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How Vampires, Zombies, Androids, And Superheroes Made America Great For Extremism

Oct 18, 2018

You know all the reasons Trump won, right?

Economic anxiety. Racial anxiety. The forgotten working class. The forgotten rustbelt...

But what if the real cause were something much simpler and much more pervasive: our popular culture.

This hour, a conversation with Peter Biskind, the author of The Sky Is Falling: How Vampires, Zombies, Androids, and Superheroes Made America Great for Extremism.

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.