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Wakanda Forever

Represent

Three critics hold a spoiler-filled discussion of Black Panther.

53 Min

Feb 17, 2018

David Frum: Live at Politics and Prose

Live at Politics and Prose

David Frum, former White House speech writer and senior editor at The Atlantic, discusses his book, "Trumpocracy", at Politics and Prose on 2/7/18.

65 Min

Feb 16, 2018

#80: Wesley Snipes Talks Blade and Black Panther

Represent

We discuss the black superheroes that predate Ryan Coogler’s new Marvel blockbuster.

56 Min

Feb 16, 2018

Big Shots

Selected Shorts

Just in time for President’s Day we offer two stories about big shots, presented by guest host Jane Curtin.

59 Min

Feb 15, 2018

1.11 - An Uninvited Guest

The Walk

You still don’t know who's selling you out. Building anxieties, past allegiances, and doubts about the mission give everyone a motive to betray and a reason to lie.

23 Min

Feb 14, 2018

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Podcast
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52 min
Feb 14, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, and Isaac Butler discuss the film BPM, the TV show Babylon Berlin, and the recent discovery of a new source for Shakespeare's texts.

31 min
Feb 13, 2018
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Podcast fans are starting to recognize James in public...

22 min
Feb 12, 2018
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It was only a matter of time until you fell right into The Burn’s lap, and now you’re face to barrel with an old ally turned nemesis. Or could the traitor be among your own ranks? You’d better find out before The Burn finds you again.

53 min
Feb 10, 2018
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Wild boars in the sewers of London. Augmented humans of the future. Jason's high school friend, celebrated children's author Jacob Sager Weinstein on imaginary histories and possible futures.

0 min
Feb 9, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Fifty Shades Freed

68 min
Feb 9, 2018
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On this episode of Live at Politics and Prose, Johann Hari discusses his book Lost Connections with Andrew Sullivan.

52 min
Feb 9, 2018
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On Netflix’s new documentary, Seeing Allred.

59 min
Feb 8, 2018
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Guest host David Sedaris presents two stories about important relationships, and one playful spoof about the lives of celebrity chefs.

50 min
Feb 8, 2018
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A discussion of how David Wain's latest works together with his cult comedy classic "Wet Hot American Summer."

22 min
Feb 8, 2018
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None of the “safe houses” Charlie keeps guiding you to seem to be that safe, and the paths in between them are even more perilous. Could this latest house be haunted?

27 min
Feb 7, 2018
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In the second of my three-part series on Doctor Who, I look at the companions traveling with The Doctor, and how that experience changes them in ways they never expect.

69 min
Feb 7, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the film Phantom Thread, take a trip to the Met to learn about artist David Hockney, and follow up on Bullet Journaling with Slate's June Thomas.

30 min
Feb 6, 2018
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We would love to be part of a royal text exchange

32 min
Feb 6, 2018
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John McWhorter on the origin of woman, girl and other lady terms.

48 min
Feb 5, 2018
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Does David Wain's new biopic spoof have a chance of developing the cult following of his 2001 comedy classic?

20 min
Feb 5, 2018
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While running an errand, you and Emma pick up a clueless American traveler running from a local gang. It might’ve been the right thing to do, but now he’s asking way too many questions.

46 min
Feb 3, 2018
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The virtual reality that's coming is like nothing we've ever experienced. Now's the time to decide what it's good for.

59 min
Feb 2, 2018
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Leni Zumas discusses her feminist dystopia novel, Red Clocks, at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

44 min
Feb 2, 2018
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On playing Rogelio de la Vega, lending his voice to Coco, and the state of Latino representation in Hollywood.

21 min
Jan 31, 2018
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The threat of those flyers catches up with you sooner than expected. Your capture reunites you with some old friends, but one of them is in critical condition and your captors force you to keep moving.

2 min
Jan 31, 2018
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A special goodbye from The 10 Minute Writer's Workshop

60 min
Jan 31, 2018
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The Culture Gabfest records live from Sundance

29 min
Jan 30, 2018
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Unless you're an upperclass British man, apparently!

23 min
Jan 29, 2018
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Charlie tells you about her sister, whom she suspects is a high-ranking member of The Burn.

47 min
Jan 29, 2018
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Katy Waldman, Parul Sehgal, and Laura Bennett discuss Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado.

0 min
Jan 26, 2018
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Live from the Bell House, in Brooklyn New York, it’s a very special Hit Parade about B-sides that improbably became classics, or even No. 1 hits. Plus special guest Ted Leo!

0 min
Jan 26, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Mosaic

124 min
Jan 26, 2018
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On this episode of Live at Politics and Prose, April Ryan leads a panel discussion on racial issues in America with Mary Frances Berry, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Wesley Lowery, and Jason Riley.

34 min
Jan 26, 2018
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Sebastián Silva explains why he chose to tackle the black American experience in his latest film, Tyrel.

58 min
Jan 25, 2018
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Guest host Jane Curtin presents three stories in which small things count for a lot.

66 min
Jan 24, 2018
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The ghost of Hitchcock's Best Picture winner haunts PTA's latest.

20 min
Jan 24, 2018
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As if evading The Burn isn’t enough stress, now blood-thirsty wolves are after you.

33 min
Jan 24, 2018
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I kick off my three-part series on the alien who has no name and no possessions, except for a spaceship/time machine that he stole. Even his face (or her face) isn't for keeps. But perhaps The Doctor's regenerations are the key to his popularity.

65 min
Jan 24, 2018
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The Culture Gabfest on The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Paddington 2, and Drag

42 min
Jan 23, 2018
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John McWhorter on the etymology and pronunciation of English numbers.

32 min
Jan 23, 2018
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Which team are you on?

46 min
Jan 23, 2018
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The new PTA is a purposeful riff on the Hitchcock Best Picture winner.

21 min
Jan 23, 2018
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Somehow you find your way and some supplies, but The Burn is (literally) hot on your trail and willing to use any means necessary to stop you - even if it means sabotaging themselves.

55 min
Jan 20, 2018
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The stories we wrap around ourselves, our neighbors. our children. The invisible stories we struggle against.

50 min
Jan 19, 2018
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Our look inside the mind of this year’s Academy voter.

22 min
Jan 18, 2018
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There are traitors at every turn eager to take you down. Stanton was able to save you this time, but you can never be too careful. Everyone you meet is a potential enemy. Better to stay one step ahead.

22 min
Jan 18, 2018
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The city limits are controlled by military officers and checkpoints. How long can you keep your secret, and who can you trust?

21 min
Jan 18, 2018
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Introducing The Walk, a new immersive fiction podcast from Panoply, created by award-winning author Naomi Alderman

21 min
Jan 18, 2018
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The entire city is on lockdown but you have to get out before they find you - the survival of the human race depends on it.

60 min
Jan 17, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss Steven Spielberg's movie "The Post", Netflix's "The End of the F***ing World", and Facebook's new algorithm changes with Slate's If/Then podcast host Will Oremus.

30 min
Jan 16, 2018
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One DJ's chance encounter with Prince Harry is #goals

30 min
Jan 15, 2018
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Why Hollywood should stand with immigrants in the industry by fighting for DACA.

55 min
Jan 13, 2018
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While the unchecked ego might be popular at parties, it can get us into all kinds of trouble. Mark Epstein, MD combines psychotherapy and Buddhism to help people live with the self.

55 min
Jan 12, 2018
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Linda Gordon discusses her book The Second Coming of the KKK at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of the newest season of Black Mirror

46 min
Jan 12, 2018
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On his Hollywood commandments for achieving secular success.

2 min
Jan 12, 2018
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The Walk - a new immersive fiction podcast from Panoply, created by award-winning author Naomi Alderman. Subscribe in itunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-walk/id1334736440?mt=2

2 min
Jan 12, 2018
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A new immersive fiction podcast from Panoply created by award-winning author Naomi Alderman. Releases 18 January.

59 min
Jan 11, 2018
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Fantasy writer Neil Gaiman hosts a program featuring two of his own stories and a classic by John Collier.

68 min
Jan 11, 2018
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True-life stories rarely come with the bold, satirical edge that the new Tonya Harding biopic does. Just one thing it shares with Van Sant's "To Die For."

25 min
Jan 10, 2018
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In the second audio drama I wrote with The Truth, a cryogenically-frozen man is revived centuries from now to find himself in a world that's not quite what he expected

21 min
Jan 9, 2018
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There's a lot going on here.

32 min
Jan 9, 2018
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Like gangster and gangsta, nigger and nigga have become two distinct words.

58 min
Jan 9, 2018
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The new Margot Robbie-starring true-crime tragi-comedy shares some DNA with Gus Van Sant's 1995 satire.

62 min
Jan 5, 2018
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Bruce Bartlett discusses his book The Truth Matters at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

42 min
Jan 5, 2018
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We discuss the anti-harassment initiative Time’s Up and talk to Great American Baking Show winner Vallery Lomas about her season’s sudden cancellation.

59 min
Jan 4, 2018
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Guest host Denis O’Hare presents three stories that take things to extremes.

60 min
Jan 3, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, and Julia Turner discuss the film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Errol Morris's Wormwood, and Slate's 2017 Movie Club.

28 min
Jan 2, 2018
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Why is a woman named Samantha arguing with Prince Harry on Twitter?

0 min
Dec 29, 2017
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On the Billboard Hot 100, two is often the loneliest number. This month, Chris Molanphy profiles No. 2 songs that went on to become historic, from Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, the Go-Go’s and Kelly Clarkson.

89 min
Dec 29, 2017
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This compilation of seven authors highlights the many diverse voices, who visited Politics and Prose in 2017.

0 min
Dec 29, 2017
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A spoiler-filled review of Phantom Thread

12 min
Dec 29, 2017
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Aisha talks with Studio 360 about how America is finally rethinking "Gone With the Wind."

60 min
Dec 28, 2017
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Guest host Jane Curtin presents two stories about marriage.

57 min
Dec 28, 2017
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Back to sunny Italy for part two of this week's in-depth look at a pair of films about Americans abroad, in love and in over their heads.

30 min
Dec 27, 2017
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As Star Wars fans argue over The Last Jedi, I revisit my 2014 episode on sci-fi canons and bring the discussion up to date.

11 min
Dec 27, 2017
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This week, we talk to Manoush Zomorodi, author of Bored and Brilliant and host of the WNYC podcast Note to Self

54 min
Dec 27, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens answer listener questions about which piece of culture they would forever delete from the universe, how to raise adopted kids, their relationship to cooking, list-making and more.

24 min
Dec 26, 2017
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A groundbreaking theory about Meghan and Harry, and those kids from Love, Actually

31 min
Dec 26, 2017
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The problem is, is that we sometimes say "is" twice. Why?

47 min
Dec 25, 2017
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Italian summers, sun-kissed actors and repressed desire are the themes for this week's pairing.

45 min
Dec 22, 2017
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Dar Williams discusses her book, What I Found in a Thousand Towns: A Traveling Musician's Guide to Rebuilding America's Communities--One Coffee Shop, Dog Run, and Open-Mike Night at a Time, at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.