Mary Pilon is a journalist. She writes about sports, business, is a contributor to the New Yorker and Bloomberg Businessweek, and co-author of the book Losers.
On the Gist, Trump can’t pronounce Mosni, Wisconsin.In the interview, Mike talks with writers Mary Pilon and Louisa Thomas about their foray into collaborative editing. Their new collection of short sports stories called Losers: Dispatches from the Other Side of the Scoreboard is a curated volume that explores what it means to feel defeated. Pilon, a New York Times bestselling author, and Thomas, a New Yorker staff writer examine why winning isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be, and why losing never fails to reveal life lessons to players and those on the sidelines.In the spiel, condemning condemnation.Email us at thegist@slate.comPodcast production by Daniel Schroeder and Margaret Kelley.Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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May 16th, 1986
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36 minutes, 29 seconds
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