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    • Polarized! The Case for Civility in the Time of Trump

    • An Experiment in Civil Discourse on Facebook
    • By: Jeff Rasley
    • Narrated by: Gregg Robinson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In a culture of outrage, social media is the go-to place to attack and to hide. Users rant and vent, and they huddle in like-minded silos. We can block, unfriend, and hunker down in private groups. Social media has so far aggravated, rather than helped to cure, ideological polarization and partisanship. Is there a higher and better use?

    Regular price: $19.95

    • False Prophet, a Legal Thriller

    • By: Jeff Rasley
    • Narrated by: Lucas Schuneman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jack Ross loses his soul but finds redemption representing an evangelical African American preacher. Jack's downward spiral begins with his idealistic but doomed defense of his best friend and colleague. It becomes an existential crisis. His wife leaves. His partner is in alcohol rehab. Jack's struggle to reclaim his professional standing and self-respect is aided by a petty criminal and a hot young reporter. Jack sets out to right the wrongs done to his Christian-prophet client.

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    • Sophomoric, Bland, Not the Least Thrilling

    • By Paula on 07-19-14

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    • Monsters of the Midway

    • The Death, Resurrection, and Redemption of Chicago Football
    • By: Jeff Rasley
    • Narrated by: Tim Freeberg-Renwick
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Was this ragtag band of precocious intellectuals the worst, or the most courageous, team in college football? From 1892 until the 1930s the legendary Monsters of the Midway dominated college football. However, in 1939 the University of Chicago killed its varsity football program. But now, it's1969 and football is back. Sadly, the team plays more like the lab mice of the Midway. They lose game after game. Yet, guys whose IQ is greater than their weight refuse to give up their mission to win one for their old coach, Wally Hass.

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