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  • Here's The Thing: A Thanksgiving Day Marathon

    Alec Baldwin is back for a new season of Here's The Thing with an interview with Ira Glass. Today, revisit Season 2 highlights, including episodes with Rosie O'Donnell and Lena Dunham.

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  • Amy Sedaris Loves Family Fights at the Holidays

    The Sporkful

    Amy Sedaris offers advice on dealing with family who are drunk or confrontational at the holidays. Plus, Radiolab's Robert Krulwich on the time a turkey fell in love with his wife.

  • On Ferguson

    On The Media

    A special edition of On the Media examines the media's reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.



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  • Madame Cezanne: Muse or Object?

  • Organizing, Improvising Marches and Shutdowns around NYC

    Leaders say demonstrations this week are looking ahead to the grand jury decision on Eric Garner's death at hands of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo.

  • Behind the Balloons: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Studio 360

    Giant balloon characters have been part of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade since the 1920s. But what happens to the balloons when the parade is over?

  • The Price of Filtered Water Goes Up

    A plant that will purify water from the NYC's oldest reservoir will cost about three times as much as originally estimated.

  • Type "Hello" To Amy, Your Plucky Digital Personal Assistant

    New Tech City

    Your friends won't know she's a robot, but you will save tons of time. The question is: when to fess up that "she" is not real.

A Sporkful Thanksgiving

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  • How To Win Thanksgiving (HINT: Nicer napkins, fewer nuts)

    The Sporkful

    More cloth napkins. Fewer mixed nuts. And if you're like Mo Rocca and just can't cook a bird, learn to manage expectations. Plus, two NY Times critics give us food and cocktail tips.

  • Why a Turkey Is Like a Tube of Toothpaste

    The Sporkful

    Ever wonder why toothpaste never dries out? If brined correctly, your turkey's skin can trap in moisture the same way. Plus, Brooke Gladstone transforms saltines into a tasty dessert.

  • How To Make Salted Coconut Cracker Pudding With Saltines

    The Sporkful

    Everything went wrong when On the Media's Brooke Gladstone and I tried to cook her patented Thanksgiving dessert together. But despite the mess, the food was great.

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  • The Stuffing Sandwich Is A Breadless Vessel For Thanksgiving Leftovers

    Traditional Thanksgiving leftovers sandwiches add starch to starch and put bread in the way of the holiday's main attractions. The Stuffing Sandwich solves these problems. Watch and enjoy!

Arts and Culture

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  • A Guide to All These Box Sets The Music Industry Keeps Churning Out


    The holidays are supposed to be a happy time, so let’s talk for the moment about the life preserver the record labels are currently clinging to: The box set.

  • Life on the Road with Wicked, and a Toddler

    Touring makeup artist Christina Tracey discusses life on the road with a toddler and what it means when your home is everywhere.

  • WNYC's Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide

    Did Norman Rockwell ruin Thanksgiving? How do modern turkeys have sex? Is football still cool to watch? Your curiosity doesn't take the day off, so feed it with our turkey-day coverage.

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