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Diving into the WNYC Audio Archives

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

WNYC

Over the past 90 years, WNYC has had the honor of hosting some of the world's most prominent figures on our airwaves. From Robert Frost to Miles Davis and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Winston Churchill and Alice Monro -- we have learned about the world alongside our listeners during these poignant interviews. Take a listen to some of the most compelling guests that have graced the WNYC airwaves.

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Staycation! WNYC's July 4th Guide to Exploring Your City

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Even if you're stuck in the city for the holiday, you can still have an memorable weekend. Here’s your schedule for three days of delicious food, fun activities, and adventurous exploring - all on a budget.

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The Waffle Wars: Which Side Are You On?

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

As the U.S Men’s National team prepares for its match with Belgium later today, a fight has already begun between the two nations...over waffles. Waffle House, an American fast-food franchise, tweeted yesterday morning that they “don’t believe in [Belgian] waffles.” A representative told TMZ that they support a boycott ...

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NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs Of 2014 (So Far)

Monday, June 30, 2014

Our 50 favorite songs from the first half of the year offer many different pleasures and got stuck in our heads for different reasons, but they all managed to become essential.

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11 New York City Instagrammers You Should Follow This Summer

Monday, June 30, 2014

Blue skies, majestic sunsets, and colorful street art — you can’t be everywhere this summer, but you can get an eyeful of the city in your Instagram feed. These are the people who’ll show you the highlights and secret moments of New York City.

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The Elusive Dave Chappelle Re-Emerges, But For How Long?

Friday, June 27, 2014

The comedy superstar has been headlining a series of sold-out shows at Radio City Music Hall. His routine was a reminder of a singular perspective on race that vanished when he went on hiatus.

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Preview: Alpha Dad Gets Snipped

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

WNYC

In a lot of ways, vasectomies couldn’t have asked for a better spokesman than Australian Clint Greagan: weightlifter, rugby fanatic, and stay-at-home father of four who happened to get his vas deferens cut by a man named Dr. Snip. Here's a preview of next week's episode.

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Wimbledon Watch: New Faces As Women's Tennis Makes A Comeback

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

A fresh batch of female tennis players are boldly announcing their presence, and revitalizing the sport in the process.

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Announcing the Launch of Q2 Music's Meet The Composer

Monday, June 23, 2014

From WQXR's Q2 Music, Meet the Composer is a new podcast that takes listeners into the minds and creative processes of the composers making some of the most innovative, compelling and breathtakingly beautiful music today. The show is hosted by the critically-acclaimed violist Nadia Sirota.

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Meanstruation: HelloFlo's Mother-Daughter War Is Funny, And Sad

Monday, June 23, 2014

The company's popular new ad for "period starter kits" has lightened the mood on a difficult subject, but NPR's Laurel Dalrymple thinks tween angst is hard enough without petty family battles.

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23 Reminders That It's Officially Jorts Season

Friday, June 20, 2014

The weather doesn't have to get much above 70 degrees in New York for jorts to come out of storage, and for jorts journalism to kick into thigh gear. Herewith, a reintroduction to the divisive denim trend and a selection of our favorite looks.

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Watch: How to Curse Like a World Cup Fan

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

We talk to World Cup obsessives from Japan, Cameroon, Brazil, Mexico, Croatia and Greece about how they cheer (and drink, and curse) their team. 

 

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Preview: What Death and Divorce Taught Jane Fonda

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WNYC

Her mother committed suicide when she was 12 years old, and in this preview of next week's episode, Jane Fonda says it took fifty years and three marriages and divorces before she finally felt whole.

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Where Did All of Tennis' Rivalries Go?

Friday, June 06, 2014

Maria Sharapova’s French Open victory was great for her personal brand, but not all that great for tennis. Big time rivalries have given way to charming players draped in Nike. But one up-and-comer is bursting onto the women’s tour, and she’s not there to make friends.

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Music is a Holy Art: A Richard Strauss Celebration

Friday, June 06, 2014

WQXR

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Richard Strauss's birth, this hour-long special explores his dedication to his art, as reflected in his grand orchestral works and his unforgettable operas.

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Preview: What's a Normal Family, Anyway?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

WNYC

New York-based performance artist Lucy Sexton was never one for convention. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that when it came to having a family, she found a way to make it happen on her own terms.

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Preview: Confessions of a Nashville Power Couple

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

In this preview of next week's episode, musicians Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires get real about what it takes to hold their marriage together on the road. 

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#WhyIStay In My City

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Public radio stations around the country are exploring what keeps people in place and what motivates them to move.

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Shake It: A Modern Polaroid Love Story

Thursday, May 08, 2014

WNYC

For a moment, the Polaroid looked like it was on its way out, forever to be forgotten. But in recent years, it has become clear inspiration for digital photography apps and memes, reigniting a nostalgic devotion across the world.

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Some of the Most Flawless Women on WNYC's Airwaves

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

It’s history. It’s women. Bow down.

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