258: Yelling About The Loudest Voice

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By Tara Ariano, Sarah D. Bunting, David T. Cole

258: Yelling About The Loudest Voice

Showtime has turned Gabriel Sherman's Roger Ailes book into a seven-part miniseries, and Will Leitch has returned to talk about what it is, whom it's for, and how it compares to recent-history HBO docudramas like Game Change. Around The Dial takes us through Divorce, the triumph of the USWNT, The Handmaid's Tale, and The Rook. Will Leitch presents "Pt. 5" of (the masterpiece) O.J.: Made In America to the Canon. Then after naming the week's Winner and Loser, an old favourite returns to Non-Regulation Game Time. Put on your shortest skirt, sit down behind a transparent desk, and join us!


SHOW TOPICS

The Loudest VoiceDivorceThe US Women's National Soccer TeamThe Handmaid's TaleThe RookThe Canon: O.J.: Made In America: Pt. 5Winner and Loser of the WeekGame Time: Tube Tunes 5


SHOW NOTES

Will Leitch on TwitterWill on the USWNT, for New YorkWill on Kevin Durant, also for New YorkWill's (free!) TinyLetterThe Will Leitch ShowThe Grierson & Leitch PodcastBen Travers on DivorceTara on Holey MoleyPhoto: JoJo Whilden / Showtime


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