In this episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia discuss the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Yet another mass shooting, this one at a Texas elementary school, highlights the unique American obsession with gun rights. Niki referred to this NPR piece on the tape recording of NRA leadership after the 1999 Columbine school shooting, and Natalia drew on Susie Linfield’s New York Times guest essay on the photography of graphic violence.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia recommended this Kathryn Fiona Substack interview with a former Johnny Depp supporter, shared by technology writer Kat Tenbarge.
- Neil discussed Penelope Green’s New York Times obituary of Margot Heuman.
- Niki shared Maris Kreizman’s Esquire article, “The Legacy of Gone Girl.”