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Gist: Do Radicals Change the World?

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Author Jeremy McCarter on the five people who changed the course of America in 1917.

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Jun 23, 2017

Do Radicals Change the World?

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Author Jeremy McCarter on the five people who changed the course of America in 1917.

31 Min

Jun 23, 2017

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Jun 23, 2017

90 Seconds: The Klondike Kickback

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Chris Berube with the rundown: The White House says you can't report on press briefings; Alaska gets a helpful clause in the healthcare bill; Gwyneth Paltrow is nonsense.

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Jun 23, 2017

Crowning Glory: A History of Hair in America

BackStory

On this episode of BackStory, Brian, Joanne and Nathan explore some of the many meanings Americans have attached to hair.

48 Min

Jun 23, 2017

Spiel: Is Terrorism Coverage Racist?

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Based on the information available, what can we conclude about the media coverage of terrorism?

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Jun 23, 2017

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Jun 23, 2017
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On being typecast in Hollywood and finding empowerment through wrestling.

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Jun 23, 2017
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On being typecast in Hollywood and finding empowerment through wrestling.

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Jun 22, 2017
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It helps to stay off Twitter.

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Jun 22, 2017
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It helps to stay off Twitter.

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Jun 22, 2017
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Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Julia Ioffe, staff writer with the Atlantic, to discuss health care, special elections and the summer season of the Supreme Court.

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Jun 22, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Slate's Jordan Weissmann about the latest version of the healthcare bill and how, in many ways, it's worse than the bill proposed last month by the House.

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Jun 22, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: President Trump is back on the campaign trail; More North Carolina chicanery; A very dumb heist, revealed.

23 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Sohrab Ahmari on Saudi Arabia's succession, Otto Warmbier's passing and a cabinet shuffle in Paris.

40 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen put on their berets and live by Mireille Guiliano's French Women Don't Get Fat.

59 min
Jun 22, 2017
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The Obama foreign policy adviser on evaluating Obama’s eight years in office and understanding Trump’s pettiness.

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Jun 22, 2017
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The Obama foreign policy adviser on evaluating Obama’s eight years in office and understanding Trump’s pettiness.

47 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Jamie Kirchick on the End of Europe and Negin Farsad on Comedy in the Trump Era

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Jun 21, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Marc Ross, a Republican operative who worked for the McCain/Palin campaign, about Senate backrooms and why he thinks Mitch McConnell is playing his cards right with the healthcare bill.

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Jun 21, 2017
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The playwright and actor on the struggle of making a creative statement in the face of political chaos.

28 min
Jun 21, 2017
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The playwright and actor on the struggle of making a creative statement in the face of political chaos.

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Jun 21, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Does Donald Trump have tapes of his conversations with James Comey?; We're getting another British, like next week maybe; The Girl Scouts introduce a very modern badge.

33 min
Jun 21, 2017
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Josh & Julie analyze the (reported) arrival of Beyonce's twins from every possible angle—and also discuss the royal family's big day at the Queen's birthday parade.

29 min
Jun 20, 2017
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A few problems with the recent study suggesting white terrorists get less media play than Muslim terrorists.

47 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Dealbreaker” Edition

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Jun 20, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Dealbreaker” Edition

19 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Syria and a curtain raiser on the House special election in Georgia.

8 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Before 9/11, the idea of constant government surveillance seemed extreme. Now we take it for granted.

29 min
Jun 20, 2017
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What we're telling search engines about our insecurities

25 min
Jun 19, 2017
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A handy guide to parsing the president’s tweets.

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Jun 19, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Kevin Draper to discuss the upcoming Mayweather-McGregor mega-fight. Ben Lindbergh also joins to discuss whether major-league baseballs are juiced. Finally, David Gessner talks about his memoir Ultimate Glory.

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Jun 19, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to the writer Naomi Klein about how the "Trump brand" is the driving force behind the presidency.

24 min
Jun 19, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Sohrab Ahmari on Trump's Cuba policy, airstrikes in Syria and Macron's new majority.

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Jun 19, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Is Trump under investigation?; The ratings are not good for Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview; Sheriff Clarke, we hardly knew ya.

99 min
Jun 19, 2017
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Tightly Knotted to a Similar String (or:Love. You use that word but let me show you what it really means.)

48 min
Jun 18, 2017
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Gwen Jimmere started Naturalicious to sell her home-devised hair care products.

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Jun 18, 2017
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Gwen Jimmere started Naturalicious to sell her home-devised hair care products.

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Jun 17, 2017
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Josh King guest hosts a weekend edition of Trumpcast.

49 min
Jun 17, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Poet, playwright, and arts educator Liza Jessie Peterson on lessons learned teaching incarcerated youth on Rikers Island.

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Jun 17, 2017
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Slate Money on rich scams, poor scams, and email scams

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Jun 16, 2017
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The Welsh journalist on his new movie, the meat-is-murder fantasy adventure Okja.

26 min
Jun 16, 2017
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The Welsh journalist on his new movie, the meat-is-murder fantasy adventure Okja.

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Jun 16, 2017
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Jim Newell and Jordan Weissmann

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Jun 16, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: Catalonia campaigns for independence, New Jersey mulls a ban on releasing balloons, and for stress-free exercise, don’t hike with Mike Cernovich.

45 min
Jun 16, 2017
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On this episode of BackStory, Ed, Nathan and Brian discuss when and why many of the nation’s Confederate statues were erected, and what they stood for.

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Jun 16, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Carolyn Fiddler, Political Editor at Daily Kos, about the Virginia gubernatorial race and why things on the Republican side were too close for comfort (to say the least).

5 min
Jun 16, 2017
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More from Brown Girls creators Fatimah & and Sam Bailey

36 min
Jun 16, 2017
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Two years and 115 episodes later, Sex Lives calls it quits.

25 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Robb Willer on how to reframe debates in a way the “other side” will understand.

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Jun 15, 2017
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David Plotz, John Dickerson and Slate's Jamelle Bouie discuss the Virginia shooting, Senate health bill, Russia investigation, and Virginia gubernatorial primaries.

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Jun 15, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace are joined by actual teenager and Carvell's son, Ezra Wallace. They discuss what life is like for a biracial teen, plus triumphs and fails, recommendations and an Ezra lightning round.

21 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on North Korea's hostages, losing in Afghanistan and Ramadan in Xinjiang.

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Jun 15, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: Vladimir Putin says he’s ready to be friends with the U.S. The NSA says last month’s big cyberattack came from North Korea. Reading the FBI file on D&D creator Gary Gygax.

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Jun 15, 2017
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The Arizona Congressman on the coming battle for the soul of the Democratic Party.

24 min
Jun 15, 2017
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The Arizona Congressman on the coming battle for the soul of the Democratic Party.

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Jun 15, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Comey, Wonder Woman, and Theresa May.

48 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Comey, Wonder Woman, and Theresa May.

7 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have a Kon Mari postmortem

33 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Rich people and their addiction to golf: a philosophical investigation.

36 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Discussing how Jews talk with linguist and podcaster John McWhorter

21 min
Jun 15, 2017
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How did sci-fi authors imagine social media and the Internet before they existed?

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Jun 14, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Matthew Miller, formerly of the Department of Justice, about the Jeff Sessions hearing and just what Bob Mueller could be up to behind the scenes.

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Jun 14, 2017
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Bill Schutt on his comprehensive new book, Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

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Jun 14, 2017
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Bill Schutt on his comprehensive new book, Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

31 min
Jun 14, 2017
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Josh and Julie discuss the birth of George Clooney’s twins and the death of Tom Hardy’s beloved dog.

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Jun 14, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop revisits Sunday September 8, 1974 when President Ford announced his pardon of Richard Nixon.

36 min
Jun 14, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop revisits Sunday September 8, 1974 when President Ford announced his pardon of Richard Nixon.

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Jun 14, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: The investigation of the Flint water crisis has ensnared Michigan’s health chief, and more of The Trump Organization’s property sales have been going to secret buyers.

19 min
Jun 14, 2017
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A gunman targets a congressional baseball practice, Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill, and the Virginia gubernatorial primary.

75 min
Jun 14, 2017
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The inimitable Roxane Gay, a quiz about white guys in public radio, Tracy's Joke Time, and more!

51 min
Jun 14, 2017
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The panel discusses the documentary Mommy Dead and Dearest with journalist Michelle Dean, the Julius Caesar controversy at Shakespeare in the Park, and the podcast Hi-Phi Nation.

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Jun 14, 2017
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The panel discusses the documentary Mommy Dead and Dearest with journalist Michelle Dean, the Julius Caesar controversy at Shakespeare in the Park, and the podcast Hi-Phi Nation.

40 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Featuring comedians Naomi Ekperigin and her "Jew boo" Andy Beckerman

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Jun 13, 2017
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Recap of ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on "The Bachelorette."

42 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Recap of ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on "The Bachelorette."

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Jun 13, 2017
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Why does awkwardness make us so uncomfortable?

28 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Why does awkwardness make us so uncomfortable?

41 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Call 311” Edition

19 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Will Trump fire Robert Mueller?

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Jun 12, 2017
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Comedian Bassem Youssef satirized two Egyptian presidents. They were not amused.

23 min
Jun 12, 2017
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Comedian Bassem Youssef satirized two Egyptian presidents. They were not amused.

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Jun 12, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Kevin Arnovitz to discuss the NBA Finals. George Dohrmann also joins to talk about U.S. soccer phenom Christian Pulisic. Plus, an interview with Ice Cube about the documentary Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies.

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Jun 12, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Sharon Begley of STAT News about Donald Trump's cognitive decline and whether it's just a matter of age or something else.

17 min
Jun 12, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on Seoul's missile-defense delay and Manila's ISIS fight.

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Jun 12, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: Peter Thiel’s software company Palantir has the ear of the defense secretary, and Comey Week overtook Infrastructure Week, and why that’s good for Republicans.

49 min
Jun 10, 2017
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The flaws and virtues of popular dating apps as told through their logo design.

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Jun 10, 2017
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What counts as “obstruction of justice?” And, should judges pay any attention to Trump’s Twitter feed?

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Jun 10, 2017
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Slate Money on the UK election, the Spanish banking crisis, and Qatar

93 min
Jun 9, 2017
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An Inward Treasure Born--Anne and Marilla are both challenged to identify their roles as women and Anne does a brave job no man stepped up to do.

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Jun 9, 2017
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The comedian talks about his new podcast and why satire can’t change minds.