Decoder Ring

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How Decoder Ring Made This Season

Plus, an extended interview with writer and producer Damon Lindelof.

Episode Notes

In this exclusive episode for Slate Plus members, host Willa Paskin discusses how she came up with the topics covered in this most recent Decoder Ring season. Then we’ll also hear more from her conversation on storytelling with Damon Lindelof, writer, producer, and creator of shows like Lost, The Leftovers, and Watchmen.

About the Show

In each episode, host Willa Paskin takes a cultural question, object, or habit; examines its history; and tries to figure out what it means and why it matters.

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  • Chau Tu is a former editor of Slate Plus.