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July 7, 2017

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–On the Show:

–Classic Interview: Brian Wansink, Professor of Marketing in the Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management at Cornell University and author of the book “Slim by Design” and of the best seller “Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More than We Think,” joins David to discuss behavioral psychology around eating and nutrition

–A new book by journalist Cathryn Jakobson Ramin criticizes the back pain industry over unnecessary painkillers, injections, surgeries, and chiropractic adjustments

–The audience panicked over David’s explanation of the YouTube advertiser boycott, prompting further explanation of the effects of “adpocalypse” on TDPS

–Caller wants Producer Pat to be kicked off the show and replaced with former Producer Louis

–Caller thinks “fake news” is being falsely conflated with the mainstream media’s goal of growing ratings

–Caller wonders if it’s best for Bernie Sanders to run as an independent in 2020, rather than as a Democrat

–Caller questions how South America can be so Catholic and socially conservative while being otherwise politically liberal

–A blooper reel of live calls

–Audience Question: What do you think of the fidget spinner phenomenon? Are you concerned about the youth growing up in the tech era?

–Audience Question: In the age of computers and smartphones, does anyone really need to learn cursive anymore?

–Audience Question: People are often cheap with lots of things, maybe you call it frugal. When does it not make sense to be frugal or cheap?

–On the Bonus Show: Volvo will go all electric by 2019, the advent of snortable chocolate, cotton swabs wrongly used to clean ear wax, and much more…

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