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Amicus: The Myth of the Neutral Expert

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In the context of a capital trial, is there any such thing?

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Apr 29, 2017

Slate Money: The Pointless Vanity Edition

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Slate Money on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s substantial payout, Sheryl Sandberg’s new book on grief, and USA Facts.

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Apr 29, 2017

Gist: The Incredible Lucas Brothers

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Why twins should avoid mushrooms and other life lessons from stand-up comedy duo Keith and Kenny Lucas.

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Apr 28, 2017

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Apr 28, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Reza Aslan about Christianity and religion as a whole in the age of Trump.

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Apr 28, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Trump administration staffing update, 100 Days edition; The other little red button in the White House; Another twist in the mysterious death of Simon, the enormous rabbit.

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Apr 28, 2017
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How a Neil Diamond flop became a #1 smash.

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Apr 28, 2017
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On shutting down twitter trolls, writing for The Nightly Show, and her new Comedy Central pilot.

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Apr 27, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Peter Sokolowski, Editor at Large at Merriam Webster, about the way language has evolved, splintered, and changed in the Trump era.

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Apr 27, 2017
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Host's David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the health and tax plans on the table as the 100 day mark approaches, Obama's Wall Street speech, and a judge's block to an executive order on sanctuary cities.

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Apr 27, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Why Marine Le Pen could win, troubling news about Ivanka's clothing brand, and a Shark Tank star ends a very short political career.

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Apr 27, 2017
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The new Times book review editor on the future of criticism and what our books say about us.

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Apr 27, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting answer listener calls concerning unwanted bible movies and how to explain sibling-relationship boundaries to your kids.

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Apr 26, 2017
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Slate columnist and Harvard lecturer Yascha Mounk on what we can learn from the rise of populism in Europe.

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Apr 26, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Canadian fury over new lumber tariffs; How much will Trump supporters get in child care support?; Yet another United Airlines PR disaster.

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Apr 26, 2017
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Writer Tracey Scott Wilson, actor Costa Ronin (Oleg Burov), and host June Thomas

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Apr 26, 2017
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf are joined at the Hamilton Theater in Washington D.C. by John Dickerson and Jamelle Bouie to talk Fate of the Furious, Bob Dylan's singing voice, and their favorite Washington D.C. movies.

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Apr 25, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to European historian David Bell about the French elections and whether or not Americans should be buoyed by this weekend's results.

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Apr 25, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Chaos on the German far-right; The State Department promotes Mar-a-Lago; The single funny thing about Alex Jones.

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Apr 24, 2017
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Comedy Central’s Problematic is part talk show and part town hall, tilting at a variety of incendiary topics and urging candid discussion. Can it also be funny?

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Apr 24, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Greg Howard talk with Kevin Arnovitz about the NBA playoffs.

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Apr 24, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Trump's popularity 100 days in; Who IS going to pay for that wall?; A French May-December romance in the spotlight.

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Apr 22, 2017
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Slate Money on PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy, Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld’s resignation, and Portland’s decision to end all corporate investments.

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Apr 21, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to the former chief ethics lawyer under President George W. Bush, Richard Painter, about the Trump administration's lack of transparency and continuing conflicts of interest.

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Apr 21, 2017
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In 1987, the big acts got bigger. Hair metal got hairier. Slick pop stars got slicker. And Michael Jackson was Bad as ever.

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Apr 21, 2017
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When Harry Mushlin operates on a brain, he feels his patient's selfhood in his hands.

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Apr 21, 2017
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Mike Pesca with the rundown: Bird-hunting hostages freed in Iraq; Cameroon has the internet again!; A real-life Seinfeld plot is resolved.

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Apr 21, 2017
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On centering queer millennials of color in their critically-acclaimed web series.

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Apr 21, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan is joined by Upworthy's Parker Molloy to talk about the dreaded phrase, "identity politics," and why the Trump definition of working class leaves out a very particular group of workers.

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Apr 20, 2017
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Host and producer Brian Reed takes us inside his hit podcast.

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Apr 20, 2017
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John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon are joined by Adam Davidson to discuss the tension with North Korea, President Trump's executive order, tax reform and Bill O'Reilly's departure from Fox.

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Apr 20, 2017
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Mike Pesca has today’s rundown: The “Mother of All Protests” demonstrates on an empty stomach in Venezuela, the Commerce Department eyes steel imports, and the Math Museum takes a look at Star Trek deaths.

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Apr 20, 2017
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The New Yorker’s David Grann on the future of longform journalism and reporting unsolved murders

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Apr 20, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Kara Brown discuss celebrity prom proposal videos, missing white women syndrome, and sexual harassment videos.

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Apr 19, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to the Minority Leader in the Georgia House of Representatives, Stacey Abrams, about the big takeaways from the special election on Tuesday night in Georgia's 6th congressional district.

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Apr 19, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop travels to June 11, 1962 when President Kennedy receives an honorary degree from Yale University.

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Apr 19, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s rundown: Commercial satellites pick up images of a North Korea nuclear test site holding volleyball games, Rep. Jason Chaffetz won’t run for re-election, and Victoria Beckham accepts Queen’s honors.

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Apr 19, 2017
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Matthew Rhys, Keri Russell, Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Dan Davis, Mila Khalevich, Tim Goodmanson, June Thomas

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Apr 19, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the new documentary Five Came Back with creator Mark Harris, the end of the show Girls with The New Yorker's Jia Tolentino, and the United Airlines fiasco with Laura Miller

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Apr 18, 2017
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In 100:1 The Crack Legacy, Christopher Johnson draws a line between the ’80s epidemic and overpolicing today.

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Apr 18, 2017
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John McWhorter on the evolution from "crippled" to "handicapped" to "differently abled" and why no such term is likely to stick around long.

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Apr 18, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Dickensian” Edition

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Apr 18, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s rundown: It’s election day for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, Turkey President Erdogan has harsh words for critical election monitors, and the Navy investigates a SEAL for moonlighting as a porn actor.

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Apr 17, 2017
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In her memoir, The Rules Do Not Apply, Levy ponders the price of her own plucky, third-wave feminism.

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Apr 17, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis is joined by Shea Serrano and Marcus Thompson to talk about the NBA playoffs.

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Apr 17, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s rundown: Russian state TV turns on Trump, Alex Jones goes to court for custody of his kids, and the President makes a book recommendation.

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Apr 15, 2017
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Slate Money on South Africa’s credit rating downgrade, how markets aren’t responding predictably to recent events, and the Minneapolis Fed president’s beef with JPMorgan’s CEO

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Apr 14, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Victor Cha, the former Director for Asian Affairs at the White House National Security Council under George W. Bush, about why there are no good options when it comes to North Korea.

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Apr 14, 2017
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An important church-state case at the Supreme Court centers on tire scraps repurposed for kids’ play areas.

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Apr 14, 2017
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A special presentation of Maria Konnikova’s new podcast, about long cons and the characters who perpetrate them.

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Apr 14, 2017
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The Bad Astronomer himself, Phil Plait, answers our three questions about commercial space travel.

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Apr 14, 2017
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On getting his start on Girlfriends and his new TruTV lifestyle series Upscale.

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Apr 13, 2017
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Is The Handmaid’s Tale really the most fitting dystopian novel we could be reading right now? Guest host Alexandra Petri talks to Slate’s Mallory Ortberg.

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Apr 13, 2017
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Karida Collins names her yarn colors after Baltimore neighborhoods at her Neighborhood Fiber Company

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Apr 13, 2017
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson discuss U.S. foreign relations, Democratic hopes for 2018 and the United Airlines seat ejection.

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Apr 13, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss coping with a dying parent as a parent, plus charades, laid-back husbands, and listening to your kids in our weekly triumphs and fails, and recommendations.

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Apr 13, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: 1) Trump allies have deep foreign ties; 2) More drama in the North Carolina legislature; 3) The Times has a big scoop around the White House Easter Egg Roll

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Apr 13, 2017
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ESPN’s Ethan Sherwood Strauss on working the Warriors beat, Steph Curry, and “sticking to sports” in the age of Trump.

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Apr 13, 2017
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Jake Johnson and Joe Swanberg on the hectic process behind the new poker comedy Win It All

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Apr 13, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Frank Bruni of the New York Times about his column, "Manhood in the Age of Trump."

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Apr 12, 2017
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Mike Pesca with the rundown: 1) Melania Trump settles with the Daily Mail; 2) Jeff Flake takes on the alpaca lobby; 3) Bats are not a good source of 'surprise protein.'

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Apr 12, 2017
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Stephen Schiff, Luke DiTommaso, David Woods, Daniel Fischer, June Thomas

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Apr 12, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the new Anne Hathaway film Colossus, Andy Daly's Comedy Central sitcom Review, and Pepsi's recent ad controversy

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Apr 11, 2017
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In his book, The Last Giant of Late Night, reporter Jason Zinoman explains how The Late Show was like nothing else on TV.

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Apr 11, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Anti-Pronoun” Edition

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Apr 11, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: 1) What did Russia know about the Syrian chemical attack?; 2) Sebastien Gorka has a plan for Libya; 3) Silvio Berlusconi is the new face of vegetarianism in Italy

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Apr 10, 2017
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Does your right to free speech entitle you to silence the speech of someone else? Mike Pesca debates Slate’s Osita Nwanevu.

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Apr 10, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Harvard Law Professor, Noah Feldman, discuss the three most pressing categories from which the articles of impeachment against Donald Trump may be drawn – corruption, abuse of power, and the violation of democratic norms.

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Apr 10, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin talk to Jim Newell about the Masters; Tom Haberstroh about Russell Westbrook and resting NBA players; Meg Rowley about baseball’s return; and Jonathan Hock about One and Not Done, his ESPN documentary on John Calipari.

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Apr 10, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: 1) The very muddy U.S. policy towards Syria; 2) How expensive is the President's weekly trip to Mar-a-Lago?; 3) The unusual way Fox is educating employees about harassment.

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Apr 8, 2017
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Slate Money on racial bias in car insurance, Rentberry, and smart beta.

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Apr 7, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Max Boot, Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, about the missile attack carried out by the United States in Syria and what this means for President Trump's foreign policy going forward.

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Apr 7, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s rundown: Questions abound in the wake of the president’s missile strike in Syria, Judge Neil Gorsuch is confirmed, and a flow chart to guide your use of the phrase, “reach out.”

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Apr 7, 2017
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On her incredible career and advocating for disability representation on screen.

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Apr 7, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Gideon Rachman, of the Financial Times about Trump's meeting with Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago.

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Apr 6, 2017
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The NPR host on the changing nature of his fandom for the Chicago Cubs

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Apr 6, 2017
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Culture Gabfest host Dana Stevens swaps in for David Plotz, joined by Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson to discuss the end of the filibuster, White House conflicts of interest and President Trump's approach to human rights.

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Apr 6, 2017
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Mike Pesca has today’s rundown: President Trump misquotes Rep. Elijah Cummings, a professor says most U.S. military entanglements aren’t actually due to alliances, and the New York Times throws Tiffany Trump a bone.

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Apr 6, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Mike Pence, abortion on TV, and millennial men that want stay-at-home wives.

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Apr 6, 2017
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New York Magazine writer Andrew Sullivan on the decay of conservatism and why he expected Trump’s victory.

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Apr 5, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Lili Bayer, a journalist in Central Europe for Politico and The Forward, about the story of Sebastian Gorka (Trump's Chief Counter-Terrorism Adviser) and his far right wing roots.

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Apr 5, 2017
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Charlie McDowell imagines a world where the afterlife is scientifically proven in his film The Discovery.

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Apr 5, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop revisits October 15, 1969 and the divisive words of then Vice President Spiro Agnew.

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Apr 5, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: Advertisers run from Bill O’Reilly, Russian hubris caught on tape, and a Scottish woman loses her privacy-breach case against Trump International.

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Apr 5, 2017
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Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Noah Emmerich, Costa Ronin, June Thomas

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Apr 5, 2017
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The panel discusses the new podcast S-Town, the film Ghost in the Shell with Represent host Aisha Harris, and the controversy surrounding Vice President Pence and his self-imposed rules around women.

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Apr 4, 2017
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Laura Lippman tells us about her writing and revision process, and why she's tired of arguing about the validity of genre novels.

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Apr 4, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Emily Bazelon about the Democrats plan to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

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Apr 4, 2017
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For 15 years, Tabitha Soren followed a group of baseball minor league draft picks with a camera. The results are stirring.

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Apr 4, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Raise the Bar” Edition Part 2

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Apr 4, 2017
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Chris Berube with two thing you need to know, and one you don't: 1) Trump meets with the President of Egypt; 2) A development in the crash that killed Lech Kaczyński; 3) Harrison Ford really needs to stop being a pilot.

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Apr 4, 2017
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John McWhorter talks to linguist Neal Whitman about the mash-up of "hey" and "yo."

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Apr 3, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and special guest Joel Anderson are joined by the Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins to talk about UConn’s loss in the women’s NCAA tournament. They also discuss the men’s Final Four, the Las Vegas Raiders, and NBA hook-up culture.

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Apr 3, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: Flooding in southern Colombia has claimed the lives of more than 200, things to do at Mar-a-Lago that aren’t golfing, and China’s Toilet Revolution.

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Apr 1, 2017
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Did eight men spend decades in prison for somebody else’s crime? And – a history of confirmation hearings.

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Apr 1, 2017
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Slate Money gets tipsy talking to Bianca Bosker, author of Cork Dork, about the economics of wine.

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Mar 31, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to FiveThirtyEight's Clare Malone about infighting in the Republican party.

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Mar 31, 2017
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Creator Joel Hodgson and head writer Elliot Kalan on the return of the iconic movie-riffing show that changed comedy.

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