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Coming guilt-free to a plate near you.

Beef: it’s what’s for dinner (again)

What should you eat? How should you have hard questions with your kids? And 50 years ago this week, did you expect the Spanish Inquisition?

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Red meat good?

Red meat is good for you! No, bad for you! Maybe meh for you? Who can say? Certainly not science – at least not consistently. Judy Simon is a dietician and nutritionist at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She says the simplest advice is sometimes the clearest, like Michael Pollan’s “eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”

Mira Jacob, Good Talk

Author Mira Jacob is the mother of a biracial son. She is Indian. Her husband is Jewish. Her in-laws voted for Donald Trump. When it comes to race in America, we all want to be the good guys, as her son says. But it gets messy pretty quickly. She explores that messiness in her new book Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations.

Monty Python's 50th anniversary

This week is the 50th anniversary of Monty Python’s premiere. Sketch comedy has never been the same – for one thing, it had never been so weird. Last year Bill Radke spoke with Monty Python founder Eric Idle about his career.