You Must Remember This

Secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century.

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About the Show

You Must Remember This is the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of, former film critic for L.A. Weekly), who writes, narrates, records, and edits each episode. It is a heavily researched work of creative nonfiction: Navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the films, stars, and scandals of the 20th century.


  • Karina Longworth is the creator and host of You Must Remember This, a podcast about the secret and forgotten history of Hollywood’s first century. She is the author of books about George Lucas, Al Pacino, and Meryl Streep and has contributed to LA Weekly, the Guardian, NPR, Vulture, and other publications.