The Atlantic's Olga Khazan (Gweek 147)
Our guest is The Atlantic associate editor Olga Khazan. We talk about cool smartphone apps, shin splint prevention, a groovy crime novel, and the best portable cell phone charger.
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In each episode of Gweek, Dean Putney and I invite a guest to join us in a discussion about recommended media, apps, and gadgets. Our guest is Olga Khazan. She's an associate editor at The Atlantic, where she writes about health and health policy. She’s also covered global affairs, and technology.
Here's what we talked about:
Inside Amy Schumer
Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves
Fog of World
She’s Leaving Home, by William Shaw. Murder mystery set in Swinging London of 1968.
Smartphone USB chargers: Mophie vs Anker
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