'We've Sort of Become Friends': Remembering David Foster Wallace

Monday, February 01, 2016

David Lipsky's interviews with the author David Foster Wallace are the basis of the 2015 film "The End Of The Tour." Brooke and Lipsky listen to, and discuss, the original 1996 tapes.
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Note To Self Presents: Infomagical

Thursday, January 28, 2016

An OTM Podcast Special featuring WNYC's Note to Self and the debut of the "Infomagical" project.
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Our Quinceañera

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Celebrate the show's 15th birthday by listening to some vintage OTM, in which we celebrate our 10th birthday.
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What It's Like to Follow Chris Christie for Five Years

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Reporter Matt Katz talks about his new book, American Governor:Chris Christie’s Bridge to Redemption, and what it's like to cover a master of media manipulation for five years.
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Who Bought the Las Vegas Review-Journal?

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Last month, someone bought Nevada's largest newspaper for $140 million. After a week of speculation, the new owner was finally revealed. But the drama didn't end there.
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A Very Semi-Serious Conversation

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Bob sits down with Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor of the New Yorker, to talk about life, cartoons, and much more. 
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Plaintiff Shopping

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Plaintiffs who come to symbolize major supreme court cases are often carefully cast by advocates and public-interest lawyers.
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On San Bernardino

Thursday, December 03, 2015

In the wake of the mass shooting in San Bernardino, a look at the ban on CDC research into gun violence and how the families of victims manage the media. 
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What Did Exxon Know?

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

ExxonMobil is under investigation by the NY Attorney General for potentially misleading shareholders. How does the case compare to the federal prosecution of Big Tobacco in the 1990s?
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Talk to OTM about Virtual Reality + Journalism

Thursday, November 05, 2015

What potential -- or risk -- do you think virtual reality has for journalism?
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Two Angry Men

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Bob talks with Alec Baldwin about all things media.
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A Brief History Of The Political "Outsider"

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Pundits are proclaiming this the year of the political "outsider." Same as it ever was.
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Bacon Bits

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The WHO classified high consumption of processed meats like bacon and sausage as a class one risk factor for colorectal cancer. But contrary to headlines, it's NOT the same as smoking.
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George Takei Has A Play

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Bob speaks with Star Trek star and multimedia phenomenon, George Takei.
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We Got Scooped: SCOTUS Edition

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

This week's show is all going to be all about the Supreme Court, and we were excited about a particular segment on transparency... until the Court made it totally obsolete on Monday.
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Podcast Extra: After Oregon

Saturday, October 03, 2015

In 2011, a reporter asked for Oregon's gun ownership stats. The legislature quickly made that data private. Plus: a father explains why his son's killer shouldn't be named by the press.
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That Facebook Disclaimer? Ignore It.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

You've probably seen the declaration of privacy status making the rounds on Facebook. Trouble is, the post doesn't actually do anything. It's a hoax, and an old one at that.
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Pope Primer

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

On the occasion of Pope Francis's U.S. tour, we offer a primer on the pontiff. 
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Summer Listens #9: Pledge This!

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

The final installment in our summer listening series. 
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Summer Listens #8: Crackerjack

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The eighth in our summer listening series. 
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