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    617: Fermi’s Paradox

    May 19, 2017
    Three people grapple with the question, “Are we alone?”

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    589: Tell Me I’m Fat

    May 26, 2017
    The way people talk about being fat is shifting. With one-third of Americans classified as overweight, and another third as obese, and almost none of us losing weight and keeping it off, maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. A show inspired by Lindy West’s book Shrill.

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    234: Say Anything

    Jun 2, 2017
    Does talking about it really help? Stories where it does, and stories where it doesn't, including a man who tried to battle his fears by listing them. He ended up with a list 138 items long.

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  • 425: Slow To React

    Jan 21, 2011
    This week we have stories where people's reactions move very slowly, including the story of a wedding 17 years in the making, and what it's like when you have a terminal illness that's supposed to kill you in a year or two, and it decides to take its time. Note: The story in Act One isn’t suitable for children, and we’d like to note a trigger warning to survivors of abuse.