This Week's Show

September 04, 2015

  • The Bitter Advertising of the Iran Nuclear Deal

  • The Photo of Aylan Kurdi

  • Further Down the Ashley Madison Spiral (Pt. 1)

  • Further Down the Ashley Madison Spiral (Pt. 2)

  • The End of Sábado Gigante

  • The Man Behind Sábado Gigante's Don Francisco

The Bitter Advertising of the Iran Nuclear Deal

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The Photo of Aylan Kurdi

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Further Down the Ashley Madison Spiral (Pt. 1)

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Further Down the Ashley Madison Spiral (Pt. 2)

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The End of Sábado Gigante

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The Man Behind Sábado Gigante's Don Francisco

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Looking Backward On The Presidency Of Donald Trump

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Looking back on the impossible election and catastrophic reign of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. Adapted from the article by Jon Lovett for The Atlantic.

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Summer Listens #7: Playing One On TV

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The seventh in our summer listening series.

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'We've Sort of Become Friends': The Original Tapes from David Foster Wallace's '96 Book Tour

Thursday, August 13, 2015

David Lipsky's interviews with the author David Foster Wallace are the basis of the film "The End Of The Tour." He and Brooke listen to the original tapes of talks with Wallace in 1996.

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Summer Listens #6: Pitchmen

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The sixth in our summer listening series.

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Summer Listens #5: Uncanny Valley

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The fifth in our summer listening series.

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Take the OTM Health News Consumer Quiz

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Test your skeptical fortitude with our Health News Consumer Quiz - can you separate the real bogus health stories from the fake bogus health stories? 

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Summer Listens #4: The Anthem

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The fourth in our summer listening series.

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Summer Listens #3: The World is a Morgue

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The third of our summer listening series.

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Our "Margin of Error"

Thursday, July 16, 2015

In which we set ourselves right on what "margin of error" in polling really means.

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Summer Listens #2: The Wilhelm Scream

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The second installment in our new summer listening series. 

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Summer Listens #1

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

The first in our summer listening series: we'll be reaching into the archives each week with a old favorite for you to enjoy. 

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Digital Dark Age

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

What if, either by the slow creep of technological obsolescence or sudden cosmic disaster, we no longer could draw from the well of of knowledge accrued through the ages?

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Seymour Hersh Defends His Version of the bin Laden Raid

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

After publishing an account of the killing of Osama bin Laden contradicting the official narrative, Hersh is being called a kook and conspiracy theorist. Here's his response.

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