Emily, John and David discuss New York City’s primary election, J.D. Vance’s Senate run, and injustice illuminated by Britney Spears.
Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, by J.D. Vance
Molly Ball for Time: “Breakfast with J.D. Vance, Anti-Trump Author Turned Pro-Trump Candidate”
Ronan Farrow and Jia Tolentino for The New Yorker: “Britney Spears’s Conservatorship Nightmare”
Caitlin Flanagan for The Atlantic: “You Really Need to Quit Twitter”
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, by Cal Newport
Here’s this week’s chatter:
Emily: This American Life: “There. I Fixed It.”
John: John Dickerson for CBS News: “Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch III: Full Face the Nation Interview”; Julian Mark for The Washington Post: “Rep. Andy Kim’s Suit in the Capitol Cleanup Photo Was From A J. Crew Sale. It Now Belongs to the Smithsonian.”; Emily Bazelon for The New York Times: “I Write About the Law. But Could I Really Help Free a Prisoner?”
David: Visiting the Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness with Navajo Tours USA
Listener chatter from William Quill: Russell Goldenberg for The Pudding: “The World Through the Eyes of the US”
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