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You Shouldn't Have: Philip Galanes on Gift Giving and Receiving

Friday, December 12, 2014

The Social Q's columnist teaches us how to navigate the holiday season.
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Joy Behar on Leaving The View and Writing And Performing A Solo Show Off-Broadway

Friday, December 12, 2014

Joy Behar discusses her new solo performance Me, My Mouth, & I
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How do Grand Juries, and Trial Juries, Influence Our Criminal Justice System?

Friday, December 12, 2014

On this week's Please Explain, we dig into the history of grand juries and trial juries, and ask if the structure of the jury system influences court cases. 
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Recipe: Dorie Greenspan's Cranberry Crackle Tart

Friday, December 12, 2014

The tart has three layers, each adding something different to the mix.
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A Non-Book Gift Guide for Your Special Bibliophile

Friday, December 12, 2014

Nailing down the perfect book to get someone for the holidays is near impossible. So we won't even try. Instead, here are some literary-inspired gifts for the bookworm in your life.
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The Deceptively Simple, Complex, and Delicious World of French Desserts

Friday, December 12, 2014

Author and award-winning chef Dorie Greenspan discusses the world of French desserts and her cookbook Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere,
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Holiday Etiquette, Joy Behar, and French Desserts!

Friday, December 12, 2014

Philip Galanes talks about etiquette around the holidays. Joy Behar on her new solo performance. Dorie Greenspan's new cookbook. Please Explain is all about juries. 
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Family Turmoil in a New Play Starring Glenn Close, John Lithgow, and Lindsay Duncan

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Glenn Close, John Lithgow, and Lindsay Duncan discuss the new production of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, A Delicate Balance.
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Stubby Arms, A Big Bite, and Lots of Controversy: The Story Behind Uncovering ‘Sue’ the Tyrannosaurus Rex

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Peter Larson’s team from made one of the world’s greatest dinosaur discoveries in 1990, the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever found.
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The Triumphs, and Struggles, of Orson Welles

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Director Chuck Workman talks about the life and career of Orson Welles, an actor known for his extravagance, unreliability and artistic expression.
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Joel Klein, Controversial as Chancellor of NYC Department of Education, Offers Lessons on Fixing Education

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Joel Klein discusses his tenure as Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education. 
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Digging Into Education, Film, and a Tyrannosaurus Rex

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Joel Klein on fixing our school system. Chuck Workman on Orson Welles. A film about the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton ever found. Edward Albee’s play, A Delicate Balance.
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Winterize Your Castle, or Your Walkup, With the Gurus of How-To

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Keep the water running and the roof not-caved-in this winter, with tips from Al Ubell and Larry Ubell.
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Torture, Drones, Surveillance... And Civil Liberties

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Director of the ACLU's National Security Project looks at the new Senate Report on torture in interrogation, as well as President Obama’s war legacy.
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Organic Trees, Offensive Scents, and the "George Burns Theory of Toxicology."

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Many listeners had questions for industrial hygienist Monona Rossol yesterday. We didn't have time for all of them, but Monona was kind enough to answer listener questions here. 
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Teaching English Under Kim Jong-Il

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign.
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Laura Kipnis Looks at Her Personal Life, and the Public Eye, When It Comes to Men Behaving Badly

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Laura Kipnis talks about her collection of essays exploring why badly behaved men have been her lifelong fascination, on and off the page.
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Homeland Security, Teaching English in N. Korea, and Home Repair

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU, on Obama's war legacy. Suki Kim on teaching English in North Korea. Laura Kipnis on Men Behaving Badly. Al Ubell and Larry Ubell on winter home repair.
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Conjoined Twins, Vaudeville Stars: Rejected and Celebrated, Together

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Academy Award-winning director Bill Condon and actors Erin Davie and Emily Padgett discuss the new Broadway musical Side Show. The show tells the true story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins, who were legends in their time and the highest paid performers on the vaudeville circuit, and their search for first love and acceptance amidst the spectacle of fame and scrutiny under the spotlight. The musical is playing at Broadway’s St. James Theatre

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A Tech Mogul Dives Into Investigative Journalism: The Chaos Behind Pierre Omidyar First Look Media

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Vanity Fair contributing editor Sarah Ellison discusses her in-depth portrait of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, his rapid rise to wealth, and the chaos of his investigative journalism start-up, First Look Media. Ellison's article “The Unmanageables” appears in the January 2015 issue of Vanity Fair.

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