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    On today's episode:

    1. Hurricane Eta is expected to make landfall on Florida’s west coast today.

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    2. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has jokes about how the Biden transition is going.

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    3. President Donald Trump has gone on a firing spree at the Pentagon.

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    4. Like it or not, we’re getting a second season of Emily in Paris.


    5. Hugh Grant had COVID back in February.

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    6. And we’re joined by BuzzFeed News’ Elamin Abdelmahmoud to talk all about The Queen’s Gambit.

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