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Vox Quick Hits explains the most interesting topics in news, politics and pop culture in 10 minutes or less. Check in daily to hear short updates from your favorite journalists and podcasts in the Vox Media Podcast Network. 

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Vox Quick Hits explains the most interesting topics in news, politics and pop culture in 10 minutes or less. Check in daily to hear short updates from your favorite journalists and podcasts in the Vox Media Podcast Network. 

    The Bachelor meets reality | Today, Explained in 10

    The Bachelor meets reality | Today, Explained in 10

    Beset by controversy, The Bachelor’s latest season is winding down with an identity crisis. It’s a rare case of reality TV reflecting our cultural reality.
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    • 10 min
    Psychological thrillers with a twist | What to Watch

    Psychological thrillers with a twist | What to Watch

    What to Watch is now taking your requests! What kind of movie or show are you in the mood for?
    This week, Vox film critic Alissa Wilkinson and critic-at-large Emily VanDerWerff help Stephen (aka "Cheese") find a psychological thriller that will leave him guessing and on the edge of his seat. Alissa recommends Sunshine from 2007, written by Alex Garland and directed by Danny Boyle. Emily recommends Bates Motel from A&E and Servant on Apple TV Plus.
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    • 8 min
    Sen. Chris Murphy wants a new US-Saudi relationship | Worldly in 10

    Sen. Chris Murphy wants a new US-Saudi relationship | Worldly in 10

    Jenn interviews Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) about his proposed strategy for a new US approach to the Persian Gulf.

    References:

    Read Sen. Murphy’s Foreign Affairs piece on a new Middle East strategy

    Read Alex’s profile about Sen. Murphy’s foreign policy views.
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    • 10 min
    The surge of anti-Asian violence | Today, Explained in 10

    The surge of anti-Asian violence | Today, Explained in 10

    Vox's Li Zhou explains how Asian-American communities in the US are responding to a rise in violent attacks.
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    • 9 min
    Who owns the Western? | Vox Conversations in 10

    Who owns the Western? | Vox Conversations in 10

    Vox book critic Constance Grady talks with Vox gender identities reporter and novelist Anna North about Anna's new book Outlawed. They discuss creating an alternative history, reimagining the Western, and having fun with the usually fraught topics of gender and identity.
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    • 7 min
    Manchin in the middle | Today, Explained in 10

    Manchin in the middle | Today, Explained in 10

    Joe Biden won the presidency, but it’s Joe Manchin from West Virginia who seems to be the decider. The Charleston Gazette-Mail’s Joe Severino shadowed Senator Joe in the spotlight.
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    • 10 min

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