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Brooke Gladstone, Dave Miller

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Mon., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m. 2017

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Brooke Gladstone is my hero. Ever since Emperor Palpatine threw his unattractive red hat into the horrible Republican ring, I’ve been deeply disappointed with National Public Radio’s mild-mannered handling of the unabashed falsehoods that spew like so much unchecked spittle from his teeny-tiny mouth. But I can always rely on Gladstone and her On the Media crew to be the surprising, pleasantly wonky exception to NPR’s entirely too business-as-usual approach to Sauron. Gladstone’s cheeky and tough, delving intrepidly into the “president’s” spin cycle and standing strong for facts. She’s funny, too. Plus, Gladstone’s even, vaguely Pennsylvanian voice reminds me of my aunt who is a librarian and voted for Hillary in a red state. It’s familiar and warm, which makes it easier to deal with the harsh realities she and her guests are relaying. Her book, The Trouble with Reality, is equally vital. I can’t wait to see her OOE (outside of earbuds) in this appearance at Powell’s, where she’ll chat about The Trouble with Reality—and the trouble with reality—with OPB’s Dave Miller. MEGAN BURBANK

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