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    622: Who You Gonna Call?

    Aug 11, 2017
    When everything goes wrong, one of the first things we think is, "Who do I call?" This week, stories of lucky people who have found the exact right person to ring up for help.

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    472: Our Friend David

    Aug 18, 2017
    Favorite stories by our longtime contributor and friend David Rakoff.

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    623: We Are in the Future

    Aug 25, 2017
    One of our producers, Neil Drumming, has recently become fascinated with Afrofuturism. It's more than sci-fi. It’s a way of looking at black culture that’s fantastic, creative, and oddly hopeful—which feels especially urgent during a time without a lot of optimism.

    Featuring the new song "The Deep" by clppng. Original artwork by Paul Davey. Click to enlarge.

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