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The 'Scandalous' History Of The National Enquirer

An image from the documentary,
An image from the documentary, "Scandalous," about the history of The National Enquirer.

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On today's show:

Enquiring Minds Want To Know

(Starts at :45)

The impact of The National Enquirer on American culture cannot be understated. From its undeniable influence on modern news organizations to its role in the rise of Donald Trump, the Enquirer has made its mark. A new documentary called "Scandalous: The True Story of the National Enquirer" takes us through  the paper's history and its biggest stories, and into the cut-throat culture of the paper. The film's director, Mark Landsman, speaks with The Frame's host, John Horn.

That Dog Will Hunt

(Starts at 10:45)

Anna Waronker is the guitarist and lead singer of the alt-rock band That Dog. She formed the band in the early '90s with Tony Maxwell, and Petra and Rachel Haden — daughters of the late jazz bassist Charlie Haden. The band (sans Petra Haden) has regrouped and released “Old LP,” their first album in 22 years. John Horn spoke with Waronker about why she got the band back together and what inspired the latest record.

Song Exploder: Raphael Saadiq

(Starts at 19:45)

Grammy-winning songwriter, producer and artist Raphael Saadiq was the lead singer of the influential ’90s R&B group, Tony! Toni! Toné! As a producer, Saadiq has worked with D’Angelo, Mary J. Blige, Solange Knowles and John Legend. This year, he released his fifth solo album. It’s called "Jimmy Lee," which is named for his late older brother. In an excerpt from the Song Exploder podcast, Saadiq breaks down the song, “Kings Fall.”