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Red Pen: A Grammar Podcast

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Welcome to the weird, wild, scintillatingly stylish, and syntactically sound world of RED PEN—the grammar podcast that won't put you to sleep.Brought to you by the Columbia Journalism Review and hosted by old buds Ryan Davis and Mike Laws, RED PEN plucks examples from the news (as well as from novels, music, movies—wherever!) to answer all those questions you were too afraid to ask in English class.Digressions may include: Green Day's early work, the oppressive atmosphere of latter-day Batma ...
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In its fiftieth year, the nation's leading journalism review brings you a series of conversations with journalists, critics, and contributors to the Columbia Journalism Review magazine and CJR.org. Expect frank discussion, behind-the-scenes stories, and insightful media analysis from all corners of the news industry.
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The UK has a surprisingly early general election this year, one that will rap up on July 4th, oddly. We talk to former host of What Am Politics Podcast Steve Byrne to give us all the insights of what's going on. Plus, the UK's surprising historical election, 1992 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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How to crack the attention economy? Coldcock your readers. Questions/comments/ideas/snark go in the comments. We love you. Thing 1: Ryan Davis Thing 2: Mike Laws Producer: Amanda Darrach Find all your favorite Red Pen songs over on the Red Pen Official Playlist. To use Red Pen chapters, swipe up on the Now Playing screen or click the top-right-corn…
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1948 is the classic comeback political story. And anytime you talk about it, you are talking about the possibility that an incumbent on the ropes come back. That's why MHCBUYP discussed this topic in 2020. But there is another angle to 1948. It's often forgotten that the year featured a sweeping bi-partisan legislative and foreign policy victory an…
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A collection of random stories - a child reporter gets the scoop of the lifetime in 1976. A look at the Patty Hearst story and the central question, did she know it. The Potsdam Conference. And a little poetry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Bruce Carlson
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Patrons get more. If you like My History Can Beat Up Your Politics, you'll love the Patreon, where you can get all kinds of additional episodes. Right now, at www.patreon.com/mhcbuyp you can get our episode on 7 More Stories About the 1988 Election. That episode is free - but if you want more, like Grover Clevelands last letters or Texas Annexation…
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From 2011 where I discussed the 1968 Chicago Convention, with an added note about today's events and the 2024 election and a bit about Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley's broadcast during the '68 convention. We are part of Airwave Media Network Check out 'Bro History,' Ben Franklin's World and For the Love of History. Check it out. Music by Lee Ros…
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Stories of Presidential inflation fighting and fund-raising that seem to have a similar ring to today's events, in this episode. Nixon's plans to cut housing costs by reducing prices on the key element of housing inspires timber companies but riles environmentalist. Johnson uses his air fleet to shuttle the right people around to get the price of e…
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Come for the critical reappraisal of ‘Shakespeare in Love,’ stay for Mike’s shocking revelation. Anon, good nurse! Questions/comments/ideas/snark go in the comments. We love you. Thing 1: Ryan Davis Thing 2: Mike Laws Producer: Amanda Darrach Find all your favorite Red Pen songs over on the Red Pen Official Playlist. To use Red Pen chapters, swipe …
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With Jerry Landry of The Presidencies of The United States Podcast [https://www.presidenciespodcast.com/] we talk about a decisive point in John Adam's presidency where the capital moved to Trenton, and Adams had gone to Massachusetts. He comes back to take a decisive stand that will mean a lot for the history of the U.S. Presidency. Jerry's show c…
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We look at the Maine and Nebraska congressional district system of Presidential elector assignment and its history as both the NE2 and ME2 went for different candidates than the statewide winner for the first time in history. That and other 2020 Election thoughts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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Only one person has been elected President twice in non-consecutive terms. But it was not easy. To do it Grover Cleveland had to pass a few difficult tests. From Goody-Goodies to Anti-Snappers, to Anti-Egoists and Scarecrow Festivals; from entering opposing party contests in secret ways to placing bets for your own candidate, to pretending to run i…
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In our third episode on the close 1916 election, a group of events take place between the nomination of candidates and the voting that help to determine the election. In the end, it comes down to two states. In a development that will never happen again in history, many voters are not enamored with either candidate. Why they decide to pick one or t…
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Both major parties have their conventions. The Democratic swashbucklers are at the podium, firing up a party to get excited about Wilson by linking him to a cause. One he didn't ask to be linked to. The Republicans get their party united, and toastmaster Warren G. Harding is fierce as he makes the case to dump Wilson. The Socialists also pick new c…
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Oh, boy, are the “stick to the topic” ppl gonna love this one. Questions/comments/ideas/snark go in the comments. We love you. Thing 1: Ryan Davis Thing 2: Mike Laws Producer: Amanda Darrach Find all your favorite Red Pen songs over on the Red Pen Official Playlist. To use Red Pen chapters, swipe up on the Now Playing screen or click the top-right-…
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America decides whether or not to re-elect a President and it's close. Bruce does his best 1916 version of Steve Kornacki going through the returns as they come in and as the nation awaits a verdict. A President that hadn't been elected with a majority, a re-election that happens while Europe is at war. Early results show that America will get a ne…
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Did Aaron Burr try to run for President on the sly, while claiming he didn't? What about that dinner with Jefferson? Did Stephen Douglas stump when he said he was "just visiting his mom?" Plus the idea of campaigning or not campaigning, counting or not counting the soldier vote. This, and other stories of that American tradition of not running for …
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They called him the "Hamlet on the Hudson." What series on people not running for President in American history would be complete without the former governor of New York Mario Cuomo. He was famous for coming ever-so-close to running for President. And then, not running. In one case, he left a plane on a tarmac for reporters to watch for hours. Was …
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When, whether, and how often. With a little help from Humbert Humbert. Questions/comments/ideas/snark go in the comments. We love you. Thing 1: Ryan Davis Thing 2: Mike Laws Producer: Amanda Darrach Find all your favorite Red Pen songs over on the Red Pen Official Playlist. To use Red Pen chapters, swipe up on the Now Playing screen or click the to…
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One thing Horatio Seymour made clear was that he was not running for President. He made it clear by saying not only he would not run but that he "must not be President." His party simply didn't care. And so, there he was on the ballot. In this three-part series we look at people not running for President, not knowing they were running, or in the ca…
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The Supreme Court said in 1954 that segregated schools were inherently illegal. It took decades to fully address the problem. While events in the South are often discussed, events North also are important to focus on to understand the history. This cast blends modern events with a cast from 2007 talking about Brown, Brown III, Swain, PIC and the as…
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Or: How I learned to stop worrying and love nuance. Questions/comments/ideas/snark go in the comments. We love you. Thing 1: Ryan Davis Thing 2: Mike Laws Producer: Amanda Darrach Find all your favorite Red Pen songs over on the Red Pen Official Playlist. To use Red Pen chapters, swipe up on the Now Playing screen or click the top-right-corner Chap…
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Re running this episode from 2022. There's been no letdown in the relevancy of this topic since then. College costs have been an issue since the founding of the Republic, as we discuss in this issue, And equally, the desire to provide education to young minds has been strong. What's different about the era we live in is that college is closely asso…
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In this episode, I talk to fellow Airwave Media podcaster Will Clark of Grey History about the French Revolution and how it shaped American history, how American politicians reacted to it at the time, 100 years ago, and today. We also get into 'grey areas' of the French Revolution: things that we think about it that may be wrong, exaggerated, or ev…
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From 2020 - A look at 1980's first South Carolina primary and its intended role at the time as a firewall for conservative politics. We also look at how disco sucked, Dylan went Christian and some events that happened at the same time, all unrelated but in their own way meaningful. Lee Rosevere's excellent Music for Podcasts featured on the episode…
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You best believe we seen this trend. Questions/comments/ideas/snark go in the comments. We love you. Thing 1: Ryan Davis Thing 2: Mike Laws Producer: Amanda Darrach Find all your favorite Red Pen songs over on the Red Pen Official Playlist. To use Red Pen chapters, swipe up on the Now Playing screen or click the top-right-corner Chapters button on …
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Dukakis gets a less than helpful piece of advice from a friend. A surprising VP choice. Plus, an update on the show. JOIN The Patreon for My History Can Beat Up Your Politics and Become one of the elite listeners who get extra tidbits, special episodes and sometimes previews. http:www.patreon.com/mhcbuyp It can be as little as $3 per month. Learn m…
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In our final episode of our six-part series on the 1988 Presidential Election, Vice President Bush has a lead over Mike Dukakis. It's close enough for a comeback though, and more than a few have suggestions for a different Dukakis message. A series of mistakes will doom the campaign. And that is the traditional way the story is told. But we suggest…
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