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The Distraction

Patrick Beverley Is Coming For Everyone, Eventually, With Pablo Torre

It is both difficult and easier than it has ever been to hold spicy opinions. It is easy because the world is positively lousy with opinions. They pour violently out of unattended hydrants and get stuck ghostlike in tree branches; they crowd the sidewalks and are swept into rank piles on the curbs and clog […]

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Porpoising In The Speed Zone, With Luis Paez-Pumar

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The Art Of Knowing Where To Stand, With Patrick Redford

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Talking Draft Boards And The Ketchup Bottle Test, With Austin Gayle

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Nicolas Cage’s Remarkable Pet Crow, With Gabriella Paiella

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Baseball As Antidepressant, With Albert Burneko And Kelsey McKinney

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The NBA Playoffs And Watching R-Rated Movies With Your Parents, With Rohan Nadkarni

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The Karkovice Identity, With Tim Marchman

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The Art Of Aging Gracelessly, With Ray Ratto

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March Dumbness, With Ken Pomeroy

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Getting To No, With Lauren Theisen

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The State Of The Union Is Oof, With Jason Zengerle

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Podcasting Historic On The Fury Road, With Kyle Buchanan

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Talking About Ambient Scuzz, Athletic Transcendence, And The Olympics

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Way Of The Gunslinger And The Eli Apple Redemption Arc, With Andy Behrens

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Talking Brian Flores And Shaming The Shameless, With Diana Moskovitz

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Quarterbacks Are Not Magic And Other Football Lessons, With Nate Jackson

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Sacred Himbos And Pacino Decisions, With Vince Mancini

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Masai Ujiri’s Predawn Fitness Rituals, With Tyler Ricky Tynes

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One Last $12 Hot Chocolate For 2021

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