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May 31, 2020

Robin on the 100,000-plus Americans lost to COVID-19, the Minneapolis racist murder, suicidal religionists, reclaiming despair—and the Planet of the Macaques. Guest: Mona Eltahawy on her new book, The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls.

May 24, 2020

Robin on hydroxychloroquine, red pillers and blue pillers, commercial birth surrogacy, invasive lizards, two activities from the Comfort Zone, and the value of values. Guest: Judy Chicago, on her latest epic work The End—and what she plans next.

May 10, 2020

Robin on “The Biden Thing,” women’s suffrage vs. the Spanish flu, anti-vaxxers, SETI, Trump vs. Lincoln, and OMG the Asian giant hornet. Guest: Pam Elam, president of Monumental Women, on Central Park’s statues of Anthony, Stanton, and Truth.

May 3, 2020

Robin on quaffing Clorox,, Trump’s unintended consequences, estrogen vs. COVID-19, sex-doll sales, and the longest creature on earth. Guest: Jane Fonda explains Fire Drill Fridays—and reads from work that inspires and comforts her.