Ron Darling Remembers Pitching for the Mets; Bob Mankoff's Cartoons; Carrie Brownstein's Self Discovery

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Gary Carter #8 and Wally Backman #6 of New York Mets celebrate after winning the 1986 Major League Baseball World Series

The last time the Mets won a World Series was in 1986, with Ron Darling on the pitcher’s mound. Former Mets pitcher Ron Darling explains why he thinks today’s team has got what it takes to go all the way. Plus: New Yorker Magazine cartoon editor Bob Mankoff; Slate's Dear Prudie columnist Emily Yoffe on your ethical Halloween questions; “Portlandia” actor, musician, and now author Carrie Brownstein talks about performance as a means of self-discovery; and the magic of gibberish.