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Please adopt me, Bob Garfield! OR Everyone: Listen to THIS

Do you listen to On The Media?  It’s really good.  Before I had a kid I listened religiously to the broadcast; these days I keep up with the show via their weekly podcast.  477 more words


What If Hillary Was A Republican?

We know Hillary lied about landing under sniper fire in Bosnia. We know she lied about being dead broke when she left the White House. We know she lied about being just like  949 more words

On The Media

Half Dozen the Other: Kids, Faces, and Saving Both

Six(ish) things I’ve enjoyed this week (-and-a-half-ish)

Summer Listens #4 I’m loving this summer series from On the Media that digs up fun stories from the archives. 169 more words

Half Dozen The Other

Possession and murder

This weekend’s episode of On the Media, In Defense of True Crime, begins with the phenomenal success of the Serial podcast but quickly spreads way out into books and TV and why we love true-crime stories. 274 more words



“All violence is an attempt to replace shame with self-esteem”
James Gilligan, quoted by Jon Ronson on On the Media


On the Media: “Digital Dark Age”

Listen: “Digital Dark Age”

When David’s old answering machine finally died, he threw away the little cassette where it saved messages, and lost the only recording he had of the voice of his boyfriend who had died of AIDS in 1988. 1,222 more words