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Seth Stevenson

travel columnist for Slate

Seth Stevenson appears in the following:

Whitey Bulger, Tony Soprano, and How We View Gangsters

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Slate contributor Seth Stevenson discusses his coverage of the ongoing trial of crime boss Whitey Bulger, and describes growing up in Boston during Bulger's criminal career. Plus: With the death of Soprano's star James Galdolfini, we discuss pop cultural portrayals of gangster life, and how closely they reflect the lives of real gangsters like Bulger.

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Ad Nauseam

Friday, October 12, 2012

Voters in swing states are enduring a gauntlet of campaign advertising this election season. Reporter Seth Stevenson, who lives in New York City, decided to fly to one of those states (Ohio) and subjected himself to 45 hours of campaign advertising. It wasn't pleasant. Bob spoke with Stevenson, who wrote about the experiment for The New Republic.

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Takeouts: Traveling on the Ground, Listeners on the Icelandic Volcano's Global Reach

Monday, April 19, 2010

  • Travel Takeout: Over sixty thousand flights have been canceled in the past four days, leaving hundreds of thousand people in Europe devising alternative travel plans. Seth Stevenson, author of "Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World" looks at their ground travel options.
  • Listener Takeout: By phone, on Twitter, via email and posted on our website, Takeaway Listeners told us about the global reach of the Icelandic volcano's disruptive plumes.

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