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Story of the Week with Joel Stein

Pushkin Industries

On Story of the Week, “journalist” Joel Stein chooses an article that fascinates him, convinces the writer to tell him about it, and then interrupts a good conversation by talking about himself. Sometimes the story will be the one everyone is talking about, like the New Yorker article on smoking hallucinogenic toads. Other times we’ll find a story you might have missed, like the one in the Verge a... more

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4.8 out of 5 stars from 792 ratings
  • Great podcast! Please someone bring Joel back!

    Interesting stories. Solid humour. What else could you want? more

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    Canada2 months ago
  • Loved loved

    I AM tired of scrolling and DO enjoy the long format story. This was so enjoyable. Thank you!

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    United States2 months ago
  • why cant we have good things:/

    Joel stein, i know your busy being joel stein, but please come back to us. more

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  • Highly recommend

    Finally found a podcast I really enjoyed last month - great content and great host. Informative and witty! Then so sad to learn it has no more episodes! Hope they can bring this back some day!

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  • Why cancel a good thing?

    I found this podcast a month or so ago and binged it all. Finally got to the most recent episode and it’s cancelled! Great topics, love the host and his interactions with his guests.

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