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Outsmarting Ebola

Monday, October 20, 2014

Richard Preston, author of the 1994 best-seller “The Hot Zone,” about the origins of Ebola, clears up some misconceptions about the current outbreak.

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Out Loud: Oliver Sacks

Monday, October 13, 2014

Oliver Sacks looks back at his experiences with drugs in the early nineteen-sixties. Here Sacks talks with John Bennet and Sasha Weiss about some of his drug-induced hallucinations, how his interest in neurology connects to his experimentation with drugs, and how one drug experience led to his writing career.

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Out Loud: Online Outrage

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

On this week’s podcast, Joshua Rothman and Rebecca Mead discuss the culture of public judgment and moral shaming on social media.

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Ann Goldstein and D.T. Max on Elena Ferrante

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Ann Goldstein and D.T. Max on Elena Ferrante

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Jeffrey Toobin and Tim Wu on The Right To Be Forgotten

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Jeffrey Toobin and Tim Wu on The Right To Be Forgotten

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Lizzie Widdicombe and Judith Thurman on Full-figured Fashion

Monday, September 15, 2014

Lizzie Widdicombe and Judith Thurman on the designers, models, and activists who are bringing plus-size fashion into the mainstream.

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Kelefa Sanneh and Sarah Larson on Bill Cosby’s Stage Persona

Monday, September 08, 2014

At 77, he's still performing about 100 times a year, mostly on weekends. The New Yorker's Kelefa Sanneh traces the rise of Cosby's lovable comedy and his complicated politics.

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Adam Gopnik on the Pleasures and Perils of Bipedalism

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The New Yorker's Adam Gopnik takes us on a walking tour of Manhattan's joys of past and present times.

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Nathan Heller and Joshua Rothman on whether elite colleges are bad for the soul

Monday, August 25, 2014

As stressed-out young achievers head back to campus, the New Yorker's Nathan Heller asks whether competition killed the humanities, and if religious schools are the best alternative. 

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Héctor Tobar on the Chilean mine disaster.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Héctor Tobar on the Chilean mine disaster.

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Michael Specter and Alan Burdick on the controversy over GMOs

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Michael Specter and Alan Burdick on the controversy over GMOs

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Claudia Roth Pierpont and Sasha Frere-Jones on Nina Simone.

Monday, August 04, 2014

Claudia Roth Pierpont and Sasha Frere-Jones on Nina Simone.

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Michelle Goldberg and Margaret Talbot on transgender activists and radical feminists

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Michelle Goldberg and Margaret Talbot on transgender activists and radical feminists

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Malcolm Gladwell on trust, suspicion, and Kim Philby.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Malcolm Gladwell on trust, suspicion, and Kim Philby.

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Rachel Aviv on a middle-school cheating scandal.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Rachel Aviv on a middle-school cheating scandal.

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New Yorker critics on Jeff Koons, Brian Eno, Orange is the New Black, and Louie.

Monday, June 30, 2014

New Yorker critics on Jeff Koons, Brian Eno, Orange is the New Black, and Louie.

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Nathan Heller and Richard Brody on the films of Richard Linklater.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Nathan Heller and Richard Brody on the films of Richard Linklater.

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Nick Paumgarten and Emily Nussbaum on "Broad City."

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Nick Paumgarten and Emily Nussbaum on "Broad City."

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Peter Hessler on reporting from Egypt and China.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Peter Hessler on reporting from Egypt and China.

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Joshua Rothman and Cressida Leyshon on Karl Ove Knausgaard.

Monday, June 02, 2014

Joshua Rothman and Cressida Leyshon on Karl Ove Knausgaard.

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