The Gist: Josh Voorhees on midterms, and Andy Breckman’s toys.

The Name of This Game Is “Who Tooted?”

The Name of This Game Is “Who Tooted?”

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Nov. 5 2014 6:04 PM

Veteran SNL Writer Asks “Who Tooted?”

Andy Breckman is coming up with games that are fun for almost the entire family.

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Today on The Gist, Slate’s Josh Voorhees joins us from Iowa to discuss what the pro-pipeline supermajority in the Senate means for environmental legislation. Plus, Monk creator Andy Breckman explains why he decided to pursue a new career as a toy mogul. His new app is called Rigged Trivia. For the Spiel, impassioned nominations for  the toy hall of fame.

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