Listen to Episode 252 of Slate’s The Gist:
On Day Two of Mike’s vacation, Sean Rameswaram guest hosts the show. He’s the host of Sideshow, a podcast from Studio 360 about pop culture and the Internet. Today Sean sets out to prove his theory that creative ideas, no matter how bonkers or inconsequential, will find a home online.
First he talks with the creators and curators of the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum. Before you ask: Yes, it's in Williamsburg and, yes, it ran a Kickstarter campaign.
Later he talks with David Javerbaum, the comedy writer who tweets as @TheTweetOfGod and wrote the new Joe Mantello-directed Broadway show An Act of God. In previews now, it stars Jim Parsons and opens on May 28 at Studio 54. For the Spiel, some pushback on push notifications.
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