abby's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abbyrosemorris

http://www.morethantracyturnblad.com
Follow @morethantracyt on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok!
Produced by Abby Rose Morris and Maxwell Kagan
Logo design by Abby Martino

Show Notes

This week, Abby breaks down the shady origins of the BMI, which enabled her to get the COVID-19 vaccine this week. Then she is joined by Spencer Frankeberger to discuss size and disability, male fat representation, glorifying animal obesity, hot Seymours, casting breakdowns that say "fit," Charlie Brown, and more. Abby is also guesting on the podcast Depp Impact this week, so check that out if you want to hear two theatre kids roast Johnny Depp and the Into the Woods movie!

Further reading on the BMI:
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/bmi-scale-racist-health_l_5f15a8a8c5b6d14c336a43b0
https://elemental.medium.com/the-bizarre-and-racist-history-of-the-bmi-7d8dc2aa33bb
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/08/why-bmi-big-fat-scam/

Spencer's web site: http://www.spencerfrankeberger.com
Spencer's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spencer101f/
Theoretical Thrills Podcast: https://www.theoreticalthrills.com

Listen to Abby's episode of Depp Impact here!
Abby's web site: http://abbyrosemorris.com
Abby's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abbyrosemorris

http://www.morethantracyturnblad.com
Follow @morethantracyt on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok!
Produced by Abby Rose Morris and Maxwell Kagan
Logo design by Abby Martino