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8/17/17 // Mario Weick on Intuition

Mario Weick joins the show to discuss his recent study on self-perceived intuition. | listen

8/17/17 // Wait. Are Boobs in or Out?

Competing journalistic investigations are getting to the bottom of the question “who even likes boobs anymore?” | read

8/16/17 // Adam Johnson, Part II: America the Benevolent Giant

In Part II, Adam Johnson talks about the media's tendency to frame the United States in a benevolent light and the cultish ideology surrounding American war. | listen

8/16/17 // Sarah Jaffe on Charlottesville

Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss the violence in Charlottesville, Just John takes a close look at Steve Bannon, and more listener mail in response to the Nazi violence over the… | listen

8/16/17 // Gross Situations Every Woman Endures At Music Festivals

Music festivals are supposed to be fun. But there bumps in the festival road—especially for a girl. Here are seven of the biggest ones. | read

8/16/17 // Latishe // Learning To Love Herself

In this episode, Latishe reminisces about a relationship that started purely based on physical attraction and how, during that time, she realized how important it is to be true to yourself. She also… | watch

8/15/17 // Adam Johnson, Part I: North Korean Context

In part one, Adam Johnson discusses the media portrayals of North Korea and their lack of context, including selective memory about the destruction of the Korean War. | listen

8/15/17 // Nazis Murder a Protester in Charlottesville

We spend the hour on the Nazi violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. Antifascist Resistance photo by Ahmadi courtesy of Wikimedia Commons | listen

8/15/17 // Ben Godward

Ben Godward is a NY-based artist who works primarily in sculpture and public works of art. He received his MFA in sculpture from the university at Albany in 2007 and his BFA in sculpture at Alfred… | listen

8/14/17 // Sapna Cheryan on Associations of Americanness

Sapna Cheryan joins the show to discuss her recent study that found Asian Americans who are heavier are perceived to be more American, the impact of her research in our current social climate, and much more. | listen

8/14/17 // Hong Kong Dragon Boat Race

Yesterday's festival was a celebration of the poet's story as well as the broader Asian culture with musical performances, storytelling and games. | read

8/14/17 // NYC Tosses Old Warrants

John is in the studio, Manafort’s house was raided, Republicans say they would support postponing the election if Trump suggested it, and New York City moves to dismiss 644,000 warrants for minor… | listen

8/14/17 // “Rita” by Madeline Kenney

Madeline Kenney is a singer-songwriter based in Oakland, California. Her debut album, Night Night At The First Landing, which was produced by Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bear, is out on September 1 from… | watch

8/11/17 // Weekly Rundown: Nuking for Flavor

Joe rambles on about Trump's threats to North Korea, America's unstable moral position on nukes, and John Carney's Statue of Liberty meltdown. | listen

8/11/17 // Ep 18 // Anti-Choice Democrats / DOJ vs. Affirmative Action / ‘Good Time’

Rena Karefa-Johnson on anti-choice Dem candidates and DOJ targeting affirmative action; Jacqueline Soller on ‘Good Time’ starring Robert Pattinson; John Knefel on white resentment in the White House; sneak peak of Re-TROS BTR Live Studio session. | listen

8/11/17 // JAMJAM Fridays IRL

It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here in the studio to explain markets before, during and after capitalism. Jesse Myerson, via Twitter | listen

8/10/17 // Lilo Stainton on Healthcare

Lilo Stainton joins the show to discuss the GOP's failure to repeal Obamacare, the possibility of bipartisan cooperation, increased public interest in healthcare, and more. | listen

8/10/17 // MGG Thursdays plus John

It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here with Molly and John to talk North Korea, Google, and Congress. Melissa Gira Grant, via Twitter | listen

8/9/17 // Shea Serrano on Writing (and Other Things)

Author Shea Serrano joins the show to discuss making a living as a writer, The Rap Yearbook being turned into a miniseries, his new book Basketball (and Other Things), and more. | listen

8/9/17 // John in the Studio!

John is in the studio to talk how climate change is already impacting the United States, de Blasio proposes a millionaires tax to fund the MTA, and a check in on the left conflict around Kamala… | listen

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