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On this season of With Friends Like These, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, host Ana Marie Cox looks at post-Trump America and tries to find models for how we forgive people, and if we should.

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On this season of With Friends Like These, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, host Ana Marie Cox looks at post-Trump America and tries to find models for how we forgive people, and if we should.

    What Was Going on with the Go-Go's with Kathy Valentine

    What Was Going on with the Go-Go's with Kathy Valentine

    The Go-Go's made history as one of the most successful all-female bands ever. Bassist Kathy Valentine's new memoir puts their story in context and highlights her own rocky path to recovery, success, and serenity.. The author of ‘All I Ever Wanted’ joins us to talk songwriting, booze, and sex.



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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Is a bar a bar without booze? On sober socializing with Chris Marshall

    Is a bar a bar without booze? On sober socializing with Chris Marshall

    The creator of Sans Bar, the bar without booze, Chris Marshall joins us for a conversation on recovery, community and how to make the perfect mocktail.


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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Why you eat what you eat on Thanksgiving

    Why you eat what you eat on Thanksgiving

    This week is the 400th anniversary of what America knows as Thanksgiving. Join us as food historian Linda Civitello takes us through how the traditional meal has evolved through the decades and what items we love to indulge in owe their existence to indigenous people. We explore the good, the bad and ugly that comes along with this beloved holiday. From the food racism to legacy of the indigenous people and everything in between! 


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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Andrew Zimmern: The Road to Recovery

    Andrew Zimmern: The Road to Recovery

    Emmy and James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer and teacher, Andrew Zimmern joins the show to talk about Food politics, the restaurant industry post pandemic, and his journey with sobriety.



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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Adam Serwer: What Texas Can Teach Us

    Adam Serwer: What Texas Can Teach Us

    Writer for the Atlantic and Author of the book The Cruelty is the point: The Past, Present and Future of Trump’s America, Adam Serwer, joins the show to talk about Texas’ politics, the misconceptions about the state and how to create a better America using Texas as our teacher.

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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Daisy Haggard on Female Felons: From Villain to Human

    Daisy Haggard on Female Felons: From Villain to Human

    Comedic writer and actress Daisy Haggard joins the show to talk about her work creating the Showtime series “Back To Life,” which follows an underdog female character who returns to her hometown after serving an 18 year prison sentence.
    Daisy talks about why she wanted to humanize people struggling for redemption, and what she learned about writing, forgiveness and herself. 


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    • 53 min

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Greatly enjoyed this episode, I too had a Maine coon mix cat, her name was Cooper Marie.She too was not the brightest cat I’ve ever had. But I loved her nonetheless as Brian does. Anna, I appreciate your insights, your gentleness, and your honesty. Long time listener first time commentor❤️‍🔥

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