You Must Remember This

You Must Remember This

Latest Episodes

1989: sex, lies and videotape: Rob Lowe and James Spader (Erotic 80s Part 12)

June 21, 2022 - 1:38:35
American independent film is launched into the mainstream by Steven Soderbergh’s sex, lies and videotape, starring James Spader as an...

1988: Kevin Costner, Sean Young, No Way Out & Bull Durham (Erotic 80s Part 11)

June 14, 2022 - 1:19:22
The 1988 baseball blockbuster Bull Durham confirms Kevin Costner as the ultimate squeaky-clean, all-American heartthrob, building on a...

1987: Fatal Attraction and Dirty Dancing (Erotic 80s Part 10)

June 7, 2022 - 1:18:25
The erotic thriller goes commercially mainstream with Fatal Attraction, a film which starts a national conversation about whether or not...

About The Show

You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the films, stars and scandals of the 20th century.

More Episodes

1989: sex, lies and videotape: Rob Lowe and James Spader (Erotic 80s Part 12)

June 21, 2022 - 1:38:35
American independent film is launched into the mainstream by Steven Soderbergh’s sex, lies and videotape, starring James Spader as an...

1988: Kevin Costner, Sean Young, No Way Out & Bull Durham (Erotic 80s Part 11)

June 14, 2022 - 1:19:22
The 1988 baseball blockbuster Bull Durham confirms Kevin Costner as the ultimate squeaky-clean, all-American heartthrob, building on a...

1987: Fatal Attraction and Dirty Dancing (Erotic 80s Part 10)

June 7, 2022 - 1:18:25
The erotic thriller goes commercially mainstream with Fatal Attraction, a film which starts a national conversation about whether or not...

1986: 9 ½ Weeks, Mickey Rourke & Zalman King (Erotic 80s Part 9)

May 31, 2022 - 1:17:31
Billed as the hottest Hollywood film since Last Tango, 9 ½ Weeks was considered to have missed the mark by everyone who made it –...

1985: Fear Sex. Jagged Edge & AIDS (Erotic 80s Part 8)

May 24, 2022 - 59:01
Just as the AIDS-related death of Rock Hudson was finally forcing straight people – and Hollywood – to acknowledge that epidemic, a film...

1984: "Vioporn," Body Double and Crimes of Passion (Erotic 80s Part 7)

May 17, 2022 - 1:13:18
In a time of bombastic blockbusters (and Reagan’s re-election), two auteurs defy the norms by releases violent films about sexual...