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Listener Mail and the Geniuses Behind The New York Times’ Eel Headline

Plus, what does an NBA team’s standing mean for its reporters?

Aquarium of Cattolica Photo by: Mauro Flamini/REDA&CO/Universal Images Group via Getty Images


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker answer your Listener Mail and talk about the difference between Trump-era journalism and what we’re seeing today (4:08), Conan O’Brien stepping away from his talk show (9:33), and what an NBA team’s standing could mean for its reporters (15:11). Then, Michael Roston and Sabrina Imbler from The New York Times join for a postgame interview to discuss their clever headline about moray eels (27:16). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.

Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Guests: Michael Roston and Sabrina Imbler
Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes

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