Heat Waves, Fun Games, And Weird Plays

Heat Waves, Fun Games, And Weird Plays
A woman holds a bottle of cold water at a hydration station in Phoenix where temperatures reached a high of 118 degrees in June. Extreme heat waves have hit multiple areas of the country, including the Pacific Northwest most recently. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Heat Waves, Fun Games, And Weird Plays
A woman holds a bottle of cold water at a hydration station in Phoenix where temperatures reached a high of 118 degrees in June. Extreme heat waves have hit multiple areas of the country, including the Pacific Northwest most recently. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Heat Waves, Fun Games, And Weird Plays

We unpack the week that was, including Zola, heat waves, and the Delta variant, with Priska Neely and Anna Rubanova.

Then, Abby Browde, co-creator of ‘A Thousand Ways,’ tells us what inspired this delightfully strange… play? (You’ll have to listen to the interview for a better description!)

AND we hear from the first ever editorial director of the New York Times Games section Everdeen Mason, who says she’s got big plans for crossword land…