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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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English


Episodes

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 the...

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 produced...

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

'Parent Trap' but messier

7/30/2018
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A set of triplets were separated at birth, and by chance met back up at 19 years old.

Duration:00:15:21

Bring back irony

7/26/2018
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Irony is the only antidote to our all-too-earnest age.

Duration:00:27:36

How to DJ a sex party

7/25/2018
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Read the room, have a sense of humor, and if you’re standing on a human body, keep your balance.

Duration:00:09:34

How prisons are poisoning their inmates

7/23/2018
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Hundreds of U.S. prisons and ICE detention centers are built on toxic sites, and people inside are getting sick.

Duration:00:12:34

Rewind: Clear eyes, sore ass, can't lose?

7/19/2018
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"First, let me assure you that this is not a victor’s tale. This story contains no triumphs."

Duration:00:13:47

Rewind: Meet the Floridians

7/18/2018
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"Gators taught me about death."

Duration:00:09:48

Rewind: "Hi" is chaotic evil

7/17/2018
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Our boss is notorious for typing this in the work chat, so we decided to stage an intervention.

Duration:00:08:37

Rewind: Do it for the Vine

7/16/2018
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FRE SHAVACA DO. And a potato flew around my room.

Duration:00:11:11

A Queer Sex, Liminal Fantasy

7/12/2018
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…and then a fanged, balloon-like creature reaches a forest of tree-like bodies, and zips off to a dollar store on a flying watermelon.

Duration:00:12:22

Silicon Valley's funding the future of warfare

7/11/2018
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Move fast and break things indeed.

Duration:00:11:22