The Gist: Fitbits with Jill Duffy, and Reihan Salam on Republican candidates.

Mike Pesca Quit the Fitbit in a Snit. Will He Revisit the ’Bit and Acquit?

Mike Pesca Quit the Fitbit in a Snit. Will He Revisit the ’Bit and Acquit?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Jan. 14 2015 8:35 PM

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Mike Pesca quit the Fitbit in a snit. Will he revisit the ’Bit and acquit?

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Listen to Episode 174 of Slate’s The Gist:

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On The Gist, Slate’s Reihan Salam shares the Republicans he’d like to see consider a run for the presidency. Plus, efficiency expert Jill Duffy from PC magazine joins us armed with biometric tracking devices for your wrists. Did Mike write off the “PivLiv” too soon? For the Spiel, what if there was an audio equivalent to displaying the Mohammed cartoons?

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