Listen to Lexicon Valley Episode No. 40: The Manic Pixie and the Magical Negro
Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo talk to arts critic Nathan Rabin, a staff writer at The Dissolve, and journalist Christopher John Farley, an editor at the Wall Street Journal, about the phrases they coined to identify two of Hollywood's most pernicious tropes.
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