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Jay Cowit

Technical Director, The Takeaway

Jay Cowit appears in the following:

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. 

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

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender!

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

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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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 message...

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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...

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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.

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

Thursday, June 26, 2014

PRI
WNYC
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?
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'How to Train Your Dragon 2' and '22 Jump Street'

Friday, June 13, 2014

PRI
WNYC
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." ...
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The Takeaway Weekender: Bad Grammar, Boston Accents, and Music as Therapy

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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Movie Date: 'The Fault in Our Stars,' 'Edge of Tomorrow,' and Special Guest Gia Coppola

Friday, June 06, 2014

PRI
WNYC
In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen explore the theme of survival: against aliens and time (in "Edge of Tomorrow"), against cancer and first love (in "The Fault in Ou...
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World Leaders Gather for 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Friday, June 06, 2014

Amidst the D-Day remembrances, President Obama and European leaders find themselves gathered at a time of great political turmoil that once more calls upon the solidarity of allied na...

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Movie Date: 'Maleficent,' 'A Million Ways to Die in the West,' and Special Guest Clive Owen

Thursday, May 29, 2014

PRI
WNYC
What makes a hero and hero and a villain a villain? And are the two really so different? Rafer and Kristen mull over these questions as they look at this week's big releases: "Malefic...
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Movie Date: 'Blended,' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past,' and Special Guest John Ottman

Friday, May 23, 2014

PRI
WNYC
Have we been here before? Because Rafer and Kristen are feeling some serious deja vu. It's all due to the release of the third Sandler-Barrymore romantic comedy ("Blended") and the se...
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Movie Date: 'Godzilla,' 'The Immigrant,' 'Million Dollar Arm,' and Special Guest Mark Ciardi

Thursday, May 15, 2014

PRI
WNYC
In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen look at the theme of immigration on film through three of this week's big releases: "The Immigrant," "Godzilla," and "Million Doll...
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Audio Essay: A Poignant Warning from The Past

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Writer Stefan Zweig tried to warn the world about the future, but he gave up and committed suicide in 1942 as the world was engulfed in the flames of World War II. As tensions continu...

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Businesses Rate Consumers. What's Your Score?

Friday, May 09, 2014

Most consumers are familiar with the opportunities to review businesses, but New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi was surprised to find herself on the other side of the equation when she ...

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Audio Essay: Remembering Boston

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A year ago today, no one knew what was about to happen, and for each runner, they knew it would be a momentous day. It was a momentous day for the whole city of Boston, the nation and the world of course.

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How Would You Amend the Constitution?

Friday, February 28, 2014

We've got 27 amendments so far, including the right to free speech and the right to bear arms. Should we add a 28th? What would it look like? Kerry Sautner, vice president of visitor ...

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