32 min

Tracy Flick Strikes Back The Gist

    • Daily News

In his latest novel, Tracy Flick Can’t Win, author Tom Perrotta attempts to wrestle his iconic character (which Reece Witherspoon helped to brand in the 1998 film Election) away from the zeitgeist and return her to the fictional universe he created for her. Mike and Tom discuss how one does that exactly. Also, you may not be following the internet the way Donald Trump does. And in the Spiel, Mike mulls over the Supreme Court ruling on guns.
Produced by Joel Patterson and Corey Wara
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In his latest novel, Tracy Flick Can’t Win, author Tom Perrotta attempts to wrestle his iconic character (which Reece Witherspoon helped to brand in the 1998 film Election) away from the zeitgeist and return her to the fictional universe he created for her. Mike and Tom discuss how one does that exactly. Also, you may not be following the internet the way Donald Trump does. And in the Spiel, Mike mulls over the Supreme Court ruling on guns.
Produced by Joel Patterson and Corey Wara
Email us at thegist@mikepesca.com
To advertise on the show, visit: https://advertisecast.com/TheGist
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32 min