CATEGORY: HUMOR, LITERATURE — 22.FEB.2014
Dead Authors Podcast
Agatha Christie —
H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) interviews Agatha Christie (Jessica Chaffin). Topics include hanging with the upper crust; Murder on the Orient Express; failed relationships and non-murderous ways of moving on; Christie's strange disappearance from 3-14 December, 1926; the smashingly elegant nature of smoking; how babies fail as conversationalists; Poirot the know-it-all, nursery rhymes as novel titles.
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Original Show Pub Date: 02.Apr.2013
CATEGORY: FINANCIAL, ELITES —
The Daily Show
Slumdogs vs. Millionaires—Moral Hazard —
John Stewart reviews the concerted effort by conservative politicians and the right-wing spin machine to slash unemployment insurance and other benefits to low income people as a response to instances of fraud. He contrasts that position with their defense of the Wall Street system, which spawned now-legendary levels of fraud.
Original Show Pub Date: 09.Jan.2014
CATEGORY: FUN, LITERATURE, HISTORY — 01.FEB.2014
Charles Dickens and O. Henry —
H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) hosts Charles Dickens (Hal Lublin) and O. Henry (Marc Evan Jackson) in a funny discussion. Topics include "The Gift of the Maji," "A Christmas Carol," pen names, story inspirations, defenders of the poor, and plot twists.
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Original Show Pub Date: 20.Dec.2011
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