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  • Behind the Corinthian Columns

    On The Media

    At a time when digital connectivity rules, the nine justices of the Supreme Court operate in intentional, analog obscurity. A special look into our highest court.

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  • High and Dry: A Deep Dive into the Water Crisis


    From the parched California coast to soaring water bills in New York, this episode of Reveal takes an in-depth look at water issues around the country. 

  • 'Barbecue' Fires Up the Public Theater

    In lesser hands, the bombshells this play drops would be a gimmick. But playwright Robert O'Hara is smarter than that.


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  • Undercover With the FBI

    In the documentary (T)ERROR, filmmakers Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe follow an undercover FBI informant without the knowledge of his handlers.

  • This 'Fool for Love' Doesn't Ignite

    A Broadway show that was an inferno of passion two summers ago has been damped down to a handful of sparks.

  • 'If They Have It, It's Undeniable': Lorne Michaels On Casting 'SNL'

    Morning Edition

    The Saturday Night Live executive producer says criticism of the show's perceived lack of diversity frustrated him, but that the perception needed to be addressed.

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  • Episode 3: Prowling the Catwalk with the Lyons

    Empire Afterparty

    From zebra stripes to golden girdles, this week we crawl inside the Lyons' den and check out their amazing ensembles. 

Tech and Media

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  • Beyond The 'Like' Button: Facebook Comes To Our Emotional Rescue

    Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."

  • Smile My Ass


    As Candid Camera succeeded, it started to change the way we thought not only of reality television, but also of reality itself.

  • WiFi, Cancer, and Paranoia

    Note to Self

    Science says you really don't need to worry about carcinogens and WiFi. We sort through all of the research with Only Human's Mary Harris.

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  • Live In-Studio: CocoRosie

    Studio 360

    Sierra and Bianca Casady lived all around the United States, but reuniting in Paris helped them find their sound as the band CocoRosie — and what a weird, wonderful sound it is.

  • Dan Friel Rattles Sonic Conventions, Again


    The mad scientist of electronic sounds plays music from his forthcoming record 'Life' live on Soundcheck. 

  • Hear A New Single From Courtney Barnett Produced By Jack White

    Barnett's new single, featuring a new song plus a moody cover of The Boys Next Door's "Shivers," comes out Oct. 16.

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Roots Bachata, Booze Music, and Balkan Bhangra


    This week, Moby rocks out, an alternative to internet cats, and sounds from the Balkans, the Dominican Republic, and the London stage. 

  • Seinabo Sey: At Home Anywhere, Ruling Airwaves Everywhere


    The singer and songwriter of Swedish and Gambian descent visits the Soundcheck studio to talk about a global childhood and her forthcoming record. 

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