Nate Patrin (Pitchfork, City Pages) asks the panel whether or not today’s media-saturated society is more cynical than in the past. Olivia is bored by this and we end the show. BEFORE THAT, HOWEVER- “Say, What’s Good,” with recommendations on sci-fi and sports books, old NYC photos, good violin music and German tv-movies that The Matrix ripped off.

Also, we will be done in three or four weeks.