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8.17.18 Clark Stinks; How to prevent your car from being stolen

The Clark Howard Podcast

Clark Stinks; How to prevent your car from being stolen

34 Min

Aug 18, 2018

Bruce Ohr, DOJ's Man of Mystery

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Bruce Ohr, the Justice Department's man of mystery. Plus, Trump strips John Brennan on his security clearance.

21 Min

Aug 17, 2018

In the Shadow of the Mushroom Cloud: A History of the Atomic Age

BackStory

On this week’s episode of BackStory, Brian, Joanne and Ed talk atomic power, and the indelible mark it left on American culture.

55 Min

Aug 17, 2018

Syrian Civil War Update; ISIS's Resurgence

WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

Mary Kissel and Jennifer Cafarella on the Assad regime's winning streak and implications for U.S. foreign policy.

22 Min

Aug 17, 2018

31 Min

Aug 18, 2018

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35 min
Aug 16, 2018
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Last week we told you about boring wildfires. This week, what its like to be right in the middle of a decidedly *not* boring fire.

76 min
Aug 15, 2018
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A Franciscan sister’s first Shabbat dinner; Unorthodox marriage counseling; and a Christian scholar among Jews

47 min
Aug 16, 2018
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The ladies tackle their most stylish challenge yet with The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe

22 min
Aug 15, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Eric Edelman on a new nadir in U.S.-Turkey ties and Ankara's search for a financial savior.

35 min
Aug 16, 2018
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Millennials eat out too much; Why to avoid auto-pay; Aldi organics

20 min
Aug 15, 2018
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Breaking down Tuesday's primaries, and Omarosa vs. Trump.

35 min
Aug 14, 2018
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DNA breakthrough; CFPB is Clarkrageous; Returning to work after extended absence

20 min
Aug 14, 2018
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The FBI fires Peter Strzok, and the Kavanaugh document fight.

35 min
Aug 13, 2018
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Housing market decline; "Vomit fraud"; Military lending oversight weakens

18 min
Aug 13, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on the fiscal squeeze on Islamabad and Beijing's campaign against the Uighurs.

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.

140 min
Aug 10, 2018
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Georgia O'Keeffe is known as the mother of Modernism; she created a vast body of work, always finding a novel way to express what she wanted to say through her art.

34 min
Aug 10, 2018
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Clark Stinks; Uber & Lyft making traffic worse

22 min
Aug 10, 2018
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U.S. sanctions rile world markets, and Democrats discover corruption.

22 min
Aug 10, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Nile Gardiner on Tory Party political correctness and Prime Minister Theresa May's response to Russian aggression.

43 min
Aug 10, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Ed, Nathan and Joanne explore the central questions of the Reconstruction era.

34 min
Aug 9, 2018
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Grocery pick-up; Bad stock broker; Change your tax withholding

54 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Andre Aciman on the film adaptation of his novel; Kevin Begos on why we should be drinking Israeli wine

32 min
Aug 9, 2018
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The ladies revisit A Girl's Guide to Joining the Resistance and answer listener questions!

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

35 min
Aug 8, 2018
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How to buy a mattress; Timely airfare sales; Doctor video calls

21 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Karen Elliott House on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's political maneuvers and Iran's threat to the Kingdom.

22 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Breaking down Tuesday's election results and what they mean for November.

34 min
Aug 7, 2018
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Cheaper health coverage; Fake veteran charities; Brand name prices rising

20 min
Aug 7, 2018
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The politics of California fires, and an Ohio election preview.

35 min
Aug 6, 2018
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Fidelity zero fee investing; AT&T is Clarkrageous; Save big on small bills

21 min
Aug 6, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on the Secretary of State's entreaties to Asian allies and Chinese interference in Australian affairs.

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.

34 min
Aug 3, 2018
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Clark Stinks; Healthcare in early retirement

20 min
Aug 3, 2018
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Trump's midterm rally strategy, plus the fuel-mileage policy shift.

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

45 min
Aug 3, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Brian talks to "Past Present" podcast host Nicole Hemmer about her six-part series, "A12," a reflection on the one-year anniversary of the "Summer of Hate." You'll also hear part 6 of "A12" in this show.

22 min
Aug 3, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Frans Cronje on Harare's rigged election and South Africa's attack on property rights.

34 min
Aug 2, 2018
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App to find babysitter; Student loan scams; Non-compete clauses

24 min
Aug 2, 2018
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Everywhere East of the Mississippi certain kinds of forest are disappearing. The Woods Doctors have a prescription to cure this illness, if we dare to use it.

40 min
Aug 1, 2018
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Kristen and Jolenta stand up for what they believe in with help from A Girl's Guide to Joining the Resistance

68 min
Aug 1, 2018
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Talking to the stars of a new Yiddish production of 'Fiddler on the Roof'

34 min
Aug 1, 2018
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New $15 live TV streaming; Cashing out 401k plans; Our cars are distracting us

26 min
Aug 1, 2018
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Trump and Bannon vs. the Kochs, and firing Robert Mueller.

22 min
Aug 1, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Behnam Ben Taleblu on Iran's monetary and fiscal distress and President Trump's offer to talk 'without preconditions.'

35 min
Jul 31, 2018
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Make more money; Do your own eye exam; Best fast food restaurants

20 min
Jul 31, 2018
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Donald Trump vs. the Koch brothers in the 2018 midterm elections.

34 min
Jul 30, 2018
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Apple lawsuit; Absurd electricity rate increases; Renting out your car

21 min
Jul 30, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on Hun Sen's authoritarian regime and China's latest bid to isolate Taipei.

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.

33 min
Jul 27, 2018
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Topics: Clark Stinks; Students are taking on less student loan debt overall...but parents are taking on much larger debt loads

25 min
Jul 27, 2018
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The economy surges in the second quarter and what that means for the midterm elections.

38 min
Jul 27, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Ed, Joanne and Brian explore the history of filling SCOTUS seats, the connections between Sherlock Holmes and U.S. presidents, and consider how Dr. Spock's book changed America.

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.

21 min
Jul 27, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Dan Ikenson on the Trump-Juncker trade agenda and the status of U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade talks.

34 min
Jul 26, 2018
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Topics: Would Universal Basic Income work or is it Utopian madness?; Bad stockbrokers selling "private placements"; Current work from home opportunities and avoiding scams

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

27 min
Jul 26, 2018
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The ladies answer listener mail about The Nature Fix, talk to Cameron about his new plant, and announce next week's book!

70 min
Jul 26, 2018
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Jill Kargman, Tovah Feldshuh, and Judith Rosenbaum break down the Jewish American Princess stereotype

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.

34 min
Jul 25, 2018
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Topics: Home improvements that will lowers your insurance costs; An update on Bitcoin; The importance of taking a job in your industry after graduating college

43 min
Jul 25, 2018
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23 min
Jul 25, 2018
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The fight over documents in Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, plus Trump's farm tariff bailout.

21 min
Jul 25, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on a major vaccination scandal and disagreements in Beijing about economic policy.

34 min
Jul 24, 2018
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Topics: Tariffs could bring meat prices way down...for now; Leasing puppies is now a thing and it is terrible; Annuities are actually less bad than they used to be

21 min
Jul 24, 2018
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The FBI's FISA documents and revoking security clearances.

35 min
Jul 23, 2018
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Topics: Christmas in July! Hiring for Holiday jobs is actually starting now; Wells Fargo refunding millions of customers it ripped off; Zillow Offers can help you sell your home

21 min
Jul 23, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on truth-telling about Iran's corrupt regime, and a preview of U.S.-E.U. trade talks.

87 min
Jul 21, 2018
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Grainne Ui Mhaille (Grace O'Malley) was a terror of the open seas; living her life on her own terms during a turbulent time in her country. Her meeting with Queen Elizabeth in 1593 cemented her place in history.

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.

34 min
Jul 20, 2018
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Topics: Clark Stinks; Beware of sending checks in the mail because of this scam

20 min
Jul 20, 2018
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Trump and Putin, round two, and Senate Republicans reject a Trump judicial nominee.

22 min
Jul 20, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Bill Browder on the Magnitsky Act and President Trump's Russia policy.

61 min
Jul 20, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Brian, Joanne, and Nathan wrestle with a long-running tension in our country’s history: what it means to assimilate and “become American.”

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.

34 min
Jul 19, 2018
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Topics: Variable pricing is extending to movie theaters; Bank and ATM fees are outrageous...and climbing; Could airplanes be self-flying like a Tesla soon?

35 min
Jul 19, 2018
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Can you have your leopard rosette, and your little cat too?

51 min
Jul 18, 2018
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The one song The King couldn’t sing.

43 min
Jul 19, 2018
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The ladies try to tap into the healing power of the outdoors with Florence Williams's The Nature Fix

35 min
Jul 18, 2018
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Topics: What the 5 billion dollar Google fine means to you; MGM suing terror victims is Clarkrageous; A must-hear heartwarming story of generosity