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The Crib Notes Podcast is a show about the happenings of the world. I read articles from objective, reliable sources throughout the week, and then sum it all up into a quick podcast that will, hopefully, point you in a few directions that deserve your attention. Links to all the sources used in any episode can be found in that episode's description. If you have questions, comments, concerns, suggestions, corrections, or just want to say hi, feel free to email me at TheCribNotesPodcast@gmail.com

The Crib Notes Podcast is a show about the happenings of the world. I read articles from objective, reliable sources throughout the week, and then sum it all up into a quick podcast that will, hopefully, point you in a few directions that deserve your attention. Links to all the sources used in any episode can be found in that episode's description. If you have questions, comments, concerns, suggestions, corrections, or just want to say hi, feel free to email me at TheCribNotesPodcast@gmail.com
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The Crib Notes Podcast is a show about the happenings of the world. I read articles from objective, reliable sources throughout the week, and then sum it all up into a quick podcast that will, hopefully, point you in a few directions that deserve your attention. Links to all the sources used in any episode can be found in that episode's description. If you have questions, comments, concerns, suggestions, corrections, or just want to say hi, feel free to email me at TheCribNotesPodcast@gmail.com

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Episodes

TCNP - Hiatus Announcement

5/31/2018
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Crib Notes is going to take a few weeks off. I'll be using that time to work out the details for a new podcast that I'm hoping to launch around September. So have an excellent June, friends, and I'll talk to you in a few weeks! Twitter: @CribNotesCast Dillon's Instagram: @DillonWallCreative Shoot me an email: TheCribNotesPodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:01:30

TCNP 38 - No Tigers Allowed

5/24/2018
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Following the news can be completely overwhelming these days. This show is a way to stay informed without wanting to pull all your hair out. Each week, I gather the top news stories from objective, trusted sources (always linked here in the description), and sum them up in 10 minutes or less. From the White House to Climate Change to tigers at proms, we cover all those news stories you saw in your Facebook feed but haven't had time to really dive into. This week: - Trump's "gag rule" -...

Duration:00:08:09

TCNP 37 - The Uncanny Yanny

5/17/2018
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Catch up on a week's worth of news in just 10 minutes! It's a packed episode this week. Here's what we're talking about: - Trump's hush money - North Korea threatens to cancel summit - Trump's business conflicts - Net Neutrality vote - Victims of Larry Nassar - Banned chemical mysteriously resurfaces - Laurels vs Yannys: the showdown Don't forget to subscribe on iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts! Sources: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp37 Email us! TheCribNotesPodcast@gmail.com Follow us...

Duration:00:11:18

TCNP 36 - A Crazy Game of Poker

5/10/2018
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NOTE: This episode was scheduled for release at 5AM PST. When I went to bed at 11PM, tensions in the Middle East were very high. If breaking news happens overnight, notes will be added in this description in the morning. Catch up on a week's worth of news in just ten minutes. We cover a variety of topics, from the White House and Congress to international headlines and climate change. All stories compiled using research from trusted sources (always linked here in the description). This...

Duration:00:11:15

TCNP 35 - Truth in the Age of Rhetoric

5/3/2018
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A week's worth of news summed up in ten short minutes. It's hard to keep up with the happenings of the world, especially when it's hard to know what news you can trust. The goal of this show is to use well respected sources to give you all the news without all the overwhelm. Sources always listed here in the description. This week's topics: - White House legal team reshuffle - House Intelligence Committee's Russia investigation concludes - Bill Cosby convicted - North Korea/South Korea...

Duration:00:08:58

TCNP 34 - The Deep End: Political Parties

4/26/2018
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It's been something of a slow news week, so instead of our traditional format of summing up the week's headlines in 10 minutes, we sum them up in about 2 minutes, and then spend the rest of our time exploring a potentially imminent fracturing of the current binary political party system in the United States. Please feel free to email me your thoughts (especially if you disagree with my analysis!). I would absolutely love to hear from you. We might even put together a part 2 where you and I...

Duration:00:08:59

TCNP 33 - The Wheel Keeps Turning

4/19/2018
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Catch up on a week's worth of headlines in just ten minutes. Get all the news, without all the overwhelm. For your reference, a link to all my sources is always available here in the description. Topics this week: - A choatic week in White House communications - Potential legislation for Dreamers - Starbucks and racial bias - Meetings with North Korea - Syria missile strike - The Great Barrier Reef - The siege of Castle Craigethan in Scotland Sources: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp33 Support the...

Duration:00:11:39

TCNP 32 - Thirteen Gallons

4/12/2018
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Catch up on the week's news in just 10 minutes! Each week, I read as many articles as I can, and sum up the week's major headlines into an easily digestible ten minute format. My sources are always listed here in the description. This week's topics: - SESTA - Paul Ryan's retirement - John Boehner's change of heart - Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony - Syrian civil war/chemical weapons attack - Oil spills - Warranty seals vs the FTC Sources: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp32 Shoot us an...

Duration:00:11:54

TCNP 30 - New Voices

3/29/2018
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The week's news in ten minutes! Join us this week as we sum up these major headlines: - Trump's revolving legal team - Citizenship question on the census - Women running for office in 2018 - March For Our Lives - North Korea meets with China - Best climate change article I've ever read - TESS: NASA's search for aliens All that in ten easily digestible minutes. The goal of this show is to give you all the news without all the overwhelm. Sources: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp30 Support the show!...

Duration:00:11:41

TCNP 28 - At The Heart Of It

3/15/2018
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The week's news summed up in just 10 minutes. All the news, none of the overwhelm. This week: Trump's maybe meeting with Kim Jong-Un Tillerson out, Pompeo in School walkout protests Gun control in Congress Russian spy murder mystery Biofuels Stephen Hawking Sources: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp28 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/dillonwall Shoot us an email: TheCribNotesPodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @CribNotesCast

Duration:00:11:36

TCNP 27 - Running In Circles, Falling With Style

3/8/2018
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Have you ever been caught in a conversation about current events and felt totally out of the loop? Catch up on the major news of the world in just 10 minutes each week by listening to the Crib Notes Podcast. We'll give you the gist of the week's top stories using objective and trusted sources so you never need to feel left out of the conversation. All the news, none of the overwhelm. Topics this week: - Trump's Tariffs, and a Possible Trade War - Trump's Staff Resignations - Congress Rolls...

Duration:00:11:16

TCNP 25 - Guns, Russia, and Game Show Hosts

2/22/2018
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The week's news in just ten minutes. Join us this week as we parse through the latest Mueller indictments, check in on the brutal Syrian civil war, and order advance tickets to a gubernatorial debate moderated by Alex Trebek. Topics: - Dreams. Three of ‘em. - Mueller investigation ramps up - New bill that damages the Americans with Disabilities Act - Mass shooting survivors in Florida rally for gun control - Syrian civil war - Arctic winter - Alex Trebek Sources: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp25...

Duration:00:10:03

TCNP 24 - Winter is Coming, Curling is Here

2/15/2018
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Catch up on the week's major headlines in just 10 minutes! Join us this week as we discuss these topics: - Robert Porter (White House aide)resignation - Bipartisan budget proposal - Dreamers/DACA - Florida mass shooting (#30 this year) - SNAP (Food stamps) - Russian hacking - midterm elections 2018 - Battlefield confusion in Syria - Birth Rates vs Climate Change - Winter Olympics Update Sources for this episode: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp24 Support us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/dillonwall...

Duration:00:10:46

TCNP 23 - Cars in Space, Mercury on Earth

2/8/2018
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The week's news in just 10 minutes! Join us for these major headlines: - Trump "Would love a shutdown" - Military Parade - Chief of Staff John Kelly on Dreamers "Too lazy to get off their asses." - Another Government Shutdown? - Budget Deals - Secret Memos: Round 2 - Tesla Roadster in Space - 10,000 Lost Jobs in Solar - Russian Hackers ("Fancy Bear") - Winter Olympics - Mercury... - Super Bowl 2018 (Unfortunately, Nancy Pelosi did her record-breaking filibuster after I'd already recorded...

Duration:00:11:09

TCNP 18 - A Brand New Year for Age-Old Stories

1/4/2018
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The week's news in just 10 minutes! Good gravy, a lot happened to kick off the new year. Here's what we're covering. Topics: - A week of Trump tweets - Escalations with North Korea - Midterm elections - Orrin Hatch retirement - CA marijuana legalization and institutional racism - Kim Jong-Un wants it both ways - Anti-government protests in Iran - The difference between weather and climate - A potential new Alzheimer’s drug - Manafort sues Mueller - Security flaws in basically all computers...

Duration:00:10:29

TCNP #17 - Story Of The Year

12/28/2017
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Catch up on the week's news in just 10 minutes. Topics this week: - Trump vs the UN - Inflation Indexing - Not Aliens (SpaceX launch) - "Most Admired Person" in the US - Russia warns US not to meddle in its election - Russia meddles in its own election - How Climate Change became a partisan issue - NPR's Story of the Year Tournament - My second podcast, coming in January Shoot us an email! TheCribNotesPodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter! @CribNotesCast Sources: Call your Senators...

Duration:00:10:28

TCNP #15 - Alabama, The Moon, and a Record Knock

12/14/2017
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In less than ten minutes, catch up on 15 of the this week's biggest news stories. Topics: - Jerusalem, the capital of somewhere - Journey to the moon, Mars - Three congressmen resign amidst sexual misconduct allegations - Doug Jones wins special election in Alabama Senate race - GOP tax bill passes Senate, not quite law yet - SF Mayor Ed Lee dies suddenly - Interim mayor London Breed - CVS Pharmacy to merge with insurance provider Aetna - FCC to vote on Net Neutrality rules - Uber banned...

Duration:00:09:37

TCNP #14 - Wild West Circus Chess

11/30/2017
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The week's news in 10 short minutes! We'll cover a variety of headlines from the past week using objective and trustworthy sources, always linked in the description. Topics: - Looming government shutdown - GOP tax plan moves to Senate - Warrantless cell data collection - North Korea launches another ballistic missile - Mount Agung in Bali erupting - Creating a fake volcano to save the planet - Washington Post sting operation - Real-fake news, or fake-real news? Shoot us an email!...

Duration:00:10:28

TCNP #13 - Never Tell Me The Odds

11/23/2017
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Before going head to head with Uncle Joe this Thanksgiving, bone up on the major headlines from the past week in just 10 minutes! Topics: - Trump defends Roy Moore - GOP Tax Plan passes the House - Economists weigh in on GOP Tax Plan - Larry Nassar and the mounting list of sexual predators - Healthcare access for transgender Americans - Checking in on Brexit - Update on North Korea - Censoring Climate Change - Thanksgiving family conversation starter OR: An excellent football story (Even...

Duration:00:09:55

TCNP #12 - Golf, Twitter, and Judiciary Battle Plans

11/16/2017
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Catch up on these major headlines from the past week in just 10 minutes! Topics: - Trump's Judicial System - Alabama Senate Race - Alleged Child Molester vs Prosecutor of KKK Members - The Comeuppance of High Profile Sexual Predators, and the Changing Atmosphere in the Entertainment Industry - North Korea Sentences Trump to Death - Australians to Legalize Same Sex Marriage - Science vs Climate Change Denial - Colin Kaepernick - GQ's Citizen of the Year - Quantum Dragon Theatre's New Play:...

Duration:00:10:29