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  • Roundabouts, rails, and regional jets

    29 MAY 2021 · What's going to become of international travel if we don't do something about the hijacking in Belarus? And, on a different note, should rail enthusiasts start recruiting for their cause at airline hubs?
    Played 9m 15s
  • On truck stops and Dr. Fauci

    23 DEC 2020 · Dr. Anthony Fauci got his first coronavirus vaccine shot yesterday, and my thoughts turned to truck stops
    Played 3m
  • To be fair about it

    2 NOV 2020 · Unless you actually believe we're all living in a simulation (like The Matrix), then it's time to recall that everyone around you -- even your opponents -- is living a complex, rich internal life just like yours. And we can't do right by them unless we're dedicated to being fair.
    Played 6m 13s
  • Do I look like a manager to you?

    30 JUN 2020 · If people persist in thinking that I "look like a manager" for no good reason other than my gender and my skin color, then we're a long way from equitably treating everyone with the dignity that is inherently theirs.
    Played 10m
  • News for Nerds

    8 JUN 2020 · Where did James Mattis have his letter published this week, and what does it have to do with the Capital Weather Gang?
    Played 9m 16s
  • Victory Gardens of the mind

    23 MAR 2020 · The most important thing for people to do amid the COVID-19 outbreak is nothing: Stay home and socially distance. But there are lots of things to do while you're doing nothing, and taking action can make you feel better about having some control over the future.
    Played 10m 18s
  • The Old Gray Lady shouldn't shut up

    9 MAR 2020 · The New York Times editorial board wants to publish its consensus opinions less often. That's a giant mistake.
    Played 11m 47s
  • Away go troubles down the drain

    2 MAR 2020 · The Surgeon General wants you to quit hoarding masks because you're panicked over coronavirus. But it's not just doctors and nurses and EMTs who will need to be masking up if this thing gets worse.
    Played 10m 49s
  • Paging Doctor House

    24 FEB 2020 · Getting the difference between a "human right" and a "universal need" shouldn't be this hard, but Sen. Bernie Sanders sure wants to make it tougher than it is.
    Played 12m 32s
  • Let your "yes" mean "yes", wherever you're the President

    17 FEB 2020 · It's not often that the Catholic Church has a Sunday reading that fits with the news, but China's President Xi definitely should have been in the pews this week.
    Played 10m 54s

Brian Gongol's cheerfully intense look at what's happening. Thought-provoking but not mindlessly provocative. Guided by four rules: Make money, have fun, clean up after yourself, and mind your business.

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Brian Gongol's cheerfully intense look at what's happening. Thought-provoking but not mindlessly provocative. Guided by four rules: Make money, have fun, clean up after yourself, and mind your business.
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