The Gist: Singing lessons with Jan Douglas, and John Kasich is a master at sarcasm.

Can Anyone Learn to Sing? Even Mike Pesca?

Can Anyone Learn to Sing? Even Mike Pesca?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Aug. 14 2015 6:57 PM

Warning: This Episode Contains Singing

Mike Pesca has a song in his heart. We found a coach to help him find the key.

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Listen to Episode 320 of Slate’s The Gist:


Mike Pesca has no plans to stop singing on the podcast. For this special episode of The Gist, we bring in vocal coach Dr. Jan Douglas to help him find the key. Will he declare our host a lost cause? For the Spiel, the tart-tongued Buckeye John Kasich.

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