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The Nose On Tay Tay, Pepe's, And 'Blinded By The Light'

Aug 23, 2019

The Nose has this odd habit of covering basically every new Taylor Swift single/video. And so there's a new Taylor Swift single/video. And so The Nose is covering it.

And: As this is the way the world works now, a Facebook post has started a backlash against Frank Pepe Pizzeria over... politics. Sigh.

And finally: In the great tradition of A Bug's Life/Antz, Deep Impact/Armageddon, and The Prestige/The Illusionist, this year gives us Yesterday/Blinded by the Light. This week's Nose has seen the latter, a coming-of-age story about the music of Bruce Springsteen and a British-Pakistani teenager whose life is forever changed by it.

Some other stuff that happened this week, give or take:

GUESTS:

  • Jim Chapdelaine - Emmy Award-winning musician, producer, composer, and recording engineer; patient advocate for people with rare cancers
  • Rand Richards Cooper - A contributing editor at Commonweal; writes the "In Our Midst" column for Hartford Magazine
  • Carolyn Paine - An actress, comedian, and dancer; founder, director, and choreographer of CONNetic Dance

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.