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Jennifer Hsu

Jennifer Hsu appears in the following:

Stanley, The Philosophical Clown

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

A clown, a mask-maker for pro-wrestlers, the Hasidic Jew on Conan O'Brien, Stanley Allan Sherman is a modern-day Renaissance man. 

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Nominate Your Neighbor!

Monday, April 05, 2010

Know Your Neighbor puts the spotlight on the unsung souls living right next door. 

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Chong No, The Troubadour of Stuyvesant High

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

The halls of Stuyvesant High School are home to some of the city's brightest students—and a Korean-American Lady Gaga. Meet 17-year-old Chong No from Bayside, Queens.

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Angie, The Crafty Burlesque Dancer

Thursday, March 04, 2010

By night, Angie Pontani is a burlesque dancer. By day, she's a craft-obsessed homebody, whose passions include crochet, stitching and stain removal.

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Julianna, The One-Woman Choir

Monday, February 15, 2010

Musician Julianna Barwick creates multitiered, otherworldly songs with her voice, a few machines, and Garageband. And it all goes down right in her bedroom in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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Malcolm, The Dog Man

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Keeping dogs happy is a serious business for Malcolm Smart of Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. With a doggie daycare center, grooming shop and supply store, he has made a love for pups his life's work.

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The UN's Extreme Makeover

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

A massive renovation is underway at the United Nations. Luckily for aficionados of mid-century modern design, there is also an elaborate strategy in place to preserve and restore the...

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Samuel, The Concise Poet

Monday, December 28, 2009

Samuel Menashe of Greenwich Village writes poems. Really short poems.

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Kid Art: A Brooklyn 4-Year-Old Takes You To The Rainbow City

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Your kid's art isn't just good for decorating refrigerators and office cubicles. It's also a glimpse into imagination and the creative process.

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Sultana, The Queen of the Middle East Village

Monday, November 30, 2009

Sultana is an East Villager who feels as deeply about Middle East peace as he does about high heels after dark. 

"I believe in makeup," the Palestinian drag queen says. "Even if you're doing the laundry, you should have lip gloss on."

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Cooking with a pork pro

Monday, May 25, 2009

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For high quality video, click the "HQ" button. The Takeaway reclaims the mighty pig this Memorial Day and gets a cooking lesson from pork-loving restaurateur Craig Samuel at Peache...
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Subway Riders with No Pants? It's 'Improv Everywhere'!

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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For high quality video, click the "HQ" button. Networking technology has radically changed how we do many things -- including startling other people. The group Improv Everywhere ...
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The high cost of higher education: Is it worth it?

Friday, May 15, 2009

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For high quality video, click the "HQ" button. This year 3.2 million students are expected to graduate from high school and of those, roughly 70 percent will go on to get a col...
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Hillary Clinton's advice to graduates

Thursday, May 14, 2009

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For high quality video, click the "HQ" button. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke to the graduating class at New York University yesterday. Did she tell the new grads ...
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Save money and look good on the job: How to cook right at your office desk

Monday, May 11, 2009

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For high quality video, click the "HQ" button. It's a recipe for frustration. In tough economic times, many people are working too hard to take off for an hour-long lunch. And who ...
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How to save the pork industry

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

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For high quality video, click the "HQ" button. You can't get swine flu from eating pork. (And it’s not even called swine flu anymore—technically it’s H1N1 Influenza A.) Nonethele...
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What does "pandemic" mean?

Friday, May 01, 2009

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What does a pandemic mean? We hear it and we think panic. But strangely the word pandemic has no other synonym in the English language. The Takeaway asks Grant Barrett, lexicograp...
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Kids on the economy

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

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For high quality video, click the "HQ" button. The Takeaway's Femi Oke talks with middle school students in Brooklyn, New York, about how they’re dealing with the recession. Th...
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Taxpayers to GM and Chrysler: Hey, these cars are mine!

Friday, April 17, 2009

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Trouble viewing this video? Check out the YouTube version. The Takeaway's John Hockenberry heads over to the New York Auto Show to check out the cars his taxpayer bailout dollar...
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Fired and feisty: Email from the unemployed

Thursday, April 16, 2009

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