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This episode doesn't feature a clip from this review of the Bobo Yéyé box set from NPR's All Things Considered, but I kinda wish it did. I just couldn't get it to fit, so it doesn't. But listen to it anyway!

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The episode includes a clip of “Spacestar Ordering (The One True Path)” by Matt Berry as Douglas Reynholm on The IT Crowd.

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This episode features a clip from the Design Matters podcast where host Debbie Millman talks to Steven Pinker about a wide range of subjects, all interesting. In particular a clip about why people don’t like change. Don’t miss his great new book, Enlightenment Now.

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This episode features a clip from HBO's Vice News Tonight where Ian Parton and Simone Odaranile of The Go! Team break down the song Mayday. There's also a clip from Sam Harris' Waking Up podcast (with guest Preet Bharara), where Sam accurately observes that given his skills and abilities, he's surprised Trump isn't homeless and begging for change.

SEASON 14 FINALE!
  • Wintergatan (Gothenburg, Sweden)
  • 13 Hupfeld Phonolizt Violina Orchestrion - "Pasadena"
  • 21 Mechanical Instruments at the Speelklok Museum
  • (bandcamp)

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This episode features a clip of Tom Nichols on Sam Harris’ podcast Waking Up where he discusses the resentment “elites” and “experts” rampant in certain depressing pockets of America. There’s also a clip from a Wintergatan update video where Martin Molin discusses biking in Utrecht and Holland more generally. Be sure to subscribe to Wintergatan’s channel, and watch all of the amazing videos in the Music Machine Mondays series. It might just make you book a ticket to The Netherlands!

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This episode features a clip from WNYC’s On The Media where Brooke Gladstone interviews Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick about the dangers inherent in rushing to take the high ground, specifically with regard to Al Franken being forced to resign.

SPECIAL "ALL CHRISTMAS MUSIC" EPISODE!