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Opinion | El-Sayed podcast provides much needed recognition of intersectionality of health and politics

Dr. Abdul El-Sayed hosts the “America Dissected” podcast.

By Loretta Donoghue, For The Pitt News

October 8, 2019

We have to recognize this connectedness in order to advance politically.

Opinion | “Call Her Daddy” podcast entertains and degrades

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By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

September 18, 2019

To assume that all men — or even the majority of men — solely share an interest in sex, is unfair and inaccurate.

Comedian Bill Burr ‘Walks his way out’ to Pittsburgh

Comedian Bill Burr will be in Pittsburgh on April 6 for two shows at the Benedum Center.  (Courtesy of Koury Angelo)

By John Hamilton | Managing Editor

April 3, 2018

Since the last time Bill Burr was in Pittsburgh, he’s had a kid and written three seasons of an animated Netflix show, “F is for Family.” But he’s adamant that his worldview and his stand-up routine remain largely unchanged. That means when he makes his “triumphant return” to the City...

Podcast hosts return to talk traveling

Susie Meister (left) and Sarah Rice — hosts of the ‘Brain Candy’ podcast — spoke to a crowd of more than 70 people Monday as guests of Pitt’s International Week. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

By Zoe Pawliczek | Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

Reality TV stars and podcast hosts Susie Meister and Sarah Rice think they might be qualified for Donald Trump’s current job — given that he also has a reality TV background. “This is just the beginning. Podcast at Pitt, next thing you know I’m running for president,” Meister said. ...

The Moth mainstage showcases premier storytelling

The Moth founder George Dawes Green performs Courtesy of the Moth

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer

October 1, 2015

From pagan fundraisers to emergency room tables and jury rooms, popular storytelling podcast The Moth turns everyday experiences into unforgettable storytelling. Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting literary arts, presented the traveling podcast downtown at the Byham Theater W...

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