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“Egg Sandwiches (and Climate-change Deniers)” by Chris Connolly

It’s like if you were to say to someone, this is an egg, and the person went, no, no, it’s not, it’s a loaf of bread. It’s like that. You can’t argue with these people. You can’t even begin to defend objective fact, because the other person’s brain just isn’t willing to accept – or maybe isn’t even capable of accepting – any new or contradictory information about this particular thing, about a loaf of bread being really an egg or whatever.

Literary Podcast Round-up

If we subscribe to the notion that the writer’s life is a solitary one, I try to ease the solitude by eavesdropping on conversations about writing and not-writing, reading and books. Here’s a round-up of ten podcasts with interesting conversations and good sound quality.