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Episode 9: Bad Doug Rising

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Brooke discusses the ninth episode of House of Cards with Michael Kelly, who plays Doug Stamper.
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Episode 6: If You're Afraid of the Wolf, Stay out of the Woods

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Brooke discusses the sixth episode of House of Cards with Nina Khrushcheva and Dan Savage.
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Episodes 7 & 8: A Change in the Weather

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Brooke discusses the seventh and eighth episodes of House of Cards with Michael Waldman and John Dean.
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Episode 5: Marking Their Territory

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Brooke discusses the fifth episode of House of Cards with Fred Kaplan and Patti Solis-Doyle.
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Episode 6: If You're Afraid of the Wolf, Stay out of the Woods

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Brooke discusses the sixth episode of House of Cards with Nina Khrushcheva and Dan Savage.
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Episode 4: What Would Jesus Do?

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Brooke discusses the fourth episode of the season with two veteran political reporters.
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Episode 5: Marking Their Territory

Monday, March 30, 2015

Brooke discusses the fifth episode of House of Cards with Fred Kaplan and Patti Solis-Doyle.
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Episode 4: What Would Jesus Do?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Brooke discusses the fourth episode of House of Cards with Andrea Bernstein and Matt Katz.
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On House of Cards 3: You Have Just Been Served

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Brooke discusses the third episode of the season with two foreign policy experts. 
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Episode 3: You Have Just Been Served

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Brooke discusses the third episode of the season with two foreign policy experts. 
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#49 - Do URL Believe in Magic?

Friday, March 13, 2015

Etsy has a selection of mystics, spellcasters, and witches to help you get money now, have better sex, and become enviously beautiful.
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Episode 2: The Lady Parts

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Brooke discusses the second episode of House of Cards with Cokie Roberts and Linda Wertheimer.
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Episode 1: Sic Semper Francis

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

"House of Cards" fan Brooke Gladstone dissects the first episode of this season with a veteran Washington journalist and the show's own creator, Beau Willimon. 
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#48 -- Art Critics Love Us On Yelp

Thursday, March 05, 2015

What happens when a professional critic reviews art on Yelp?
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Pulp Non-Fiction

Friday, June 27, 2014

‘Tis the season to update those summer reading lists. If you’re in the mood for a certain kind of deep intrigue, you can always add some True Crimeyou know, the glossy paperbacks full of crime, punishment, and ordinary people behaving badly that decorate the supermarket checkout aisle. But don’t let those foil covers fool you, says Salon senior writer Laura Miller, much True Crime rises above mere pulp. Bob speaks to Miller about why she defends True Crime.

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An App Promises to Help You Write Like Hemingway

Friday, February 14, 2014

Hemingway is a new app that invites you to submit your writing into a text box where it'll be graded based on it's Hemingway-esqueness. 

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Barely Any U.S. Culture will Enter the Public Domain this Year

Friday, January 25, 2013

Copyright protections were never supposed to last forever. Copyright was originally designed to protect creators long enough so that they could profit from their work, after which time that work would enter the public domain. However, changes to copyright law have made it so that copyright protections in the US generally last for 70 years after the creator's death. Duke Law School Professor James Boyle runs the Center for the Study of the Public Domain. He tells Bob about all the works that would have entered the public domain this year, but didn't. 

Dan Auerbach - Heartbroken, In Disrepair

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