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Author Interviews

In 'Mobituaries,' Mo Rocca Gives People The Second Send-Offs They Deserved'

The humorist has expanded his podcast series into a book of essays on the historical figures (and objects, like station wagons, and empires, like Prussia) that didn't get enough love the first time.

Sun Dress Freddie Joachim
Dreamstate Freddie Joachim
Changes David Bowie
Changes [Instrumental] 2Pac
Latitude (Remix) Nujabes feat. Five Deez
Straight up Raining Mammal Hands
Transfixed Mammal Hands
Melancholy Hopeful Marcus D
Fly Marcus D

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In 'Mobituaries,' Mo Rocca Gives People The Second Send-Offs They Deserved

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All of Me Brian Carrick & Gregg Stafford
Doctor Jazz Brian Carrick & Gregg Stafford
Wake Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Valis Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Los Angeles The Shaolin Afronauts
Quest Under Capricorn The Shaolin Afronauts
Bismillah Tinariwen

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McDonald's Fired CEO Is Getting Millions, Putting Spotlight On Pay Gap

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Dunes Oldtwig feat. Lime Kain
Wild Coast Oldtwig

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Ringo Starr Gives Us Another Peek Behind The Curtain With 'Another Day In The Life'

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Day Tripper Soulive
Hey Ya Booker T
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