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Imaginary Worlds

Forget Monopoly and Risk -- a new generation of indie board game designers is rethinking how we play games, and why.

26 Min

Dec 12, 2018

#156: Girl World, Pt. 1 - "Mean Girls"

The Next Picture Show

Power plays and back-biting in the 2004 Tina Fey-penned comedy.

48 Min

Dec 11, 2018

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Podcast
Time
Released
28 min
Dec 7, 2018
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Featuring Phillip Comella and Kelley Remole

59 min
Dec 6, 2018
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Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents stories from the legendary literary magazine The Paris Review.

65 min
Dec 4, 2018
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Crime and corruption Chicago style.

53 min
Dec 1, 2018
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What do the “seduction movement,” the Virginia Tech shooter, and the Asian-American experience have in common? Wesley Yang thinks and writes with devastating clarity about loneliness, invisibility, and the incoherence of American life.

23 min
Nov 30, 2018
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Featuring Raymond Carr and Wade Roush

58 min
Nov 29, 2018
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Guest host David Sedaris presents two stories about people who have guilty consciences—or ought to.

39 min
Nov 28, 2018
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In my second episode on larping, I go on an epic journey to find out why it's therapeutic to become imaginary people.

53 min
Nov 27, 2018
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Crime and corruption Chicago style.

39 min
Nov 24, 2018
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Amit Tzuk and Ofir Trainin, the subject and director of an FAMILY IN TRANSITION, an Israeli documentary about a small town father of four who becomes a woman.

30 min
Nov 23, 2018
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Featuring Dan Souza and Michaella A. Thornton

58 min
Nov 22, 2018
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Guest host Jane Curtin presents provocative stories by T.C. Boyle and A.M. Homes.

46 min
Nov 19, 2018
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A landmark first feature shot in the 90s but never seen until now.

57 min
Nov 17, 2018
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Science and the squishiness of the human mind. The joys of wearing whatever the hell you want, and so much more.

25 min
Nov 16, 2018
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Featuring Jennifer Landa and Emi Okikawa

58 min
Nov 15, 2018
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Guest host Kate Burton presents two stories about parents and children.

25 min
Nov 14, 2018
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Remember when movie posters were hand-crafted iconic works of commercial art? They still are in an alternative artistic universe.

52 min
Nov 13, 2018
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David Lonsgtreth breaks down "I Feel Energy"

49 min
Nov 12, 2018
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Orson Welles' final film is finally finished.

55 min
Nov 10, 2018
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For two decades she’s traveled the world, photographing humans in crisis. Pulitzer and MacArthur winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario on what it’s all taught her.

32 min
Nov 10, 2018
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Featuring Bianca Jones Marlin and Veronika Meduna

60 min
Nov 8, 2018
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Guest host Jane Curtin presents works by Anton Chekhov that were part of a celebration sponsored by Columbia University and hosted by Chekhov scholar Laura Strausfeld.

77 min
Nov 6, 2018
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Transcendent musical performance and messy gender dynamics in Cooper's new take on the old tale.

28 min
Nov 5, 2018
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Plus, dish on Gwyneth Paltrow’s wedding hair (did she do it herself?!)

58 min
Nov 3, 2018
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Notes from the Fog author Ben Marcus on Elon Musk, the weird existential joys of the reality TV show Castaways​, and whether we will eat in the future.

59 min
Nov 1, 2018
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Guest host Kate Burton presents three stories about politics and voting, at home and abroad.

29 min
Oct 31, 2018
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Spiritual leaders of different faith discuss the role of religion in sci-fi fantasy worlds.

56 min
Oct 30, 2018
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Is Greta Van Fleet a Led Zeppelin Homage or a Copy?

62 min
Oct 30, 2018
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The '54 musical spin on the old Hollywood fable starring Judy Garland and James Mason set the stage for Bradley Cooper's latest take.

52 min
Oct 27, 2018
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The friendly side of North Korea. Men at sea, dancing! Monty Python, of course, and more!​

30 min
Oct 26, 2018
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Featuring Erik Klemetti and George Kourounis

53 min
Oct 23, 2018
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Redford's farewell to acting is a perfect bookend with his iconic turn as The Sundance Kid.

51 min
Oct 20, 2018
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RIding the Greyhounds of hell, from New York to El Paso. The grandiose alternate reality of hedge fund traders. Growing up Russian in Reagan's America, and more.

29 min
Oct 19, 2018
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Featuring Kate Sheridan and Giselle George-Gilkes

58 min
Oct 18, 2018
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Guest host Hope Davis presents three improbable stories.

26 min
Oct 17, 2018
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Traditional fairy folklore was no fairy tale.

23 min
Oct 17, 2018
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Plus, Jessica Simpson's Haircolorist Tells Us What Formulas Are Safe For Pregnant Women

47 min
Oct 15, 2018
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With Robert Redford's latest and possibly last film currently in theaters, a look back at his classic pairing with Paul Newman from 1969.

48 min
Oct 13, 2018
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Fake news, real risk, and the messy rise of blockchain media.

29 min
Oct 12, 2018
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Featuring Gail Thomas and Pierce McManus

58 min
Oct 11, 2018
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Guest host Maulik Pancholy presents two works about how we look at things.

53 min
Oct 9, 2018
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How does the Michael Moore's approach play in 2018's heightened political climate?

46 min
Oct 6, 2018
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​Man Booker prize winners Olga Tocarczuk and her translator Jennifer Croft on maps that lead nowhere, plasticized anatomies, and humor across national borders.

25 min
Oct 6, 2018
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Featuring Sushma Subramanian and Nick Andersen

59 min
Oct 4, 2018
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Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents two works curated with the online food and cooking community Food52.

46 min
Oct 2, 2018
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Revisiting liberal gadfly Michael Moore's cinematic origins.

47 min
Sep 29, 2018
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A nation born in revolution will forever struggle against chaos. Jill Lepore, author of These Truths, on the surprising roots of the mess America's in.

24 min
Sep 28, 2018
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Featuring Fiona Calvert and Shane Hanlon

58 min
Sep 27, 2018
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Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents three works from The Best American Short Stories 2016.

38 min
Sep 22, 2018
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How a mother-daughter obsession became a massive and dangerous industry. The weird history of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

30 min
Sep 21, 2018
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Featuring Cailin Gallinger and Rose DF

58 min
Sep 20, 2018
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Guest host Hope Davis presents three works curated with the online food and cooking community Food52.

28 min
Sep 19, 2018
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How classic sci-fi and horror radio dramas set the stage for stories that couldn't be told yet without advanced SFX

45 min
Sep 15, 2018
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A seismic shake-up at a venerable literary gatekeeper. Shallow and not-so-shallow consumerism. The Paris Review’s new editor on old ghosts, new voices, and what’s worth keeping.

29 min
Sep 14, 2018
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Featuring Joseph Scrimshaw and Cassandra Willyard

68 min
Sep 11, 2018
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When Spike Lee makes a film about the past, he's actually making a film about the present.

37 min
Sep 7, 2018
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Featuring Stephen Macknick & Susana Martinez-Conde and Africa Stewart

60 min
Sep 6, 2018
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Guest host Kate Burton presents four works about cats and dogs.