This episode features a clip from Sam Harris’ always interesting Waking Up podcast where he expresses astonishment at the silence from the media in response to the remarkably unethical views on abortion that many of the GOP presidential candidates express. Also, a few “Musician Jokes” from Prairie Home Companion’s Pretty Good Jokes album.
This episode features clips from the 2014 documentary R.E.M. by MTV. I wanted to include clips from Episode 124: Longbox of the podcast 99% Invisible about how the packaging for R.E.M.'s album Out of Time changed American politics, but I couldn't find a short enough soundbite for this already over-long episode. So just go listen to the whole thing if you haven't—it's great!