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Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories instead? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring a story on the theme of Power, Culture, and the Future, handpicked from The Outline. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated.
The keto diet is a recipe for disaster
The latest low-carb diet trend is merely a rehash of fad diets past. Read Yvette's story: https://theoutline.com/post/6133/the-keto-diet-is-a-recipe-for-disaster?zd=1&zi=lp6jlihl Follow Yvette on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thescibabe We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Thank you for listening. -JTG Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 6, 2018
19 min
Yellowstone National Park underwear?
Basically, clothing companies are funding our national parks because the government won't. Read Jen's story: https://theoutline.com/post/6051/the-national-parks-are-in-a-financial-crisis-please-buy-this-sweatshirt?zd=1&zi=sevmhymx Follow Jen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/byJenAMiller We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 5, 2018
6 min
How to make a British woman sell you a Honda
Rosa Lyster went into a "body language experts" k-hole and discovered some good news? Read Rosa's story: https://theoutline.com/post/6017/do-body-language-experts-actually-tell-us-anything?zd=1&zi=dypumcg3 Follow Rosa on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rosalyster We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 4, 2018
6 min
Can we get some crazy broke Asians, too?
Jeremy Gordon and Wei Tchou explore the many shades of Asian-American culture representation through the releases of ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,’ and Mitski’s ‘Be the Cowboy’. Show notes Read Jeremy's essay: https://theoutline.com/post/5979/crazy-rich-asians-mitski-to-all-the-boys-ive-loved-before-asian-american-representation?utm_source=topic_culture Follow Wei on Twitter (@weitchou): https://twitter.com/weitchou We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2018
1 hr 4 min
"Ready for love" is a lie
Helena Fitzgerald pokes a hole in the idea that a romantic relationship is a prize for loving yourself enough. 'There is no such thing as being ready for love' by Helena Fitzgerald → https://theoutline.com/post/5970/unconventional-wisdom-emotional-readiness-is-bullshit?utm_source=topic_power We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 29, 2018
19 min
A day on an e-scooter
Ann-Derrick Gaillot spent the day zipping around Portland using only dockless e-scooters and documented her experience. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 28, 2018
8 min
The appeal of viral mugshots
Why do people like to look at photos of strangers at their worst? Today's story 'The bizarre appeal of viral mugshots' by Melinda Fakuade→ https://theoutline.com/post/5978/viral-mugshots-essay?zd=1&zi=fbzyynrj Credits Today you heard from Melinda Fakuade. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Find Melinda on Twitter, @melindafakuade Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2018
11 min
Wokeness industrial complex
There's a problem with 'Nanette' – comedy is at its best when it helps audiences understand their relationship to trauma, not when it makes them feel comfortable. Today's story "The 'Nanette' problem" by Peter Moskowitz → https://theoutline.com/post/5962/the-nanette-problem-hannah-gadsby-netflix-review?utm_source=topic_culture&zd=1&zi=mq7kv7ad Credits Today you heard from Peter Moskowitz. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Find Peter on Twitter, @ptrmsk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2018
18 min
The soundtrack of destruction
Musicians are trying to capture the soundscapes of the environment as it dies. Today's story 'What does the end of the world sound like? Listen to this' by Lewis Gordon → https://theoutline.com/post/5960/climate-change-music?utm_source=topic_recent Credits Today you heard from Lewis Gordon. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Find Lewis on Twitter, @lewis_gordon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 22, 2018
9 min
Smoke(y) signals
Thank Smokey Robinson and Smokey the Bear for this adjustment of the English language? Today's story 'Smokey is the new smoky' by Ann-Derrick Gaillot → https://theoutline.com/post/5961/smokey-smoky-whats-the-difference?utm_source=topic_culture Credits Today you heard from Ann-Derrick Gaillot. We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino. If you’re interested in pitching a story to the Dispatch? Email james.green@theoutline.com. Find the Dispatch on Twitter, @OutlineDispatch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2018
6 min
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