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Welcome to Morning Meeting, where AIR MAIL’s Ashley Baker and Michael Hainey take you inside the stories people are talking about this week—and tip you off to the ones the editors are talking about for next week. We cover the people shaping your world that you want to know more about (and more often the stuff they don’t want you to know about). And we talk with friends of AIR MAIL—writers, reporters, and style-setters. So listen in every Saturday as Morning Meeting brings you what’s new and exciting from the world of AIR MAIL. 

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Welcome to Morning Meeting, where AIR MAIL’s Ashley Baker and Michael Hainey take you inside the stories people are talking about this week—and tip you off to the ones the editors are talking about for next week. We cover the people shaping your world that you want to know more about (and more often the stuff they don’t want you to know about). And we talk with friends of AIR MAIL—writers, reporters, and style-setters. So listen in every Saturday as Morning Meeting brings you what’s new and exciting from the world of AIR MAIL. 

    Trump Goes Coup-Coup

    Trump Goes Coup-Coup

    Well, that was a bang-up week. And in today's episode, Ashley and Mike speak with Alessandra Stanley about her and Graydon Carter's idea for a new amendment to the Constitution that could prevent a week like we just lived through.

    • 32 min
    Did Frank Sinatra Do Yoga with Goats?

    Did Frank Sinatra Do Yoga with Goats?

    Welcome to 2021, where Ashley and Mike are starting the year off right, talking about a very strange new trend, one of the greatest singers of all time—and how he was captured in print despite his best efforts—and much more. It’s the perfect way to ring in the New Year.

    • 23 min
    Alan Cumming Remembers Sean Connery

    Alan Cumming Remembers Sean Connery

    This week Ashley and Mike speak with Alan Cumming about his new book, his time in Cabaret, his New York City club, and more.

    • 26 min
    Are Meghan and Harry Trying to Be the Obamas?

    Are Meghan and Harry Trying to Be the Obamas?

    This week, Ashley and Mike speak with AIR MAIL writer at large Stuart Heritage about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and how they seem to be imitating the Obamas.

    • 28 min
    Candice Bergen Will Make You Smile

    Candice Bergen Will Make You Smile

    Is there anyone more enchanting than Candice Bergen? Fresh off her performance in Steven Soderbergh's new movie, Let Them All Talk, she sits down with Ashley and Mike to talk about working with Meryl Streep, the films of Louis Malle, leading men she's known, the Black and White Ball, and more.

    • 30 min
    Graydon Carter on What Awaits Trump

    Graydon Carter on What Awaits Trump

    AIR MAIL co-editor Graydon Carter has known and covered Donald Trump for four decades, so who better to tell us what the future holds for him?

    • 29 min

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