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Snowday? WNYC's Complete Guide to Getting Snowed in

Anticipating getting (or just plain taking) a snowday? Need inspiration for things to cook, watch or read? A playlist for the winter wonderland? Want to know what snow even is and how it works? We've got all of that - we think - covered.

Soundcheck's Snow Day Songs

Friday, February 08, 2013

What music do you play when the weather outside is frightful? Soundcheck has you covered with a snow day mixtape to get you through the long weekend of being cooped up.

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Last Chance Foods: Essential Snow Day Snacking

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Check out a few recipes from past Last Chance Foods that will help keep you warm, entertained and well fed during snowstorm Nemo.

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Please Explain: Snow

Friday, December 21, 2007

We find out about the physics and chemistry of snow and what conditions we’ll need to have it with Dr. Kenneth Libbrecht, a professor of Physics at Caltech.

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Melissa Clark on Stocks and Soups

Friday, January 25, 2013

New York Times Dining columnist and cookbook writer Melissa Clark talks stocks: How to make them and how to use them to make soups and stews.

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Here's The Thing: Lena Dunham

Monday, January 21, 2013

This week, Alec Baldwin talks with Lena Dunham, whose hit show on HBO, "Girls," just started its second season. Three years ago, Dunham made a low-budget art house film called "Tiny Furniture."

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Is Netflix's "House Of Cards" The Future of TV?

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Bob Garfield, co-host of On The Media and author of The Chaos Scenario and the forthcoming Can't Buy Me Like: How Authentic Customer Connections Drive Superior Results discusses "House Of Cards", Netflix's first self-produced TV series, and what it might mean for the future of television on the internet.

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George Saunders Talks Tenth of December

Friday, January 11, 2013

George Saunders, a master of the short story, talks about his new collection, Tenth of December. These explore the fault lines of our own morality, delving into what makes us good and what makes us human.

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Crystal Bliss

Monday, December 17, 2012

You know those stunningly symmetrical, glittery snowflakes you see everywhere at a certain time of year -- hanging from streetlights, stitched on sweaters, and sprinkled all over tv? Those perfectly-etched pictures are all a big lie. Latif Nasser explains how it all began in a cold, snowy ...

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Culture Shock 1913

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

What a year was 1913! In an exhibition in a New York Armory, Cubism and abstraction were revealed to the American public for the first time. In Vienna, audience members at a concert of atonal music by Schoenberg and others broke out into a near-riot. And in Paris, Stravinsky and Nijinsky’s new ballet The Rite of Spring burst on stage with famously inflammatory results.

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Ed Koch's Cold Remedy

Thursday, January 29, 1987

Mayor Koch's "much better than doctors" recipe for a surefire cold remedy, the infamous Guggle Muggle. Delicious, "medically superb" and with a mysterious origin, it was passed on from mother to mother through generations untold. Don't forget the right dosage --if you can handle it.

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BL Show Winter Mixtape

Friday, February 26, 2010

It's a snow day, it's cold outside, and it's time to listen to some good winter music. We want your ideas for your favorite snow or winter songs - tracks that are good for curling up inside or trudging through the slush.

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Ina Garten's Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Serves 6, 2 if you're snowed in for a weekend.

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