"Amateur Hour with Mina Kimes"

"Amateur Hour with Mina Kimes"

"Amateur Hour with Mina Kimes"

With Friends Like These - January 4, 2019 - 1:05:49

The typical American family holiday can be characterized by the three F’s: food, family, and football. This week Ana Marie Cox (@amc) and Mina Kimes (@minakimes) talked about the intersections of sports and politics, and why football isn’t the safest dinner table topic anymore. They began with the importance of football both personally and politically, and continued by talking what it’s like to be a woman covering a traditionally masculine subject. Finally, they covered the NFL’s non reaction to domestic violence, and the activism done by female athletes before and during the #MeToo movement. Thanks to our sponsors! Calm, the #1 app to help you meditate, sleep and relax. If you head to CALM.COM/FRIENDS, you’ll get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription, which includes hundreds of hours of programs including guided meditations on issues like anxiety, stress, and focus, including a brand new meditation each day called the Daily Calm. Article is an online-only furniture copy. By eliminating the layers of traditional retail, Article is able to keep prices low and quality high. No showrooms, no sales people, just savings. Article is offering my listeners $50 off their first purchase of $100 or more. To claim, visit Article.com/FRIENDS and the discount will be automatically applied at checkout. Stamps.com brings all the amazing services of the U.S. Postal Service right to your computer. Right now, you can enjoy the Stamps.com service with a special offer that includes a 4-week trial PLUS postage AND a digital scale. Go to Stamps.com, click on the Microphone at the TOP of the homepage and type in FRIENDS. Ritual, the obsessively-researched vitamin for women. For obsessive label readers, all of Ritual’s vegan-friendly, sugar-free, non-GMO, gluten-free, and allergen-free ingredients—and their sources—are 100% out there for the whole world to see. Visit ritual.com/FRIENDS to start your ritual today.

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On this season of With Friends Like These, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, host Ana Marie Cox looks at post-Trump America and tries to find models for how we forgive people, and if we should.

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