On this week's episode of Why Here, Claudine sits to chat with Benton Whitley and Tristan McAllister about the evolution of Me Too stories and being an objective journalist in the time of cancel culture. Special guest Jane Pratt, former editor and chief at Jane magazine, joins the conversation to talk about how the American Apparel story might have had a different outcome today.
A liberal arts degree guarantees you nothing, besides a sense of entitlement and the nerve to think that you could somehow start a critically acclaimed podcast. Enter Why Here, a show independently produced and hosted by Tristan McAllister and Benton Whitley, two millennials and constant over thinkers who have spent their adult lives learning how little they actually know about the world around them. What manifests is a narrative as much about origin as it is about finding a destination. Through cultural commentary and interviews with friends and strangers the two uncover the complicated and inspiring stories that led us all here.