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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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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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Cashing in on Ferguson, That Letter to Iran, and Nihilism's Allure

Friday, March 13, 2015

Has constant media presence turned the town of Ferguson into a symbol and a brand? Also, Brooke charts the history of nihilism.

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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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The Case for Boredom

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The podcast New Tech City has kicked off a fascinating project that anyone can join in on. And, we want you to know about it. 
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Naming the Shooter, the Law of the Internet, and More

Friday, January 30, 2015

Naming the shooter, the law of the Internet, and more.

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ISIS and the Japanese Captives

Friday, January 23, 2015

The video from ISIS threatening to kill two Japanese captives within 72 hours has sent pacifist Japan into agony, horror, and self-examination. 

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I Am a Real Person

Friday, January 23, 2015

When Time Washington bureau chief Michael Scherer got a call from a telemarketer, he knew the voice on the other end of the line wasn't right. She kept insisting she was, in fact, human.

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Terror Reporting and Technological Paranoia

Friday, January 16, 2015

On the narratives we expect after a terrorist event, double standards for free speech in France, and the eerie technology of Black Mirror's not-so-distant future.

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Cat Fancy: Farewell, My Friend

Friday, December 19, 2014

This month the magazine world lost another one of its giants. Cat Fancy Magazine announced that it's ending in early 2015, after 50 years on newsstands and in cat lovers' hearts. 

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Feuding Ferret Magazines

Friday, December 19, 2014

Bob Garfield tells a David vs. Goliath story of dueling ferret magazines, from 2002. 

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Women Laughing Alone With Tablets

Monday, December 08, 2014

The new women laughing alone with salad is women laughing alone with tablets.
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Radio Ambulante

Friday, November 28, 2014

"Radio Ambulante" is a Spanish-language radio program that's been called "This Latin American Life".

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Breaking Bad in Spanish, the "Hispanic Walter Cronkite", and More

Friday, November 28, 2014

An exploration of Hispanic media today

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Es La Hora: Hispanic Media in English

Friday, November 28, 2014

An overview of the Hispanic media landscape

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The Mysterious Rehana

Friday, November 21, 2014

Bob talks with Emergent's Craig Silverman about 'Rehana' - a mysterious Kurdish volunteer fighter who became the propaganda object of both ISIS and its enemies. 

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A Dreary Mythbuster

Friday, October 31, 2014

We often hear that mass shootings are not on the rise, despite our gut feelings to the contrary. But new research finds they are, in fact, happening more often.   

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The Medium is the Message at 50

Friday, October 17, 2014

Fifty years ago, Marshall McLuhan published Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. 

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Animating Anti-Extremism

Friday, September 26, 2014

With the gruesome ISIS propaganda war in full force, a home-grown cartoon character named Abdullah-X is the face of a grassroots approach to anti-extremism. 

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