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Andrei Codrescu

Andrei Codrescu appears in the following:

When The TV Set Goes Dark, One Soundtrack Replaces Another

Monday, June 16, 2014

When commentator Andrei Codrescu finally gives up TV, he starts to hear what he first thinks is silence — but soon, nature and quiet sounds penetrate his life.

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To Buy Or Not To Buy A Book Store, And Some Considerations

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Commentator Andrei Codrescu gets an offer to buy the Stein Bookstore in Jerusalem. It is the most distinguished bookstore in a city where books play an important role, and a place where great author once came.

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Is There Any Meaning In Poet Seamus Heaney's Last Text?

Friday, September 06, 2013

Commentator Andrei Codrescu reflects on the text message written by poet Seamus Heaney just before he died. In Latin he wrote to his wife "do not be afraid." The 74-year-old Heaney died in a Dublin hospital last week. Codrescu says no great meaning should be implied — it was just a personal message to his wife.

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What's Behind Romania's Church Building Spree?

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Commentator Andrei Codrescu notes the complicity of the Romanian Catholic Church in both World War II and Communist-era wrongs. Now the church is given big new construction projects to politically connected contractors.

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The Future Is Here! Is It 1950?

Friday, May 03, 2013

Commentator Andrei Codrescu says he knew the future was back when he saw a headline in Smithsonian Magazine. In his mind he imagines a sinister-something that does everything we want for us. He has been against this faux device since he was born.

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Adding Memory

Thursday, June 07, 2007

We start this section off with a question from writer Andrei Codrescu: "where do computers get their extra memory from?" And then we take it literally. Can you add memories? Dr. Elizabeth Loftus says yes. She’s a psychologist in the department of Criminology, Law and Society at ...

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Memory and Forgetting

Thursday, June 07, 2007

Remembering is a tricky, unstable business. This hour: a look behind the curtain of how memories are made...and forgotten.

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