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Caitlin Thompson

Caitlin Thompson is WNYC.org's executive editor, and oversees the Empire Recap PodcastSoundcheck and produces Duplicast and the Mad Men Pre-Game Show. She was WNYC's political editor during the 2012 election, graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism and is the titleholder of the women’s tennis team’s pizza eating contest. Thirteen slices.

During the 2012 election, she served as WNYC's political editor, overseeing the award-winning interactive site It's A Free Country as well as the New York political blog The Empire.

Caitlin covered the 2006 and 2008 elections for The Washington Post, where she produced the daily Post Politics Podcast and Citizen K Street, an investigative series on the rise of lobbying. From there, Caitlin went on the campaign trail for TIME, where she profiled the McCain campaign’s resurgence in New Hampshire, the Barackstar effect and how to eat a Huckaburger, among other stories. Caitlin graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism and is the titleholder of the women’s tennis team’s pizza eating contest. You can follow her on Twitter @caitlin_thomps.

Caitlin Thompson appears in the following:

When Television and Science Collide in a Fiery Ball

Monday, May 25, 2015

Sarah and Helena hash it out in captivity, Cosima's new girlfriend might be sinister and Paul takes on the government – until it blows up in his face.

The Clone's Guide to Breaking Out of Prison

Monday, May 18, 2015

Sarah and Helena are locked up together - but according to our clone hosts, they're still so far apart. Cosima has a hot date and Gracie's gone full CW.

Don't Do it, Don! Suicides, Rebirths and the Art of the Finale

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Don confronts his life deceptions in Kansas, Pete is wooed by the prospect of a simpler life - maybe including Trudy - and Betty gets a devastating diagnosis.

I’m Just a Clone with a Podcast

Monday, May 11, 2015

Things get awkward when Hanna and Emma's least-favorite clone, Janet, stops in. Plus: How to survive a close-range bullet wound

The Don Draper of Cats

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Don goes on the run, Joan battles egregious sexism at McCann and Roger and Peggy send off the SC+P offices in proper fashion.

Are Clones People? Yes. Yes?

Monday, May 04, 2015

The girl and boy clones are related, Mark bites it in a cornfield, Allison has fully broken bad, and clone sisters Emma and Hanna are here to explain it all.

Dawn vs. Don: Mad Men’s Missed Opportunities

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The team gets back together for one last pitch to save their agency. But is it too late to save the show from ignoring a big blind spot?

Know Your Monitor

Monday, April 27, 2015

Hanna and Emma puzzle out Orphan Black's action-packed second episode: Paul is back with a vengeance, Helena's getting waterboarded in the desert and Donnie grows some stones.

Ad Men Talk 'Badvertising'

Friday, April 24, 2015

Sally's back! A grown-up Glen gets weird with Betty! And Don's apartment reeks of failure. 

Orphan Black Returns!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Our clone-hosts are back from hibernation and ready to relive the glory of the Orphan Black season premiere. Rachel is alive? Male clones are whack? And what is the deal with Helsinki?

If You Could Clone Jesus, Would You?

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Twin clones Hanna and Emma moderate a fierce - and at times baffling - debate between Minister Cooper Gray and Epigeneticist Myron Benjamin about the ethical quandaries of cloning.

Meeting the Real Sally Draper

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Megan got her divorce, Don got dumped by the diner waitress and Harry Crane's true pervy nature was revealed. But whither Sally Draper? We miss that kid. 

Mad Men Goes to Therapy

Thursday, April 09, 2015

While the characters on this show might be "OK," they're never actually ok. Why not?

Wherein We Meet Our Maker

Thursday, April 09, 2015

It's an emotional day for our clones as they prepare for the new series of Orphan Black and finally meet the father of modern cloning, Dr. Brian Chair. Hear his shocking revelations.

Welcome Back to the '60s

Friday, April 03, 2015

In this kickoff episode of our new Mad Men podcast, we’re going deep into the past seven years. Where are we going? Where have we been? All will be revealed.

Empire Finale Recap: Lucious vs. The World

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Jamal gets the keys to the Empire, and Lucious gets another shot at life. And we get our favorite Cookie moments, all in one place.

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Empire Recap: Music Therapy

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Andre's been signed up for some unconventional rehabilitation for his bipolar disorder, while cute little Lola sets off a deadly chain of events at Lyon manor.

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Empire Recap: Ride or Die

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Andre is off his meds and careening towards a gurney, while Anika's treachery with a rival record company leads to all-out war.

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Empire Recap: Family Song

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Andre's bid to win over the Empire board fails - hard - and Jamal takes his father's advice to live his truth to heart, which leads to a big ole' coming out party.

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Empire Recap: What is a Bae?

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A quack Russian ALS treatment lands Lucious in the ICU, Cookie and the Lyon patriarch consummate the greatest romance of our time, and nobody's asking Jamal to take a paternity test.

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