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Each week, Sam Sanders interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.

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Each week, Sam Sanders interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.

    A Weird Awards Season, Plus "Anything for Selena"

    A Weird Awards Season, Plus "Anything for Selena"

    What's an awards season when many theaters are still closed and it's harder to track which movies and shows deserve buzz? Louis Virtel and Ira Madison III, co-hosts of Keep It chat with Sam about who's being selected and who's being overlooked, and whether the pandemic further exposes awards' irrelevance or not. Plus, Sam talks with Maria Garcia about her podcast, Anything for Selena, and why honoring Selena is political.

    You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.

    • 34 min.
    Octavia Butler: Visionary Fiction‬

    Octavia Butler: Visionary Fiction‬

    A special episode from our friends at NPR's history podcast Throughline: Octavia Butler's alternate realities and 'speculative fiction' reveal striking, and often devastating parallels to the world we live in today. She was a deep observer of the human condition, perplexed and inspired by our propensity towards self-destruction. But along with her warning is her message of hope - a hope conjured by centuries of survival and persistence. For every society that perishes in her books comes a story of rebuilding, of repair.

    • 1 u. 7 min.
    Your Vaccine Questions, Answered

    Your Vaccine Questions, Answered

    Will the vaccine make me sick? Can I see grandma if she's vaccinated but I'm not? And what's the deal with double masking? Listeners had questions about the coronavirus and vaccines, Sam and NPR Short Wave host Maddie Sofia have answers. Sam also talks to his Aunt Betty about her experience getting her COVID-19 vaccination. Then, the view on coming out to the other side of the pandemic with health journalist Bridie Witton in New Zealand.

    — Learn more about masks: A User's Guide To Masks: What's Best At Protecting Others (And Yourself)

    You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.

    • 33 min.
    The (Not So?) Wonderful World of Disney

    The (Not So?) Wonderful World of Disney

    Sam talks to filmmaker and activist Abigail Disney, daughter of Roy E. Disney, about her views on inequality in the U.S., corporate greed and why, despite her last name, she's become one of the more vocal and prominent critics of The Walt Disney empire.

    • 22 min.
    The Union Fight At Amazon, Plus 'Your Korean Dad'

    The Union Fight At Amazon, Plus 'Your Korean Dad'

    An Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, has become ground zero in a battle that could change Amazon as we know it. Sam chats with a worker about his experience, and labor reporter and organizer Kim Kelly talks about what the fight for unionization in Amazon's warehouses means for the future of workers' rights. Plus, Sam talks to Nick Cho, known as Your Korean Dad on TikTok, about becoming the internet's favorite dad.

    You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.

    • 37 min.
    Desus And Mero On Politics, Fame And Life In The Pandemic

    Desus And Mero On Politics, Fame And Life In The Pandemic

    Desus Nice and The Kid Mero went from calling up "anyone in their phone book" in the early days of their podcast Bodega Boys, to booking big names in politics like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and President Barack Obama on Desus & Mero, their late-night show airing on Showtime. Covering a mix of pop culture, politics, headlines and internet hijinks, Desus and Mero talk to Sam about keeping their show's vibe while working from home, how their view of politics has evolved as their platform has grown and the strange ways that life has changed now that these Bronx natives are famous.

    You can follow 'It's Been a Minute' on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.

    • 29 min.

Klantrecensies

5.0 van 5
11 beoordelingen

11 beoordelingen

ThoseMonkeys ,

Dealing with the absurd

In times like these, I need a podcast that is informative, confronts my unconscious biases, and helps me look at the world with a smile at times. Sam helps me laugh at absurdity, and helps me figure out what is going on in this strange, strange world. Thank you, Sam!

Alifisch ,

The best thing that happens to me ...

Twice a week is listening to this show! Thank you, Sam.

kar20302937 ,

Very thoughtful and entertaining at the same time

I appreciate the view point the show provides

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