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Episode 246: Fall of finales, Oliver Sacks

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This week marks the beginning of our fall season, during which we’ll be talking about finales. That will include the last published works of some famous authors, and possibly some more obscure ones as well. In this first installment, we’re discussing a few pieces by Oliver Sacks, who spent years writing about interesting medical diagnoses and, in the end, wrote about his own.


As always, you can stream the episode right here on our site, or download the mp3 file. You can also find us in the iTunes store, or in just about any app you might use to listen to podcasts.

In the second half of the show, we talk about some famous TV finales, including a few we think ended things on the right note and a few that made a real mess of things.

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