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When Getting Older Means Letting Go of Music

Most of us move away from the soundtracks to our earlier lives. Thank God for the invention of podcasts.

Illustration: Katie Carey

I’I’m not sure when it started, but at some point over the last several years I replaced listening to music with listening to people talking. Looking back, it must have happened…




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Meghan Daum

Meghan Daum

Weekly blogger for Medium. Host of @TheUnspeakPod. Author of six books, including The Problem With Everything.

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