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Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories from weird corners of the internet? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring you stories about Power, Culture, and the Future. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated.

Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories from weird corners of the internet? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring you stories about Power, Culture, and the Future. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated.
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Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories from weird corners of the internet? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring you stories about Power, Culture, and the Future. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated.

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Episodes

The keto diet is a recipe for disaster

9/6/2018
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The latest low-carb diet trend is merely a rehash of fad diets past. Read Yvette's story: https://theoutline.com/post/6133/the-keto-diet-is-a-recipe-for-disaster?zd=1&zi=lp6jlihl Follow Yvette on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thescibabe We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Thank you for listening. -JTG

Duration:00:19:07

Yellowstone National Park underwear?

9/5/2018
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Basically, clothing companies are funding our national parks because the government won't. Read Jen's story: https://theoutline.com/post/6051/the-national-parks-are-in-a-financial-crisis-please-buy-this-sweatshirt?zd=1&zi=sevmhymx Follow Jen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/byJenAMiller We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter,...

Duration:00:06:20

How to make a British woman sell you a Honda

9/4/2018
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Rosa Lyster went into a "body language experts" k-hole and discovered some good news? Read Rosa's story: https://theoutline.com/post/6017/do-body-language-experts-actually-tell-us-anything?zd=1&zi=dypumcg3 Follow Rosa on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rosalyster We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch.

Duration:00:06:35

Can we get some crazy broke Asians, too?

8/30/2018
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Jeremy Gordon and Wei Tchou explore the many shades of Asian-American culture representation through the releases of ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,’ and Mitski’s ‘Be the Cowboy’. Show notes Read Jeremy's essay: https://theoutline.com/post/5979/crazy-rich-asians-mitski-to-all-the-boys-ive-loved-before-asian-american-representation?utm_source=topic_culture Follow Wei on Twitter (@weitchou): https://twitter.com/weitchou We're hosted and produced by James T. Green....

Duration:01:04:38

"Ready for love" is a lie

8/29/2018
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Helena Fitzgerald pokes a hole in the idea that a romantic relationship is a prize for loving yourself enough. 'There is no such thing as being ready for love' by Helena Fitzgerald → https://theoutline.com/post/5970/unconventional-wisdom-emotional-readiness-is-bullshit?utm_source=topic_power We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter,...

Duration:00:19:40

A day on an e-scooter

8/28/2018
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Ann-Derrick Gaillot spent the day zipping around Portland using only dockless e-scooters and documented her experience. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch.

Duration:00:08:59

The appeal of viral mugshots

8/27/2018
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Why do people like to look at photos of strangers at their worst? Today's story 'The bizarre appeal of viral mugshots' by Melinda Fakuade → https://theoutline.com/post/5978/viral-mugshots-essay?zd=1&zi=fbzyynrj Credits Today you heard from Melinda Fakuade. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Find Melinda on...

Duration:00:11:21

The soundtrack of destruction

8/22/2018
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Musicians are trying to capture the soundscapes of the environment as it dies. Today's story 'What does the end of the world sound like? Listen to this' by Lewis Gordon → https://theoutline.com/post/5960/climate-change-music?utm_source=topic_recent Credits Today you heard from Lewis Gordon. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter,...

Duration:00:09:44

Smoke(y) signals

8/21/2018
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Thank Smokey Robinson and Smokey the Bear for this adjustment of the English language? Today's story 'Smokey is the new smoky' by Ann-Derrick Gaillot → https://theoutline.com/post/5961/smokey-smoky-whats-the-difference?utm_source=topic_culture Credits Today you heard from Ann-Derrick Gaillot. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter,...

Duration:00:06:35

How to lose friends and scare away people

8/20/2018
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The signals you're putting off makes you less attractive. Today's story 'Showing off how rich you are won't help you make friends' by Oscar Schwartz → https://theoutline.com/post/5907/flexing-your-wealth-wont-make-you-any-friends?utm_source= Credits Today you heard from Oscar Schwartz. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter,...

Duration:00:08:41

Reject the algorithm!

8/16/2018
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Four music nerds and professionals tell us how to find new (and good) music in the age of the algorithm. Today's story 'Finding new music in the algorithm age' by Ann-Derrick Gaillot → https://theoutline.com/post/5759/how-do-i-find-new-music?utm_source=topic_culture Credits Today you heard from Ann Derrick-Gaillot. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find...

Duration:00:13:22

The racist language of space exploration

8/15/2018
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The language of colonialism is infecting outer space, thanks to dominance by rich white businessmen and politicians. Today's story 'The racist language of space exploration' by Caroline Haskins → https://theoutline.com/post/5809/the-racist-language-of-space-exploration?utm_source= Credits Today you heard from Caroline Haskins. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email...

Duration:00:08:57

Queer fabulism is everywhere

8/14/2018
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Recent books by Carmen Maria Machado, Daisy Johnson, Melissa Broder, and many more are part of a burgeoning trend in writing that uses the fantastic to explore marginalized experiences. Today's story "How a queer fabulism came to dominate contemporary women’s writing" by Kit Haggard → https://theoutline.com/post/5751/fabulism-fiction-carmen-maria-machado-daisy-johnson-melissa-broder?utm_source=topic_culture&zd=1&zi=vy6uobcr Credits Today you heard from Kit Haggard. We're hosted and...

Duration:00:14:21

A mosh pit (of data)

8/9/2018
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Seeing your favorite band live will probably cost you more in privacy information than in dollars. Today's story "Ticketing app AXS scrapes all the data it can get from your phone" by Paris Martineau → https://theoutline.com/post/5628/how-a-concert-ticket-steals-your-personal-data?zd=1&zi=uiteojma Credits Today you heard from Paris Martineau. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email...

Duration:00:10:00

The U.S. is thirsty

8/8/2018
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Climate change threatens water everywhere, but tension between different levels of U.S. government has stalled our response. Today's story "Water, water, everywhere but not a drop to drink" by Caroline Haskins → https://theoutline.com/post/5687/climate-change-water-supply-threat-management-government?zd=1&zi=rkjlbuq7 Credits Today you heard from Caroline Haskins. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the...

Duration:00:06:41

The 'down-ass chick'

8/7/2018
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When a rapper wants a woman who will do anything except be her own person, what are we asking down chicks to be down for? Today's story "What are we asking down chicks to be down for?" by Melinda Fakuade → https://theoutline.com/post/5606/down-chick-rap-drake-beyonce?utm_source=topic_recent&zd=1&zi=hcdvcyby Credits Today you heard from Melinda Fakuade. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch?...

Duration:00:14:51

'Playboy' shaped the America of today

8/6/2018
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How coming into possession of a stack of vintage ‘Playboy’ issues caused one writer to consider the magazine’s impact on the modern world.

Duration:00:20:11

Dr. Seuss' forgotten anti-war book

8/2/2018
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This book spoke powerfully against the hacks behind the military-industrial complex — and for that, was pilloried.

Duration:00:09:42

What I want is a single buffalo wing

8/1/2018
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We can choose anything in the modern food delivery economy — except this.

Duration:00:08:57

So you bought a ghost town

7/31/2018
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Who is paying $12 million for an abandoned town? We found out.

Duration:00:13:07