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Each weekday, Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal and Kimberly Adams make today make sense. Along with our supersmart listeners, we break down happenings in tech, the economy and culture. Every Tuesday we bring on a guest to dive deeper into one important topic. Because none of us is as smart as all of us.
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After Israel threatened to cut ties between Israeli and Palestinian banks, Treasury Secretary Yellen warned it could worsen the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and create economic instability in the West Bank. We’ll also explain one reason why U.S. military spending is so high, get updates on the AI economy’s hot shot, Nvidia, and the U.S. government’s battle against Big Ticket. Here’s everything we talked about today: “Yellen Warns Israel Against Cutting off Palestinian Banks” from The New York Times “Yellen concerned about Israel’s threats to cut off Palestinian banks” from Reuters VIDEO: “VIRAL MOMENT: Michael Waltz Confronts Air Force Officials With Staggeringly Expensive Components” from Forbes Breaking News “Pentagon falling victim to price gouging by military contractors” from CBS News “New Bipartisan Bill Allows Military Contractors To Fleece Taxpayers” from The Lever “Nvidia dominates in AI, but others are trying to chip away” from Marketplace “US sues to break up Ticketmaster and Live Nation in a groundbreaking monopoly lawsuit” from CNN Business Join us tomorrow for Economics on Tap! The YouTube livestream starts at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time, 6:30 p.m. Eastern. We’ll have news, drinks and play a round of Half Full/Ha
Red Lobster, the popular seafood chain, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week after closing dozens of locations. We’ll get into the company’s yearslong troubles and why its unlimited shrimp deal isn’t entirely responsible for the chain’s downfall. Then, we’ll discuss the challenges of battling misinformation in today’s fractured media landscape. Plus, WNBA players are slaying designer looks and defying stereotypes of women in sports. Here’s everything we talked about today: “Tales From the Trenches of Red Lobster’s Endless Shrimp.” from Slate “Why Red Lobster Filed for Bankruptcy: It Wasn’t the Endless Shrimp” from Eater “As Red Lobster files for bankruptcy, changing tastes take a toll on its casual-dining competitors” from Marketplace “Majority of Americans wrongly believe US is in recession – and most blame Biden” from The Guardian “How Arizona is preparing for AI-powered election misinformation” from Marketplace “The WNBA Has Teamed Up With High Fashion. It’s a Slam Dunk” from The Daily Beast “General election latest: Rishi Sunak announces 4 July vote in Downing Street statement” from BBC Video of UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announcing general election from Oz Katerji on X We love to hear from you. Send your questions and comments to makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voicemail at 508-U-B-SMART.
Over the last 50 years, an ideology known as neoliberalism has transformed the American economy — for better or worse. The concept is often associated with Ronald Reagan, free markets and deregulation. But legal scholar Mehrsa Baradaran says there’s a lot we get wrong about the origins of neoliberalism and its true impact on society. On the show today, Baradaran, author of the new book “The Quiet Coup: Neoliberalism and the Looting of America,” explains what neoliberal ideology promised to do for the American economy, what it actually did and why she believes that looking to the free market might, ironically, be the only way forward. Then, why actress Scarlett Johansson isn’t cool with OpenAI’s new chatbot. And we’ll hear the sounds of cicadas! Here’s everything we talked about today: “Opinion | The Neoliberal Looting of America” from The New York Times “What is neoliberalism? A political scientist explains the use and evolution of the term” from The Conversation “Opinion | Time is up for neoliberals” from The Washington Post “Learning how to use AI could boost your pay by 25%, study finds” from CNN Business “Scarlett Johansson says OpenAI chatbot voice ‘eerily similar’ to hers” from Reuters We love to hear from you. Send your questions and comments to makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voicemail at 508-U-B-SMART.
Today, we’re talking about the different efforts to invest in artificial intelligence. First up, guest host Lily Jamali breaks down Argentina’s endeavor to turn the country into an AI hub. Then, we’ll discuss the use of AI and deepfakes in India’s election in an attempt to reach voters. Later, we’ll smile about America’s first Black astronaut candidate finally taking a trip to space. Here’s everything we talked about today: “Argentina’s Milei Plans to Meet With Zuckerberg at End of May” from Bloomberg  “Indian Voters Are Being Bombarded With Millions of Deepfakes. Political Candidates Approve” from Wired  Marketplace’s Decoding Democracy election series “Dirty Dancing, Back to the Future and E.T. Voted Best 80s Films: Poll Reveals Top 40 Movies From Big-Hair Days” from Good News Network “Ed Dwight Goes to Space 63 Years After Training as 1st Black Astronaut” from The New York Times “Can life exist on Europa, Jupiter’s moon?” from Marketplace We love to hear from you. Send your questions and comments to makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voicemail at 508-U-B-SMART.
Prices have been rising for pretty much everything these days. And for some, it’s raising the cost of making friends as more folks turn to paid activities like art classes and happy hours to socialize. We’ll get into it. And, we’ll explain the latest scandal that’s left the Supreme Court in a bind. Plus, we’ll weigh in on Chuck E. Cheese animatronics and bridesmaid debt during a round of Half Full/Half Empty! Here’s everything we talked about today: “Supreme Court Justice Alito’s House Displayed a ‘Stop the Steal’ Flag After Jan. 6” from The New York Times “Want to Make a New Friend? How Much Money Have You Got?” from The Wall Street Journal “Watching the NFL This Season? You’ll Need at Least 5 Streaming Services” from How-To Geek “Chuck E. Cheese saying goodbye to animatronic band” from CBS News “The Bridesmaids Going Into Debt for Their Friends’ Weddings” from The Cut “Mindy Kaling Shares Her Simple but Important Advice for The Office Spinoff’s New Cast: ‘I Was Not Professional'” from People “The days of free refills may be over” from Marketplace “It was a classic rap beef. Then Drake revived Tupac with AI and Congress got involved” from NPR Donate $10 or more to get a Shrinkflation mini tote bag and do your part to keep our public service journalism going strong.  
Inflation isn’t going anywhere, and listeners wanna know what’s up with two of the government’s inflation measures. Today, we’re answering some nerdy econ questions about the consumer price index and personal consumption expenditures price index. We’ll also answer questions about how the Supreme Court gets funded and the ins and outs of joint fundraising committees. Got a question you’d like us to answer? Email makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voice mail at 508-U-B-SMART! Here’s everything we talked about today: “How does the government measure inflation?” from Brookings “Why the PCE is the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation” from Marketplace “What is the Core PCE price index?” from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis “Courts, Programs, and Other Items Funded by Congressional Appropriations for the Federal Judiciary” from the Congressional Research Service “US judiciary set to receive modest spending boost from Congress” from Reuters “Judicial Compensation” from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts “Inside the Rent Inflation Measure That Economics Nerds Love to Hate” from The New York Times  “A guide to political money: campaigns, PACs, super PACs” from Associated Press “Joint fundraising: A campaign strategy to increase contributions” from Marketplace “Fundraising for Super PACs by federal candidates” from the Federal Election Commission Join us tomorrow for Economics on Tap! The YouTube livestream starts at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time, 6:30 p.m. Eastern. We’ll have news, drinks and play a round of Half Full/Half Empty.
Today, we’re diving into Bumble’s controversial anti-celibacy ad campaign, what it says about the state of dating apps and why some women are joining the anti-patriarchy movement. It’s time for a Kimberly rant. Plus, more updates on the Baltimore bridge collapse. Later, we’ll get queasy about cicadas and smiley about puppies! Here’s everything we talked about today: “Bumble’s billboard ads sneered at celibacy as an alternative to dating — and the company got stung” from The Associated Press “The Controversy Around Bumble’s Anti-Celibacy Billboards” from The Cut “Singles done with dating apps opt for speed-dating, matchmaking” from Marketplace Apology from Bumble on Instagram “What the 4B movement and boycotting men tells American women about where we are” from USA Today Preliminary Report on Baltimore Bridge Collapse from The National Transportation Safety Board “It’s on (for now): Biden and Trump agree to 2 debates” from Politico “Cicadas Are Here in St. Louis, and Here’s What You Need to Know” from The Riverfront Times “We tried to pet all 200 breeds at the Westminster dog show” from The Washington Post We want to hear your cicada stories! Share them with us at makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voicemail at 508-U-B-SMART.
With the big push to unionize auto workers in the South, it looks like it might be another hot labor summer. And if you and your little ones have questions, this episode is for you! Today, we’re bringing you a special episode from Marketplace’s kids podcast, “Million Bazillion,” all about the history of labor unions, collective bargaining and how unions changed the way we work. Plus, how many hours a day should a person work? Kids have thoughts! The next $50,000 in donations to Marketplace will be matched, thanks to a generous gift from Joe Rush in Florida. Give now and double your impact: https://support.marketplace.org/smart-sn
A “third place” is where people hang out when they’re not at home or work, and they’re becoming increasingly important for building community and connection. Guest host Reema Khrais explains why we’re hearing a lot more about them these days and shares the story behind her own third place. But first, we’ll discuss the knock-on effects of falling birth rates across the globe, why some cities are lowering speed limits, and why we don’t recommend throwing darts at stock listings. Here’s everything we talked about today: “Suddenly There Aren’t Enough Babies. The Whole World Is Alarmed.” from The Wall Street Journal “Why New York City is lowering its speed limit” from Vox “Why accidents aren’t accidental” from The Gray Area with Sean Illing  “The Random Path to Stock-Market Riches” from The Wall Street Journal “If you want to belong, find a third place” from Vox We want to hear about your third place! Tell us about it at makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voicemail at 508-U-B-SMART. The next $50,000 in donations to Marketplace will be matched, thanks to a generous gift from Joe Rush in Florida. Give now and double your impact: https://support.marketplace.org/smart-sn
The latest survey data from the University of Michigan shows consumer sentiment in the U.S. is at a six-month low. We’ll unpack the numbers and get into what they can and can’t tell us about what’s really going on in the economy. And, a plan to split up U.S. Cellular between T-Mobile and Verizon is in the works. It’s part of a larger fiasco brewing at the Federal Communications Commission. Plus, we’ll play a round of Half Full / Half Empty! Here’s everything we talked about today: Consumer Sentiment Index from the University of Michigan “T-Mobile, Verizon in Talks to Carve Up U.S. Cellular” from The Wall Street Journal “A solar storm could produce northern lights in US” from AP News “Apple is revamping Siri with generative AI to catch up with chatbot competitors, report says” from Business Insider “Millions more Americans travel to bird-watch. Texas businesses are cashing in.” from Marketplace “McDonald’s Will Offer a $5 Meal Deal to Lure Customers Back Into Stores” from Yahoo Finance “Bluey Is Back! Disney Announces Collection of New ‘Minisodes’ Are Coming Soon” from People We love to hear from you. Send your questions and comments to makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voicemail at 508-U-B-SMART. Plus, support our nonprofit newsroom today and pick up a fun thank-you gift like our new Shrinkflation mini tote bag or the fan favorite KaiPA pint glass!
Joint fundraising committees allow aligned political campaigns to raise more money faster. We’ll break down how these operations work and how they’re affecting the cost of elections. Then, guest host Sabri Ben-Achour explains why China’s electric vehicle industry may not be at “overcapacity,” as U.S. and European officials have argued. Plus, artists’ fears summed up in one controversial iPad Pro commercial. Here’s everything we talked about today: “Joint fundraising: A campaign strategy to increase contributions” from Marketplace “U.S., Europe vexed by China’s ‘overcapacity’ of clean-energy goods” from Marketplace “OpenAI’s Brad Lightcap on new content tool, copyright claims and AI outlook” from CNBC “OpenAI says it’s building a tool to let content creators ‘opt out’ of AI training” from TechCrunch “Watch Apple Trash-Compact Human Culture” from The Atlantic “Apple’s new iPad ad has struck a nerve online. Here’s why” from AP News Shrinkflation tote bags, mini pencils, maybe even some KaiPA glasses — check out our May fundraiser thank-you gifts and make your donation to support our newsroom today: https://support.marketplace.org/smart-sn
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A phantom debt menace

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Increasingly popular buy now, pay later services allow shoppers to split their purchases into smaller, recurring payments. We’ll get into why these loans are blurring economists’ understanding of today’s consumer debt landscape. We’ll also discuss President Joe Biden’s climate and infrastructure spending spree, and the knock-on effects of parents dying from drug overdoses. Plus, singer Tyla’s sandy Met Gala look, and forgotten 100-year-old love letters make us smile. Here’s everything we talked about today: “More than 320000 U.S. children lost a parent to drug overdose from 2011-2021” from Axios “Playbook: Biden’s race to Trump-proof his legacy” from Politico “Biden’s biggest challenge: How do you even spend $1.6 trillion?” from Politico “‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Has Americans Racking Up Phantom Debt” from Bloomberg “Video: See moment Tyla is carried up Met Gala steps” from CNN “Tyla’s sand-covered Met Gala 2024 gown was chopped in half after the red carpet” from Page Six “When to use buy now, pay later services” from Marketplace “Hidden love letters spark historical mystery in Baltimore” from The Baltimore Banner We love to hear from you. Send your questions and comments to makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voicemail at 508-U-B-SMART.
College endowment funds are at the center of student protester’s calls for their schools to divest from Israel. Charlie Eaton, a sociology professor at the University of California, Merced, and author of “Bankers in the Ivory Tower,” said the size of these funds have created a moral dilemma for the wealthiest universities. On the show today, Eaton explains how college endowments work, why most universities don’t disclose how those funds are invested, and how colleges could manage their endowments to better align with their values. Then, we’ll check-in on the youths. And, Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop, the puppet, answer the Make Me Smart question. Plus, a tribute to Jasper. Here’s everything we talked about today: “University endowments show few signs of direct Israel, defense holdings” from The Washington Post “If the divestment movement succeeds, will it have an economic impact?” from Marketplace “Gaza protests: Divestment from Israel becomes focus of student demands” from The Washington Post “Students protest Gaza war: The history of divestment protests” from Marketplace “Top companies are on students’ divest list. But does it really work?” from NPR “Gen Z Sinks Deeper Into Debt” from The Wall Street Journal “Abortion bans drive away up to half of young talent, new CNBC/Generation Lab youth survey finds” from CNBC “Businesses are speaking out against anti-LGBTQ laws” from Marketplace Want more “Make Me Smart” in your life? Sign up for our newsletter at marketplace.org/smarter.
Private equity plays a major role in lots of sectors across the U.S. economy, and now it’s getting into the veterinary business. Today, Kimberly discusses the rise of these big outside investors in pet care and the financial and emotional decisions we make in caring for our beloved pets. Plus, we bid Jasper goodbye. But first, Amy breaks down a pair of cases involving the popular housing site Redfin and what they mean for how homes are bought and sold. Here’s everything we talked about today: “Redfin to pay $9.25M to settle commission lawsuits” from Inman “Redfin settles commission lawsuits for $9.25 million” from HousingWire “When Buying a Home Is Treated as a National Security Threat” from The New York Times “Vets fret as private equity snaps up clinics, pet care companies” from Stateline “Why Your Vet Bill Is So High” from The Atlantic “Workday Has Become the Most-Hated Workplace, Business Software” from Business Insider We love to hear from you. Send your questions and comments to makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voicemail at 508-U-B-SMART.
Southern European economies, including Greece, are growing faster than some of Europe’s longtime powerhouses, like Germany. We’ll get into how Greece pulled off an economic turnaround after the devastating 2012 financial crisis. And, Halle Berry’s shouts from the steps of the Capitol are calling attention to the need for more menopause research. Plus, we’ll play a round of Half Full / Half Empty! Here’s everything we talked about today: “Europe’s Economic Laggards Have Become Its Leaders” from The New York Times “Halle Berry shouts from the Capitol, ‘I’m in menopause’ as she seeks to end a stigma and win funding” from AP News “Dave & Buster’s to let adult customers bet on arcade games” from Marketplace “As work communication migrates to mobile devices, desk phones hang up for good” from Marketplace “Pop-up coworking events are uniting lonely workers” from Marketplace “The conspiracy theory behind Florida’s lab-grown meat ban” from The Verge “Unfrosted Review: Jerry Seinfeld’s Pop-Tarts Comedy Is Painfully Stale” from IndieWire Want more “Make Me Smart” in your life? Sign up for our newsletter at marketplace.org/smarter.
“Spotting tech-driven disinformation isn’t getting easier” from Marketplace Join us tomorrow for Economics on Tap! The YouTube livestream starts at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time, 6:30 p.m. Eastern. We’ll have news, drinks and play a round of Half Full/Half Empty. It’s time to rewind and revisit some of the big business stories of the week. First up, stagflation. Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell isn’t seeing signs of it, and neither is Kai Ryssdal. We’ll explain why. Plus, what Walmart’s decision to shut down all of its health clinics says about the U.S. health care system. Also, we’ll break down the latest efforts to restructure the American economy through the CHIPS Act. And, a singer’s plea to protect artists from AI-generated deepfakes. Here’s everything we talked about today: “Fed Holds Rates Steady, Noting Lack of Progress on Inflation” from The New York Times “GDP growth slowed to a 1.6% rate in the first quarter, well below expectations” from CNBC “Walmart to close its 51 health centers and virtual care service” from Associated Press “Walmart shuttering health units, including telehealth and 51 clinics” from Yahoo Finance “Walmart Health Is Closing” from Walmart “Breaking Ground: A visit to the “Silicon Desert” from Marketplace ”Senate Hearing on Digital Replicas and Artificial Intelligence Concerns” from C-SPAN “FKA Twigs Reveals She Developed Her Own Deepfake in Congressional Testimony on AI Regulation With Warner Music CEO” from Variety “Spotting tech-driven disinformation isn’t getting easier” from Marketplace Join us tomorrow for Economics on Tap! The YouTube livestream starts at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time, 6:30 p.m. Eastern. We’ll have news, drinks and play a round of Half Full/Half Empty.
With the presidential election less than six months away, election workers are raising concerns about their safety. We’ll get into the rising threats to election offices and how that might affect staffing ahead of November. Also, how Tesla’s disbanding of its Supercharger team could impact the Biden’s administration push to expand electric vehicle use. Plus, how a pest control professional saved a baseball game from a swarm of bees. Here’s everything we talked about today: “Nearly Two-Thirds Of Election Officials Worry Politicians Will Interfere With Their Work: Poll” from HuffPost “Local Election Officials Survey” from the Brennan Center for Justice “They staffed the Jan. 6 committee. Threats still follow them” from Roll Call “Musk Undercuts Tesla Chargers That Biden Lauded as ‘a Big Deal’” from Bloomberg “Pest control ace clears Dodgers-Diamondbacks bee swarm, throws first pitch” from United Press International We love to hear from you. Send your questions and comments to makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voicemail at 508-U-B-SMART.
Today we’re talking about the trade deficit at the request of some of our curious listeners. Since the mid-’70s, the U.S. has persistently been importing more goods than it exports. Is that such a bad thing? We’ll hear from Eswar Prasad, professor of trade policy at Cornell University and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about why the U.S. has a trade deficit, whether it’s a good or bad thing, and why a country’s overall trade deficit matters more than deficits with specific countries. Then, we’ll get into how online political donations are fueling election campaigns this year. Plus, the malleable idea of “old age” and the wonders of happy sheep in a solar field. Here’s everything we talked about today: “Trade deficits aren’t good or bad, just weird” from Marketplace “The U.S. Trade Deficit: How Much Does It Matter?” from the Council on Foreign Relations Historical U.S. Trade Deficits from the St. Louis Fed “Chinese Exports Are Threatening Biden’s Industrial Agenda” from The New York Times “Trump promised to rebalance trade in North America. The US trade deficit keeps climbing.” from Politico “How online donations are fueling the election” from Politico Polling in 2024 from Reuters Opinion | “What Departing Lawmakers Think About Congress” from The New York Times “Young US adults reach key milestones later in life than in the past like marriage, full-time job, financial independence” from Pew Research Center Want more “Make Me Smart” in your life? Sigh up for our newsletter at marketplace.org/smarter.
Nope. It’s not just your imagination. The Biden administration has been on a roll to finalize several regulations — from changes at nursing homes and updates to Title IX to health care protections for transgender people. Kimberly explains what’s really behind the mad dash. Also, Kai is back with a reminder: Don’t sleep on the foreign exchange market, folks! And we’ll smile about the tales of two cats. Here’s everything we talked about today: “Biden administration strengthens health care protections for LGBTQ+ Americans” from The 19th News “Congressional Review Act Threat Looms Over Biden Administration Rulemakings” from Inside Privacy “A Strong U.S. Dollar Weighs on the World”from The New York Times “Japan Intervenes After Yen Slides Against the Dollar” from The Wall Street Journal “Nebraska’s “Capitol Cat” brings paw-sitivity to politics” from USA Today “Stowaway Cat Gets From Utah to California in Amazon Returns Package” from The New York Times We love to hear from you. Send your questions and comments to makemesmart@marketplace.org or leave us a voicemail at 508-U-B-SMART.
Protests over Israel’s war in Gaza have erupted at universities across the United States. We’ll discuss what the sweeping protests and other high-profile political battles at colleges could mean for the economics of higher education. And, what the Federal Reserve might look like under a second Donald Trump presidency. Plus, we’ll play a round of Half Full / Half Empty! Here’s everything we talked about today: “Protests Threaten College Graduations, Denying Seniors Second Chance at Normalcy” from The New York Times “What students say about the protests rocking their campuses” from The Washington Post “Americans are falling out of love with the idea of college” from Noahpinion “Americans Are Losing Faith in College Education, WSJ-NORC Poll Finds” from The Wall Street Journal “Trump Allies Draw Up Plans to Blunt Fed’s Independence” from The Wall Street Journal “Job trend ‘resenteeism’ has employees coasting through workdays and hanging on, rather than quitting” from Fox Business “How science could disrupt the gin industry” from Marketplace “Celebs head to DC for correspondents’ dinner: Here’s who’s coming” from The Hill “California lawmakers are tired of Clear’s airport line-cutters — but airlines are not” from Fast Company “Christopher Bess, 5-year-old basketball coach, goes viral” from Marketplace Want more Make Me Smart in your life? Sign up for our newsletter at marketplace.org/smarter.
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Feb 5th
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Aakash Amanat

I love the idea behind "Make Me Smart"! In a world where information is constantly evolving, it's crucial to keep up with the latest insights and trends. This forum seems like the perfect place to exchange ideas and learn from each other. To truly be "smart," I believe it's important to cultivate a curious mindset. Don't be afraid to ask questions, challenge assumptions, and dive deep into topics that intrigue you. Whether it's discussing technological advancements, exploring scientific breakthroughs, or understanding complex social issues, this forum can be a valuable resource for expanding our knowledge. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19yAqHHTdNLF0_Pp5Yd_KIyZxxZ2oNCPu9S6cbdKwg8Y/edit?usp=sharing

Aug 21st
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ID21274754

I too have been listening since episode 1! My favorite podcast.

May 4th
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Chris Horton

Purrrfect ending

Aug 19th
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Luke

love this show

Apr 11th
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ID21274754

Yay! So thrilled for Kimberly and all of us!

Mar 11th
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Karen M

Download fails 😟

Jan 12th
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craig potts

unable to download -- my podcast app says broken source

Nov 15th
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ID21274754

FYI I couldn’t get this to play. I tried several times.

Nov 4th
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Karen M

link seems broken. won't download

Nov 4th
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ID21274754

LOVE “out of my nether regions!”

Oct 7th
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ID21274754

I love Kai, except when he says “cray cray”

Sep 4th
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ID21274754

Avenue Q! Thanks Molly!

May 8th
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Laura F

Molly, you haven't listened to Throughline. July 15, 2020 episode

Jan 20th
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Hasan Farahani

I most of the days listen to your fantastic podcast not because I care about the news, but because listening to the intro is the best thing can happen in a day.

Dec 15th
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Andrea Bennett

can you talk about the vaccine on your Wednesday show? specifically are we going to need the cord vaccine every year? is it a one and done vaccine like the polio vaccine? thank you! love your show!

Dec 15th
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Solomon Mars

oh my gosh Vampires vs. the Bronx has the same plot idea as a comic that was proposed by artist Ronald Wimberly a back in 2017! aww maaan

Oct 13th
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Eric Everitt

wow Kai.. way to stick up for the milllions of men that single handly raise their kids, without mother's involved. Sexism to the max.

Sep 16th
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Victor Lopez

I used to drink in a bar where the frosted mugs were so cold it would turn your beer to ice. Not the whole thing, but enough to ruin it. No cold glass!

Jul 11th
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Chris Horton

Wow!! This episode was mind blowing! Really made me think. The guest has a narrative that a lot of people should listen to.

Jul 1st
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