The Colin McEnroe Show
10:56 am
Fri December 13, 2013

The Nose Sniffs Out the Controversy Surrounding Housework, Smarm, and More

Geraldine Fain doing the breakfast dishes in 1946.
Credit Russell Lee / U.S. Department of the Interior

After a two-week hiatus, The Nose, our weekly cultural panel, is back on with discussions of a controversial New York Times essay about who does housework, a contemplation of smarm versus snark, a nod to all the messiness around Nelson Mandela's funeral, and some second-guessing of Time's Person of the Year, Pope Francis or Ed Snowden.

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GUESTS:

  • Theresa Cramer is a writer and the editor of E-Content Magazine, where she covers the world of digital media
  • James Hanley is the co-founder of Cinestudio at Trinity College
  • Irene Papoulis is a lecturer in writing and rhetoric at Trinity College

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