Jacob Brogan
Jacob Brogan

Jacob Brogan writes for Slate about technology and culture. Follow him on Twitter.

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Nov. 8 2017 7:00 PMThe “How Does a Comic Book Librarian Work?” TranscriptRead what Caitlin McGurk had to say about collection development and exhibition curation at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library.
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Nov. 1 2017 9:00 PMThe “How Does an Independent Comics Artist Work?” TranscriptRead what Benjamin Frisch had to say about creating graphic novels.
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Oct. 3 2017 12:30 AMThe “How Does a Comic Book Letterer Work?” TranscriptRead what Deron Bennett had to say about the art and craft behind placing word balloons and sound effects in a Batman story.
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Sept. 18 2017 12:55 PMThe “How Does a Batman Comic Book Penciler Work?” TranscriptRead what David Finch had to say about drawing superheroes.
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Sept. 12 2017 7:00 PMThe “How Does a Music Educator Work?” TranscriptRead what Delashea Strawder had to say about her work with the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit.
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Aug. 3 2017 10:21 AMThe “How Does a Barbecue Chef Work?” TranscriptRead what a Detroit restauranteur had to say about making smoked meats in Motor City’s burgeoning food scene.
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July 13 2017 11:00 AMThe “How Does a Hair Care Entrepreneur Work?” TranscriptRead what Detroit’s Gwen Jimmere had to say about making and marketing products for women with curly hair.
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June 16 2017 12:29 PMThe “How Does a Schooner Captain Work?” TranscriptThis experienced sailor explains how you keep an old-school ship in condition.
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May 31 2017 10:25 AMThe “How Does an Aquarium Veterinarian Work?” TranscriptThe director of animal health at Baltimore’s National Aquarium talks about looking after hundreds of distinct species.
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May 17 2017 5:30 PMThe “How Does Dan Deacon Work?” TranscriptRead what the electronic music artist had to say about his daily grind.
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April 13 2017 12:42 PMThe “How Does a Crime Novelist Work” TranscriptBaltimore-based writer Laura Lippman discusses her process and her relationship to the city.
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March 21 2017 1:18 PMThe “How Does a Satirist Work?” TranscriptRead what Alexandra Petri had to say about mining the news cycle for comedy.
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March 3 2017 11:38 AMThe “How Does a Librarian Work?” TranscriptRead what Laurie Allen had to say about the Data Refuge Project.
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Feb. 1 2017 10:25 AMThe “How Does a CIA Analyst Work?” EditionRead what Aki Peritz had to say about doing counterterrorism work after 9/11.
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Dec. 14 2016 4:28 PMHow Does a Nuclear Nonproliferation Expert Work?Matthew Kroenig talks about pushing back against the spread of nuclear weapons.
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Nov. 2 2017 9:00 PMThe “How Does a Comic Book Store Owner Work?” TranscriptRead what Jared Smith had to say about running Big Planet Comics in Washington.
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Oct. 19 2017 7:00 PMThe “How Does a Comic Book Colorist Work?” TranscriptRead what Dean White had to say about bringing vibrant hues to Batman’s world.
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Oct. 2 2017 11:24 AMThe “How Does a Batman Comic Book Inker Work?” Transcript Read what artist Seth Mann had to say about adding detail and texture to superhero illustrations.
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Sept. 14 2017 3:06 PMThe “How Does a Batman Comic Book Writer Work?” TranscriptRead what Tom King had to say about writing Batman.
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Aug. 9 2017 12:38 PMThe “How Does a Manufacturing Executive Work?” TranscriptRead what a Shinola’s Jen Guarino had to say about making watches, bags, and other consumer products in Detroit.
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July 14 2017 2:09 PMThe “How Does a Community Internet Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what Diana Nucera had to say about promoting digital literacy and internet access in Detroit.
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July 6 2017 11:10 AMThe “How Does an Urban Farmer Work?” TranscriptWhat Greg Willerer told Slate’s Working podcast about growing food in Detroit.
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June 6 2017 11:33 AMThe “How Does a Real Estate Concierge Work?” TranscriptRead what Baltimore’s Damon Walker had to say about helping landlords manage their property investments.
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May 23 2017 11:39 AMThe “How Does a Public Defender Work?” TranscriptRead what Jenny Egan had to say about keeping young people out of Baltimore jails.
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April 27 2017 11:33 AMThe “How Does a Neurosurgeon Work?” TranscriptRead what Dr. Harry Mushlin had to say about pediatric brain surgery.
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March 23 2017 7:10 AMThe “How Does a Labor Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what David Mott had to say about his work with SEIU.
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March 8 2017 11:11 AMThe “How Does a Pollster Work?” TranscriptRead what Jim Gerstein had to say about how polling is more important now than ever.
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Feb. 21 2017 12:27 PMThe “How Does an Inaugural Parade Announcer Work?” TranscriptRead what Charlie Brotman had to say about presiding over the parades of 10 presidents.
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Jan. 18 2017 5:09 PMThe “How Does a Protest Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what Eugene Puryear had to say about his experience organizing a rally in opposition to the Trump inauguration.
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Dec. 9 2016 10:30 AMWhat’s It Like to Run One of Washington’s Oldest Mosques?Imam Talib M. Shareef chats about serving his community in the age of Trump.

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