Jenny Lawton is the Senior Editor of WNYC Studios, where she works on Nancy, Radiolab's More Perfect, and other projects. She was previously the Executive Producer of Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen. Before joining WNYC, she covered politics, technology, and the arts at WBEZ/Chicago Public Radio.
Jenny Lawton appears in the following:
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what about an artwork that’s nothing but words?
Monday, August 07, 2017
Walk into MoMA and you’ll find everything from paintings by Van Gogh to video games and emojis. How come all these things be in the same museum?
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Andy Warhol wanted to be a famous artist, and painting soup cans got him way more than his 15 minutes of fame. But is there more to Pop Art than being popular?
Monday, July 31, 2017
Back in the 1960s, artists couldn’t wait to get their hands on a new medium: video. Since then, they’ve used it to capture everything from the personal to the political.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
An estimated 15,000 trans people currently serve in the U.S. military.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Sometimes art doesn’t look like very much like art at all -- and that’s kind of the point of Minimalism. But Abbi discovers there’s a lot more to simplicity than meets the eye.
Monday, July 17, 2017
Works of art that are just one color -- monochromes -- are sometimes easy to walk by. But if you take the time to look, monochromes can recharge your batteries better than meditation.
Thursday, July 06, 2017
A sneak peek at the new podcast in which host Abbi Jacobson (“Broad City”) explores The Museum of Modern Art with her friends and other smart people to ask: what the heck is that?
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Maybe don't overthink this one.
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Sometimes when you speak up, the world answers.
Sunday, June 11, 2017
The shooting at Pulse claimed 49 lives. Orlando hasn’t been the same since.
Sunday, June 04, 2017
Asia Kate Dillon’s role on “Billions” helped them understand a non-binary gender identity. Tina Healy comes out as trans over and over again.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
It set the model for the hit family sitcom. Lucy's weekly antics and humiliation entered the DNA of TV comedy: from “Desperate Housewives” to “30 Rock,” writers can’t live without Lucy.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Traveled down the road and back again. Join us for a trip to Florida, with special guests Rufus Wainwright, Saeed Jones, and the ghost of Bea Arthur.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
We talk to Lena Waithe, the scene-stealing BFF on Master of None.
Sunday, May 14, 2017
There’s no shame in asking for a ‘90s boy band haircut.
Sunday, May 07, 2017
David and Dominique have something in common.
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Albus Dumbledore isn't gay, no matter what J.K. Rowling says. But that doesn't mean the "Harry Potter" books aren't incredibly queer.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Gay Republicans say they’ve got Trump on speed dial. Is he picking up the phone?