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Allen Linton & Whitney Capps are good friends, who often disagree. Split the Difference is a weekly curated conversation that attempts to address the gray areas in a black and white world. Taking on everything from politics to pop culture, science to media, sports to art, Split the Difference is what we liked, hated and just plain wanted to talk about in our worlds each week.

Allen Linton & Whitney Capps are good friends, who often disagree. Split the Difference is a weekly curated conversation that attempts to address the gray areas in a black and white world. Taking on everything from politics to pop culture, science to media, sports to art, Split the Difference is what we liked, hated and just plain wanted to talk about in our worlds each week.
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United States

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Allen Linton & Whitney Capps are good friends, who often disagree. Split the Difference is a weekly curated conversation that attempts to address the gray areas in a black and white world. Taking on everything from politics to pop culture, science to media, sports to art, Split the Difference is what we liked, hated and just plain wanted to talk about in our worlds each week.

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English

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708-214-1451


Episodes

Episode 027: On Miss America, C*** and Spotify

6/9/2018
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Episode 027: On Miss America, C*** and Spotify by Split The Difference

Duration:01:12:18

Episode 026: On Snail Memories, Dirty Grapes and Special Vests

5/24/2018
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Episode 026: On Snail Memories, Dirty Grapes and Special Vests by Split The Difference

Duration:00:46:59

Episode 025: On EU Privacy Laws, Slaughter Rules and TV Fandoms

4/24/2018
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Episode 025: On EU Privacy Laws, Slaughter Rules and TV Fandoms by Split The Difference

Duration:00:55:45

Episode 024: On Sex Work Online, The Problem with the Simpsons & College Admissions

4/15/2018
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Allen and Whitney discuss the Hari Kondabolu documentary "The Problem with Apu" and the subsequent reaction from "The Simpsons" writing staff,The Justice Department's investigation into college admissions processes and the shuttering of Craigslist personals and Backpage.com in apprehension of new legislation that could criminalize online platforms that support sex work, but also can help facilitate sex trafficking and abuse. The Problem with Apu...

Duration:01:07:05

Episode 023: On Cosmo (The Magazine), Flat Earth Youths and Sinclair Broadcast Group

4/6/2018
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Allen and Whitney discuss the Flat Earth *sigh* controversy, Walmart pulling Cosmopolitan off register stands and Sinclair Broadcast Group's ominous multi-station soapbox. We also talk the shooting of a fourth year student at UChicago and why tipping makes Whitney crazy. YouGov's Flat Earth Polling: https://www.forbes.com/sites/trevornace/2018/04/04/only-two-thirds-of-american-millennials-believe-the-earth-is-round/#5f6841747ec6...

Duration:01:01:45

Episode 022: On Serena Williams' Post-Baby Ranking, Self-Driving Cars and Ketchup

3/27/2018
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Episode 022: On Serena Williams' Post-Baby Ranking, Self-Driving Cars and Ketchup by Split The Difference

Duration:00:44:24

Episode 020: On Top Sheets, Dirty Legs and Wood Harris

3/5/2018
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Episode 020: On Top Sheets, Dirty Legs and Wood Harris by Split The Difference

Duration:00:46:50

Episode 018: On Westerns, Cornell West, and Going to the Moon

12/19/2017
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Episode 018: On Westerns, Cornell West, and Going to the Moon by Split The Difference

Duration:00:50:18

Episode 017: On Person of the Year, the end of the NFL and explaining the GOP tax bill

12/6/2017
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Allen and Whitney are back discussing Time's Person of the Year (spoiler, it's not a single person), the end of the NFL and Allen explains the GOP tax bill and the media attention around it. Also, we share our unpopular opinions.

Duration:00:56:30

Episode 015: On Spanking, Screwdriving and Yuli Gurriel

10/31/2017
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Episode 015: On Spanking, Screwdriving and Yuli Gurriel by Split The Difference

Duration:00:45:42

Episode 014: On fear, social capital run amok, starry skies and the most unpopular of opinions

10/25/2017
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Whitney and Allen discuss America's biggest fears in the Trump age, China's plan for a social credit system, the new Dark Sky Reserve in Idaho and some unpopular opinions (there's a doozy in here this week). Links: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/10/20/what-americans-are-afraid-of-in-the-age-of-trump/?utm_term=.99cde5a45732 https://www.wired.co.uk/article/chinese-government-social-credit-score-privacy-invasion...

Duration:00:59:35

Episode 013: On Ankara, Asian Dreads and Modern Slave Labor

10/18/2017
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Allen and Whitney discuss the criticism of Stella McCartney's Paris fashion week Ankara prints, Taiwanese-American NBA player Jeremy Lin's dreadlocks and inmates from California's prison system fighting wildfires for only $1/hour. Featuring unpopular opinions about baseball and old folks. On Stella McCartney: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/stella-mccartney-cultural-appropriation_us_59d62f70e4b0becae802b7d0 On Jeremy Lin:...

Duration:00:52:33

Episode 012: Do not come for Chicago; we didn't send for you

10/3/2017
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This week Allen and Whitney talk about the death of Hugh Hefner and Playboy Magazine's legacy, Sarah Huckabee Sanders talking about Chicago's gun violence in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, and a crazy little story about semen contaminated flutes in Southern California. We also share two very unpopular opinions about cheese and beards; they are not related. #cheesybeards

Duration:00:44:28

Episode 009: On Legacy Applicants, "All Natural" and Taxing Robots, Bill Gates-style

9/6/2017
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Allen and Whitney discuss Harvard's super high legacy admit rate, Bill Gates' recommendation to tax production companies that rely solely on automation and the class action lawsuits against major food companies for using the phrase "all-natural". Also, Allen makes Whitney guess what Google wants you to DIY. Also, 45 is a chump for ending DACA. Links! http://splinternews.com/outlaw-nepotism-1798699580 https://qz.com/911968/bill-gates-the-robot-that-takes-your-job-should-pay-taxes/...

Duration:00:40:48

Episode 007: On The Emmys, Police Shootings, Shootings of Police, The GOP's Porn Fetish & more.

7/20/2016
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Produced by Famnorf Theme: Fadrbooste Music: Mathien, Vagabond Maurice, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, Sam Trump, Phox Taped: 7/18/16

Duration:01:02:08

Episode 006: On Brexit, Copyright Law, Public Parks & more.

7/5/2016
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Produced by Famnorf Theme: Fadrbooste Music: AC Lincoln, Musinah, Sam Trump, Dally Auston, Mathien Taped: 6/27/16

Duration:01:00:40

Episode 001: On The Olympics, Bathroom Bills, "Hahvahd" & more.

5/22/2016
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This week, Allen & Whitney take on the news, the current state of the upcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Brasil and the democratic presidential race. Produced by Famnorf Theme: Fadrbooste Music: Mathien, Highness, ShowYouSuck, Jamila Woods Taped: 5/20/16

Duration:01:02:43