Podcast 143: Daphne Merkin on the Baseless Abuse Claims Against Woody Allen—And Why The Media Refuses to Let Them Die

Podcast 143: Daphne Merkin on the Baseless Abuse Claims Against Woody Allen—And Why The Media Refuses to Let Them Die

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Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay speaks to Daphne Merkin about HBO’s highly torqued documentary, Allen v. Farrow, and the dubious claims it contains.

Merkin, who wrote a widely discussed New York Magazine article about Woody Allen and Soon-Yi Previn in 2018, is a prominent literary critic, essayist, and novelist. Her latest novel, 22 Minutes of Unconditional Love, was published in 2020. In 2017, she released a memoir, This Close to Happy: A Reckoning With Depression.

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