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From boosters to breakthrough infections, pandemic vocabulary is still all over the news. On this week’s On the Media, why the terms we use to talk about the virus obscure as much as they reveal. And, why the history of medical progress is filled with so many twists and turns. Plus, why a preference for simple stories has made it so hard to keep track of the pandemic.
3. OTM correspondent Micah Loewinger [@MicahLoewinger] speaks with Soren Wheeler [@SorenWheeler] and Rachael Piltch-Loeb [@Rpiltchloeb] about why the narrative arc of the COVID-19 pandemic has been deeply unsatisfying. With some help from Kurt Vonnegut. Listen.
In the Bath - Randy Newman
Milestones - Bill Evans Trio
Paperback Writer - Quartetto d'Archi Dell'orchestra Sinfonica di Giuseppe Verdi
Quizas Quizas Quizas - Ramon Sole
Misterioso - Kronos Quartet
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered - Brad Mehldau Trio