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Kristen Meinzer

Kristen Meinzer appears in the following:

Movie Date: Films to See & Avoid This Weekend

Friday, January 16, 2015

Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, and Kristen Meinzer, culture producer for The Takeaway, review the new films hitting the box office this weekend.

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2015 Oscars: The Nods, Surprises & Snubs

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Academy announced their nominations for the 2015 Oscars today. Kirsten Meinzer, co-host of The Movie Date Podcast, walks us through the nods, the surprises, and the snubs.

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The Moon Is a Galactic Garbage Can

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In total, the moon hosts more than 400,000 pounds of man-made material. But is this trash a problem, or just the cost of doing space travel?

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The CentCom Hack & The Age of Cybervandalism

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

U.S. Central Command, also known as CentCom, is responsible for U.S. military affairs in the Middle East. Yesterday their social media accounts were attacked by a group claiming be ISIS.

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'Taken 3,' 'Inherent Vice,' 'Mozart in the Jungle,' and Listener Mail

Friday, January 09, 2015

It's the early days of January, and you know what that means when it comes it movies...
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Surprising Twist: GOP May Raise Gas Tax

Friday, January 09, 2015

A few powerful GOP senators are signaling that they're open to the idea—even House Speaker John Boehner, who personally opposes raising the gas tax, hasn't ruled it out.

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Ben Folds on Why He Loves The Piano

Friday, January 09, 2015

The solo artist and frontman of Ben Folds Five discusses his first encounters with the instrument he loves. 

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Portlanders Struggle to Say Goodbye to Airport Carpet

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Portlanders are bidding a fond farewell to the carpet at the Portland Airport. Yes, the carpet. 

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Art Project Puts Used Pianos In Public Spaces

Thursday, January 08, 2015

From Los Angeles to Melbourne, decorated pianos are showing up on sidewalks, under bridges, and in parks. 

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The Sound of Passion: Falling in Love With the Piano

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

From teachers and students to tuners and technicians, the piano has a lot of dedicated fans. 

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Movies to Marathon and Miss This Awards Season

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Even the critics who are "Wes Anderson-ed out" are calling his cohort Jason Schartzman's film, "Listen Up Phillip," a hilarious sleeper bound to make top ten lists, if not win awards.

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The 30 Million-Word Gap Between Rich and Poor Children

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

A marked disparity in the vocabularies of children of low-income and high-income parents has been shown to have lasting effects throughout their lives.

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The Best Movies of 2014

Saturday, January 03, 2015

As we move forward into 2015, Rafer and Kristen take a look back at the very best movies of 2014. 
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Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music: "Mozart in the Jungle"

Monday, December 29, 2014

The new Amazon Prime series "Mozart in the Jungle" is attracting attention for its A-list cast and racy look at the modern day classical music world. But how much of it is true?

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Today's Takeaways: A Celebrity Christmas Special

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Happy Holidays from The Takeaway! Today, we're bringing you a Christmas Day Special—an hour packed with interviews featuring some of our favorite celebrities.

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Christmas Movie Trivia Quiz

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Each year a new Christmas movie hits the box office. But how much do you really know about the most popular holiday flicks? Take our Christmas Movie Trivia Quiz and test yourself here.

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The Movie Date Podcast's Holiday Film Guide

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Tonight's the biggest release date of the year - Christmas Eve! Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman review seven movies out on the big screen tonight.

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The Christmas Movie Extravaganza!

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

There are eight movies you can see in the theatres this Christmas, but which one is the most suitable for the season?
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Jolly Without Holly: How Non-Christian Families Navigate The Holidays

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

How do non-Christian parents who prefer to keep Christmas-free homes stick to their guns in a nation that's so in love with Christmas? Families of different faiths weigh in here.

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How Mariah Carey Won Christmas

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Of the thousands of jingles composed since 1940, Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You" has become an instant holiday pop classic.

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