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826: Unprepared for What Has Already Happened

826: Unprepared for What Has Already Happened

Update: 2024-03-1720
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People waking up to the fact that the world has suddenly changed.

  • Prologue: Jackson Landers tells the story of a very strange decision he made one summer day. (6 minutes)
  • Act One: Elena Kostyuchenko tells the story of how she was probably poisoned after reporting on Russian’s invasion of Ukraine, and how she kept not believing it was happening. Bela Shayevich translated this story from Russian and reads it for us. (21 minutes)
  • Act Two: A recording of comedian Tig Notaro in the process of trying to catch up to the present and absolutely not being able to. (8 minutes)
  • Act Three: Producer Zoe Chace with a political fable that she noticed playing out last week in North Carolina. (11 minutes)
  • Act Four: Producer Tobin Low finds a group of people with a special relationship with the idea of catching up. (10 minutes)

Transcripts are available at thisamericanlife.org

Comments (6)

Nazanin Hoseyni

where is the lyrics

Mar 21st
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POTUS 45, 46, & 47

"How many Black communities are in a situation where they come from a circumstance where they're in difficult, where they have difficulty? ... Even those families that are really poor don't have any books in the house." -actual Joe Biden quote from a radio interview earlier today. These old Democrap racists try to hide it, but it always slips out.

Mar 20th
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POTUS 45, 46, & 47

New hashtag for the collapsed borders just dropped: #bidensborderbloodbath

Mar 19th
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826: Unprepared for What Has Already Happened

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