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Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Frequent BL Show guest Noah Feldman makes an appearance this week on New York Magazine's 'Most Beautiful New Yorkers' list.


Yeah, that's me between Uma and Derek. In your face, David Boies!

[Noah Feldman in the 'Most ...

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Rasiej on HuffPo

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Did you catch public advocate candidate Andrew Rasiej on our show last week? Or in Tom Friedman's column? Now he's in the Huffington Post too...[read it]

Note to Betsy Gotbaum, Norm Siegel, Michael Brown, Damon Cabbagestalk, Jr., Bernie Goetz, Jay Golub, Jim ...

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e-Qaeda

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Forget Afghanistan. The terrorists have taken their training camps to the internet, write Susan Glasser and Steve Coll in a three-part series in the Washington Post. Errol Louis speaks with Susan Glasser this morning.

Check out their excellent interactive web feature, called "e-Qaeda" (Flash Player required).

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Feedback: Richard Florida

Monday, August 08, 2005

Subject: bohemian index
Has your guest been to London or Paris lately? What's happening in New York now, has already happened there. The creative culture, (not to mention the people who service the cities), has been pushed out of the city. Glasgow is the new Soho ...
-JMS

Subject: *Manhattan* is *becoming* unaffordable for...
Becoming? As a creative (photographer/writer) I left *Brooklyn* -- after
having already fled Manhattan because literally all of my neighbors went
from being artistic, etc. to Nanny-raised kids and banker parents.

-Jangly

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Photo File: Pesca, Mike

Friday, August 05, 2005


Mike Pesca in the host seat today

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Feedback: Santorum

Friday, August 05, 2005

Preemptivekarma and Crooksandliars both pick up on Brian's interview with Senator Rick Santorum yesterday.

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"Praise You" Pt. 2, BL Edition

Friday, August 05, 2005

Listener Jeremiah Murphy has created the first-ever music video to the BL Theme ("Solid" by Soulive).

[watch the video]

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Photo File: Rasiej, Fuchs, Donovan

Thursday, August 04, 2005


Public advocate candidate and wifi apostle Andrew Rasiej


Charter revision chief Esther Fuchs


Housing honcho Sean Donovan

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Santorum on Parenthood, the Village, and his Gay Communications Director

Wednesday, August 03, 2005


Senator Rick Santorum

This afternoon we recorded an interview with family values firecracker Senator Rick Santorum on his new book, 'It Takes a Family', parenthood, and his gay communications director.

Tune in tomorrow at 10!

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Friedman Gets Local

Wednesday, August 03, 2005


Andrew Rasiej

Can a single-issue candidate get elected public advocate? Tom Friedman seems to think so. The guru of flat-worldism gets seriously local in today's Times, planting a big wet cyberkiss on public advocate candidate Andrew Rasiej and ...

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Feedback: Boring Teachers

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Subject: ANGRY at you -- Boring teachers?? (august 1st show) Teachers are forced to be boring . . . 2 examples

[check out this segment]

I love your show, but never have I been as angry as you as when you made the off-hand remark in a general question, ...

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Feedback: the Fatwa

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Subject: Ibrahim Hooper and the Fatwa against terrorism.

[check out this segment]

I am an American Muslim, and I disagree with the Fatwas issued by Muslim leaders in Europe and North America for a few reasons.

First the issuance of a Fatwa presupposes that there is a unified Islamic ...

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What Do Stay-at-Home Mommies Do All Day?

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

A listener has written in to share this joke, relevant to today's segment on stay-at-home parents:

Brian,
I didn't have a chance to get this to you in time, but here is a joke regarding your show this morning: (I hope no one told it, as I just ...

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Inside the Actor's Studio...with Mayor Bloomberg?!

Monday, August 01, 2005

BL Producers are nerds for news shows (local and national), and generally we try to keep our obsessions to ourselves (Did you know that Chris Matthews worked in the Carter White House? That Chris Wallace is Mike Wallace's son).

But Marcia Kramer's interview with Mike Bloomberg ...

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More People Pushing Newspapers On You In The Subway?

Friday, July 29, 2005

Brit Gazillionaire Richard Branson ("the Rebel Billionaire") considers starting a free daily in New York.

Let's see...he runs a media business, loves flying planes, hangs out on an exclusive island. Can a run for mayor be far behind?

The unofficial blog of Richard Branson

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Feedback: Price Gouging

Thursday, July 28, 2005

Subject: icee price gouging!!

An illustration of the current discussion:

I live and work in Washington Heights, and last week, on one of the hottest days so far this summer, I thought I'd treat myself to an icee on my way back to the office from lunch. A woman I ...

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Ways of Bowing Out

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

The news that New York Governor George Pataki would make a special announcement this afternoon got BL Blog all excited...Memories of a sweltering day, about one year ago, another governor, just across the river, also had something to get off his chest. What could it be?

And then, as ...

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Feedback: Change to Win?

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Subject: union
Bravo to the last caller John. He was right on the money. Unions are necessary for all of our protections. The teacher asks why or how can he be recognized for his good work as if he would if we did not have a union. The truth is that he should be recognized for his good work but that should not be the determiner of how he or other teachers get paid. That sets up a very political situation where one is favored over another just because of undefined reason that can be manipulated. If teachers are paid in an objective manner based on years of service and degrees you have earned that is fair and objective.
-AP

Subject: Last word on unions, Stacey the business owner
Duh!?
Stacey the business owner complained about a union guy threatening to
unionize her workers, raise the wages, so she'd have to close her shop--all
because she undercut a union shop.

Does she not realize that EVERY competitior of her shop is trying to put her
out of business all the time--that's what capitalism is all about. Only they
don't tell her to her face.
-LM

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Don't Laugh!

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

"Random searches, for example, depending on the size of your backpack or the size of your package is a reasonable thing."
-Freddy Ferrer, The Brian Lehrer Show, 7/26/05, around 10:23 am

Click here to listen.

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