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This Music Festival is Unacceptable!

Mike returns from a music festival reported to be dangerous, incompetent, worse than Fyre, and...

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Can Nuclear Power Be Green?

Nuclear technology has become more important than ever, thanks to a global energy crisis and...

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BEST OF THE GIST: Adnan Syed Edition

In this installment of Best Of The Gist, we listen back to Mike’s 2015 interview with Rabia...

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Billionaires; Good Guys Who Need Strict Rules

Scott Galloway, Professor at NYU, cohost of the Pivot podcast and host of Prof G, returns to...

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The Fight Over Online Speech Headed to the Supreme Court

Conservative lawmakers in Florida and Texas are taking aim at content moderation on social media,...

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College Needs Disrupting

Scott Galloway, Professor of Marketing at NYU Stern School of Business and voice of the Prof G...

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Examining Putin's Pivots

Angela Stent, Director of Georgetown University’s Center for Eurasian, Russian & East...

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Why We Like The Music We Like

Professor, neuroscientist, and multiplatinum record producer, Susan Rogers drops by to discuss...

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China Told Us Who They Were

In 1999, two colonels in the Chinese army authored a treatise titled “Unrestricted...

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The Hidden Abuse Behind Those Spam Texts You're Getting

Victims of a new and high tech kind of human trafficking are forced to scam people all around the...

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BEST OF THE GIST: Good News Edition

In this installment of Best Of The Gist, we listen back to the Tuesday Spiel about a recent spate...

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An Oil Price Cap Could Work

Daniel Yergin, author of The New Map: Energy, Climate And The Clash Of Nations is fairly...

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How Big Internet Keeps Small Communities Disconnected

A small parish in Louisiana tried to get affordable, fast internet. An incumbent ISP stopped...

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Putin’s Slick Substance

Daniel Yergin, an energy expert and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The New Map: Energy, Climate...

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Why Will Writes

After 50 years of columns, George F. Will realizes he writes in order to think. The Pulitzer...

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Daryl Morey - 09/14/22

Sixers president Daryl Morey on how he trained himself to make good decisions.  To learn...

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QAnon Shaman To His Left, Police To His Right

Luke Mogelson, author of The Storm Is Here: An American Crucible was right there in the Capitol...

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Crashing The Capitol

New Yorker staff writer Luke Mogelson was inside the Capitol as the QAnon Shaman and other...

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The Chaos That Made YouTube a Juggernaut

An inside look at the rise of YouTube into a social media behemoth. Guests: Mark Bergen and...

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BEST OF THE GIST: Susan Orlean Extra + Juul To Pay $438.5 Million

In this installment of Best Of The Gist, some extra bonus content from our Wednesday interview...

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