Episode 107: Summer of Aggravation
8/25/17 - Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah's wrenching story about terrorist Dylann Roof. This Week in Menstruation: a woman fired from her job because of her heavy periods is suing her former employer. Zadie Smith goes after contouring. Aminatou talks to Nilofer Merchant about her new book, the Power of Onlyness. Related, why there will never be another Oprah.
Our theme song is Call Your Girlfriend by Robyn.
Original music composed and performed by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs.
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah on Dylann Roof
This week in menstruation: Fired for heavy periods at work
Our broken constitution / Thinking constitutionally about Charlottesville
Zadie Smith hates contouring
Nilofer Merchant’s The Power of Onlyness
Why “There will never be another Oprah.”