You can’t spell frustration without rust– and for good reason. It wreaks havoc on cars, bridges and boats, costing the government billions. This hour, we’ll talk about about the destructive force with Jonathan Waldman, author of “Rust: The Longest War.”
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Having emigrated with his family to the US during the Iranian Revolution, Maz Jobrani spent his childhood learning baseball and watching “Dallas.” Still, casting directors only wanted him to play extremists. This hour, we’ll talk about his experiences with typecasting, which he discusses in his book “I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV: Memoirs of a Middle Eastern Funny Man.”
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If someone says that you’re “quite” attractive, are you offended or pleased? The answer depends on whether you hail from across the pond or not, says Erin Moore, author of “That’s Not English: Britishisms, Americanisms, and What Our English Says About Us.”
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This hour, we’ll talk with Alisa Jordheim, executive director of the Justice Society, on how to spot and advocate for the victims of child trafficking.
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This hour, we’ll talk with Linda M. Blum, author of “Raising Generation Rx: Mothering Kids With Invisible Disabilities in an Age of Inequality” about the realities of caring for these children.
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When cash talks, what does it say? Kabir Sehgal, author of “Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us” would say that the history of money reveals truths about human nature. This hour, we’ll talk with Sehgal about money, money, money.
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This hour, we’ll talk about the keys to self-improvement with Gretchen Rubin, author of ‘Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives.’
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We’re training them to clean our floors, babysit our kids and any number of other tasks. This hour, we’ll talk about what else we’re farming out to our bionic buddies with Reason managing editor Katherine Mangu-Ward.
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