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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Taking Flight

    On today’s show: Director Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter John Gatins discuss the new film “Flight.” Susanna Moore talks about her new novel The Life of Objects. Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan, talks about his latest book, Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder. And, just in time for Thanksgiving, the final installment of Globavores looks at turkeys with food historian Andrew Smith and chef Waldy Malouf.

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

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • Morning Edition is your perfect morning companion: gentle, but straightforward, explaining the vagaries of international diplomacy, reporting weather and even recommending the best film in town.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 10:00 AM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec sits down with Billy Joel at a piano as Joel details the decisions -- musical and personal  -- that helped shape his music and his career.

  • 11:00 AM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec talks with Kristen Wiig, a breakout Saturday Night Live cast member star who says she loves performing, but admits “there’s also a big part of me that’s just like ‘Don’t look at me.’

    And Alec visits talk show legend Dick Cavett at his home, Tick Hall, in Montauk, Long ...

  • 12:00 PM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec goes backstage with comic actor Chris Rock after a matinee of “The Mother F**ker With The Hat” to hear what it was like for Rock to be in his first play. 

    Then Alec talks with Herb Alpert, legendary trumpeter and music producer. In 1966, Alpert’s band, The Tijuana Brass, ...

  • 01:00 PM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec visits Lorne Michaels in his office at Rockefeller Center -- the same office he’s had since 1975, when he created Saturday Night Live.

    Alec also talks with writer Erica Jong and her daughter Molly Jong-Fast as they spar about sex, the legacy of the feminist movement and the impact ...

  • 02:00 PM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec talks with late-night legend David Letterman. Letterman admits that for a good portion of the past thirty years, he didn’t do anything else. Things have changed now; he has no patience for meetings and avoids making decisions on the show, preferring to save that energy to explore the world ...

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Today's Takeaway | November 22, 2012

    Hunger in New York City | Giving Thanks: Our Takeaway | Brooklyn with Reggie Watts | Adam Gopnik on the Meaning of Food | Consider the Fork: A Food Writer's Cultural History | Election Season Was a Comedy Gold Mine for SNL Writer Seth Meyers

  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 06:30 PM
    Marketplace
  • Marketplace is not only about money and business, but about people, local economies and the world — and what it all means to us.

  • 07:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 08:00 PM
    Third Coast International Audio Festival
  • The Third Coast International Audio Festival brings the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the national airwaves in a special two-hour program. Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast. This year's special showcases the winners of the 2012 TC/RHDF Competition, interviews with the winning producers, ...

  • 10:00 PM
    Q with Jian Ghomeshi
  • 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.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • New Sounds From Tibet

    For this New Sounds, listen to music that was inspired by Tibet.  We'll hear "Karma Shadub," for violin and chorus by violinist/composer Paul Giger, based on centuries-old Tibetan Buddhist chant .  Plus, music from Minnesota-based composer/guitarist Steve Tibbetts, along with music from Philip Glass's Tibetan-inspired works as well.