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“Don’t Think Twice,” Mike Birbiglia’s ensemble comedy about an improv troupe in New York struggling as some members of the troupe become more successful than others, is driven by a concept, which Birbiglia articulated on the podcast, “You Made It Weird.” He said, “Art is socialism, but life is capitalism.”
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At 8:00PM East, Brian Sonenstein and Jean Casella discuss Hell Is A Very Small Place, a collection diaries and essays on solitary confinement.
Hell Is A Very Small Place forces readers to reconcile their beliefs about solitary confinement with the words of people enduring it right now.
Kevin Gosztola and journalist Raymond Bonner discuss his book Weakness and Deceit, chronicling Reagan’s disastrous intervention in El Salvador.