In this edition of our podcast digest, listen to the best segments of the week from:
- The Culture Gabfest on Elvis Costello’s new memoir (Begins at 00:00:45)
- Mom and Dad Are Fighting on what happens when sports break your kid’s heart (00:17:00)
- Podcast for America on why campaigns still bother with political ads (00:26:45)
- The Political Gabfest on the rising mortality of middle-aged white Americans (00:32:05)
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