The Case Against Hugging, Dead Authors, Sharon Jones

Sharon Jones' new album with the Dap-Kings, Give the People What They Want, comes out Jan. 14. i i

Sharon Jones' new album with the Dap-Kings, Give the People What They Want, comes out Jan. 14. Kyle Dean Reinford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sharon Jones' new album with the Dap-Kings, Give the People What They Want, comes out Jan. 14.

Sharon Jones' new album with the Dap-Kings, Give the People What They Want, comes out Jan. 14.

Kyle Dean Reinford/Courtesy of the artist

In this week's podcast, we hear a researcher's objections to hugging, comedian Paul F. Tompkins brings authors back from the dead, and Sharon Jones beats cancer and releases a long-awaited album.

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