Advices Radio with Scott McNally #69
I had the pleasure of chatting with my good friend Scott McNally from Advices Radio to discuss social aspects of muscle. Going deeper, I was able to talk about the social and historical background on muscle, and provide context why in 2018 female muscularity is still considered as taboo in contemporary culture.
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The H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sport,
Located at University of Texas, Austin (see also online archive)
(For a glimpse of the center, check out the beginning of this clip: https://vimeo.com/86556787)
History of Physical Culture Library:
"Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women"
Book by David Chapman & Patricia Vertinsky:
"American Hunks: The Muscular Male Body in Popular Culture, 1860-1970"
Book by David Chapman & Brett Josef Grubisic
"Universal Hunks: A Pictorial History of Muscular Men around the World, 1895-1975"
Book by David Chapman & Douglas Brown
The Rogue Legends Series - Chapter 1: Eugen Sandow
Vice Sports: SWOLE
P2 - The Last of the Iron Sisters:
The 90lb Weakling
FIT: Episodes in the History
(it's hard to find but worth a watch if you do find it)
Pumping Iron II: The Women
"Women of steel: Female bodybuilders and the struggle for self-definition," Maria Lowe (1998)
"Physical culture and the body beautiful: Purposive exercise in the lives of American women, 1800-1870," Jan Todd (1998)
"Building Bodies (Perspectives on the Sixties)," Pamela Moore (1997)
"Bodymakers: A Cultural Anatomy of Women's Bodybuilding," Lelsie Heywood (1998)
"Critical Readings in Bodybuilding," ed. Adam Locks & Niall Richardson (2012)
"Making the American Body: The Remarkable Saga of the Men and Women Whose Feats, Feuds, and Passions Shaped Fitness History," Jonathan Black (2013)
"Little big men: Bodybuilding subculture and gender construction," Allen Klein (1993)
"Gorilla suit: My adventures in bodybuilding," Bob Paris (1997)