Posted on Friday, March 6, 2015
Weasels, woodpeckers and a whole bunch of sassy McCall’s dress patterns. Oh, and thoughts on the provenance of caller and guest quotes when and where we post them.
Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Yale University’s Priyamvada Natarajan answers your black hole questions in full. (Well, most of them.)
Posted on Monday, March 2, 2015
Loved our show on Lead Belly, but unsure on where you should start to listen? Jeff Place of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage offers his best picks for a beginning Lead Belly listener.
Posted on Friday, February 27, 2015
We won’t lead you into a debate on the color of #TheDress (it’s blue and black, end of debate), but we do wonder about the blurring lines between so-called Internet culture and general popular culture. Also, it’s snowing in Boston. Still.
Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio and Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland present their views on the ongoing Congressional budget fight over Department of Homeland Security funding. (Spoiler: They do not agree on a resolution of the crisis).
Posted on Friday, February 20, 2015
We explain what happened with the old podcast feed this week and last, share some other Oscar categories and reminisce about the golden days of Double Rainbows and Honey Badgers who just don’t care.
Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2015
Want the inside scoop on who will win big on Sunday’s 87th Academy Awards? (Look elsewhere, sorry). But we’ve got great shows on some of the year’s best movies, all right here.
Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015
What YouTube viral videos have you watched again (and again, and again, and again)? We share some of our (and your) favorites here.
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2015
“I’m still grappling with how to talk about David Carr in the past tense.” CNN’s Brian Stelter remembers his mentor and colleague, New York Times media critic David Carr.
We try and explain what’s going on in our comments section lately, share some besweatered penguins and a whole bunch of capybaras go visit some hot springs.