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Episode 172
Progressively More Progressive

This week, Rebecca and Amanda discuss victories for women and people of color at the Hugo Awards, Harry Potter’s effect on Americans’ attitudes toward Donald Trump, what to do with Truman Capote’s ashes, and more.

This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses, Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer, and Audible.

Links discussed on this show:

Women and PoC win big at Hugos

Battle to save Langston Hughes’s home

Diversity report from Sisters in Crime

Italian government gives teens money to spend on books on their 18th birthdays

Study: Reading Harry Potter lowers Americans’ opinions of Trump

Trump used $55K campaign funds to buy copies of his own book

Truman Capote’s ashes up for auction

Beer made from yeast cultured from Roald Dahl’s desk chair