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  1. 1.
    Spoiler Specials: Happiest Season11/27/2020
    53:49
  2. 2.
    Hit Parade: Friends in Low Places, Part 211/27/2020
    43:14
  3. 3.
    Culture Gabfest: Girls on Film11/25/2020
    1:02:41
  4. 4.
    The Authority: The Cave11/24/2020
    49:09
  5. 5.
    Decoder Ring: The Cabbage Patch Kids Riots11/23/2020
    37:00
  6. 6.
    Working: How Lovecraft Country’s Cinematographer Guides the Viewer’s Eye11/22/2020
    49:22
  7. 7.
    Culture Gabfest: That Schmoopy Feeling11/18/2020
    57:58
  8. 8.
    The Authority: The City of Magpies11/17/2020
    42:53
  1. 9.
    Hit Parade: Friends in Low Places, Part 111/16/2020
    1:19:39
  2. 10.
    Working: A Look Inside the World's Longest-Running Medical Drama11/15/2020
    52:26
  3. 11.
    Spoiler Specials: Freaky11/13/2020
    37:51
  4. 12.
    Culture Gabfest: Endgame11/11/2020
    1:00:30
  5. 13.
    Working: Poet Javier Zamora Wants Readers to Know What It’s Like to Be Undocumented11/08/2020
    48:38
  6. 14.
    Culture Gabfest: Democracy Shaken, Not Stirred11/04/2020
    1:01:42
  7. 15.
    Working: How Jane Lynch Strikes the Perfect Level of Mean on Weakest Link11/01/2020
    42:05
  8. 16.
    Spoiler Specials: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm10/30/2020
    56:49
  9. 17.
    Hit Parade: Turn Around, Bright Eyes, Part 210/30/2020
    53:03
  10. 18.
    Culture Gabfest: New Weird America10/28/2020
    1:05:48
  11. 19.
    Decoder Ring: Jane Fonda's Workout, Part 2: Hanoi Jane's VHS Revolution10/26/2020
    50:02
  12. 20.
    Working: Joe Sacco’s Journalistic Comics10/25/2020
    1:02:28
  13. 21.
    Culture Gabfest: Ensorcelled by Sorkin10/21/2020
    1:05:20
  14. 22.
    Working: Arranger Alex Lacamoire Breaks Down His Process for Hamilton10/18/2020
    52:59
  15. 23.
    Spoilers: The Haunting of Bly Manor10/16/2020
    1:00:19
  16. 24.
    Hit Parade: Turn Around, Bright Eyes, Part 110/16/2020
    50:00
  17. 25.
    Culture Gabfest: Might As Well Jump10/14/2020
    1:02:05
  18. 26.
    Decoder Ring: Jane Fonda's Workout, Part 1: Jane and Leni10/12/2020
    53:17
  19. 27.
    Working: Rumaan Alam’s New Novel Started With a Daydream10/11/2020
    47:02
  20. 28.
    Culture Gabfest: You Lost Me at Bonjour10/07/2020
    1:03:17
  21. 29.
    Working: Director Phil Alden Robinson on the Making of His Cult Classic, Sneakers10/04/2020
    53:11
  22. 30.
    Spoiler Specials: Enola Holmes10/02/2020
    40:05
  23. 31.
    Hit Parade: One and Done, Part 210/02/2020
    48:36
  24. 32.
    Culture Gabfest: The Kardashians and Other Liquid Creatures09/30/2020
    57:26
  25. 33.
    Working: Critic Charles Finch on Reading Hundreds of Books a Year09/27/2020
    50:34
  26. 34.
    Culture Gabfest: Live From Home09/24/2020
    59:55
  27. 35.
    Culture Gabfest: Reminder: Virtual Live Show Tonight! 09/23/2020
    0:48
  28. 36.
    Working: How Scrapbooking Connects Craft and Personal Reflection09/20/2020
    48:25
  29. 37.
    Spoiler Specials: Tenet09/18/2020
    1:17:43
  30. 38.
    Thrilling Tales: Queasy Rider | The Uncertain Future of Harley-Davidson09/18/2020
    23:16
  31. 39.
    Hit Parade: One and Done, Part 109/18/2020
    50:03
  32. 40.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Good Night, and Good Thirst 09/17/2020
    1:17:03
  33. 41.
    Culture Gabfest: Pregnancy and Prayer09/16/2020
    58:52
  34. 42.
    Working: How a Costume Designer Dressed Two Seth Rogens in American Pickle09/13/2020
    44:29
  35. 43.
    Thirst Aid Kit: A Bottle of Matthew Rhys-ling09/10/2020
    1:00:33
  36. 44.
    Culture Gabfest: Horrors Real and Imagined09/09/2020
    1:01:03
  37. 45.
    Working: Kimberly Drew on the Life-Enhancing Power of Art09/06/2020
    43:51
  38. 46.
    Spoiler Special: I'm Thinking of Ending Things09/04/2020
    1:06:34
  39. 47.
    Thirst Aid Kit: The Sweet Thirst of Sweet Magnolias09/03/2020
    1:00:05
  40. 48.
    Culture Gabfest: Bogus Journey09/02/2020
    59:41
  41. 49.
    Working: How Kurt Andersen Succeeds in So Many Creative Fields08/30/2020
    43:07
  42. 50.
    Thirst Aid Kit: The Naughty Bob Ross (feat. Marc Rebillet)08/27/2020
    53:51
  43. 51.
    Spoiler Specials: I May Destroy You08/25/2020
    50:41
  44. 52.
    Working: The Pulitzer Won’t Change Playwright Michael R. Jackson08/23/2020
    54:33
  45. 53.
    Thirst Aid Kit: A “Two Appetizers” Kinda Guy (feat. Jake Johnson)08/20/2020
    43:27
  46. 54.
    Culture Gabfest: Mad as Hell08/19/2020
    59:23
  47. 55.
    Working: Paul Mpagi Sepuya on the Inherent Intimacy of Photography08/16/2020
    43:17
  48. 56.
    Decoder Ring: Mystery of the Mullet08/14/2020
    51:46
  49. 57.
    Working: Jordan Peele’s Film Composer is Terrified of Scary Movies08/09/2020
    49:02
  50. 58.
    Spoiler Specials: An American Pickle08/07/2020
    41:47
  51. 59.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Rakes, Sheikhs, Shipping Magnates 08/06/2020
    54:42
  52. 60.
    Culture Gabfest: Folklorn08/05/2020
    1:02:48
  53. 61.
    Working: The Immersive Sounds of Audio Drama08/02/2020
    45:52
  54. 62.
    Hit Parade: What a Fool Believes Edition07/31/2020
    8:16
  55. 63.
    Thirst Aid Kit: THIRSTMAIL VOL. 4 07/30/2020
    56:04
  56. 64.
    Working: Adrian Tomine’s Drawings Tell Rich, Complex Stories07/26/2020
    55:45
  57. 65.
    Spoiler Specials: Palm Springs07/24/2020
    49:55
  58. 66.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Bim’s Thirst 123s07/23/2020
    1:04:45
  59. 67.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Friendship and Thirst (feat. Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman)07/23/2020
    1:03:43
  60. 68.
    Outward: Sweat and Sorrow in the Summer07/22/2020
    1:00:22
  61. 69.
    Culture Gabfest: Summer Strut 202007/22/2020
    1:15:14
  62. 70.
    Working: Why Anything Is Possible on HBO’s Los Espookys07/19/2020
    45:45
  63. 71.
    Spoiler Specials: Irresistible 07/17/2020
    41:07
  64. 72.
    Decoder Ring: The Karen07/13/2020
    39:16
  65. 73.
    Working: How to Interview Celebrities, With Taffy Brodesser-Akner07/12/2020
    49:49
  66. 74.
    Spoiler Specials: Hamilton 07/10/2020
    52:43
  67. 75.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Nichole’s Thirst ABCs07/09/2020
    57:14
  68. 76.
    Culture Gabfest: Hamilton in the Trump Era07/08/2020
    58:34
  69. 77.
    Working: How Editor Tracy Sherrod is Amplifying Black Authors07/05/2020
    54:35
  70. 78.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Hot Men In Bad Movies07/02/2020
    49:07
  71. 79.
    How To!: How To Write a Bestseller with Taffy Brodesser-Akner06/30/2020
    30:42
  72. 80.
    Hit Parade: Building a Herstory Edition06/30/2020
    7:06
  73. 81.
    Working: Jasmine Guillory’s Romance Novels Show Realistic Characters Falling in Love06/28/2020
    43:02
  74. 82.
    Spoiler Specials: Da 5 Bloods06/26/2020
    55:56
  75. 83.
    Thirst Aid Kit: The Adventure Known As John Boyega 06/25/2020
    50:54
  76. 84.
    Culture Gabfest: Toppling Teddy Roosevelt06/24/2020
    58:15
  77. 85.
    Working: The Vulnerability of Memoir Writing, With Mira Jacob06/21/2020
    50:49
  78. 86.
    Thirst Aid Kit: A Dog Called Rex (with Jason Mantzoukas) 06/18/2020
    59:04
  79. 87.
    Working: Cole Escola Provides the Perfect Comedy for Quarantine06/14/2020
    49:10
  80. 88.
    Spoiler Specials: The Hunger Games Prequel: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes06/12/2020
    1:03:07
  81. 89.
    Decoder Ring: The Metrosexual 06/10/2020
    37:32
  82. 90.
    Culture Gabfest: Black Lives Matter06/10/2020
    1:00:14
  83. 91.
    Working: How YouTuber Adam Ragusea Learned to Talk to the Camera06/07/2020
    46:39
  84. 92.
    Working: Documentary Theater From Interviews to Final Production05/31/2020
    48:47
  85. 93.
    Spoiler Specials: The Lovebirds05/29/2020
    41:38
  86. 94.
    Hit Parade: Shake It Like a Polaroid Picture Edition05/29/2020
    7:28
  87. 95.
    Culture Gabfest: Never Will I Ever Beef with Chrissy Teigen05/27/2020
    1:04:41
  88. 96.
    Working: How Curator Sheena Wagstaff Chooses Art for the Met05/24/2020
    44:08
  89. 97.
    Outward: The Queerness of Quarantine Bubbles05/20/2020
    1:03:37
  90. 98.
    Working: Alison Wright Explains How Actors Get Emotional on Cue05/17/2020
    41:37
  91. 99.
    Spoiler Specials: Hollywood05/15/2020
    50:19
  92. 100.
    Culture Gabfest: Normal People?05/13/2020
    59:35
  93. 101.
    Decoder Ring: Gotta Get Down on Friday05/11/2020
    44:12
  94. 102.
    Working: Megan Abbott's Go-To Story Structure05/10/2020
    47:15
  95. 103.
    Working: How DeMane Davis Pivoted From Advertising to Filmmaking05/03/2020
    48:51
  96. 104.
    Hit Parade: Still Billy Joel to Me Edition04/30/2020
    7:09
  97. 105.
    Culture Gabfest: Don't Call Me Shirley04/29/2020
    1:03:38
  98. 106.
    Working: Behind the Scenes at the Opera With Jamie Barton 04/26/2020
    49:57
  99. 107.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Conscious Coupling04/23/2020
    1:08:29
  100. 108.
    Culture Gabfest: Fetch the Patriarchy04/22/2020
    1:05:59
  101. 109.
    Working: Miho Hazama’s Musical Journey04/19/2020
    41:18
  102. 110.
    Hit Parade: Hits Don’t Lie04/17/2020
    27:16
  103. 111.
    Spoiler Specials: Too Hot to Handle04/17/2020
    49:31
  104. 112.
    Thirst Aid Kit: No Chill With Yahya and Simu04/16/2020
    1:06:49
  105. 113.
    Culture Gabfest: The Talented Mr. Quibi04/15/2020
    1:07:44
  106. 114.
    Working: Why Maira Kalman Loves to Work on Lots of Projects at Once04/12/2020
    51:47
  107. 115.
    Thirst Aid Kit: The Smoldering Appeal of Shazad Latif and Manny Montana04/09/2020
    1:00:52
  108. 116.
    Decoder Ring: Unicorn Poop04/08/2020
    36:08
  109. 117.
    Culture Gabfest: Will Restaurants Survive?04/08/2020
    1:24:05
  110. 118.
    Spoiler Special: Tiger King04/03/2020
    39:45
  111. 119.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Thirsting In Place 04/02/2020
    55:35
  112. 120.
    Culture Gabfest: Cool Cats and Kittens04/01/2020
    1:11:51
  113. 121.
    Hit Parade: La Vida Loca Edición03/31/2020
    1:34:56
  114. 122.
    Spoiler Specials: Star Trek: Picard03/27/2020
    1:12:06
  115. 123.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Maximum UST03/26/2020
    1:05:34
  116. 124.
    Culture Gabfest: Walking into the Abyss03/25/2020
    1:06:09
  117. 125.
    Flashback: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)03/22/2020
    1:15:53
  118. 126.
    Decoder Ring: Rubber Duckie03/19/2020
    24:08
  119. 127.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Thirst Buckets Galore!03/19/2020
    59:34
  120. 128.
    Sponsored: The Power of Mentorship with Chefs Gavin Kaysen & Chris Nye03/19/2020
    30:43
  121. 129.
    Culture Gabfest: Viral Songs and Quarantine Culture03/18/2020
    1:05:57
  122. 130.
    Spoiler Specials: Contagion03/17/2020
    48:13
  123. 131.
    Culture Gabfest: Cows and Capitalism03/11/2020
    1:18:17
  124. 132.
    Spoiler Specials: Onward03/06/2020
    44:38
  125. 133.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Flooding the Basement with Ashley C. Ford03/05/2020
    1:03:20
  126. 134.
    Culture Gabfest: Is Love Blind?03/04/2020
    1:21:33
  127. 135.
    Decoder Ring: The Shop Around the Corner03/02/2020
    38:26
  128. 136.
    Hit Parade: I'm Your Whitney Tonight Edition02/28/2020
    1:26:14
  129. 137.
    Thirst Aid Kit: We Love James McAvoy, That’ s All02/27/2020
    52:46
  130. 138.
    Culture Gabfest: Portrait of Taylor on Fire02/26/2020
    1:18:54
  131. 139.
    How To!: Write the Perfect Breakup Song with Ben Folds02/24/2020
    32:06
  132. 140.
    Spoiler Specials: Emma.02/21/2020
    55:22
  133. 141.
    Thirst Aid Kit: The Deceptive Deference of Clive Owen02/20/2020
    54:01
  134. 142.
    Culture Gabfest: Gender Swap02/19/2020
    1:07:19
  135. 143.
    Spoiler Specials: Portrait of a Lady on Fire02/14/2020
    1:01:06
  136. 144.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Blair Underwood: The Most Charming Man in the World02/13/2020
    1:00:06
  137. 145.
    Culture Gabfest: Parasite Without a Host02/12/2020
    1:15:45
  138. 146.
    Decoder Ring: Friend of Dorothy02/10/2020
    33:06
  139. 147.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Next Stop: Penn Badgley 02/06/2020
    51:40
  140. 148.
    Culture Gabfest: Boingity Boing Music02/05/2020
    1:12:32
  141. 149.
    Decoder Ring: The Stowe-Byron Controversy02/03/2020
    39:11
  142. 150.
    Hit Parade: The White and Nerdy Edition01/31/2020
    1:28:05
  143. 151.
    Thirst Aid Kit: TAK Takes Sundance01/30/2020
    53:16
  144. 152.
    Culture Gabfest: Making Mat01/29/2020
    1:10:06
  145. 153.
    Flashback: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)01/26/2020
    10:25
  146. 154.
    Culture Gabfest: Half for Me, Half for You01/22/2020
    59:51
  147. 155.
    Culture Gabfest: "Royal Pain In The Arse" Edition01/15/2020
    55:49
  148. 156.
    Flashback: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)01/12/2020
    1:14:17
  149. 157.
    Spoiler Specials: The Witcher01/10/2020
    44:40
  150. 158.
    Culture Gabfest: The Secret Mailbox01/08/2020
    1:16:48
  151. 159.
    Spoiler Specials: Cats01/03/2020
    46:40
  152. 160.
    Culture Gabfest: "Welcome to Slaht Ploos, Books and Cats" Edition01/01/2020
    1:17:14
  153. 161.
    Culture Gabfest: "Call Us, Definitely" Edition12/25/2019
    1:11:18
  154. 162.
    Spoiler Specials: Little Women12/25/2019
    1:02:38
  155. 163.
    The Authority: Betrayal12/24/2019
    56:28
  156. 164.
    Outward: Special Episode: The Inheritance12/23/2019
    53:27
  157. 165.
    Hit Parade: Make My Wish Come True Edition12/23/2019
    1:15:27
  158. 166.
    Spoiler Specials: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker12/20/2019
    1:20:58
  159. 167.
    Thirst Aid Kit: The 2019 Thirst Report12/19/2019
    1:00:05
  160. 168.
    Culture Gabfest: "Peloton Prisoner" Edition12/18/2019
    1:05:30
  161. 169.
    The Authority: The Fight to the Death12/17/2019
    50:07
  162. 170.
    Spoiler Specials: Uncut Gems12/13/2019
    1:05:23
  163. 171.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Randall Park: He Has the Range12/12/2019
    50:10
  164. 172.
    Culture Gabfest: Impenetrable Façade Edition12/11/2019
    1:12:24
  165. 173.
    The Authority: The Daemon-Cages12/10/2019
    48:37
  166. 174.
    Decoder Ring: Murphy's Law12/09/2019
    38:15
  167. 175.
    Spoiler Specials: Marriage Story12/06/2019
    56:51
  168. 176.
    Mom & Dad: Home Alone 12/05/2019
    57:52
  169. 177.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Funny Bones ft. Wyatt Cenac12/05/2019
    52:19
  170. 178.
    Culture Gabfest: The Donut Inside the Donut Hole12/04/2019
    57:48
  171. 179.
    His Dark Materials: The Lost Boy12/03/2019
    42:36
  172. 180.
    Spoiler Specials: Knives Out11/29/2019
    51:27
  173. 181.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Jake Johnson: Turtle, Bear, Total Snack11/28/2019
    51:49
  174. 182.
    Mom & Dad: Live from Miami 11/28/2019
    49:13
  175. 183.
    Hit Parade: Rolling in God’s Royal Uptown Road Edition11/27/2019
    1:36:10
  176. 184.
    Culture Gabfest: Posh Veg11/27/2019
    1:03:20
  177. 185.
    His Dark Materials: Armour11/26/2019
    51:57
  178. 186.
    Spoiler Specials: Frozen 211/22/2019
    50:27
  179. 187.
    Mom & Dad: Whoops...A Baby! 11/21/2019
    58:47
  180. 188.
    Thirst Aid Kit: The Many Lives of Joshua Jackson11/21/2019
    50:19
  181. 189.
    Culture Gabfest: Live from Vancouver11/20/2019
    1:09:58
  182. 190.
    His Dark Materials: The Spies11/19/2019
    43:45
  183. 191.
    Spoiler Specials: Doctor Sleep11/15/2019
    57:09
  184. 192.
    Mom & Dad: Keep Your Head Above Water11/14/2019
    48:45
  185. 193.
    Culture Gabfest: Live From Los Feliz11/14/2019
    1:16:11
  186. 194.
    Thirst Aid Kit: The Weird and Wonderful Lakeith Stanfield11/14/2019
    48:17
  187. 195.
    His Dark Materials: The Idea of North11/12/2019
    46:48
  188. 196.
    Spoiler Specials: Last Christmas11/08/2019
    50:22
  189. 197.
    Mom and Dad: Into The Unknown11/07/2019
    51:13
  190. 198.
    Thirst Aid Kit: Jason. And Jason Again.11/07/2019
    50:02
  191. 199.
    Decoder Ring: Gender Reveal Party11/06/2019
    38:56
  192. 200.
    Culture Gabfest: Chaos Is the New Cocaine11/06/2019
    1:02:42

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