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Nov 8, 2016

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As we anxiously await the election results, we have a big helping of comfort food on the show today, and a few other bits of election counter-programming: The path to Brexit is getting more complicated and Tesla's taking away free charging while Hertz is running out of gas. Plus — since we can't stay away from the campaign entirely — what will cable news do when the dust clears on 2016?

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UK Jews whose families fled Nazis look again at Germany

Nov 8, 2016
Brits entitled to another EU passport are exploring their options post-Brexit.
Outside view of the synagogue of the israelite religion association Wuerttemberg in the southern German city Ulm.
CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images

From ‘frying pan’ to Stratocaster: Tracing the rise of the electric guitar in America

Nov 8, 2016
Kai Ryssdal talks with Brad Tolinski about his new book "Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound and Revolution of the Electric Guitar."
Guitarist Eric Clapton's 2007 Fender Stratocaster 'VG' model is on display at Bonhams in Los Angeles on February 17, 2011. Guitars and amps from Clapton's personal collection come to auction at Bonhams in March 9, 2011 in New York to benefit The Crossroads Centre, Antigua.
GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images

Tesla outgrows a sweet perk: no free charging for new Tesla buyers

Nov 8, 2016
New buyers will be capped at 1,000 miles of electricity a year.
A Tesla electric-powered sedan stands at a Tesla charging staiton at a highway reststop along the A7 highway near Rieden, Germany. 

 
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For Hertz, disappointing results reflect challenging times

Nov 8, 2016
The rental car business is running on E.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Here’s a group of people who aren’t happy the election is over

Nov 8, 2016
After Tuesday, what happens to cable news?
TV monitors in the press room show Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton on stage during the 2nd debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri on October 9, 2016. 

 
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at the J.S. Dorton Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. 
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Mr. Fries Man reveals a world of home chef entrepreneurs

Nov 8, 2016
This was the first time I’d ever bought french fries from a guy in a parking lot. And I had a lot of questions.
Craig Batiste — Mr. Fries Man — is part of an underground community of African-American home chefs in and around South Los Angeles who use Instagram to sell home cooked meals directly to customers.
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As we anxiously await the election results, we have a big helping of comfort food on the show today, and a few other bits of election counter-programming: The path to Brexit is getting more complicated and Tesla’s taking away free charging while Hertz is running out of gas. Plus — since we can’t stay away from the campaign entirely — what will cable news do when the dust clears on 2016?

Music from the episode

Gold Silver Diamond Generationals
Came out of a Lady Rubblebucket
Polypel Nitemoves
Leaving Los Feliz Mark Ronson, Kevin Parker
Leaving Los Feliz Mark Ronson, Kevin Parker