SPECIAL "MUSIC FROM JAPAN" EPISODE!

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This episode features a short clip from Family Guy as well as a clip of an interview with Bill Murray on BBC One's The Graham Norton Show about the Japanese Phrasebook he used while he was there shooting Sofia Coppola's 2003 film Lost in Translation.

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This episode features a clip from Episode 5: 1933-1939 of Ken Burns' phenomenal The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait on PBS. In the clip they enumerate just a handful of FDR's accomplishments from the beginning of his first of four elected terms. At the end he warns people against being taken in by timid people afraid of progress who will call his actions all sorts of silly names, all which still sound quite familiar today. I also played a clip (in, alas, poor audio quality) of one of my favorite FDR quotes, where he details who hates him, and then welcomes their hatred.

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This episode features a few clips from various episodes of the new Netflix animated series BoJack Horseman. It's a rather funny show I wholeheartedly recommend!

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This episode features a very brief clip of Jerry Kaplan being interviewed by Brooke Gladstone on WNYC's On The Media for a great segment about artificial intelligence, robots, jobs, sci-fi vs. sci, the impending robot apocalypse and more. Listen to the whole thing!

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This episode features a short, somewhat edited, clip from a great interview on Inquiring Minds with science historian Naomi Oreskes. Along with Erik Conway, she wrote a new book called The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future. The book is set 400 years in the future and tells the story of a Chinese historian looking back what happened after humanity failed to act on global warming.