podcasts

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  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Jesse Farrar
    How Jesse's joke tweet ended up on Fox & Friends ... Jesse: "We're all mad at each other all the time" ... The link between Weird Twitter and left politics ... Jesse's comedy podcast, Your Kickstarter Sucks ... Is the show a critique of American capitalism? ... The wacky world of video game streaming ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Sarah Marshall
    Looking back at Titanic, 20 years later ... The staggering feat of filming Titanic ... Sarah explains what makes the movie so rewatchable ... Leonardo DiCaprio: "Manic Pixie Dream Boy"? ... How James Cameron built a generation’s mythology ... Why is Avatar so unmemorable? ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Kate Havard
    How sexual harassment derailed Kate's journalism career ... When a reporter's source is a predator ... Loving The Last Jedi, despite the flaws ... The Star Wars universe gets bigger (but maybe not better) ... Shylock, Shakespeare's oddly sympathetic villain ... Is Harold Bloom wrong about Falstaff? ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Katy Waldman
    Plumbing the psychological depths of Donald Trump Jr. ... Is the real thing he’s hunting for just daddy’s love? ... Making sense of Billy Bush’s redemption tour   ... The problem with public apologies ... Are fears of a post-Weinstein backlash overblown? ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Christa Blackmon
    The history of laughing at Nazis, starting with Chaplin in The Great Dictator ... Making fun of Hitler after WWII ... How The Producers shocked viewers just 22 years after WWII ... Is there such a thing as a good Holocaust joke? ... Why jokes about ISIS differ in meaning across borders ... Christa: SNL’s Trump jokes are not subversive ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Omar El Akkad
    Omar’s new dystopian novel, American War ... A future where fossil fuels lead to civil war ... How the novel's narrator shows "the violence of malleable history” ... How the Bouazizi Empire became the global superpower ... Omar: In fiction, you can craft the contours of your world ... Why the book might, or might not, spawn a TV series ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Danielle Citron
    Twitter and the fallout from the Weinstein scandal ... Will the #metoo movement make a difference? ... How block lists protect Twitter users from abuse ... Danielle illustrates how Facebook's hate speech policies fall short ... Rethinking the term “revenge porn” ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & David Litt
    David’s path from a college humor magazine to the White House ... David: Trump doesn’t hate Obama—he envies him ... Obama’s “real” sense of humor ... The story behind Obama meeting his “Anger Translator” ... Why is Sean Spicer a household name? ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Daniel Drezner
    After Trump, do ideas even matter? ... Why Trump and Obama both reject "the Blob” ... How foreign leaders make sense of Trump’s public contradictions ... Do rumor mills have a place in the ideas industry? ... Dan: TED Talks are for thought leaders, not public intellectuals ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & ContraPoints
    The moral ambiguities of punching Nazis ... ContraPoints’s experience with gender dysphoria ... Why does the far right dominate YouTube? ... How YouTube stars pay the bills ... Interpreting Pewdiepie’s recent “heated gaming moment” ... Why ContraPoints left academia for YouTube ...

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