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Ep. #166 - Drew Magary, Author of The Hike

On Today's episode, Adam sits down with Drew Magary, author of The Hike and contributor to GQ, Deadspin and several other sites Adam is obsessed with. They chat about the book (think modern day Iliad) as well as a myriad of topics ranging from covering sports, whether social media has been good or bad for how news is covered and whether he feels the need to have hot takes on everything that happens. They then get into the good stuff, the time Drew went on Chopped and won. Take a listen and then go read this book!

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