January 8, 2021

Making the Cut

There's always someone whose job it is to decide if you measure up.

A teacher stands before a class of child ballerinas during an audition.

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Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION.



Dr. Alisa Neymark, a dentist in New York City, asks why it’s taking so long for dentists to get the coronavirus vaccine. Rose Duhan, from the New York State Vaccine Distribution and Implementation Task Force acknowledges, it’s not going great. (7 minutes)

Act Two

Winter’s Bone

Elna Baker notices a change in how people in New York City are dating during the pandemic. (12 minutes)