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The Outline World Dispatch

A daily Society and Culture podcast featuring James T. Green
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The latest low-carb diet trend is merely a rehash of fad diets past. Read Yvette's story: https://theoutline.com/post/6133/the-keto-diet-is-a-recipe-for-disaster?zd=1&zi=lp6jlihl Follow Yvette on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thescibabe We're ho
It's Tuesday. Welcome back. Today on the Dispatch, writer Christopher Glazek joins us to discuss his article for Esquire, The Secretive Family Making Billions From the Opioid Crisis. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino. Learn
It's Tuesday. Hello. Today on the Dispatch: Daniel Carter - The only job a robot couldn't do Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Sarah Silverman’s liberal bubble  Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by Jordan Oplinger & Sam Thonis. Learn more about your
It's Wednesday. The leaves are starting to turn. Today on the Dispatch: Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Indian Country Today is taking an indefinite hiatus Katie MacBride - This 38-year-old study is still spreading bad ideas about addiction  Hosted by
Basically, clothing companies are funding our national parks because the government won't. Read Jen's story: https://theoutline.com/post/6051/the-national-parks-are-in-a-financial-crisis-please-buy-this-sweatshirt?zd=1&zi=sevmhymx Follow Jen on
Rosa Lyster went into a "body language experts" k-hole and discovered some good news? Read Rosa's story: https://theoutline.com/post/6017/do-body-language-experts-actually-tell-us-anything?zd=1&zi=dypumcg3 Follow Rosa on Twitter: https://twitte
Jeremy Gordon and Wei Tchou explore the many shades of Asian-American culture representation through the releases of ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,’ and Mitski’s ‘Be the Cowboy’. Show notes Read Jeremy's essay: https:/
Helena Fitzgerald pokes a hole in the idea that a romantic relationship is a prize for loving yourself enough. 'There is no such thing as being ready for love' by Helena Fitzgerald → https://theoutline.com/post/5970/unconventional-wisdom-emotio
Ann-Derrick Gaillot spent the day zipping around Portland using only dockless e-scooters and documented her experience. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to t
Why do people like to look at photos of strangers at their worst? Today's story 'The bizarre appeal of viral mugshots' by Melinda Fakuade→ https://theoutline.com/post/5978/viral-mugshots-essay?zd=1&zi=fbzyynrj Credits Today you heard from Melin
There's a problem with 'Nanette' – comedy is at its best when it helps audiences understand their relationship to trauma, not when it makes them feel comfortable. Today's story "The 'Nanette' problem" by Peter Moskowitz → https://theoutline.com
Musicians are trying to capture the soundscapes of the environment as it dies. Today's story 'What does the end of the world sound like? Listen to this' by Lewis Gordon → https://theoutline.com/post/5960/climate-change-music?utm_source=topic_re
Thank Smokey Robinson and Smokey the Bear for this adjustment of the English language? Today's story 'Smokey is the new smoky' by Ann-Derrick Gaillot → https://theoutline.com/post/5961/smokey-smoky-whats-the-difference?utm_source=topic_culture
The signals you're putting off makes you less attractive. Today's story 'Showing off how rich you are won't help you make friends' by Oscar Schwartz → https://theoutline.com/post/5907/flexing-your-wealth-wont-make-you-any-friends?utm_source= Cr
Four music nerds and professionals tell us how to find new (and good) music in the age of the algorithm. Today's story 'Finding new music in the algorithm age' by Ann-Derrick Gaillot → https://theoutline.com/post/5759/how-do-i-find-new-music?ut
The language of colonialism is infecting outer space, thanks to dominance by rich white businessmen and politicians. Today's story 'The racist language of space exploration' by Caroline Haskins → https://theoutline.com/post/5809/the-racist-lang
Recent books by Carmen Maria Machado, Daisy Johnson, Melissa Broder, and many more are part of a burgeoning trend in writing that uses the fantastic to explore marginalized experiences. Today's story "How a queer fabulism came to dominate conte
Extremely outdated technology and zero policy mean calling your reps is often not as effective as we’d like it to be. Today's story "We're sorry, your senator cannot be reached at this time" by Michael Waters → https://theoutline.com/post/5758/
Seeing your favorite band live will probably cost you more in privacy information than in dollars. Today's story "Ticketing app AXS scrapes all the data it can get from your phone" by Paris Martineau → https://theoutline.com/post/5628/how-a-con
Climate change threatens water everywhere, but tension between different levels of U.S. government has stalled our response. Today's story "Water, water, everywhere but not a drop to drink" by Caroline Haskins → https://theoutline.com/post/5687
When a rapper wants a woman who will do anything except be her own person, what are we asking down chicks to be down for? Today's story "What are we asking down chicks to be down for?" by Melinda Fakuade → https://theoutline.com/post/5606/down-
How coming into possession of a stack of vintage ‘Playboy’ issues caused one writer to consider the magazine’s impact on the modern world. Today's story "For better and for worse, the 'Playboy Magazine' of the '70's helped shape the America of
This book spoke powerfully against the hacks behind the military-industrial complex — and for that, was pilloried. Today's story "Dr. Seuss' forgotten anti-war book made him an enemy of the right" by John Wilmes → https://theoutline.com/post/56
We can choose anything in the modern food delivery economy — except this. Today's story "What I want is a single buffalo wing" by Jeremy Gordon → https://theoutline.com/post/5560/single-buffalo-wing-future-food Credits Today you heard from Jere
Who is paying $12 million for an abandoned town? We found out. Today's story "The people who buy ghost towns" by Michael Waters → https://theoutline.com/post/5605/ghost-town-owners-12-million Credits Today you heard from Michael Waters. We're h
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