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Jan 17, 2020

On this podcast about podcasts, NPR helps parents with “the sex talk” and explains why the Dutch have really mastered sex ed on “Life Kit.” And “Horse” is podcast about basketball without any pesky talk about actual NBA games, but lots of talk about “costumes” and hoops-related pop culture. Gina Grad and...


Jan 9, 2020

“Murder in Oregon” arrives on the true crime podcast landscape with a bang, though in this case, it’s more like a slice. And although Nigella Lawson doesn’t slice like a chef, what she lacks in knife skills, she makes up for in snob-free warmth, explaining why everyday cooks entice families to open...


Jan 3, 2020

Could anything ever happen to Joe Francis that would make you feel sorry for him? Can a teen who moderated a hate speech-filled message board be redeemed? What if he made his mom take him to an alt-right rally? Gina and Teresa do some soul-searching to try answer to these questions on this week’s Easy...


Dec 20, 2019

In this season of Christmas cheer, Teresa and Gina tap into their Jewish roots to celebrate their beloved Hanukkah. Turns out it’s almost as simple as knowing the proper blessing for ice cream (thanks to Shalom Auslander on This American Life) and leaving the world a little nicer than you found it (Thanks to...


Dec 13, 2019

Podcast host Josh Peck is “Curious” about our own co-host, Teresa Strasser. Gina Grad shares her favorite moment from that interview, and it involves a trash bag full of cake. And, Ronan Farrow’s new show, “The Catch and Kill Podcast” features new details of a story we think we know.

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