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Terror in London; Politicking in Paris

WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

This week on Foreign Edition, Mary Kissel and Sohrab Ahmari discuss terror in London, politicking in Paris, and protest in Tibet.

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Mar 22, 2017

Gist: James Comey’s Slow Drip

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

The president’s allies are being investigated for connections to Moscow. Are we making a big enough deal of this?

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Mar 21, 2017

James Comey’s Slow Drip

Slate's The Gist

The president’s allies are being investigated for connections to Moscow. Are we making a big enough deal of this?

28 Min

Mar 21, 2017

Lexicon: Earlier American English—More Profane, Parochial and Provincial

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

John McWhorter time travels to 1930 and eavesdrops on American English.

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Mar 21, 2017

Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” Edition

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” Edition

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Mar 21, 2017

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Mar 21, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s three things: 1) A matter of ethics, 2) Holy, polluted rivers, and 3) Mrs. Spicer gets no comment.

19 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss James Comey, Neil Gorsuch and health reform progress.

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Mar 20, 2017
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The Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

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Mar 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

26 min
Mar 20, 2017
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The Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Gabriel Sherman about the space Fox News is occupying in the media as the go-to network for President Trump.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s three things: 1) President Trump’s eyes and ears, 2) More protesters arrested in Belarus over opposition to the “parasite tax” 3) Need TP? Say cheese.

55 min
Mar 18, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Comedy writer and producer Scott Aukerman on Michael Bolton, transgression in comedy, and cultural turmoil in the USA.

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Mar 18, 2017
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It’s not that he’s a bad judge, or that he was nominated by a president so compromised by scandal. Plus – a veteran D.C. journalist tries his hand at fiction.

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Mar 18, 2017
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Slate Money on the future of the European Union, Iceland’s lifting of capital controls, and Blumhouse Productions’ run of smash-hit horror flicks.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Jamelle Bouie are joined by Vox's Ezra Klein to talk about how Donald Trump screwed himself on healthcare and why he isn't the "deal maker" he makes himself out to be.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Typically, judges aren’t supposed to use campaign-trail speech to evaluate official policy. Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick says the travel ban case isn’t typical.

27 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Typically, judges aren’t supposed to use campaign-trail speech to evaluate official policy. Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick says the travel ban case isn’t typical.

28 min
Mar 17, 2017
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On Kristen Stewart's new movie "Personal Shopper" and the "Stew-naissance."

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Mar 17, 2017
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Mike Pesca with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) The White House is sticking by it's wiretapping claims; 2) California wants ICE agents to stop identifying themselves as police; 3) Flesh-eating maggot news.

48 min
Mar 17, 2017
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On this episode of BackStory, Nathan, Joanne, and Brian look at the deep roots of advocacy in journalism.

18 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Strassel, Henninger and Gigot on the intelligence probes, health care and the Trump budget.

31 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Ella Dawson has herpes, and talking about it is sort of her thing. Ella gets real about dating with herpes, enjoying unprotected sex, and getting her sexual education from Harry Potter fan fiction.

47 min
Mar 16, 2017
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The stars of the hit series on challenging old depictions of slavery on screen.

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Mar 17, 2017
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The stars of the hit series on challenging old depictions of slavery on screen.

22 min
Mar 16, 2017
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A listener shares his 5 rules for dating strippers

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Mar 16, 2017
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The host of All Things Considered and Embedded reflects on her career as a war reporter and the roots of her new podcast.

32 min
Mar 16, 2017
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The host of All Things Considered and Embedded reflects on her career as a war reporter and the roots of her new podcast.

28 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Bret Stephens and Mary Kissel talk about Dutch populists not so popular, Tillerson's mission to Asia, and paranoid fantasies about the Deep State.

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Mar 16, 2017
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David Plotz and John Dickerson are joined by Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post to discuss Trumpcare, the President's proposed budget, and the new Muslim ban.

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Mar 16, 2017
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Mike Pesca with two things you need to know, one you don't: 1) What's in the new Trump budget; 2) Where the wiretap accusation came from; 3) An erotic raccoon video goes viral; BONUS: Mike's Final Four picks.

48 min
Mar 16, 2017
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The panel discusses the new film Logan, the new album by the Magnetic Fields, and the article in The New Republic: "The Perils of Privilege"

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Mar 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss tips for parenting adolescents and the emerging science of birth-related gene selection.

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Mar 16, 2017
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The panel discusses the new film Logan, the new album by the Magnetic Fields, and the article in The New Republic: "The Perils of Privilege"

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Mar 16, 2017
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Senator Schumer finds himself in a political climate unlike anything he has witnessed in his 38 years in Washington.

53 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Israeli filmmaker Shimon Dotan on his documentary "The Settlers"

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Mar 15, 2017
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The New Yorker writer returns to investigate whether stretching is really a warm up or a huge safety hazard.

23 min
Mar 15, 2017
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The New Yorker writer returns to investigate whether stretching is really a warm up or a huge safety hazard.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Lily Batchelder, NYU professor and former Chief Tax Counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, about what we can take away from Donald Trump's revealed 2005 tax returns.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Chris Berube with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) Donald Trump tries to roll back Obama's auto emissions standards; 2) An app-enabled vibrator is collecting your information; 3) South Korea's president is a terrible person.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Introducing Slate's newest show, I Have to Ask with Isaac Chotiner

19 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's tax return and health-care progress.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Dan Stoloff, Chris Long, Luke DiTommaso, David Woods, June Thomas

48 min
Mar 15, 2017
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If you didn't think space and justice for sexual assault survivors could be in the same episode, you thought wrong!

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Mar 15, 2017
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No episode today, but we'll be back with a new episode tomorrow. Thanks for listening!

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Mar 15, 2017
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No episode today, but we'll be back with a new episode tomorrow. Thanks for listening!

35 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Josh and Julie break down the latest Angelina Jolie revelation, J. Lo's new romance, and more. (Plus, Big Little Lies discussion!)

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Mar 14, 2017
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Why stand-up is better than substitute-teaching but not as cool as playing the bongos.

24 min
Mar 14, 2017
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Why stand-up is better than substitute-teaching but not as cool as playing the bongos.

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Mar 14, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “P.S.A.” Edition

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Mar 14, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “P.S.A.” Edition

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Mar 14, 2017
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Chris Berube with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) Scotland is trying to leave the UK again; 2) Rex Tillerson's alter ego; 3) Willem Dafoe, noted favorite of children everywhere

19 min
Mar 14, 2017
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What the CBO score means for the House health-care bill.

29 min
Mar 14, 2017
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Comedy, poetry, music and acting are on today's playbill. We hear from actor Chris O’Dowd, social justice comedian Negin Farsad, Iranian poet Majid Naficy, and the Vietnamese Madonna Lynda Trang Dai, as they figure out how to use art to speak their truth.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by Katie Roiphe and Philip Gourevitch to discuss Philip Roth's novel The Plot Against America and what the book can tell us about the current state of affairs in America.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Lawfare’s Ben Wittes on some lingering questions about Trump’s new executive order on immigration.

25 min
Mar 13, 2017
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Lawfare’s Ben Wittes on some lingering questions about Trump’s new executive order on immigration.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss March Madness, the Brock Osweiler trade, and the Washington NFL team’s decision to fire Scot McCloughan. They also talk about the annual video ranking the best hair in Minnesota high school hockey.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss March Madness, the Brock Osweiler trade, and the Washington NFL team’s decision to fire Scot McCloughan. They also talk about the annual video ranking the best hair in Minnesota high school hockey.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss March Madness, the Brock Osweiler trade, and the Washington NFL team’s decision to fire Scot McCloughan. They also talk about the annual video ranking the best hair in Minnesota high school hockey.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Chris Berube with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) The White House has a lot of empty desks; 2) Muhammed Ali Jr is detained again; 3) Uber disrupts the podcast space in a very Uber way

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Mar 13, 2017
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Slate's Katy Waldman and Laura Miller discuss Zadie Smith's new novel, Swing Time with The New York Time's Parul Sehgal.

51 min
Mar 11, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. NY Times bestselling author George Saunders on ghosts and ego and loving your enemy.

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Mar 11, 2017
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Slate Money discusses State Street’s feminist agenda, Swift’s banning of North Korean banks, and eccentric billionaire Masayoshi Son.

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Mar 10, 2017
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Toggling between red and blue Facebook to take the nation’s political temperature? There’s a better way.

26 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Toggling between red and blue Facebook to take the nation’s political temperature? There’s a better way.

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Mar 10, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Professor Ibram Kendi about the racial components of Trump's policies and the history of these racist ideas.

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Mar 10, 2017
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Mike Pesca has today’s three things: 1) South Korea’s past presidents, 2) Geert Wilders is unlikely to be Holland’s prime minister, and 3) Tom Brady’s care packages.

38 min
Mar 10, 2017
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In this episode of BackStory, we explore how the federal government monitors and polices the undocumented.

16 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Dan Henninger, Bill McGurn and Joe Rago dissect the latest WikiLeaks dump, plus the mob at Middlebury shuts down a campus speaker.

52 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Exploring the Long History of Holocaust Humor and the Tricky Art of Telling Taboo Jokes

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Mar 10, 2017
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Exploring the Long History of Holocaust Humor and the Tricky Art of Telling Taboo Jokes

23 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Rachel Kramer-Bussel was a law student in the late '90s when an erotic fantasy about Monica Lewinsky changed her life— by inspiring her to drop everything and pursue a career in erotic literature.

21 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Can The Bachelor help your host find her forever love?

32 min
Mar 9, 2017
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The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson looked into one of the Trump Organization’s most questionable deals and found lots of red flags.

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Mar 9, 2017
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Gabfest hosts discuss the potential repeal and replacement of Obamacare, President Trump's accusation of wiretapping and the future for Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.

26 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Bret Stephens discusses contractors leaking at the CIA, China bonding with North Korea, and Filipinos pushing back against authoritarianism.

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Mar 9, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s three things: 1) A tabloid with sang-froid, 2) Are we sure carbon dioxide is bad? 3) Block that metaphor.

47 min
Mar 9, 2017
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David Mott organizes health care workers with SEIU.

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Mar 9, 2017
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David Mott organizes health care workers with SEIU.

42 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Women’s Strike, why ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t cool anymore, and the latest PMS debate.

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Mar 9, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Women’s Strike, why ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t cool anymore, and the latest PMS debate.

50 min
Mar 9, 2017
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‘Off the Rails’ filmmaker Adam Irving and author Macy Halford

33 min
Mar 8, 2017
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How Will Eisner became the "father of the graphic novel."

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Mar 8, 2017
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Vox writer Sarah Kliff returns to break down the new health care bill.

25 min
Mar 8, 2017
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Vox writer Sarah Kliff returns to break down the new health care bill.

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Mar 8, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to the journalist Jake Halpern about his latest piece in this week's New Yorker, "The Underground Railroad for Refugees."

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Mar 8, 2017
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Mike Pesca with two things you need to know, one you don't: 1) The CIA is spying on you via smart TVs; 2) Trump loves this healthcare bill, it's terrific, fantastic; 3) An icon in waffle-making has died.

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Mar 8, 2017
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John Dickerson visits March 15, 1913 when President Woodrow Wilson convened the very first presidential press conference.

36 min
Mar 8, 2017
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John Dickerson visits March 15, 1913 when President Woodrow Wilson convened the very first presidential press conference.

23 min
Mar 8, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the Republican health-care brawl.

95 min
Mar 8, 2017
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We've got an exclusive, extra long conversation with the one and only Remy Ma!

30 min
Mar 8, 2017
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Plus: "Feud" and "Norma Rae."