Poetry in Brooklyn and a musical by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim are some of the cultural picks from WNYC's staff for this weekend.
Last week, it was revealed that journalists at Bloomberg News were using financial terminals sold by their parent company, Bloomberg LP, to spy on (and report on) their users. Brooke speaks with the Washington Post's Neil Irwin about Bloomberg's secret sauce for making money.
Music: Beacon - Late November
Oliver Sacks’ book Awakenings tells the story of how, as a young doctor in the 1960s, Sacks “woke up” a hospital ward full of people with a rare type of paralyzing encephalitis, using the drug L-dopa. Robin Williams played Sacks in a Hollywood version of Awakenings, but A Kind of Alaska ...
There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally, while others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in basements or on stage. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
What's with this city, that we endlessly dissect it, glorify it, wonder how exactly we fit into it?Comments [ 3 ]
"I was the funny kind of offbeat girl. I was never the romantic lead," the actor says.Comments [ 6 ]
Two Metro-North trains collided near Bridgeport, Connecticut, Friday during the height of the evening rush hour, injuring some 72 passengers, 3 critically. Train service to New Haven is suspended at least through the weekend, and Amtrak is suspending all Northeast Corridor between New York and New Haven indefinitely.