podcasts

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  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & B. D. McClay
    What B.D. saw in Charlottesville ... What should we do with Confederate monuments? ... Mixed feelings on the Durham statue-toppling ... Is the monument debate a distraction? ... Were Charlottesville police negligent? ... Ideas to fix the toxic statue debate ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Kat Rosenfield
    The surprising controversy over young adult novel The Black Witch ... A brief sociology of "callout culture" ... Kat: YA's diversity problem is real ... Kat fields impassioned responses to her piece ... Why YA is for adults, too ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Sean Gandert
    How Sean's satirical novel Lost in Arcadia foretold Trump's presidency ... Which is more relevant, Veep or House of Cards? ... Orwell vs. the Marx Brothers ... Is Trump too stupid to pull off an international conspiracy? ... Surveying modern political satire ... Sean compares modern society to the saturated commercialism of Infinite Jest ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Daniel Bessner
    Scaramucci, the vulgar meritocrat ... Is Trump's transgender ban a political win? ... Is Trump just continuing Obama's foreign policy? ... How Aryeh learned to stop worrying and love American absurdity ... Daniel explains Trump's outer-borough appeal ... Twitter as the "ultimate capitalist treadmill" ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Kumars Salehi
    Jeet Heer's article on the "dominance politics" of Chapo Trap House ... Do Harry Potter and Game of Thrones have a place in political discourse? ... What the alt-right gets wrong about the Frankfurt School ... Kumars on why teens love weird political memes ... Aryeh's anthropological look at the alt-right ... Should neoliberals and leftists be allies or enemies? ... What's the best strategy to oppose Trump? ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Owen Ellickson
    Owen rates Trump’s wrestling moves! ... What Trump learned from professional wrestling ... Is wrestling sport or theater? ... Why do many people sneer at wrestling? ... Heroes and villains in politics and wrestling ... Could Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson win in 2020? ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Jack Tamburri
    Julius Caesar, Donald Trump, and Shakespeare in the Park ... Is the outrage over the play justified? ... Jack ponders the role of corporate arts funding ... Making a values-based case for federal funding of the arts ... Just how feminist is Wonder Woman? ... The resonance of DC vs. Marvel in the modern context ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & David Grann
    David’s new book, Killers of the Flower Moon, about a forgotten series of murders ... The racist “guardianship system" to control the wealth of the Osage people ... The elusiveness of history ... Lost evidence of crimes that David brought to light ... How the descendants of victims shaped David’s book ... What David is working on now ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Hannah Gais
    Punching “Nazis”: Good or bad? ... Does assaulting Richard Spencer give him more power? ... The “Proud Boys” vs. “Antifa” confrontation as a case study ... The college campus free speech debate ... The case for caring less about campus protests ...
  • Aryeh Cohen-Wade & Farhad Manjoo
    How Facebook is trying to fix its fake news problem… ... …and why it doesn’t want human editors ... Facebook’s flirtation with virtual reality ... Does Zuckerberg have political ambitions? ... How the election changed the way Silicon Valley thinks ... Will Facebook reign forever? ...