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Steve Almond

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Author of Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto and Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country.

Steve Almond on KCRW

After the 2016 presidential election, a lot of people were trying to explain how a reality TV star and real estate developer took over the White House.

How bad stories leading to bad outcomes in American life and politics

After the 2016 presidential election, a lot of people were trying to explain how a reality TV star and real estate developer took over the White House.

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Former sportswriter Steve Almond was a huge football fan for 40 years. But ethical and moral issues led him to boycott the game at all levels.

Breaking Up with Football

Former sportswriter Steve Almond was a huge football fan for 40 years. But ethical and moral issues led him to boycott the game at all levels.

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This is the second full weekend of the National Football League’s 2014 season… but nobody’s talking about the games.

NFL Fallout and the Domestic Violence Discussion

This is the second full weekend of the National Football League’s 2014 season… but nobody’s talking about the games.

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