Cultural Cachet:


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Hosted by Amanda Long & Julia Dyer 

Weddings? Not cheap! This week, Amanda and Julia dive into the world of nuptials. They analyze the sometimes odd and surprising cultural origins of many of the west’s wedding traditions. (Hint: EVERYTHING used to be about protection from evil spirits!) From medieval times to the first white dress to the televised weddings of the 1980s that made throwing a big, expensive bash commonplace, they talk talk best practices, pricing, and more. Have capitalism and individuality replaced religion, with Pinterest and Instagram taking the reins for superstition and folklore? Does the perfect ceremony guarantee the perfect marriage?

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