Episode 19: End of year nerd alert

This week, editorial page editor Sarah Garrecht Gassen, cartoonist David Fitzsimmons and editorial writer Luis Carrasco do a quick recap of some of the year’s top stories and talk way too much about Star Wars and Doctor Who. Merry (war on) Christmas!

Listen and check out the show notes below.

1:20 – Fitz on the 2016 election.

2:00 – The year of Trump.

2:49 – Is the media at fault?

4:20 – Social media landscape.

6:35 – Ally Miller was proud to be white in 2017.

7:50 – The year of no new taxes for Tucson.

9:00 – Sen. John McCain.

12:15 – Sen. Jeff Flake.

12:50 – Local candidates lining up for 2018.

17:30 – Joe Arpaio’s pardon.

17:55 – (Short) thoughts on the Legislature.

18:30 – Fitz’s cartoon of the week.

19:15 – Letters and Republican tax bill.

27:50 – We love our letter writers.

29:40 – No spoiler talk on “The Last Jedi.”

35:09 – Groovy recommendations:

Fitz catches up on “Better Call Saul.”

Luis wants to see “The Shape of Water,” “Downsizing” and “Phantom Thread.”

Sarah waits for the new Doctor.

39:10 – We love our listeners.

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