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Gist: 2007 Defined the Next Decade In Pop

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

In 2007, hip-hop and R&B dominated the charts, but digital sales are what mattered.

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Sep 22, 2017

2007 Defined the Next Decade In Pop

Slate's The Gist

In 2007, hip-hop and R&B dominated the charts, but digital sales are what mattered.

25 Min

Sep 22, 2017

90 Seconds: Advocacy After Dark

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Josh Voorhees breaks down Jimmy Kimmel’s role in the current debate over Obamacare and the GOP’s latest attempt to gut it.

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Sep 22, 2017

Sponsored Content: Open Account - Up From the Ashes

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Bryan Clay trains hard, and works hard. It's what earned him a gold medal at the Olympics, and the title of "Greatest Athlete in the World." But his training only prepared him to win – it didn't teach him to deal with failure.

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Sep 22, 2017

Longer Commutes, Equifax Data Breach, and Income Inequality

BackStory

In this episode of BackStory, Brian, Joanne, and Ed discuss the history behind 3 stories in the news

36 Min

Sep 22, 2017

Spoiler Specials: Mother!

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Twists and plot holes in Darren Aronofsky's movie Mother!

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Sep 22, 2017

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Sep 22, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg, Phillip Gourevitch, and Katie Roiphe are back for the Trumpcast Book Club to discuss Arlie Russell Hochschild's Strangers in Their Own Land.

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Sep 21, 2017
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On crossing over to Hollywood, his new film Victoria & Abdul, and what it means to represent India at home and abroad.

33 min
Sep 22, 2017
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Bryan Clay trains hard, and works hard. It's what earned him a gold medal at the Olympics, and the title of "Greatest Athlete in the World." But his training only prepared him to win – it didn't teach him to deal with failure.

26 min
Sep 21, 2017
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If you’ve gone through the trouble to craft a perfect joke about American girth, why dial it back for an American audience?

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Sep 21, 2017
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If you’ve gone through the trouble to craft a perfect joke about American girth, why dial it back for an American audience?

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Sep 21, 2017
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson dig into the remix of the Obamacare repeal, Bob Mueller's shock and awe investigative tactics and Trump's visit to the U.N.

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Sep 21, 2017
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Spielberg’s greatness, “Bojack Horseman’s” edginess, the worst seat at the symphony.

19 min
Sep 21, 2017
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Mary Kissel and John Bolton on President Trump's U.N. speech and the Iran nuclear deal debate.

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Sep 21, 2017
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Josh Voorhees on Sean Spicer’s prodigious note-taking, Paul Manafort’s cryptic emailing, and everything else you need to know about the new twists in the FBI’s investigation into Russia, Trump, and the 2016 election.

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Sep 21, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Rebecca Lavoie discuss how to deal with a longterm toddler beef, how to feel about well subsidised adult stepchildren, teen street harassment, and more. Plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations.

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Sep 21, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Vanity Fair's Sarah Ellison about Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, and just what life in the administration has been like for the First Daughter.

28 min
Sep 21, 2017
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The editor of ‘The New Yorker’ on Hillary hatred and the problem with Obama cashing in on Wall Street.

54 min
Sep 21, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Hillary Clinton's new book, campus sexual-assault, and the benefits of having a best friend.

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Sep 21, 2017
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The editor of ‘The New Yorker’ on Hillary hatred and the problem with Obama cashing in on Wall Street.

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Sep 21, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Hillary Clinton's new book, campus sexual-assault, and the benefits of having a best friend.

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Sep 20, 2017
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The credit reporting bureaus don’t care about you. Why should they?

22 min
Sep 20, 2017
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The credit reporting bureaus don’t care about you. Why should they?

11 min
Sep 20, 2017
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In this episode, we talk with Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere and Everything I Never Told You, about writing families..

43 min
Sep 20, 2017
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A surprising moment of bipartisan deal-making and what can be learned from the 1990's.

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Sep 20, 2017
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A surprising moment of bipartisan deal-making and what can be learned from the 1990's.

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Sep 20, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you what you need to know about the GOP’s latest, and maybe last, attempt to repeal Obamacare—including which two GOP senators could deliver the deciding votes and why Mitch McConnell is almost out of time.

50 min
Sep 20, 2017
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Our first ever live show in London, featuring Susan Wokoma and Bolu Babalola.

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Sep 19, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Stephen Metcalf are live in Toronto to discuss Justin Trudeau as dreamboat meme factory, the critical under-recognition of Joni Mitchell with critic Carl Wilson, and the film Mudbound with director Dee Rees.

25 min
Sep 19, 2017
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Fraternities protect themselves, but not their members.

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Sep 19, 2017
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Fraternities protect themselves, but not their members.

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Sep 19, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to former FBI special agent & current CNN Legal and National Security analyst, Asha Rangappa, about the Manafort wiretap & the more detailed account of the raid on his home earlier this summer.

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Sep 19, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The "Sunk Cost" Edition

45 min
Sep 19, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The "Sunk Cost" Edition

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Sep 19, 2017
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Josh Voorhees unpacks two new blockbuster reports about the FBI’s Russia investigation, and explains why the devil’s in the details for both.

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Sep 19, 2017
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John McWhorter discusses the process by which some new languages are born.

28 min
Sep 18, 2017
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Actor Curtis Armstrong on the deeper message within Revenge of the Nerds.

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Sep 18, 2017
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Actor Curtis Armstrong on the deeper message within Revenge of the Nerds.

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Sep 18, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by NPR’s Gene Demby to discuss Jemele Hill and ESPN’s conservative trolls, by HBO’s Eric Raskin to talk about Golovkin-Alvarez, and by Ninja Warrior’s Josh Levin for a conversation about obstacle course stardom.

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Sep 18, 2017
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Josh Voorhees talks about the latest revelations about the FBI’s Russia investigation—and the awkward ways in which the Trump White House is reacting to it.

20 min
Sep 18, 2017
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Joseph Sternberg and Hugo Restall on the ethnic conflict in Southeast Asia and the political chaos in Britain regarding Brexit.

47 min
Sep 17, 2017
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Jacob sits down with Seth Mann, a freelance inker who recently worked on Tom King's Batman.

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Sep 17, 2017
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Jacob sits down with Seth Mann, a freelance inker who recently worked on Tom King's Batman.

44 min
Sep 17, 2017
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We've found the best opening lines for a dating app ever.

19 min
Sep 16, 2017
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Inside the fractious campaign to canonize the 9/11 icon.

53 min
Sep 16, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Claire Messud on childhood, growing up, and how we contain the things that scare us.

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Sep 16, 2017
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Josh King talks to Philippe Reines, longtime spokesman and adviser to Hillary Clinton, about playing Donald Trump in debate prep and his former boss' book What Happened.

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Sep 16, 2017
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Slate Money on Equifax, SoFi, and sex robots

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Sep 16, 2017
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As is so often the case, all eyes are on Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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Sep 15, 2017
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The musician’s latest album offers a serenity prayer for political obsessives.

25 min
Sep 15, 2017
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The musician’s latest album offers a serenity prayer for political obsessives.

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Sep 15, 2017
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Josh Voorhees brings you three new anecdotes about the president, all of which remind us that—regardless of the topic—Donald Trump’s first and last thought is always about Donald Trump.

62 min
Sep 15, 2017
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On this episode of BackStory, Brian, Joanne, and Nathan wrestle with a long-running tension in our country’s history: what it means to assimilate and “become American.”

27 min
Sep 15, 2017
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Henninger, Strassel and Gigot on Hillary's book and Bernie's Medicare for all.

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Sep 14, 2017
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Author Gretchen Rubin sorts people into four major personality types: Rebel, Obliger, Questioner, and Upholder.

30 min
Sep 14, 2017
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Author Gretchen Rubin sorts people into four major personality types: Rebel, Obliger, Questioner, and Upholder.

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Sep 14, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Matt Miller, formerly of the DoJ and currently an MSNBC Justice and Security Analyst, about the latest surrounding the Trump-Russia investigations.

0 min
Sep 14, 2017
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Why B.J. Novak loves “Fuller House,” John McPhee’s writing tips, Amadou & Mariam live.

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Sep 14, 2017
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David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon discuss President Trump's potential to destroy the two-party system, criticism of Hillary Clinton's new book and Franklin Foer joins in to talk about the power and influence of large technology companies.

24 min
Sep 14, 2017
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If you want to eat wild mushrooms—and lots of people do—you have to go into the forest and find them yourself. But that can get dangerous, fast.

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Sep 14, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tries to make sense of the conflicting info coming out of Washington about a potential—key word there—deal on immigration and DACA.

18 min
Sep 14, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on CFIUS's China problem and Cambodia's democracy in decline.

26 min
Sep 14, 2017
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The author of 'Stay With Me' on using fiction to fight gender norms.

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Sep 14, 2017
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The author of 'Stay With Me' on using fiction to fight gender norms.

40 min
Sep 14, 2017
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By popular demand, Jolenta and Kristen live by their first ebook

55 min
Sep 14, 2017
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Writer Annabelle Gurwitch on being her elderly mother’s drug mule; plus the creative duo behind the one-man film ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’

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Sep 13, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Julia Azari, a professor of political science at Marquette, about Trump's relationship with the GOP and why the Republicans can't govern.

26 min
Sep 13, 2017
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How WWE tropes inform The Chris Gethard Show.

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Sep 13, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has all the wonky details of Bernie Sanders’ new Medicare-for-all proposal. He also previews the nasty messaging battle to come, and explains why this bill matters even if—or more likely, when—it dies a slow death in Congress.

37 min
Sep 13, 2017
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Sep 13, 2017
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The Liars Are Winning. They Don’t Have To Be.

51 min
Sep 13, 2017
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The Culture Gabfest on Bachelor in Paradise, The Trip to Spain, and The Deuce

29 min
Sep 12, 2017
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Should you let your kids eat dirt?

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Sep 12, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The "Rumpelstiltskin" Edition

48 min
Sep 12, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The "Rumpelstiltskin" Edition

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Sep 12, 2017
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Josh Voorhees takes a look at new reports that a group of White House lawyers tried to force Jared Kushner out this summer, and explains how Florida got meteorologically lucky with Irma.

33 min
Sep 12, 2017
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We have a spoiler-filled discussion about the emotional Season 2 ending of Issa Rae’s hit show.

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Sep 12, 2017
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We have a spoiler-filled discussion about the emotional Season 2 ending of Issa Rae’s hit show.

0 min
Sep 11, 2017
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The former NFL cornerback says football prepared him to be an actor.

28 min
Sep 11, 2017
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The former NFL cornerback says football prepared him to be an actor.

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Sep 11, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes about who's saying what in the Trump-Russia investigation and why it's important to know the difference.

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Sep 11, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by the New York Times’ Mark Leibovich to discuss the NFL’s opening weekend, by Racquet’s Caitlin Thompson to assess Sloane Stephens’ U.S. Open win, and by Mike Pesca for a debate about the Red Sox’s sign-stealing.

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Sep 11, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the latest on Irma’s path—and takes a look at some stealth killers that may come after the skies clear.

20 min
Sep 11, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on 9/11's lessons and Catalonian separatism.

47 min
Sep 10, 2017
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Jacob sits down with David Finch, the penciler of Batman, to discuss his process of wringing images out of his writer's scripts, what he's passionate about drawing, and what he's learned along the way.

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Sep 9, 2017
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Jacob sits down with David Finch, the penciler of Batman, to discuss his process of wringing images out of his writer's scripts, what he's passionate about drawing, and what he's learned along the way.

109 min
Sep 9, 2017
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Wallis Simpson's husband abdicated the throne to marry her, but how did her happily ever after work out?

56 min
Sep 9, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Salman Rushdie on the secret life of cities and so much more.

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Sep 8, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to WIRED's Issie Lapowsky about the news from this week that Russian-linked accounts bought political ads on Facebook during the 2016 election.

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Sep 8, 2017
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The comedian known as Ms. Pat started doing standup 15 years ago. Her caseworker got her into it.