The Atlantic has a gala new on-site recording "studio," which casual observers might confuse with "a regular office with acoustic foam stapled on some of the walls."* But it has a high-quality transmission line and works fine. While in the U.S. last week, I used it for a conversation with Dave Davies of the Philly Daily News, guest-hosting for Terry Gross on Fresh Air. It was broadcast today in America; link here.

Yes, the first part of the show is Jerry Seinfeld! I will listen to that now, and will not blame a soul (except my dad) for starting there.

* Tech update: I am informed by the Atlantic's tech high command that this is not in fact stapled on but attached with special acoustic foam glue. No half measures for us!

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