On this week’s episode of the mental_floss List Show, John Green discusses some of history’s most bizarre pets.
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On the difficulties of getting close to victims and their families.
Q: The audience seemed to be delighted by the second act’s “Brooklyn’s Here” anthem. Do you think Brooklyn and Manhattan still have the kind of brotherly relationship depicted in the musical?
Calhoun: I think as long as there exists a Manhattan and a Brooklyn there will be a mutual love/hate sibling rivalry.
For help finding the best podcast episodes, we asked a handful of up-and-coming podcasters what their favorite episode of their own shows has been, and why.
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A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week
Matthew Weiner is extremely proud that his show, Mad Men, is a depiction of what real people with real emotions are like. It’s to Weiner’s credit that he got AMC to do the show at all, since, he says, it took him many years to sell and he admits that it falls into no traditional genre. His sole goal was to tell a good story. What makes Mad Men so noteworthy is that it’s the most contemporary show on TV today, Weiner says.
How I coped when I had to show off my technological prowess.
Start telling a more human story with your pitches. Few thoughts on how businesspeople and other marketers can take advantage of UX design principles.