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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, May 30, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them, including Alan Alda on Einstein; our 2013 Maya Angelou interview; and the new NYC Sanitation Commissioner.

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, May 23, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them, including conversations about comedy and politics; NYU in Abu Dhabi; and Kara Walker's new exhibit at the Domino Sugar Factory.

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The FUNNIEST THING EVER: Your Picks

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

We asked, you answered with your favorite laugh-out-loud moments. Watch them here.

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, May 16, 2014

Three of the Brian Lehrer Show's favorite segments from the week, for you to catch up on this weekend. Elizabeth Drew remembers covering Nixon; Michael Pollan learns how to cook; and a story of violence and forgiveness from Anand Giridharadas.

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Do You Actually Remember Who Spoke at Your Graduation?

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Listen to our interview with George Saunders - about the graduation speech on kindness he gave - here. And our call-in segment asking you about your graduation can be found here.

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, May 09, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

Armando Iannucci of "Veep" (First) | De Blasio's Affordable Housing Plan (Starts at 22:30) | What Should the Speed Limit Be? (Starts at 43:15)

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Got a City Mystery? We're Here to Solve It

Friday, May 09, 2014

Our area is full of little mysteries. Why continue to let them bug you when you could have WNYC find out the answer! On the Brian Lehrer Show blog, we've explained the rules about turning left in New York City, the laws around bodega cats, and why alternate side parking is always "in effect."

Now we want to know what other mystery you want us to explain. Tell us what thing about the city - or anywhere in the NYC area - has always baffled you. It can be a particular behavior, an element of our infrastructure, a law...anything you've always wondered about.

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Go Ahead, Peep Into That Construction Site (With Your Photos!)

Friday, May 09, 2014

Thanks to a new law, all construction sites must now have a "viewing panel" that lets you peek in and see what's going on. We explain the law, and round up our favorite photos you took through that little diamond-shaped peephole.

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Is Your Apartment Ever Really Your Home? Our Favorite Answers.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

On Tuesday's Brian Lehrer Show, we hosted a two-hour conversation about all things rent - from rent laws to affordable housing to advice on how to deal with roommates, landlords, and more. One key question: In a city where so many rent forever, does your rental ever truly feel like home? Below, some of our favorite answers.

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, May 02, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

A Piketty Explainer (First) | Cheerleading and Girls Sports Injuries (Starts at 19:45) | Pulitzer Poet Vijay Seshadri (Starts at 32:03)

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, April 25, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

The Case Against Home Ownership (First) | Climate Change, Abroad (Starts at 28:40) | A Social History of God (Starts at 41:57)

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Do You Deserve to Be on Our Post-Apocalypse Team? Convince Us.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell wrote a very serious book about the end of the world and the various environmental, medical, and societal issues that would arise if we had to rebuild civilization on Earth. When the Brian Lehrer Show spoke with him, they asked callers a slightly sillier question.

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, April 18, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

A Tribute to James Baldwin (First) | Horse(less) Carriages (Starts at 27:05) | Mayor of (Old) Amsterdam (Starts at 58:00)

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, April 11, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

LG and the Palisades Skyline (First) | Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone (Starts at 23:20) | Ryan Lizza on What Makes Christie Tick (Starts at 54:00)

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, April 04, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, edited together to listen to on the weekend: solving your sleep problems; the secret world of bodega cats; and Bette Midler.

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Our Favorite Sleep Songs

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

During our two-hour special on sleep, we played a bunch of our favorite songs about snoozing. Here they are — got any other favorites we should add to the list?

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, March 28, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

Obamacare Deadline Looms (First) | Rebel Music (Starts at 28:30) | Jimmy Carter (Starts at 48:00)

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, March 21, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

Matt Katz on New Bridgegate Emails (First) | A Scientific Approach to Parenting (Starts at 22:50) | Caffeine Conundrums (Starts at 49:30)

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Screening Room: Our Favorite Coaches in Movies & TV

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Our Family Meeting about coaching made us reflect on coaches in all areas of life. Here are a few of our favorite coaching moments from film and television.

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, March 14, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

Neil deGrasse Tyson (First) | Mt. Sinai Investigation (Starts at 24:30) | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Starts at 38:00)

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