Streams

Sarah Montague

Senior Producer

Sarah Montague appears in the following:

Hear Some (Slightly) Magical Short Stories

Friday, December 27, 2013

Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents three kind-of-magical tales and one true love story, featuring works by James Thurbur, Alice Hoffman and Rita Dove.

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Word Up: Youth Fills in the Blanks as Crosswords Turn 100

Friday, December 20, 2013

Crosswords are a hundred years young as a new generation of constructors adds LOL and more.

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Short Stories to Bring Comfort, Joy and a Little Sass

Friday, December 20, 2013

Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four Christmas-themed works to bring you comfort, joy, and a little sass.

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David Sedaris Presents Stories About Difficult Choices

Friday, December 13, 2013

David Sedaris ushers in stories about tough choices, and describes a serious (not) wardrobe crisis.

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Neil Gaiman Reads You Stories About Wish Fulfilment

Friday, December 06, 2013

Best-selling fantasy writer Neil Gaiman presents two provocative stories about wish fulfillment, and chats with SHORTS' literary commentator, and novelist, Hannah Tinti.

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Selected Shorts: Extremely Creative Writing

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

A writers' model, Alex Karpovsky reads some extremely creative writing by Etgar Keret, Joan Didion tells us how she did it, TC Boyle dates Jane Austen.

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Let Sally Field and Jane Kaczmarek Read You Some John Updike

Friday, November 22, 2013

We celebrate American master John Updike with readings by Jane Kaczmarek (guest host) and Oscar-winning actress Sally Field

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Selected Shorts: All Tangled Up

Friday, November 15, 2013

Guest host Wyatt Cenac presents tangled tales by T.C. Boyle, Thomas Meehan, and Jane Austen--in twenty tweets.  Really.

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Selected Shorts: Complicated Couples

Friday, November 08, 2013

A long marriage and the Tweedledum and Tweedledee of the nuclear age in stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.

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Selected Shorts: Child's Play

Friday, November 01, 2013

Wyatt Cenac hosts stories by Toure, George Saunders, and Shirley Jackson

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Selected Shorts: Fateful Meetings A Halloween Special

Friday, October 25, 2013

Celebrate Halloween with guest host Wyatt Cenac.  Listen to an hilarious Frankenstein parody by Robertson Davies, and hear Cenac read Edgar Allan Poe's revenge tale, "The Cask of Amontillado."

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Selected Shorts: So You Want to Change the World?

Friday, October 18, 2013

Robert Sean Leonard hosts three stories about revolution, and Edie Falco makes her SHORTS debut.

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Alex Karpovsky Talks New Yorker Festival

Saturday, October 05, 2013

The writer and director Alex Karpovsky, who portrays Ray on the HBO series "Girls," is making his first appearance at the festival and he's a little nervous about it.

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You Too, Brutus, a Woman?

Friday, October 04, 2013

Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is a violent cautionary tale about the abuse of power. Moliere’s The Learned Ladies is a genial satire about social and intellectual pretension. As WNYC’s Sarah Montague reports, each is being interpreted this season in an unusual way: with all women casts.

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Celebrating James Thurber With Wyatt Cenac

Friday, September 27, 2013

“Something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone…” in this case, a celebration of the great American humorist James Thurber by guest host comedian Wyatt Cenac.

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Selected Shorts: Dorothy Parker's Wicked Pen

Friday, September 20, 2013

Guest host David Sedaris presents a program of stories by the legendary wit, Dorothy Parker

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Selected Shorts: High Society

Friday, September 13, 2013

Guest host Cynthia Nixon introduces two tales of avarice and pretension among the well-heeled and well-born.

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Selected Shorts: Parents and Children

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Adult children untangle their pasts in two stories about fateful marriages and what comes down from parents to children.

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Horsing Around Grand Central Terminal

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

To help celebrate Grand Central Terminal's 100th anniversary, some horses will be grazing and walking around the Beaux-Arts station. It's part of an installation and performance piece by artist Nick Cave.

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Tiny, but Mighty, Banana Joe Takes the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

“He doesn’t know he’s small, he doesn’t know he has a pushed-in face—he thinks he’s Mr. America.”

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