Reader senior writer Ben Joravsky riffs on the day’s stories with his celebrated humor, insight, and honesty, and interviews politicians, activists, journalists, and other political know-it-alls. Presented by the Chicago Reader, new episodes are available by 4 PM Tuesdays through Fridays at—or wherever you get your podcasts. Don’t miss Oh, What a Week!–the Friday feature in which Ben & guests review the week’s top stories. Also, bonus interviews drop on Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. 

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Chicago Reader senior writer Ben Joravsky discusses the day’s stories with his celebrated humor, insight, and honesty on The Ben Joravsky Show.

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