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Articles & Podcasts of Note (Week of 03/02/2020)

Every Friday I highlight the most interesting or entertaining items from my media diet from the past week. These weekly lists will include a variety of media—articles, blog posts, forum threads, podcasts and videos—from a range of sources. It’s a personal bookmark archive of sorts but if it's helpful to others, that’s great too.



  • Extremities Season 3: St Helena ( Each season, this podcast focuses on a single, isolated location in the world. This season features St Helena (the island where Napoleon was exiled and died).
  • The Journal: What Bernie Sanders’s Socialism Means ( Eliza Collins and Jon Hilsenrath break down what the Democratic-party primary frontrunner’s brand of “democratic socialism” entails.
  • Reply All: The Case of the Missing Hit ( The Reply All podcast team are some of the best storytellers out there. When they are “on”, they are on. This is a story about a man haunted by the memory of a song. Unfortunately the song has all but vanished from the internet. The podcast jumps into action to solve the mystery.

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