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48 Min

Oct 13, 2018

Cancer Sucks: Stories from cancer survivors

The Story Collider

Featuring Gail Thomas and Pierce McManus

29 Min

Oct 12, 2018

Ways of Seeing

Selected Shorts

Guest host Maulik Pancholy presents two works about how we look at things.

58 Min

Oct 11, 2018

Episode
Podcast
Time
Released
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.

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.

24 min
Sep 5, 2018
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Writers and chefs discuss the roles that food can play in sci-fi fantasy worlds.

56 min
Sep 4, 2018
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In part 1 of this Spike Lee pairing, a consideration of the rare cradle-to-grave biopic that gets it right.

29 min
Aug 31, 2018
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Featuring Evelyn Valdez-Ward and Samuel Achilefu

59 min
Aug 30, 2018
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Guest hosts Susan Orlean and Sarah Thyre, the hosts of the podcast “Crybabies,” offer up some tearjerkers and share their love of crying.

49 min
Aug 28, 2018
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Featuring Jacey Powers, Rasha Khoury, and Molly Gaebe

59 min
Aug 27, 2018
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How the shark movie has progressed - and not - from Spielberg's '75 masterpiece to this summer's The Meg.

25 min
Aug 24, 2018
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Plus, details inside their private weekend in Lake Como

31 min
Aug 24, 2018
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Featuring Jennifer Colbourne and Herman B. White

58 min
Aug 23, 2018
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Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents a celebration of Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre."

32 min
Aug 23, 2018
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Three years after my Dungeons & Dragons episode, where I first learned how to play, I discuss the epic and surprisingly personal journey I've been on with my D&D group.

47 min
Aug 20, 2018
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With a new killer shark movie menacing moviegoers this summer, a consideration of the first and best of them, Spielberg's '75 masterpiece.

52 min
Aug 18, 2018
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Congo is one of the most culturally diverse, mineral rich, and beautiful places on Earth. But the “heart of darkness” colonizers dreamed into being still bleeds. Daniel McCabe’s documentary This is Congo lets this wounded nation speak for itself.

31 min
Aug 18, 2018
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Featuring Matt Baker and Anonymous

58 min
Aug 16, 2018
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Guest host Jane Curtin presents two stories about travelling long distances.

62 min
Aug 14, 2018
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After two decades, the Mission Impossible franchise is still finding a way to raise the stakes.

43 min
Aug 11, 2018
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In Egypt, comedy can be a matter of life and death. But life in America's no cakewalk either. Political satirist Bassem Youssef on reinventing yourself, crossing cultural lines, and the future of space exploration.

58 min
Aug 9, 2018
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Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents three stories with surprising twists and turns.

32 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Francesca Coppa explains the fascinating history of fan fiction, and why she's become an advocate for it in academia.

26 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Featuring Kate Greathead and Tracy Chong

52 min
Aug 7, 2018
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How Brian DePalma helped shape the Mission: Impossible franchise, while exerting his own iconoclastic style.

51 min
Aug 4, 2018
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When you’re a Hasidic woman in Borough Park, Brooklyn, starting an ambulance corps is a radical act. Documentary filmmaker Paula Eiselt on the push-pull of identity and cultural change in her film 93Queen.

36 min
Aug 3, 2018
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Featuring Sandi Marx and Toria Stafford

59 min
Aug 2, 2018
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Guest host David Strathairn presents three stories about families.

60 min
Jul 30, 2018
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How SORRY TO BOTHER YOU and PUTNEY SWOPE compare in their views of race and capitalism, and use of satire and surrealism.

66 min
Jul 28, 2018
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On hallucinating a teensy Virgin Mary in a water fountain, our weird relationship to fame, her stint as an elf-hunting camp counselor, and more in what feels like a 4 am college conversation with the inimitable Parker Posey.

46 min
Jul 27, 2018
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The Switched on Pop Summer Throwback Series continues! This time, with a deep dive into the musical detritus of the 1990s.

35 min
Jul 26, 2018
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Plus! He reveals his phone call with Madonna and the details for his upcoming wedding.

58 min
Jul 26, 2018
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Guest host Kate Burton presents two stories about destiny.

32 min
Jul 26, 2018
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Featuring Cindy Joe and Patrick Honner

26 min
Jul 25, 2018
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Constructed langauges -- or conlangs for short -- are a valuable tool in worldbuilding. But once a conlang is let out in the world, the fans can do anything they want with it.

49 min
Jul 24, 2018
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"Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience TM" by Rebecca Roanhorse

49 min
Jul 24, 2018
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Capitalism, race, and what it takes to burn down an unjust system.

55 min
Jul 21, 2018
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Do not succumb to “funklessness”. Join us as we nerd out to a staggering degree on utopian afrofuturism, David Bowie, and the sci-fi-inflected music of the ‘70s. With Jason Heller, Hugo-award winning author of Strange Stars.

32 min
Jul 20, 2018
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Featuring Matthew Dicks and Simon Donner

31 min
Jul 20, 2018
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Plus: Us Weekly's Royal contributor Omid Scobie gives Us the scoop from inside Prince Louis Christening day, President Trump's visit with The Queen and the latest on Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

58 min
Jul 19, 2018
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Guest host Andy Borowitz intros four hilarious pieces featured in his anthology "The 50 Funniest American Writers."

20 min
Jul 18, 2018
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Busta Rhymes gets candid about his crush on Janet Jackson and social media star Hannah Hart helps Us break down the top Us Weekly stories.

57 min
Jul 17, 2018
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Visceral reactions to the new Toni Collette-starring horror film.

23 min
Jul 16, 2018
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Listen to our royal expert dish the secrets of Duchess Kate’s fabulous Wimbledon hairstyles plus an interview with drybar founder Alli Webb on how a blowout can change your vibe.

31 min
Jul 13, 2018
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Featuring Anthony Morgan and Elorm Avakame

58 min
Jul 12, 2018
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Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents two stories based on fairy tales.

28 min
Jul 11, 2018
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Listeners discuss how they've grieved the loss of their favorite fictional characters.