Is Goth a Musical Movement or a Fashion Statement?

Chris Molanphy and Ned Raggett discuss the ’80s wave of British alt-rock on Hit Parade’s The Bridge.
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Watch the Second Public Impeachment Hearing Live

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch will testify.
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Lindy West Is Reclaiming the Word <em>Witch</em>

Also, the writer discusses how America’s misogynistic impulses have led to Donald Trump.
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The Dogs at the Park Scare My Sweet Little Pup

She loves to run around, but she’s terrified when approached.
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Dear Prudence Podcast: Help! I Hate Big Parties. Why Am I Envious That My Partner Threw One for Their Best Friend?

I’m not one to make a fuss about my birthday, but I’m feeling let down.
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Dear Care and Feeding: I Am So Sick of My Kid Picking His Nose and Eating the Boogers

Parenting advice on nose-picking, farts, and also some things that are not disgusting.
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Impeachment Begins, Student Newspapers, and “Increasingly Blurry Lines” | The Press Box

Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker look at Wednesday’s impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump (02:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (20:00), Northwestern’s student newspaper controversy (22:15), a journalist’s favorite go-to phrase (32:30), listener mail (35:00), and more.
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The Case for Deval Patrick (Is Flimsy)

A very special, consultant-driven episode of the Surge.
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The Resurrection of the Greatest Sci-Fi Writer You’ve Never Read

He was beloved by Neil Gaiman and Robert Jordan, and so good that he won a World Fantasy Award for a Christmas card. How did John M. Ford disappear?
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What You Need to Know About What Might Be the Most Advanced Spyware Company in the World

NSO Group’s spyware is being used by governments around the world to monitor critics.
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