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The Making of This Season

Host Willa Paskin talks about topics versus narratives, translating fabulists, and creating a soundscape for the world of Mae West.

Episode Notes

In this exclusive episode for Slate Plus members, host Willa Paskin discusses the philosophies and logistics that go into the making of the show and gives a sneak preview on a topic to come.

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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