The Gist: Bob Seger’s “Night Moves,” and FBI comments on Apple and Google.

A Book Made Entirely Out of YouTube Comments From Bob Seger’s “Night Moves”

A Book Made Entirely Out of YouTube Comments From Bob Seger’s “Night Moves”

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Oct. 14 2014 7:30 PM

Working On Our Night Moves

Bob Seger’s YouTube comments tell a story of sex, nostalgia, and mortality.

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“I woke last night to the sound of thunder.”

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo courtesy of Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band.

Listen to Episode 114 of Slate’s The Gist:

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Are Apple and Google “beyond the law”? Today on The Gist, Hanni Fakhoury from the Electronic Frontier Foundation responds to the FBI director’s comments. Plus, artist Stephanie Barber explains the story told by YouTube comments on Bob Seger’s “Night Moves.” For the Spiel, awarding Pinocchios.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.