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Down and Nerdy Episode 038: Oh captain, my captain

A conversation about this weekend’s “purge” non-event leads to a larger discussion about where we are as a nation in terms of our underlying fears. The “sharing economy,” as seen in popular apps like Lyft and Uber and Airbnb, is the opening to a conversation on trust. We wax rhapsodical about the fantastic “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and then get emotional about the passing of Robin Williams.

On the Robin Williams topic: Rachel mentions a fantastic little relic called “Back to Neverland,” the full video of which can be viewed below:

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(Photo courtesy Touchstone Pictures.)