Kristen Meinzer

Kristen Meinzer appears in the following:

Why Alexander Hamilton Should Stay on the $10 Bill

Friday, June 19, 2015

A descendant of Alexander Hamilton thinks it's a horrible mistake to replace the founding father and former Treasury Secretary on the $10 bill. He explains why. 

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Holy Land: Pope to Call for Environmental Consciousness

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

While the earth is introduced in the first sentence of the Bible, it hasn't always been front and center at the pulpit. For Catholics, that's expected to change tomorrow.

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Tech Giants See a Future in Virtual Reality

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Now, more than ever, virtual reality is looking like actual reality as big players like Sony and Facebook get on board. How long will it be before we're all strapped into headsets?


Quirky Girls, Crazy Dads, and Working Women

Monday, June 15, 2015

This week's Movie Date podcast has a little something for everyone, especially those who love quirky girls, hate crazy dads, and presume that working women are the root of all evil. 
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Movie Date: Films to See and Avoid This Weekend

Friday, June 12, 2015

The Movie Date Podcast team is back to review the weekend's new releases, including "Jurassic World," "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," and "Live From New York!"


Restaurant Bans Tips—And Profits Nearly Triple

Friday, June 12, 2015

At Bar Marco in Pittsburgh, tipping has been banned and workers are paid at least $35,000 a year and are provided health insurance, vacation days, company shares, and annual bonuses.

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Theater for the 60 Second Attention Span

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Hate the idea of sitting through a three-hour play? Rest assured, not every theatre experience has to be a major commitment. Some plays, in fact, are a mere 60 seconds long.


The Next President Could be a Princess, an Emperor, or Vermin Supreme

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Step aside Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush—there are 366 people running for president in 2016. We have the details on some of the lesser known, longshot candidates running for office.

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Trapped in Isolation with Only Hollywood Films

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Imagine this: You have spent your entire life locked away from society in a Manhattan apartment. Your only company comes in the form films. This isn't a movie—this is a true story.

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Bravery & Sacrifice: The Women of the Arab Spring

Monday, June 08, 2015

"The Trials of Spring" tells the story of nine women who played central roles in the Arab Spring uprisings and their aftermaths in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen. 

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Sex and War and Rock and Roll

Friday, June 05, 2015

This week's Movie Date podcast is all sex and war and rock and roll, as Rafer and Kristen review "Entourage," "Spy," "Testament of Youth," "Love and Mercy," and a special Mystery Date!
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John Cusack on Being Brian Wilson in 'Love & Mercy'

Friday, June 05, 2015

John Cusack talks about playing Brian Wilson, the brilliant co-founder and composer of The Beach Boys, in the new film "Love & Mercy." 

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Movie Date: Films to See and Avoid This Weekend

Friday, June 05, 2015

The Movie Date Podcast team is back to review the weekend's new releases, including “Spy” and “Entourage.”


Transitioning When You're Not Rich, Famous, or Caitlyn Jenner

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

This week, Caitlyn Jenner's transition is being celebrated in the media and across the Twittersphere. Two people explain what's it like to transition when you're not rich or famous.

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Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg Explains the World

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The great Nobel laureate and theoretical physicist Steven Weinberg shares his thoughts on history, science, and the meaning of life. 

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Rerun Nation: Is America Out of Original Ideas?

Monday, June 01, 2015

Whether it's at the movie theater or on the campaign trail, we're surrounded by reboots, reloads, remakes, and sequels. Where has American originality gone?

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The Earth is Mad and So is Everyone in Hawaii

Sunday, May 31, 2015

The earth is mad in "San Andreas" and everyone is mad in Hawaii. At least, they will be mad after they see "Aloha." 
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Extended Interview: Teen Porn Industry Exposed in 'Hot Girls Wanted'

Saturday, May 30, 2015

The team behind the new documentary "Hot Girls Wanted"—co-directors Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus, and producer Rashida Jones— discuss their new film.

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What the World Pays for Cheap Clothing

Friday, May 29, 2015

We now consume 400% more clothing than we did two decades ago, and a lot of it is affordable, fashionable and disposable clothing that's linked to human rights abuses across the globe. 

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Teen Porn Industry Exposed in 'Hot Girls Wanted'

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Rashida Jones joins us to discuss her new documentary, which explores the realities of the “amateur” porn world, and the steady stream of 18-to-19-year-old girls entering into it.

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