In this edition of our members-only podcast digest, listen to the best segments of the week from:
- Slate Money on the on the the weird way the U.S. does sales tax (begins at 00:00:45)
- Hang Up and Listen on a recent cheating scandal in professional bridge, with special guest in conversation with the New Yorker’s David Owen (00:11:25)
- The DoubleX Gabfest on how America’s most famous writers dealt with death, with special guest Katie Roiphe (00:25:40)
- The Culture Gabfest on the New York Times Magazine work issue (00:39:10)
- The Political Gabfest on the life and death of Nancy Reagan (00:59:25)
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