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6 minutes | Dec 21, 2017
Ep. 79: Almost every language has a word for 'Christmas.' Few reference Christ.
How’s that for a war on Christmas? For more, visit TheWeek.com/Podcasts
5 minutes | Dec 14, 2017
Ep. 78: Why so strangely Yoda speaks?
Hear something odd in his syntax, you do. For more, go the TheWeek.com/podcasts
7 minutes | Dec 7, 2017
Ep. 77: A brief timeline of tax reform
How previous reforms led to the system we have today. For more, visit TheWeek.com/Podcasts
6 minutes | Nov 30, 2017
Ep. 76: Did God have a wife?
The history and mystery of Asherah. For more, visit TheWeek.com/Podcasts.
7 minutes | Nov 23, 2017
Ep. 75: 6 unique Thanksgiving celebrations from around the world
The Macy's Day Parade, football, and Black Friday deals may be uniquely American, but giving thanks for a good harvest is a tradition that crosses cultures. For more, visit TheWeek.com/Podcasts
7 minutes | Nov 16, 2017
Ep. 74: The secret history of cowboy socialism
The American West may fly the flag of individualism, but it was built on a bedrock of Big Government. For more, visit TheWeek.com/Podcasts
7 minutes | Nov 9, 2017
Ep. 73: Why Puerto Rico never had a path to statehood
Even as other territories became states, the U.S. kept Puerto Rico's legal status vague. For more, visit TheWeek.com/Podcasts
7 minutes | Nov 2, 2017
Ep. 72: The strange, circuitous history of Daylight Saving Time
How war, the golf industry, and Big Candy got (most of) us an extra hour of sleep this weekend. For more, visit TheWeek.com/Podcasts
7 minutes | Oct 26, 2017
Ep. 71: Why cheap horror flicks are Hollywood gold
From Night of the Living Dead to Paranormal Activity, low-budget horror movies continue to def Hollywood's box-office expectations. For a starter guide to the best low-budget horror films to stream, visit TheWeek.com/Podcasts.
7 minutes | Oct 19, 2017
Ep. 70: The lessons of the Russian revolution, 100 years later
Is Marxism just a turn-crank formula for purges and dictatorship or was something else to blame? For more, visit TheWeek.com/Podcasts
7 minutes | Oct 12, 2017
Ep. 69: The self-aware legacy of 'Friends'
How the end of Matt LeBlanc's Episodes closes the door on the Friends era of gossip, fame, and meta-spinoffs. For more, visit TheWeek.com/Podcasts
7 minutes | Oct 5, 2017
Ep. 68: Why Ronald Reagan enthusiastically signed America's first real gun control law
A lifelong member of the NRA, Reagan might be the most consequential president for gun control legislation in the past century
7 minutes | Sep 28, 2017
Ep. 67: Why severe flooding is becoming increasingly common — and more destructive
Storms like Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, are only going to keep coming. Which parts of the U.S. are most vulnerable? What is the government doing about it? Here's everything you need to know. Read more at TheWeek.com/Podcasts
7 minutes | Sep 21, 2017
Ep. 66: The burglars who broke into the FBI and brought down J. Edgar Hoover
In 1971, a group of activists stole thousands of incriminating documents that proved the bureau was spying on Americans. The burglars got away scot-free. For more, visit TheWeek.com/podcasts
6 minutes | Sep 14, 2017
Ep. 65: Why do we have a debt ceiling anyway?
How a legislative fluke turned into a political weapon. Learn more at TheWeek.com/podcasts
7 minutes | Sep 7, 2017
Ep. 64: Congressional censure, explained
When elected officials break the rules, this congressional tool puts them in check
7 minutes | Aug 31, 2017
Ep.63: How to put your savings on autopilot
Saving is a habit, and like all habits, the best way to make it stick is to do it over, and over, and over again, until it becomes second nature. Here's four steps to help you save money without even thinking about it.
7 minutes | Aug 24, 2017
Ep. 62: Multivitamins are useless. Here's why.
Those daily pills aren't doing you any favors. In fact, they might be doing you some harm. Find more at TheWeek.com/Podcasts
7 minutes | Aug 17, 2017
Ep. 61: America's eclipse craze, explained
On Aug. 21, the moon's shadow will roll across the U.S. and, for the first time in decades, tens of millions of Americans will witness a total solar eclipse outside their door. For more, visit TheWeek.com/podcasts
7 minutes | Aug 10, 2017
Ep. 60: The new monopolies
Amazon, Google, and Facebook have enjoyed unstoppable growth, with no end in sight. Such enormous success may be a sign that we're in the second Gilded Age, where our lives are channeled once again through fewer and fewer companies that are controlled by just a handful of men. And this isn't good. For more, visit TheWeek.com/podcasts
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