EotM: The Moth’s Catherine Burns on Grief and Burning Man, and Jo Firestone on Writing Jokes on Stage
The Moth’s artistic director, Catherine Burns, talks to Catie Lazarus about grief at work and what makes the perfect story. Then Lazarus chats with comedian Jo Firestone about writing for other comedians like Jimmy Fallon, Joe Pera, and Chris Gethard, and for her own shows.
Amicus: We’re Back to Where Mueller Began: Counterintelligence
UPDATE: On the evening Friday January 18th, after production of this episode of Amicus had wrapped, special counsel spokesman Peter Carr issued the following statement: "BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate.” Ben Smith, editor-in-chief of Buzzfeed News says the publication stands by its reporting. Dahlia Lithwick is joined by . Our email is firstname.lastname@example.org . Podcast production by Sara Burningham.
Slate Money: The Bad Deals Edition
On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix remember Jack Bogle, discuss constant Brexit drama, and take a look at bad dealmaking. In the Slate Plus segment: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed vacation plans for New Yorkers. Email: email@example.com Twitter:
Gist: For 2020, Steve King Is Dead Weight
On The Gist, BuzzFeed’s new report on Trump. Earlier this week Rep. Steve King was denounced by much of his party because of remarks he gave to the New York Times about white supremacy. He may have misspoken or chosen to change his wording if given the chance, but according to the Storm Lake Times’ Art Cullen, who has been covering King for years in Iowa and , that’s just not his style. But his straight talk won’t work in Iowa if it’s riddled with dishonesty. Art Cullen is here to discuss. In the Spiel, feeding the anger machine.
Kamala Harris: Live at Politics and Prose
In her new book, The Truths We Hold , Senator Harris draws on her own career and the work of those who have most inspired her to offer a master class in problem solving, crisis management, and leadership in challenging times. Known for being a voice for the voiceless, Senator Harris will explore the themes of The Truths We Hold and share her vision of our shared struggle, purpose, and values. Sen. Harris is in conversation with Jonathan Capehart, writer for The Washington Post's PostPartisan blog and contributor for MSNBC https://www.politics-prose.com/book/9780525560715