Oh, The Places I’ll Go (And The things I’ll Buy)!

I had a conversation recently with a friend that went something like this: Me: Yeah, so I’m going to this podcast taping tonight. I’m really excited. Friend: Podcast taping? Me: Yep. It’s the Slate Political Gabfest. They’re doing a live show in D.C. Friend: Oh. So, you mean, you’re watching people talk to each other?…