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Oscar Bonus: Interviews with the Filmmakers Behind Five Oscar-Nominated Docs

Friday, February 20, 2015

Here are our interviews with the filmmakers behind each of the five feature documentaries nominated for an Academy Award this year. Catch up ahead of Sunday's ceremony!
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BL Weekend: Neuroscience Pioneer; Congestion Pricing; Middle East Unrest

Friday, February 20, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Neuroscience Pioneer (First) | Congestion Pricing (Starts at (20:52) | Middle East Unrest (Starts at 50:51)
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That Time Brian Asked Eric Schmidt if Google Is a Public Utility...

Friday, February 20, 2015

As the FCC approaches a decision on net neutrality, listen back to Google's CEO's take on regulating the web when it seemed like a futuristic idea. His comments might surprise you.
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BL Weekend: Introverts in Love; 4th-Wave Feminism; Accent Slam

Friday, February 13, 2015

ICYMI: Three of our favorite segments from the week. First: advice for introverts in love; Fourth-wave feminism (Starts at 19:18) + a NYC accent slam (starts at 40:17).
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Brian's Tribute to David Carr

Friday, February 13, 2015

By our count, David Carr was a guest on the Brian Lehrer Show fourteen times. We collected four examples that celebrate one of his greatest qualities: an ability to make policy personal.
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Lightning Round: David Axelrod on the 2016 Field (So Far)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Hillary Clinton should "be authentic, not look authentic." Rand Paul might not be "solid" enough. And Chris Christie's style might work in Bayonne, New Jersey, but not in Keokuk, Iowa.
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BL Weekend: Schaefer/Schwartz on Bob Dylan; Code-switching; Elder Care

Friday, February 06, 2015

ICYMI: 3 of our favorite segments from the week. First: John Schaefer and Jonathan Schwartz on the new Bob Dylan album; at 16:15, Code-switching; at 32:00, elder care with Ai-jen Poo.
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Joyce Carol Oates Says Building a Novel Is Like Building a Cathedral

Friday, February 06, 2015

In his interview with the acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates, Brian asked if she ever just starts writing before planning her books. She explained her process to us in 45 seconds.
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We Asked For Your SOTC in Five Words

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Mayor de Blasio took 1.5 hours to deliver his State of the City address today. Yes, he had policy proposals and assessments. Our listeners summed it all up in five words. 
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BL Weekend: Learning To Drive; Gentrifying Thrift; Senator Gillibrand

Friday, January 30, 2015

3 of our favorite segments this week: Adam Gopnik Learns to Drive As An Adult in NYC (First) | Are Thrift Stores Gentrifying? (Second) | Senator Gillibrand On Parental Leave (Third)
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BL Weekend: A Year of Legal Weed; Climate Records & Trends; Search for a Bully

Friday, January 23, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: a two-part convo on legal weed, the difference between warming records and trends, a 20-year search for a bully.
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One Minute Where Obama Sounded Like de Blasio

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Progressive policies are going to sound similar, but we couldn't help but notice that President Obama echoed some of Mayor de Blasio's first year policies in last night's SOTU speech.
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Come Chat With Us: State of the Union 2015

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Join Brian Lehrer and special guests for a live chat as we watch Obama’s sixth State of the Union. Plus: Bingo!
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The State of the Union, When Obama's Popularity Was at Its Peak

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Our preview of President Obama's first State of the Union speech in 2009 pointed out something familiar—then, like today, the president was more popular than his economic policies. 
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BL Weekend: The Popular #NYCID; Real Estate; Is Amazon A Reader's Friend?

Friday, January 16, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Washington Heights, Hookah & Rep. Steve Israel

Friday, January 09, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Police and the PBA; Pope Francis' Year; and Midwives

Friday, January 02, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Borscht Belt Hotels; NYC's Youth Poet; NY in 101 Objects

Friday, December 26, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.
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Send Us the Best Photo You Took With Your Phone in 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The best of 2014: we want to see the best photo sitting on your cell phone! 
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Christmas Culture; (Male) Managers; Poet Claudia Rankine

Friday, December 19, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: the cultural histories of Santa and Christmas; how to be a better (male) manager; and poet Claudia Rankine.
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