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Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein Discuss Their New Cannabis Doc “Weed The People” On BUST’s “Poptarts” Podcast!

by Emily Rems

Ricki Lake is a woman who has lived a million pop cultural lives. She first found fame in John Waters’ most commercially successful films, Hairspray, Cry Baby, and Serial Mom. She then took over the small screen with her own daytime talk show from 1992 to 2004. And today, she’s known for making documentaries alongside her filmmaking partner Abby Epstein—first with The Business of Being Born, and now with their new film, Weed the People. In this episode, both Ricki and Abby reveal what its like to change the world by capturing life’s most intimate moments.

Poptarts Episode 43: Ricki Lake & Abby Epstein!

About: BUST’s Poptarts is a twice-monthly podcast hosted by BUST Magazine editors Emily Rems and Callie Watts that celebrates women in pop culture. The first half of each episode is devoted to a hot topic in entertainment, and in the second half, a segment called “Whatcha Watchin’?,” Callie and Emily dig into all the shows, movies, books, music, videos, and podcasts they’ve enjoyed since the last episode, and either praise or pan each experience.

Check out every episode on iTunes, and don’t forget to rate and review!

This podcast was produced for BUST by Rachel Withers.

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