Streams

Jay Cowit

Technical Director, The Takeaway

Jay Cowit appears in the following:

The New Offering from The Budos Band

Monday, October 13, 2014

Influenced by West African jazz, funk, and heavy metal, The Budos Band got their start as high schoolers in Staten Island, but have gone on to tour the world. 

Comments [2]

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, October 10, 2014

Putin got a weird birthday gift, the BBC celebrated itself with a bunch of famous people singing, and one site is using incredible drawings to cover the Hong Kong protests.

Comments [1]

Banjos and Ballots: Mike Doughty Jams With John Hockenberry

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Mike Doughty, the former lead singer of Soul Coughing, jams with John Hockenberry on the banjo, and chats about being a liberal from a conservative family.

Comments [1]

The Takeaway Weekender: Home-Cooking, Hollywood Horror, and Great Ideas

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

Comment

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, October 03, 2014

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, producer with Studio 360 and and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

Comments [1]

The Weekender: How The Takeaway is Made

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Have you ever wondered how The Takeaway is made? Now's your chance to find out.

Comments [3]

The Takeaway Weekender: Single Americans, Robot Cockroaches, and a Scottish Movie Star

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

Comment

The Takeaway Weekender: A Comedic Icon, GMOs, and a U.S. General

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

Comments [1]

A Gift to Joan Rivers: Meryl Streep Crying in 5 Accents

Friday, September 05, 2014

"When I die...I want my funeral to be a huge showbiz affair...I want Meryl Streep crying, in five different accents," Rivers once wrote. So we obliged. Here's a montage of Streep crying.

Comments [2]

Today's Takeaways: A Labor Day Special

Monday, September 01, 2014

This Labor Day, The Takeaway is all about hard work. 

Comments [4]

The Takeaway Weekender: The Summer of 2014, Racial Diversity, and Rewriting Memories

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

Comments [1]

Why the Summer of 2014 Was Great

Friday, August 29, 2014

Three supermoons. A girl dominated the Little League World Series. It wasn't hot and gross. As the summer sun sets this Labor Day Weekend, let's remember how good we've had it. 

Comments [6]

The Takeaway Weekender: Bad Feminism, The 7 Deadly Sins, and K-Pop

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender!

Comment

The Takeaway Weekender: A Nigerian Folk Hero, A Changing Body, and A Character Study

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

Comment

The Takeaway Weekender: A Dream of Peace, A Vacation From The News, and A Prescription for Play

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender!

Comments [1]

The Music & Memories of Your Past

Monday, July 21, 2014

Close your eyes and think about a song. What memories does it invoke? We asked listeners like you to share the songs that remind you of the past. We got tons of calls and text messages, so we put together this unofficial playlist that can function as the soundtrack to your memories.

Comments [3]

Listener Responses: The Childhood Event You Would Make a Movie About

Friday, July 11, 2014

This weekend, Richard Linklater's much talked about indie film "Boyhood" opens in theaters. The revolutionary movie, shot over twelve consecutive years, follows Mason, played by Ellar Coltrane, from the ages of 6 to 18. Moviegoers watch Ellar's transformation from a child to an adult in 160 minutes. We asked you, our listeners, to tell us what memorable scenes from you own childhood could be turned into a movie. Your responses truly have cinematic potential.

Comments [4]

Nikki Giovanni on Langston Hughes' 'Conversation With the Future'

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

In a speech aired on WNYC in 1957, poet and civil rights icon Langston Hughes grappled with finding an authentic American voice in the face of prejudice.

Comments [2]

'Transformers 4,' 'Begin Again,' 'Obvious Child,' and Movie Therapy

Thursday, June 26, 2014

When is a robot fight sequence too violent? Why is Hollywood afraid to depict abortion? Does Hollywood understand the music industry? And would a movie centering on lawn darts be a hit?
Read More

Comment

'How to Train Your Dragon 2' and '22 Jump Street'

Friday, June 13, 2014

In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen look at two movies focused on best friends who always have each others' backs: "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and "22 Jump Street." Helping them mull over the debatably homophobic humor of the latter is Eric Sasson, columnist behind the Wall Street Journal's CTRL-ALT column. Rafer and Kristen also dedicate some time to a listener in need of some Father's Day related Movie Therapy. And, as always, there's trivia!

Read More

Comment