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Still Processing

109 EpisodesProduced by The New York TimesWebsite

Step inside the confession booth of Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, two culture writers for The New York Times. They devour TV, movies, art, music and the internet to find the things that move them — to tears, awe and anger. Still Processing is where they try to understand the pleasures and patholo… read more

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Apology

New year, new season.

Kevin Hart. Ellen. Brett Kavanaugh. We live in an age of #SorryNotSorry, prevalent in our pop culture and woven into the fabric of our nation’s founding. But how can we grow into the people we want to become when we can’t acknowledge our mistakes and the effect that they've had on others? We invite you to start off 2019 with an apology.

Discussed this week:

  • Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony at the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing (2018)
  • I Won’t Back Down” (Tom Petty, 1989)
  • Ms. Jackson” (OutKast, 2000)
  • All Apologies” (Nirvana, 1993)
  • Sorry” (Beyoncé, 2016)
  • “Poltergeist” (directed by Tobe Hooper, 1982)
  • “The Best Man” (directed by Malcom D. Lee, 1999)
  • Dan Harmon’s apology on the Harmontown podcast (Jan. 10, 2018)
  • Kevin Hart’s non-apology on Instagram (Dec. 6, 2018)
  • Kevin Hart’s appearance on Ellen (Jan. 4, 2019)
  • The Apology of Socrates” (Plato, translated by Benjamin Jowett)
  • I’m Sorry” (Brenda Lee, 1960)


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