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Kristen Meinzer

Kristen Meinzer appears in the following:

Confessions of a 'Star Wars' Virgin

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

If you feel like you're the only one that hasn't seen "Star Wars," rest assured, you're not alone. 

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Into the Heart of Chaos: New Film Chronicles the Brutality of Syria

Monday, December 14, 2015

The documentary "50 Feet from Syria" follows Hisham Bismar, a Syrian-American surgeon, as he returns to the Turkish-Syrian border to treat patients wounded in the Syrian Civil War.

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The Art of Composing Holiday Magic

Monday, December 14, 2015

WQXR’s own Hannis Brown talks about composing original music for two of Barneys New York's wondrously elaborate holiday window installations. 

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In the Heart of the Sea, The Big Short, Lady in the Van, and the Golden Globe Nods

Friday, December 11, 2015

PRI
WNYC
In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review "In the Heart of the Sea," "The Big Short," and "Lady in the Van." They also weigh in on this year's Golden Globe nods. 
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Workers Suffer as U.S. Employers Misuse Visa Program

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

An investigation finds that U.S. employers are abusing a temporary guest worker program, something that's led to the mass firings of U.S. workers, and the exploitation of foreigners.

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Maya Lin on Earth, Art, and Memory

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Acclaimed artist, architect, and memorialist Maya Lin talks about moving dirt, moving hearts, and making beauty. 

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Youth, Chiraq, The Letters, Krampus, Master of None

Friday, December 04, 2015

PRI
WNYC
In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review "Youth," "Chiraq," "The Letters," "Krampus," and "Master of None."
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Your Listening Guide to Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving from The Takeaway! We’re here to help you get past the undercooked conversations and overheated arguments that can sometimes come with the holidays.

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Movie Date: Films to Catch and Skip This Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Every week, the co-hosts of The Movie Date Podcast drop by to review the new releases hitting the box office.

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Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, The Secret in Their Eyes, The Night Before

Friday, November 20, 2015

PRI
WNYC
In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review "The Secrets in Their Eyes," "The Night Before," and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2." 
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The Turkey Who Loved My Wife

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Radiolab's Robert Krulwich tells the story of a turkey that put the moves on his wife, and On The Media's Brooke Gladstone shows us how NOT to make dessert.

Love the Coopers, 33, By the Sea, Spotlight

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

PRI
WNYC
In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review Love the Coopers, 33, By The Sea, and Spotlight. They also share some confessions.
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Thanksgiving Is For Eaters (with Amy Sedaris)

Monday, November 16, 2015

Amy Sedaris and Mo Rocca offer advice on dealing with family at the holidays, the NY Times’ Sam Sifton rails against appetizers at Thanksgiving, and Kenji Lopez-Alt talks turkey science.

'Suffragette' and the Real-Life Struggle for the Vote

Friday, November 13, 2015

The film "Suffragette" explores how women fought for the right to vote in the U.K. A descendant of Emmeline Pankhurst, played by Meryl Streep in the film, talks here with the director.

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Spectre, Peanuts, Brooklyn, Suffragette

Friday, November 06, 2015

PRI
WNYC
This week's Movie Date podcast centers on a man named Bond, a boy named Brown, a borough called Brooklyn, and some women in Britain.  
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Your Password Solution, Courtesy of an 11-Year-Old With Her Own Start-Up

Thursday, November 05, 2015

While some kids are selling lemonade, 11-year-old Mira Modi is selling cryptographically smart passwords for two dollars each.

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U.K. Believes Bomb Took Down Russian Plane, U.S. Less Certain

Thursday, November 05, 2015

The British government announced Wednesday that they believe an explosive device likely took the Russian jet over the Sinai. The U.S., though, is sending mixed messages.

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Protect and Serve? Investigation Finds 1,000 Predator Police Officers

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Over the last six years, at least 1,000 police officers across 41 states were stripped of their badges for sexual misconduct. But those numbers tell only one part of the story. 

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Our Brand is Crisis, Truth, Scout's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, Burnt

Friday, October 30, 2015

PRI
WNYC
In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen review two movies about politics, one about zombies, and another about a very mean chef.
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The Truth Behind 'Truth'

Friday, October 30, 2015

The new film "Truth" tells the story of how Mary Mapes, Dan Rather's legendary CBS producer, went down in flames over the Killian documents. 

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