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Episode 9: Chasing Korean Cornbread

The Trip

Nicole Choi talks identity, powdered milk, and post-war Korean cornbread

26 Min

Oct 14, 2018

Euge’s Big Day

In The Limelight

A bonus episode devoted entirely to Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s royal wedding.

41 Min

Oct 13, 2018

48 Min

Oct 13, 2018

Episode 113 - Jane Addams, Part Two

The History Chicks

Jane's life of far-reaching social service and her work for peace didn't prevent her from being called "America's most dangerous woman."

74 Min

Oct 13, 2018

Trump Vs. The Federal Reserve

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Trump vs. the Federal Reserve as stock prices plunge.

20 Min

Oct 12, 2018

34 Min

Oct 12, 2018

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

63 min
Oct 12, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Ed joins Brian, Nathan and Joanne as they continue to explore the history of America’s relationship to the largest marine mammals.

34 min
Oct 11, 2018
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Obamacare premiums going down; Google security breach; Stock market troubles

63 min
Oct 11, 2018
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'Your Friend From Israel' podcast host Benyamin Cohen, WSJ sports columnist Jason Gay

35 min
Oct 10, 2018
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Experian PIN failure; Military moving scams; Mattress industry changing rapidly

20 min
Oct 10, 2018
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The race for Congress one month from Election Day.

35 min
Oct 9, 2018
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Paying off a LOT of debt; New timeshare scam; Bank cyber attacks increasing

21 min
Oct 9, 2018
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Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation and the future of the Supreme Court.

35 min
Oct 8, 2018
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Retail rewards; not going to college; E sim cards

25 min
Oct 8, 2018
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Joseph C. Sternberg and Hugo Restall discuss a missing Interpol official, a journalist kicked out of Hong Kong, and a new Trump strategy on China.

38 min
Oct 8, 2018
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The Trip visits Russia to drink northern drinks with the owner of the legendary Bar Khroniki

13 min
Oct 6, 2018
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SPECIAL: Clark and his 13 year old son Grant talk tech advice

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

25 min
Oct 5, 2018
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Maine Republican Susan Collins tips Brett Kavanaugh toward Senate confirmation.

35 min
Oct 5, 2018
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Clark Stinks; Micro hotels work for Millennials

43 min
Oct 5, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Brian, Nathan and Joanne explore the history of America’s relationship to the largest marine mammals.

35 min
Oct 4, 2018
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Solar in Puerto Rico; Ticketmaster ripoff; Cell phone plan changes

23 min
Oct 4, 2018
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Joseph C. Sternberg and Robert Colvile catch up on Britain's annual party convention season, and weigh the next challenging few weeks in Britain's divorce from the European Union.

35 min
Oct 4, 2018
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Dean and Brad join Kristen and Jolenta in the studio to answer listener questions...again!

64 min
Oct 3, 2018
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‘Barney Miller’ star Hal Linden and Nickelodeon alum Ryan Ochoa, co-stars in the new film ‘The Samuel Project’

35 min
Oct 3, 2018
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Holiday hiring; Moviepass mega bungle; Suze Orman makes silly retirement remarks

21 min
Oct 3, 2018
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Donald Trump belly flops into the Kavanaugh debate, and is new Nafta better or worse for trade?

35 min
Oct 2, 2018
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Facebook data breach; Bogus travel insurance; Amazing food tracking techniques

20 min
Oct 2, 2018
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As the FBI probe continues, the Senate moves to a vote on Brett Kavanaugh.

35 min
Oct 1, 2018
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Thawing credit getting easier; Spam cell phone calls; Great online banks

30 min
Oct 1, 2018
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Drinking some bad news away with José Andrés and Matt Goulding

25 min
Oct 1, 2018
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Joseph C. Sternberg and Hugo Restall discuss Trump's overture to North Korea, and the beginning of the end of Merkel's long reign in Berlin.

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.

38 min
Sep 28, 2018
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Josh and Julie dissect Meghan Markle’s latest milestones—her cookbook launch and first solo event as a duchess included. They also discuss Justin Bieber’s busking episode outside the palace.

24 min
Sep 28, 2018
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The Kavanaugh nomination roller coaster.

38 min
Sep 28, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Brian, Nathan and Joanne reflect on the history of prison labor and learn more about the challenges facing those behind bars.

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

35 min
Sep 27, 2018
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Food robots; budget deficit; Robo advisors

27 min
Sep 27, 2018
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Today, we take a step back to imagine a world without a web of GPS satellites telling your smartphone where you are every second of the day. While this might sound scary, come along and maybe you’ll discover you have a secret sixth sense...one that’s b...

24 min
Sep 27, 2018
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Joseph C. Sternberg and Hugo Restall discuss whether there's a Trump Doctrine, why Europe is obstructing Washington on Iran.

76 min
Sep 27, 2018
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Celebrating the Jewish harvest festival with etrog farmers in CA and etrog sellers in NYC, plus sugar beets and the Jewish immigrants who became chicken ranchers.

35 min
Sep 26, 2018
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Building with shipping containers; Tuition insurance; Asking for a raise

19 min
Sep 26, 2018
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The latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh ahead of his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

35 min
Sep 25, 2018
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USB security keys; fiduciary reneging; Products for elderly are booming market

22 min
Sep 25, 2018
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Will Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed?

35 min
Sep 24, 2018
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New driving app; Tech support scam; Retiring early

24 min
Sep 24, 2018
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Joseph C. Sternberg and Hugo Restall on what winning a trade war with China means, and why Theresa May can't pick a Brexit plan and stick to it.

74 min
Sep 22, 2018
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Later known as "The Mother of Social Work", Jane Addams took a circuitous route to find her life's calling.

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.

35 min
Sep 21, 2018
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Clark Stinks; Credit freezes are free now!

19 min
Sep 21, 2018
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Brett Kavanaugh and due process.

61 min
Sep 21, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Nathan, Brian, and Ed discuss things in the sky we can’t explain - unidentified flying objects.

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

35 min
Sep 20, 2018
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Another Google technological breakthrough; Food fraud; Great place to buy used cars

27 min
Sep 20, 2018
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Joseph C. Sternberg and Elisabeth Braw on Poland's plan to name a fort after Donald Trump, and what 'deterrence' means in an age of cyber threats.

51 min
Sep 20, 2018
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The ladies talk about what stuck and what didn't from the books of season 3!

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

19 min
Sep 19, 2018
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Brett Kavanaugh's accuser declines to testify without an FBI probe.

22 min
Sep 18, 2018
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Can Brett Kavanaugh's nomination survive Christine Ford's accusation?

35 min
Sep 17, 2018
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Helping Florence victims; Teenage big rig drivers?; DNA testing concerns

23 min
Sep 17, 2018
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Joseph C. Sternberg and Hugo Restall on how East Asia has avoided the current emerging-market contagion, and why a Brexit deal for Britain is so elusive with only six months to go.

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.

35 min
Sep 14, 2018
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Clark Stinks; The end of payday loans

23 min
Sep 14, 2018
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A late hit on Brett Kavanaugh and Paul Manafort cops a plea.

46 min
Sep 14, 2018
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On this episode of Backstory, Ed, Nathan and Brian explore the iconic figure of the American Millionaire.

25 min
Sep 13, 2018
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Joseph C. Sternberg and Sophia Gaston on how voters really feel about immigration, and why politicians keep missing the point.

22 min
Sep 12, 2018
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Democrats gain in Senate election battle.

35 min
Sep 11, 2018
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Clark reflects on the 9/11 anniversary; Rx cash drug prices; Longevity of appliances

18 min
Sep 11, 2018
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The politics of Colin Kaepernick, and releasing the FISA documents.

35 min
Sep 10, 2018
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Debit card fraud; Non competes suppress salaries; Cost of car ownership

23 min
Sep 10, 2018
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Joseph C. Sternberg and Hugo Restall on European politics in turmoil and Asian diplomacy in confusion.

35 min
Sep 7, 2018
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Clark Stinks; A millennial landlord horror story

19 min
Sep 7, 2018
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Strassel, McGurn and Gigot on the hunt for Anonymous and Cory Booker vs. Brett Kavanaugh.

33 min
Sep 7, 2018
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Josh and Julie break down the reports of Charles-Harry-William conflict. Plus, Meghan's favorite Disney movies & Bey's birthday.

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

53 min
Sep 7, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Brian, Ed and Nathan take a look at the historical relationship between Puerto Rico and the United States.