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832: That Other Guy

832: That Other Guy

Update: 2024-06-0227
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People tethered to one particular other person, whether they want to be or not.

  • Prologue: Guest host Emmanuel Dzotsi talks to Leroy Smith about how one high school basketball tryout forever changed Leroy’s relationship to a childhood friend. (7 minutes)
  • Act One: A man finds himself sucked into an intense head-to-head running competition against a perfect rival – all for free burritos from Chipotle. (18 minutes)
  • Act Two: Writer Simon Rich grapples with an A.I. chatbot that threatens to make him obsolete. (21 minutes)
  • Act Three: For writer Marie Phillips, moving in with her partner meant finding herself deeply connected to the woman who came before her. (12 minutes)

Transcripts are available at thisamericanlife.org

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Davin Price

Brilliant episode!

Jun 5th
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ID435671123

Did you notice that after the 34 convictions no one burned down any cities but rather just quietly raised over 50 million dollars?

Jun 3rd
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