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    472: Our Friend David

    Aug 11, 2017
    Favorite stories by our longtime contributor and friend David Rakoff.

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    623: We Are in the Future

    Aug 18, 2017
    One of our producers, Neil Drumming, has recently become fascinated with Afrofuturism. It's more than sci-fi. It’s a way of looking at black culture that’s fantastic, creative, and oddly hopeful—which feels especially urgent during a time without a lot of optimism.

    Featuring the new song "The Deep" by clppng. Original artwork by Paul Davey. Click to enlarge.

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    282: DIY

    Aug 25, 2017
    After four lawyers fail to get an innocent man out of prison, his friend takes on the case himself. He becomes a do-it-yourself investigator. He learns to read court records, he tracks down hard-to-find witnesses, he gets the real murderer to come forward with his story. In the end, he's able to accomplish all sorts of things the police and the professionals can't.

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  • 552: Need To Know Basis

    Mar 27, 2015
    Even when you're not trying to get one over on someone, it can be useful to keep the truth to yourself. Or conversely, to not know why people are lying to your face all the time. This week we'll tell you the whole truth about not telling the whole truth. Including the story of a guy who learned to lie for the first time in his life at age 29.