The One Story

What Pop Culture’s Fixation With ‘Daddy Issues’ Is Really About

Episode Summary

In this episode, we look at 'Blonde,' Sylvia Plath, and why the absent father figure narrative is used to erase women's agency in pop culture. This piece was written and narrated by Rohitha Naraharisetty. ‘The One Story’ is TS Studio’s weekly podcast series, where we narrate The Swaddle’s long form features at the intersection of health, gender, and culture.