President Obama is reelected and a new storm approaches. Jeff Greenfield of PBS, NPR’s Cokie Roberts and others provide thorough analysis of election results, from the presidential race to ballot initiatives. Plus: Continued coverage of the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy and the coming nor'easter.
On today’s show: The New Yorker’s John Cassidy helps us parse the election results. Our series Globavores continues, with a look at potatoes! David Rothenberg tells of his surprising life on and off Broadway. And we’ll look at China Central Television, the world’s largest TV network and the official mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party.
Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture.
Obama Wins a Second Term | Strategists Discuss Yesterday's Election | Ballot Measures Mark Change in States | Florida Presidential Outcome Remains Undecided | The Country's To Do List for the Next Four Years | That Song in Your Post-Election Heart
The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props or accompaniment. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. Each hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight with their honesty, bravery, and humor.
Today on Soundcheck: Billboard editor and bullpen member Joe Levy brings us three recent music releases he's excited about.
A mouth-watering chat about dosas, the South Indian crepe that's the subject of a short film called, Dosa Hunt. Yeasayer's Anand Wilder and Stereogum executive editor and the creator of the film Amrit Singh give us the low down on food and the film project.
And Silversun Pickups hit the studio to play songs from its latest album Neck Of The Woods.
Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark wit and spontaneity, Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.
Take a dip into minimal hypnotic music with something from composer/professor (theory and history of sound!) Anthony Moore and composer/artist Alexis Georgopoulos, who goes by “Arp.” Moore was formerly a member of weird pop band Slapp Happy, and has also studied Indian classical music with Viram Jasani. Georgopoulos used to be a member of California percussion ramble band Tussle and has written a few film scores and works for dance. Together, these two punks have crafted a collection of tunes recalling the Penguin Café Orchestra stuck in a Möbius strip, with two for Englishman Robert Wyatt called “Wild Grass I & II.”