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A talk show with a heart. Each week, Sam 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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    • Society & Culture

A talk show with a heart. Each week, Sam 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.

    Author Jennifer Weiner On 'Mrs. Everything' & Plus-Size Representation In Books

    Author Jennifer Weiner On 'Mrs. Everything' & Plus-Size Representation In Books

    Guest host Karen Grigsby Bates steps in for Sam Sanders and chats with best-selling author and 'New York Times' op-ed columnist Jennifer Weiner.

    • 31 min
    Weekly Wrap: Big Tech Gonna Big Tech, Congrats To 'Those Men' On Oscar Nods

    Weekly Wrap: Big Tech Gonna Big Tech, Congrats To 'Those Men' On Oscar Nods

    Guest host Elise Hu is joined by Nitasha Tiku, tech culture reporter at The Washington Post and Farhad Manjoo, opinion columnist at the New York Times.

    • 34 min
    Interview: Broadway Playwright Jeremy O. Harris On 'Slave Play'

    Interview: Broadway Playwright Jeremy O. Harris On 'Slave Play'

    Whether he thinks Broadway will embrace him for the long haul.

    • 42 min
    Weekly Wrap: Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins, Iran Conflict, Plus Getting Off Twitter

    Weekly Wrap: Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins, Iran Conflict, Plus Getting Off Twitter

    Guest host Elise Hu is joined by Peter Sagal, host of NPR's 'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!', and Greta Johnsen 'Nerdette.'

    • 37 min
    Interview: Jad Abumrad On 'Dolly Parton's America'

    Interview: Jad Abumrad On 'Dolly Parton's America'

    It's Dolly's America. We're just living in it.

    • 37 min
    How To Start Your 2020 Right: Advice From NPR's 'Life Kit'

    How To Start Your 2020 Right: Advice From NPR's 'Life Kit'

    Sam is joined by NPR correspondent Chris Arnold and NPR senior editor and correspondent Maria Godoy as they discuss how to make New Year's resolutions stick.

    • 36 min

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