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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • In the Kitchen, in the Theater

    James Beard Award-winning food writer Melissa Clark offers Thanksgiving shortcuts. Playwright Ayad Akhtar and actor Aasif Mandvi talk about their play, “Disgraced.” We’ll celebrate the 25th anniversary season of the Irish Repertory Theater and look at its production of “The Freedom of the City.” Plus, this week’s Please Explain is all about the Fiscal Cliff.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 06:00 AM
    Freakonomics Radio
  • Sometimes we have a hard time committing ourselves – whether it’s quitting a bad habit or  following through on a worthy goal. In this episode of Freakonomics Radio, we share stories  about “commitment devices.” They’re a clever way to force yourself to do something that  you know will be hard. ...

  • 07:00 AM
    On The Media
  • On the Media explores how the media 'sausage' is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and abroad. For one hour a week, the show tries to lift the veil from the process of "making media," especially news media, because it's through that lens that we literally see the world and the world sees us.

  • 08:00 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday
  • Each week, nearly 4 million listeners tune in to Weekend Edition Saturday for two hours of news, features and entertainment anchored by Scott Simon, NPR's Peabody Award-winning host and correspondent.

  • 10:00 AM
    Car Talk
  • America's funniest auto mechanics, aka Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, amuse you with their shameless wit, amaze you with their encyclopedic knowledge of all things automotive, and perplex you with their puzzlers, all the while playing a few Car Tunes.

  • 11:00 AM
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!
  • The NPR News Quiz, a fast-paced, fresh and funny look at current affairs and the week's events.

     

  • 12:00 PM
    Radiolab
  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

  • 01:00 PM
    This American Life
  • A handheld camera for radio, This American Life takes an intimate look at the drama of the Everyman. Veteran producer Ira Glass shoots from the hip, exploring the lives of oddballs, antiheroes, and just plain folks who quietly fade into our homogenous national landscape. The program shares stories of life and love through monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, "found recordings," and original works for radio, giving you plenty of reasons to linger around the house.

  • 02:00 PM
    The Moth Radio Hour
  • 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.

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  • 03:00 PM
    Ask Me Another
  • Ask Me Another is a rambunctious hour that blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites in-studio guests and listeners alike to stretch their noggins, tickle their funny bones, and enjoy witty banter and guitar riffs from house musician Jonathan Coulton.

  • 04:00 PM
    Freakonomics Radio
  • Sometimes we have a hard time committing ourselves – whether it’s quitting a bad habit or  following through on a worthy goal. In this episode of Freakonomics Radio, we share stories  about “commitment devices.” They’re a clever way to force yourself to do something that  you know will be hard. ...

  • 05:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 06:00 PM
    A Prairie Home Companion
  • From the American heartland to the vast urban centers, humorist, writer, and hard-core Minnesotan Garrison Keillor offers an old-time variety show as homespun as it is savvy.

  • 08:00 PM
    Afternoon Music with Jonathan Schwartz
  • Today at 12PM, sit in with Jonathan Schwartz for an eclectic mix of his favorite tunes from The Great American Songbook. Throughout the week, Jonathan Schwartz provides an unparalleled showcase for this timeless music.