Updated: Nov 23
(available on Spotify) FTC Rating: (3 out of 5)
I wanted to share a “lighter” true crime podcast to Usher in the summer, so take a cheeky peek inside a world of bowties, muscles, and murder!
Historian Natalia Petrzela tells the story of Chippendales’ founder Somen (Steve) Banerjee, an Indian immigrant/former janitor, and his desperate attempts to control his American dream.
-Overview of Chippendales’ history and the story of its founder
-Exposes Chippendales' racist past
-Fun clips of female patrons
-The interviews should be taken with a grain a salt as it is largely people reliving their glory days
-The narration can be jarring at times