February 2, 2024

The Question Trap

An investigation of when and why people ask loaded questions that are a proxy for something else.

An illustration of a man falling in a hole head first

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Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION.



Host Ira Glass talks with producer Tobin Low about the question he got asked after he and his husband moved in together, and what he thinks people were really asking. (4 minutes)