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Here are our favorite stories, podcasts, and videos from around the Web for the week of Aug. 3.
- Copy editor Abby McIntyre likes …
“The Makeup Tax” by Olga Khazan, Atlantic
“Khazan presents some really interesting research on why women who wear makeup earn more and are treated better, and why that totally sucks.”
- Slate columnist Helaine Olen likes …
“How to Really Defend Planned Parenthood” by Katha Pollitt, New York Times
“If you read one thing today, please read this article on women and abortion. It’s important.”
- Senior editor Gabe Roth likes …
“Rain Is Sizzling Bacon, Cars Are Lions Roaring: The Art of Sound In Movies” by Jordan Kisner, Guardian
“Perfect story about the great sound designer Skip Lievsay. It will change the way you experience movies and also life.”