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This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political corruption.

This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political corruption.
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This week on the Daily Beat we take a look at the breakthrough investigations from across the globe on political corruption.

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English


Episodes

Lawrence Kelter, Part II: Writing Established Characters

1/19/2018
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In Part II, Lawrence Kelter gives us inside information about My Cousin Vinny, including conversations with Ralph Macchio and the movie's producer Dale Launer. Lawrence Kelter is a novelist from Brooklyn. Click here to visit his website and learn more about his work, and click here to learn more about Back to Brooklyn. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Lawrence Kelter 02:39 - Possibility of a Movie 03:55 - Insider Info on 'My Cousin Vinny' 06:38 - Conversations with Ralph Macchio 08:22 - Originality...

Duration: 00:15:32


Lawrence Kelter, Part I: 'Back to Brooklyn'

1/18/2018
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Lawrence Kelter joins the show to discuss writing the novel Back to Brooklyn, the sequel to the 1992 movie My Cousin Vinny starring Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei. Lawrence Kelter is a novelist from Brooklyn. Click here to visit his website and learn more about his work, and click here to learn more about Back to Brooklyn. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 02:56 - Lawrence Kelter 06:00 - Reaching Out to The Producer 07:15 - Carryover From 'My Cousin Vinny' 10:03 - Outro 10:50 - Follow You (BTR...

Duration: 00:15:15


Marlise Hofer on Stress & Smell

1/17/2018
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Marlise Hofer joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring olfactory cues from romantic partners, and how smelling your partner's shirt can help relieve stress. Marlise Hofer is a graduate student in social psychology at the University of British Columbia. Click here to read more about the study. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Marlise Hofer 04:14 - Study Findings 06:35 - Unconscious Power of Smell 09:10 - Informing Stress Reduction 12:31 - Outro 13:01 - Kubadiver (BTR Live Studio, 2017) -...

Duration: 00:15:58


Fran Santiago-Ávila, Part II: Uninformed Lethal Policy

1/16/2018
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In Part II, Fran Santiago-Ávila discusses how the lethal policy in regards to wolves in uniformed and the importance of attempting to coexist with these carnivores. Fran Santiago-Ávila is a Ph.D student in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin. Click here to read more about the study, and learn more about the Carnivore Coexistence Lab. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 02:06 - Fran Santiago-Ávila 04:32 - Uniformed Policy 06:55 - Scope of the Problem...

Duration: 00:17:03


Fran Santiago-Ávila, Part I: Downside to Killing Wolves

1/15/2018
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Fran Santiago-Ávila joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the negative effects of Michigan's state policy of killing wolves to protect livestocks and farms attacked by them. Fran Santiago-Ávila is a Ph.D student in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin. Click here to read more about the study, and learn more about the Carnivore Coexistence Lab. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:14 - Fran Santiago-Ávila 02:27 - Policy of Killing Wolves...

Duration: 00:15:46


Weekly Rundown: The President is Racist

1/12/2018
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Joe discusses Donald Trump's comments about "shithole countries" and wonders why people, particularly in the media, hesitate to call the president racist. Jamelle Bouie: Donald Trump Is a Racist 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Trump's Comments 03:14 - Why We're Afraid to Say 'Racist' 06:03 - Jamelle Bouie's Words 08:07 - Acknowledging Privilege 10:31 - Outro 11:01 - Useless Smile (BTR Live Studio, 2017) - Sloppy Heads 15:44 - Finish

Duration: 00:15:44


Kaitlyn Williams, Part II: How 'The Bachelor' Has Changed

1/11/2018
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In Part II, Kaitlyn Williams talks more about Bach Bracket and how The Bachelor has changed over the years and leaned into its more over-the-top elements. Kaitlyn Williams is one of the creators of Bach Bracket and is an avid live tweeter of every Bachelor episode. On BTRtoday: Fantasy is The Bachelor's Reality 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:48 - Kaitlyn Williams 03:32 - Changes to 'The Bachelor' 05:10 - Interesting Fantasy Wagers 07:00 - Outro 07:54 - Underwater (BTR Live Studio, 2017)...

Duration: 00:15:18


Kaitlyn Williams, Part I: Bach Bracket

1/10/2018
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Kaitlyn Williams joins the show to discuss the creation of Bach Bracket and how fantasy leagues have transformed the way fans watch The Bachelor. Kaitlyn Williams is one of the creators of Bach Bracket and is an avid live tweeter of every Bachelor episode. On BTRtoday: Fantasy is The Bachelor's Reality 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 02:27 - Kaitlyn Willaims 03:59 - Fixing 'Bachelor' Fantasy Games 05:40 - Watching With Fantasy Stakes 07:04 - Growth of Bach Bracket 09:26 - Outro 10:17 -...

Duration: 00:15:06


Dr. Steve Billet, Part II: The 2018 White House

1/9/2018
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In Part II, Dr. Steve Billet discusses the White House's possible objectives for 2018 and reaction to protests in Iran. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:35 - White House Objectives 03:47 - Infrastructure Discussion 05:19 - Reaction to Iran 07:53 - Outro 08:23 - It's A Lie - King Khan 11:42 - Morning Terrors Nights of...

Duration: 00:16:10


Dr. Steve Billet, Part I: Wolff Book Fallout

1/8/2018
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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the fallout from Michael Wolff's new book on his days with the Trump campaign and administration. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:07 - Dr. Steve Billet 03:20 - White House Reaction to Wolff Book 05:48 - Confirming Trump Biases 08:04 - Fall of Bannon 11:02 - Outro 11:41 - Matters -...

Duration: 00:15:11


Dana Renga, Part II: Mafia in the 21st Century

1/5/2018
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In Part II, Dana Renga discusses the appeal of The Sopranos, the effect of law enforcement, and the mafia's adaptability for survival. Dana Renga is the Chair of the Department of French and Italian and Associate Professor of Italian at the Ohio State University. She's also the author of Unfinished Business: Screening the Italian Mafia in the New Millennium and the editor of Mafia Movies: A Reader. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:13 - Dana Renga 02:25 - Appeal of 'The Sopranos' 06:09 -...

Duration: 00:18:52


Dana Renga on the Mafia in Pop Culture

1/4/2018
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Dana Renga joins the show to discuss pop culture portrayals and glamorization of the mafia in both Italy and the United States. Dana Renga is the Chair of the Department of French and Italian and Associate Professor of Italian at the Ohio State University. She's also the author of Unfinished Business: Screening the Italian Mafia in the New Millennium and the editor of Mafia Movies: A Reader. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Dana Renga 02:52 - Glamorization of Mafia in America 05:59 - Is Glamorization...

Duration: 00:15:27


Sam Di Carlo, Part III: Behavior Through Advertising

1/3/2018
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In Part III, Sam Di Carlo discusses the unpredictability of search engines and social media, the future of her industry, and what she's learned about human behavior through online behavior. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:24 - Sam Di Carlo 05:20 - Demographic Breakdowns 06:27 - Unpredictability of Social Media 09:29 - Test & Learn 12:50 - Future of the Industry 15:12 - Outro 15:42 - All That I Ever Was - Turnover 19:42 - Finish

Duration: 00:19:42


Sam Di Carlo, Part II: Targeted Advertising

1/2/2018
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In Part II, Sam Di Carlo discusses how predictable people's online behavior is and what exactly happens when you are targeted with advertising. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:23 - Sam Di Carlo 03:07 - Predictability of People 06:20 - Advertising Based on Objective Data 08:33 - What Happens with Targeted Ads 11:36 - Outro 12:16 - Imposter - Down & Outlaws 16:22 - Finish

Duration: 00:16:22


Sam Di Carlo, Part I: Analyzing Search Data

1/1/2018
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Sam Di Carlo of Omnicom Media Group joins the show to discuss the world of digital advertising, splits with traditional advertising, and what data gatherers see when you search for things. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface 01:34 - Sam Di Carlo 03:49 - Detailed Advertising 05:55 - Split Between Digital & Traditional Advertising 09:38 - What Can Data Gatherers See? 12:44 - Outro 13:25 - Exile - Cold Specks 17:45 - Finish

Duration: 00:17:44


Best of 2017: Jordan Grafman

12/29/2017
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This week The Daily Beat is featuring the show's best interviews from 2017. In May, Jordan Grafman (Northwestern University) joined the show to discuss his study on the cognitive roots of religious fundamentalism and his belief that the debate of belief systems will determine humanity's future. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface: Jordan Grafman 02:36 - About the Study 04:56 - Fundamentalism is Learned 06:00 - Predictors of Fundamentalism 08:00 - Importance of Core Beliefs 10:09 - Future...

Duration: 00:15:51


Best of 2017: Darren Samuelsohn

12/28/2017
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This week The Daily Beat is featuring the show's best interviews from 2017. In May, Darren Samuelsohn (Politico) joined the show to discuss covering the White House, the palace intrigue surrounding the early days on the Trump administration, and the unpredictability of the president. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface: Darren Samuelsohn 03:09 - Differing from Obama Administration 04:52 - Palace Intrigue 08:21 - Unpredictability 11:10 - Outro 11:40 - Good To Be - Peachtea 15:53 - Finish

Duration: 00:15:53


Best of 2017: Jeffrey Sachs

12/27/2017
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This week The Daily Beat is featuring the show's best interviews from 2017. In March, world renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs joined the show to discuss his new book Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable, the importance of sustainable development, concerns about Donald Trump, and his faith in younger generations. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface: Jeffrey Sachs 03:34 - Nowhere Near Sustainable 05:39 - Partisanship of Climate Change 07:41 - Trump Concerns 11:30 - Faith...

Duration: 00:18:33


Best of 2017: Adam Johnson

12/26/2017
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This week The Daily Beat is featuring the show's best interviews from 2017. In August, Adam Johnson (FAIR Media Watch, L.A.Times, Alternet) joined the show to discuss the lack of context surrounding American media coverage of North Korea and how major news organizations never portray the United States as a military aggressor. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface: Adam Johnson 03:14 - America's View of North Korea 06:02 - First Strike Policy 07:37 - Mocking Militarism 09:07 - America, The...

Duration: 00:16:09


Best of 2017: Shea Serrano

12/25/2017
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This week The Daily Beat is featuring the show's best interviews from 2017. Back in August, Shea Serrano (Basketball (and Other Things), The Rap Yearbook, The Ringer) joined the show to discuss the process of writing a book, using Twitter as a tool, writing advice for beginners, and more. 00:00 - Intro 00:51 - Preface: Shea Serrano 03:00 - Basketball (and Other Things) 04:00 - Rap Yearbook Mini Series 05:14 - Writing What You Enjoy 06:13 - Twitter Use 07:34 - Writing Advice 11:52 -...

Duration: 00:15:04

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