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Thinking Out Loud 57: The Couple That Podcasts Together Stays Together

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Elisabeth is enjoying a holiday this week, so Merianna is joined by Sam to discuss Kindle Unlimited, reading and writing in the age of notifications and Skinner Boxes, the benefits and pitfalls of assisted navigation in both reading and driving, whether listening to an audio book is actually "reading," and if the podcast Serial will change the way publishers produce popular books. **Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks** Show Notes Kindle Unlimited How To Get Kids to Read Independently Serial Podcast Skinner Box What Merianna Is Reading               Fall of Giants by Ken Follett What Sam Is Reading               Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat by Bee Wilson               Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke  

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ThinkingOutLoud 56: The Glue that Holds It Together

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Elisabeth and Merianna  talk about the glue that holds the writing life together. They talk about all the ideas that get lost on scraps of paper, unknown files names, and journals stored in closets. They talk about rhetorical devices, sestinas, and stretching yourself as a writer.

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Thinking Religion: Everybody Should Be Listening to Jodi Magness or The Buzzfeedification of Biblical Archaeology

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What is the nature of religion's role in the history of ideas? Should atheists or people of other faiths talk about a faith community in which they don't participate? Is there a looming backlash against critical thinking in regards to religion? How is bibilical archaeology hurt by the need to valida...

Thinking Out Loud 55: Stick-To-Itiveness

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Merianna is out for the week, so Elisabeth is joined by Sam Harrelson on this week's episode. In 45 minutes, they discuss the notion of how reading and writing are counter-cultural acts in a time of persistent Candy Crush and Facebook notifications, and why you should make a conscious act to stick...

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