Still Processing

Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham are working it out in this weekly show about culture in the broadest sense. That means television, film, books, music — but also the culture of work, dating, the internet and how those all fit together.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 134 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 20 hours 4 minutes


episode 123: Best of the Archives: Aretha Franklin (2018)

Next month we’re starting a whole new season of shows! Yes, in March! We’re thrilled. While we’re getting ready, we selected four of our favorite past episodes for you to enjoy. This first one is about one of the greats: Aretha Franklin. A singer, writer, arranger, pianist, performer and more, Ms. Franklin channeled both the difficult and beautiful aspects of American culture to make the songs that have scored our lives...


 2021-02-04  55m

Sweet, Sweet Fantasies, Baby

There’s a difference between our dreams for America — and our fantasies.


 2020-11-12  32m

'Waiter, There's a Fly in Our Bubble'

Do we have enough breadcrumbs to get to the truth?


 2020-10-29  37m

Ziwe May Destroy Hamilton

Welcome to the Age of Discomfort.


 2020-07-23  37m

Reparations for Aunt Jemima!

When Quaker decided to take Aunt Jemima off the red pancake box after 131 years, did it also try to scrub the legacy she represents? And what sort of compensation is appropriate — and to whom — from a brand that maintained that image in public for so long? Discussed this week:“Aunt Jemima Brand to Change Name and Image Over ‘Racial Stereotype’” (Tiffany Hsu, The New York Times, June 2020)“Aunt Jemima: I’se in Town, Honey” (Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University)“The...


 2020-07-16  34m

So Y’all Finally Get It

Excerpts from our June 12 live event, where we caught up about the uprisings and resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement. This is the first of three special summer episodes...


 2020-07-09  25m

New Loop, America

In our final episode from our living rooms, we visit the dystopia of “Westworld” and the utopia of “Hollywood” to see if we can glean anything about what might be in store on the other side of this pandemic — and about who we want to be...


 2020-05-14  39m

Does This Phone Make Me Look Human?

Covid-19 isn't "the great equalizer" – except when it comes to making us need our devices more than ever. Screens have revealed superstars as civilians, and turned sitcom grouches into teddy bears. Basically: We’re ready to be more open with one another.  Discussed this week:“Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration” (Broadway...


 2020-05-07  40m

Fiona Ex Machina

"Fetch the Bolt Cutters" is Fiona Apple's master class in channeling frustration and anger into what can only be called wisdom. Also, we hear from listeners all over the planet, sharing how they are taking care of the people in their lives...


 2020-05-01  35m

Halle Berry? Hallelujah.

We come to terms with Halle Berry's "Catwoman."


 2020-04-23  1h44m