Jenny Lawton

Senior Editor, WNYC Studios

Jenny Lawton appears in the following:

#7: You’ve Got to Watch This!

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.  

#16: Let's Talk About Trump's Trans Ban

Thursday, July 27, 2017

An estimated 15,000 trans people currently serve in the U.S. military.

#5: Minimalism to the Max

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.

#3: How Questlove Learned to Love Silence

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.

Presenting: A Piece of Work

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?

#14: Kathy Goes to Camp

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Maybe don't overthink this one.

#13: It's Really You

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Sometimes when you speak up, the world answers.

#12: Everything Changed

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The shooting at Pulse claimed 49 lives. Orlando hasn’t been the same since.

#11: You've Told Me This Before

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.

American Icons: I Love Lucy

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.

#10: Dear Nancy

Sunday, May 28, 2017

We've got mail.

#9: Thank You for Being a Friend

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.

#8: The Coolest Lesbian Ever

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

We talk to Lena Waithe, the scene-stealing BFF on Master of None.

#7: Fear of Being Butch

Sunday, May 14, 2017

There’s no shame in asking for a ‘90s boy band haircut.

#6: Here's What It's Like

Sunday, May 07, 2017

David and Dominique have something in common.

#5: There Are No Gay Wizards

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.

#4: The Elephant in the Room

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Gay Republicans say they’ve got Trump on speed dial. Is he picking up the phone?

#3: I Had No Idea

Sunday, April 16, 2017

We were in a relationship?

#2: Like Two Ken Dolls Being Smashed Together

Monday, April 10, 2017

When sex ed doesn't cover it, you've got to figure stuff out on your own.

#1: Hello, hello

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Come out. Repeat. Record.