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  1. Snap #416 - The Return - Snap Judgment - WNYC

    On the next Snap… "The Return."  We all have an instinct, a homing signal, a knowing. And even when we try …

    http://www.wnyc.org/story/snap-416--the-return/

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  2. So, What’s The Big Deal With Starting A Sentence With ‘So’? : NPR

    It has been called the new "um" or "like," but linguist Geoff Nunberg says starting sentences with "so" isn’t a new trend. People have been doing it for years. We’re just noticing it more now.

    http://www.npr.org/2015/09/03/432732859/so-whats-the-big-deal-with-starting-a-sentence-with-so

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  3. David Foster Wallace: The ‘Fresh Air’ Interview : NPR

    In 1996, Wallace’s novel Infinite Jest was a critical and popular success. The new movie The End of The Tour recreates the author’s tour for that book. Originally broadcast March 5, 1997.

    http://www.npr.org/2015/08/14/432161732/david-foster-wallace-the-fresh-air-interview##I+was+middlingly-talented+athlete+but+my+big+problem%2C+and+the+coach+told+me+at+age+13%2C+kid%2C+you+got+a+bad+head.+And+what+he+meant+was+I+would+choke.+I+would+begin+thinking+about%2C+oh+no%2C+what+if+this+happens+and+then+I+would+say+well%2C+shut+up%2C+don%E2%80%99t+think+about+it.+And+then+I+would+say+to+myself%2C+but+how+can+I+not+think+about+it+if+I%E2%80%99m+not+thinking+about+it.+And+meanwhile%2C+you+know%2C+I%E2%80%99m+standing%2C+drooling%2C+on+the+baseline+going+through+this+whole+not+very+interesting+game+of+mental+ping-pong+while+the+other+guy+is+briskly+going+about+the+business+of+winning+the+match.

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  4. Journalist Says Ted Cruz’s Message Is Clear That ‘Compromise Is For Losers’ : NPR

    When Cruz announced his presidency, he said: "It’s time to reclaim the constitution." The New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin discusses the strict legal philosophy that has shaped Cruz’s political agenda.

    http://www.npr.org/2015/03/25/395309315/journalist-says-ted-cruzs-message-is-clear-that-compromise-is-for-losers

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  5. Roderick on the Line vs. THREES

    John Roderick and Merlin Mann’s exclusive interview with Asher Vollmer, creator of the diabolical iOS game, Threes.

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  6. 4: Page Turner

    It’s the end of the Macworld as we know it.

    GuestsJohn Siracusa@siracusaHypercritical SiteAccidental Tech PodcastJason Snell@jsnellSix ColorsSerenity Caldwell@setterniMorePersonal SiteReferencesMacworld (Wikipedia)John Siracusa on Steve Jobs & the original issue of MacworldMac ClonesMacUser (Wikipedia)Macintosh II FXChandler Bing reading Macworld on FriendsMacworld to end print edition (NYTimes)Jason Snell: Goodbye MacworldMusicThe theme music is by Terique Greenfield.Ad music is by Kebu.Scoring for this episode is by the mysterious Breakmaster Cylinder.Brought to you by:Unread: an RSS reader. Features an elegant UI, great typography, and eight color themes.  Available in the App Store for iPhone and iPad.ICONIC: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation. Buy the book on Amazon or get one of the special editions. Get 10% off and free shipping on a special edition using offer code ‘MACFM’ at checkout.Patreon supporters like Zach Kahn, Marco Hyyryläinen, John Gruber, Daniel Cacace, and Alan Braverman. Thank you.

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