Episode 703: “Hacks,” Jahmal Mayfield, Aoife O’Donovan

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Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder in a scene from Max's Hacks
Jean Smart (left) and Hannah Einbinder (right) in a scene from Max’s comedy series, “Hacks” Photograph by Jake Giles Netter/Max

This week on “BETA,” we are joined by Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello, the co-creators of the Max original series, “Hacks.” Also, Jahmal Mayfield joins us to talk about his debut noir novel, “Smoke Kings.” And folk singer Aoife O’Donovan pays tribute to Wisconsin suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt on her album, “All My Friends.”

‘Hacks’ co-creators on their Emmy-winning comedy show

Jahmal Mayfield’s debut novel “Smoke Kings” is an addictive noir thriller

‘All My Friends’ musically remembers the ratification of the 19th Amendment

Episode Credits

  • Doug Gordon Host
  • Adam Friedrich Executive Producer
  • Steve Gotcher Technical Director
  • Lucia Aniello Guest
  • Paul W. Downs Guest
  • Aoife O'Donovan Guest
  • Jahmal Mayfield Guest

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