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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, January 21, 2013
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.