Our Week In The Web: September 11, 2015

If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you might click links when we share them during our live broadcast of the show. But often, guests and listeners alike wonder why we don't share the direct listen live page during those broadcasts, and we thought now was a good time to explain our strategy behind that choice. It's definitely true — when you click a show page during a live broadcast, you have another step to make before you're able to listen live to the show. However, when people click or share those links and tweets or Facebook posts later (since none of us are always online at the same time, of course), they'll have access to the audio of that show then. It's not a perfect system, of course — and our upcoming and constantly-promised website redesign will definitely fix some of these double-clicking issues — but for now, that 'where do I go later?' query is the one we're aiming for, and it (mostly) seems to be working.

The Most Listened-To Shows Online (September 4, 2015 — September 11, 2015)

1. Week In The News: Europe’s Migrant Crisis, Kentucky Clerk Gets Jail Time, Deflategate (September 4, 2015)

2. Why Do We Work? (September 7, 2015)

3. Congressional Cheatsheet, Fall 2015 (September 8, 2015)

4. Colleges Face Soaring Mental Health Demands (September 8, 2015)

5. Moral And Legal Quandaries In Migrant Crisis (September 9, 2015)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"Brain damage is essentially the industrial pollution of football." — Patrick Hruby 

"I know the difference between news and entertainment — but my quibble is this isn’t entertaining." — Alyssa Rosenberg

"'Don Quixote' is the most Spanish and least Spanish of books." — Ilan Stavans

"We have a number of Senators running for President, and that tends to affect debate on the floor." — Sen. Jeff Flake

"Truthfully? How should I put this...I don't read the Bible a lot." — Salman Rushdie

Our Favorite Comments (Facebook, Twitter and Disqus) From This Week

"Part of the legend of Thomas Jefferson is that he learned Spanish by reading a copy of Don Quixote with a Spanish Grammar text." (Keith)

"12 days!? What a grueling schedule! All in one month too!" (Dan Varns)

"Let's all play the synonym game." (John Barba)

"interesting relation b/t our blasé attitude about the dangers and out thirst for fantasy football.Is my fantasy team winning?" (@cantFSTOPme)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

This delightful combination of Lisa Frank and nihilism. (Tumblr)


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