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Episode 234
Portugal.The Man, Steve Young, Sarah Mirk
This episode was originally taped at a live show on November 16, 2013

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 Letterman writer Steve Young brings his new book EVERYTHING'S COMING UP PROFITS, filled with lyrical gems from industrial musicals of the 50's-70's. Plus, love advice from BITCH Magazine's Sarah Mirk, and music from Portugal. The Man.

Portugal.The Man 
Portugal, The Man is neither Portuguese nor a single man. Rather, it's a Portland-based rock group which originally began recording in Wasilla, Alaska. They've got eight studio albums and three EPs under their belt, the most recent of which, Evil Friends, was released in June.

Steve Young
Steve Young is a television writer for the Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with David Letterman. His latest book is Everything's Coming Up Profits: The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals.

Sarah Mirk
Sarah Mirk is the online editor for the feminist pop culture magazine Bitch, has worked as a staff writer for two newspapers and has published work in various magazines (including Portland Monthly, Oregon Humanities, and Symbolia), and writes nonfiction comics. She's currently working on Sex From Scratch, a nontraditional guidebook to relationships.