Listen to Episode 4 of Slate’s The Gist:
On today’s episode, Mike Pesca talks with the Telegraph's Tom Rogan, who questions the wisdom of sending forces to rescue the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram. Then, in an attempt at self-improvement Mike welcomes a troupe of improvisational rappers to teach him the art of freestyle hip-hop. Finally, Mike spans the world, but mostly Oregon, to round up news items related to urine.
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The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?
Here are the facts.
The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender
What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?