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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" - Trump...

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 on...

Duration:00:11:18

TCNP 36 - A Crazy Game of Poker

5/10/2018
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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 week's topics: - The Iran Nuclear Deal (or lack thereof) - Midterms 2018 - Boy Scouts -> Scouts BSA - Kilauea eruption - North Korea update - Rooftop solar/Solar farms - A royal flush of wedding cakes - Plug for "This Is...

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 31 - Vegetables Are Sexy

4/5/2018
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Catch up on the week's news in just ten minutes! All sources linked below. All news, zero overwhelm. Topics this week: - Quota for immigration judges - National Guard at US/Mexico border - Zuckerberg to testify before Congress - Youtube shooting - Sinclair Broadcast Group - A looming trade war - Vegetables are sexy - Dead man walking...and arguing in court Sources: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp31 Support the show on Patreon! www.patreon.com/dillonwall Follow us on Twitter: @CribNotesCast Shoot us...

Duration:00:12:47

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 29 - Mission to "Planet Ocean"

3/22/2018
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Catch up on the week's news in just ten minutes! Each week, we gather the major news stories from respected sources (always linked here in the episode description, so you can check them out for yourself), and then sum them up into a digestible ten minute format. The idea is that you'll be able to hold your own in a conversation about current events without having to feel totally overwhelmed by everything that's happening in the world. This week's topics: - Russia investigation - Stormy...

Duration:00:10:32

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 26 - ICE, Ice, and a $5,000 Chair

3/1/2018
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Catch up on the week's news in just 10 minutes! All the news, none of the overwhelm. Perfect for the casual news listener. A link to the sources used in this show can always be found in the description of the episode. Here's what we're talking about this week: - HUD office decorating costs ($196,000+) - Hope Hicks: “white lies” and looming resignation - Gun control debate in Congress - Gun control debate outside of Congress - Immigration: DACA, ICE, the Supreme Court - China to abolish...

Duration:00:11:11

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 You...

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 22 - Speeches, Ivory, And Mardi Gras Beads

2/1/2018
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The week's news in 10 minutes! Join us this week as we discuss all of these topics: - A rant about political speeches - State of the Union Address - The secret memo - CDC director resigns - Hong Kong bans ivory sales - Protests in Baja California - New Zealand’s Climate Change Visa Program - 43 tons of Mardi Gras Beads in five blocks A link to all my sources: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp22 If you like the show, listen/subscribe to it on iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts. Also, check out...

Duration:00:09:53

TCNP 21 - Millions March, Thousands Flee, Two Get Cloned

1/25/2018
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The week's news in just 10 minutes! The goal of this show is to help you stay informed without getting overwhelmed. Topics this week: - Government Shutdown - DACA - GOP Tax Law - Women's March 2018 - Genocide in Myanmar - Solar Tariff - Monkey Clones Sources: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp21 Support on Patreon: www.patreon.com/DillonWall Shoot us an email: TheCribNotesPodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @CribNotesCast

Duration:00:10:13

TCNP 20 - Close The Government, Open A New California

1/18/2018
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The week's news in just ten minutes! Every Thursday: all the news, none of the overwhelm. Here's what we're talking about this week: - Pop Up: my new podcast - "Shithole countries" - Looming government shutdown - Aziz Ansari/Sexual consent - Women's March 2018 - United Korea Olympic team - Climojis (Climate change emojis) - New California List of Sources: www.dillonwall.com/tcnp20 Support me on Patreon: www.patreon.com/dillonwall Shoot us an email: TheCribNotesPodcast@gmail.com Follow us on...

Duration:00:10:58