Digital Manners: I Can Hear Your Music Through Your Headphones

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Dec. 27 2011 12:24 PM

You With the Earbuds, Turn It Down!

What to do when you're trapped next to someone whose music is bleeding out from their earbuds? Plus, should there be a time limit at the Redbox machine?

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This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss the etiquette of asking your fellow commuter to turn down the music. Plus, they discuss whether there should be a time limit for choosing movies at a Redbox machine. Listen to Episode No. 35 using the audio player below or by opening this player in a new tab.



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Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. 

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