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Listen to This: Podcasts

Do you listen to podcasts? I recently had a conversation with some friends, prompted by this Buzzfeed list (I know), about how our love of podcasts means we might be old. 399 more words

In Our Time

This American Life: Freedom of Speech & the Chilling thereof

For the first time in my life and as an American citizen, I’ve had to contemplate about whether or not to speak. As an American citizen we are all guaranteed protections and freedoms under the Constitution, but we as a society have allowed those rights to be diminished and curtailed because we are scared. 431 more words

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This American Life Helping With Break-Ups

Just listen here regardless.

And this is nice too. It’s in the podcast.

Music

This American Life: #532: Magic Words

Hank says – Very good episode. The first segment has an interesting way of dealing with very past due debt. Something most of us won’t do. 132 more words

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This American Life: War on Religion

Here’s a shocker, I attended Catholic School for the overwhelming majority of my pre-collegiate academic career. My parents went without or made do with less so that my brother and I could receive the best possible education. 629 more words

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The Allure of Mean

I’m back on the road again. My pilgrimage past Davy Crockett’s birthplace and Dollywood has me listening to another podcast of This American Life, and this time the theme is “Mean Friends.” You’ve got to love being able to laugh out loud while driving through pop-up thunderstorms and trucks-in-left-lanes on windy mountain roads. 505 more words

NPR

Sleepless and Disgruntled

I realize now that I never loved him. I played at love, took on affectations of caring and closeness but it was all FAKE somehow. I still think about the guys and girl I was messing with earlier in the year, three of them in particular. 720 more words