Welcome to “The Stakes,” the greasy breakfast burrito for your news cycle hangover. Coming up on the show today:
Part 1: Our podcast czar Michael Catano speaks with the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s senior staff attorney, Mitch Stoltz, and learns why wireless earbuds are also a clever way to stop music piracy.
Part 2: Jane Coaston sits down with Adam Holz, senior associate editor for a conservative Christian entertainment blog, about how he studies pop culture.
Part 3: Teo Bugbee explores the “America first” ideology in movies like the upcoming Snowden with film critic Matt Zoller Seitz.
Part 4: Our poet-in-residence Marcus Ellsworth shares a piece about the pitfalls of having a savior complex when you genuinely want to help others.
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