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Inside the fractious campaign to canonize the 9/11 icon.
Virginia Heffernan talks to Matt Miller, formerly of the DoJ and currently an MSNBC Justice and Security Analyst, about the latest surrounding the Trump-Russia investigations.
David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon discuss President Trump's potential to destroy the two-party system, criticism of Hillary Clinton's new book and Franklin Foer joins in to talk about the power and influence of large technology companies.
Josh Voorhees has all the wonky details of Bernie Sanders’ new Medicare-for-all proposal. He also previews the nasty messaging battle to come, and explains why this bill matters even if—or more likely, when—it dies a slow death in Congress.
Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by the New York Times’ Mark Leibovich to discuss the NFL’s opening weekend, by Racquet’s Caitlin Thompson to assess Sloane Stephens’ U.S. Open win, and by Mike Pesca for a debate about the Red Sox’s sign-stealing.
On her process of finding the right musical cues for some of the biggest movies and TV shows of the last few years.
For most people, money is impossible to escape. But Megan Jasper is not ‘most people.’ She’s the CEO of SubPop Records and one of those rare people who put her dreams before dollars.
The DoubleX Gabfest on Teen Vogue, the 20th anniversary of Lady Diana’s death, and One Mississippi
Josh Voorhees explains the secret to Hurricane Irma’s strength, and reads from leaked pages from Hillary Clinton’s new book, in which she makes an unexpected reference to a ‘90s gross-out comedy to illustrate her point.
Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the 40th anniversary re-release of Close Encounters of the Third Kind, whether Taylor Swift represents Trump-era art with critic Jody Rosen, and fan fiction with Laura Miller.
Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by SB Nation’s Spencer Hall to discuss college football. Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders also joins to talk about NFL tanking, and Ed Cunningham explains his move to quit his job as a football announcer for ESPN.
On this season on Working, Jacob Brogan talks to the team behind DC's Batman comic book. He'll be speaking to the penciler, colorist, editor, and more. In this episode, he sits down with Tom King, the current writer of Batman.
Jones-Quartey talks breaking into animation and common misconceptions about what it takes to “make” it.
Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth discuss the politics of choosing a guardian for your kids and what to do about a daycare center that's been a little lax on vaccines.
Katy Waldman, Isaac Chotiner, and Laura Miller discuss The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, the sprawling novel by Arundhati Roy about sectarian violence in India.
In this updated version of today's podcast, Josh Voorhees explains why James Mattis' "surprise" news about Trump's trans ban wasn't actually surprising at all. And he gives you some numbers to better understand just how much rain has fallen on Houston.
Josh Voorhees with a look back on what Texas lawmakers thought about federal aid when it was a different state that was under water, and a closer look at some strikingly candid comments from Defense Secretary James "Mad Dog" Mattis.
Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by the Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay to discuss Floyd Mayweather’s win over Conor McGregor, by Ken Rosenthal to talk about the Athletic, and by Robert Lipsyte to assess Clay Travis and ESPN’s supposed liberalism.
How Donald Trump and his conservative allies twisted the facts of a deadly San Francisco shooting to stoke America’s xenophobia.
Virginia Heffernan talks to Antonia Noori Farzan of the Phoenix New Times to get a background on the now pardoned ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio and just what the sentiment is in Phoenix and Maricopa County about the events of the last week.
Josh Voorhees on why Trump's border-wall demand is even crazier than it seems, the latest on Hurricane Harvey, and the glaring flaw in Gary Cohn's rationale for staying in the administration.
How will banning vocal white supremacists really make dating sites safer?
Josh Voorhees has the details of Trump-themed drama at the WSJ, the alt-right star who is now in jail, and some good news for Obamacare.
The DoubleX Gabfest on answer "is it sexist" questions from listeners.
Virginia Heffernan talks to Andrew Marantz, a writer at The New Yorker, about the many warring factions within the alt-right.