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The Mental Health Break Show. Plus, Ben Macintyre on Spies.

Bryan and David take a mental break and try to ax any mention of the pandemic, election, or Trump. They rank pun column names, discuss early internet journalism, and more.

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017 Photo by Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty Images


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker take a mental break and try to ax any mention of the pandemic, election, or Trump. They rank pun column names (3:00); throw it back to 1996 to discuss early internet journalism (8:30); test Chris Almeida with a new game, Generational Media Literacy (43:30); and then former producer Jim Cunningham joins to say a few words (43:30). Then author Ben Macintyre stops by to discuss his new book, Agent Sonya. (52:00) Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.

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