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What’s New

Version 4.2

Updated for iOS14

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
79 Ratings

79 Ratings

vajohna ,

I don't agree with them on anything, but I love this podcast

I am liberal to the point of socialism. I think everything John, Abe, and Noah believe is garbage. But I love their podcast. I don't hate-listen though, I just want to know what the other side thinks, what their experiences are, etc. The luxury here is that the Commentary guys are able to thoughfully, dispassionately, and methodically articulate a political point of view without hyperbole, without naked partisan politics, and without personal attacks on those they disagree with. It's a lost art of politics in the age of the 24/7 news cycle and my hat's off to the hosts. AND, I have to give props to Podhoretz for the occasional New York musical drop-in and Game Of Thrones reference (How about a pop culture podcast, eh?)

spotpeavey ,

Grateful for this podcast.

I trust these guys because they are fair. And they have a sense of humor. Thank you for keeping me "company" through times of loneliness - and for jogging my philosophical/political brain for the past year. Thank you for keeping the candle burning.

simontarr ,

Magazine much better than the app

I prefer to read digitally because it makes it easier to manage the tons of reading I do. Unfortunately this version of this app:

1.) does not remember your place if you quit the app or change issues, now does it have any bookmarking function, so it’s not possible to read multiple issues simultaneously or jump between articles without having to remember where you were and flip to it,

2.) has no note taking or highlighting function, or even a way to select passages to save as reference.

The effect is the app dictating precisely the single way one is allowed to read the content: straight through in a sitting, no saving, no sharing. This highly dictatorial attitude is ironic given the content.


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