Our Week In The Web: February 19, 2016

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The Most Listened-To Shows Online (February 12, 2016 — February 19, 2016)

1. Mohamed El-Erian On The Next Crash (February 16, 2016)

2. Week In The News: New Hampshire Votes, Shaky Wall Street, Gravitational Waves (February 12, 2016)

3. Filling Scalia’s Seat (February 15, 2016)

4. Better Living Through Minimalism (February 16, 2016)

5. Trump's Business Record (February 18, 2016)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"We now have measured, directly, the distortion of space-time." — Gabriela Gonzalez

"Ted Cruz is a Constitutional originalist …except when he gets to where he probably is not a natural-born citizen." — Laurence Tribe 

"Now, I’m not a woman who carries condiments, but there’s a lot of people who do. And I love that." — Renee Graham

"Trump is absolutely a success of a certain kind — the building of his personal brand." — Michael Kreuse

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

"Have you received the notice of intent to sue for libel from the Trump yet?" (Peter Van Erp)

"I think @OnPointRadio would be a great replacement for @drshow when Diane retires." (@SparksWG3K)

"If TMZ doesn't report it, I don't believe it." (Jay H. Booth)

"Performances like these require us to have the conversation that we unfortunately still need to have." (@AsherHonish)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

Come for the slowed-down version of Dolly Parton's "Jolene," stay for the fascinating discussion of books on vinyl records. (Tedium)


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