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The Week's daily mini-podcasts concisely offer smart analysis, thought-provoking arguments, and lively recommendations to help you get smarter, faster.

The Week's daily mini-podcasts concisely offer smart analysis, thought-provoking arguments, and lively recommendations to help you get smarter, faster.
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The Week's daily mini-podcasts concisely offer smart analysis, thought-provoking arguments, and lively recommendations to help you get smarter, faster.

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Episodes

'Why are there no girl presidents?' A response to my daughter.

3/24/2015
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Traditional explanations from the left and the right both fall short

Duration:00:08:20

Don’t ‘fix’ sports by making teams play stupid

3/23/2015
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On the misguided obsession with stifling innovation to make games "better"

Duration:00:05:32

A movie gem to stream this weekend: Force Majeure

3/20/2015
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A Swedish drama about a disastrous family ski trip that is so terrifically psychological you’ll be discussing for hours after the credits roll

Duration:00:04:38

This week I learned what that compulsive habit really says about you, and m

3/19/2015
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Fun and interesting facts from around the web

Duration:00:08:44

4 stories: On bizarre sounds and curious words

3/18/2015
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From secret etymologies to the rise of uptalk, why we humans talk the way we do

Duration:00:18:28

How Jeb Bush is tweaking his brother's brand of 'compassionate conservatism

3/17/2015
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Jeb's 'inclusive conservatism' is a nod to how times have changed

Duration:00:05:50

A movie gem to stream this weekend: Infernal Affairs

3/13/2015
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This Chinese thriller inspired 'The Departed,' but it may be the more exhilarating battle between undercover cops and criminals. Decide for yourself.

Duration:00:03:37

This week I learned which gender is the most narcissistic, and more

3/12/2015
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Fun and interesting facts from around the web

Duration:00:10:22

Religion in the new millennia

3/11/2015
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From a media-savvy pope to a church for non-believers, The Week looks at religion in the modern era

Duration:00:22:51

Amal Clooney is the celebrity we've all been waiting for

3/10/2015
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The human rights lawyer manages to transcend our inanity with remarkable poise

Duration:00:05:06

Don't fear the Chipotle burrito

3/9/2015
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So what if burritos are full of saturated fat and salt.

Duration:00:05:14

Your weekly streaming recommendation: Queen Margot

3/6/2015
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The rare foreign film — equal parts politics, romance, history, and horror — that aims so high without missing a single target

Duration:00:04:02

This week I learned the number of beers it takes to make you look good, and

3/5/2015
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Fun and interesting facts from around the web

Duration:00:07:33

4 stories: The modern workplace

3/4/2015
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From job-stealing robots to office etiquette, four stories about the 9-to-5 in the 21st century

Duration:00:21:54

The quiet thrill of writing as a foreigner in Paris

3/3/2015
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Chapter one of my Paris Project

Duration:00:07:39

Leonard Nimoy, and the many dimensions of Spock

3/2/2015
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The actor played the same character for 50 years — and never stopped revealing his depth

Duration:00:05:23

Your weekly streaming recommendation: Leaving Las Vegas

2/26/2015
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If you’ve ever doubted that Nicolas Cage has the chops to stand among Hollywood’s finest, it’s time to give this 1995 drama a spin

Duration:00:04:05

This week I learned the fear of growing up is a real medical condition, and

2/25/2015
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Fun an interesting facts from around the web

Duration:00:08:40

4 stories: The secret lives of animals

2/24/2015
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From cuddly cooling techniques to bizarre sexual rituals, there’s more to the animal kingdom than meets the eye

Duration:00:22:22

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