Day 6 | Jul 13, 2012 | 54:00

July 14, 2012

London's extreme Olympic security measures; the argument against binge-watching TV; four seasons of Breaking Bad in two minutes; the Jon Stewart of Egypt; how to learn anything; Aidan Flax-Clark on literary alternate endings; and this week's "Riffed From The Headlines" contest.

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