Episode 73: American Canon: Joan Didion's "Insider Baseball" ft. Luke Thompson

January 12th, 2022  •  1 hr 15 mins  •  Download (68.9 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Luke Thompson returns to talk with Emmet about Joan Didion, who recently passed. They focus on her essay "Insider Baseball," her coverage of the 1988 presidential primary season, and discuss the nature of American presidential campaigns, the campaign press, the nature of Didion's insights, what made 2016 so weird, and more!