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Music, Glamour, and a Murder Mystery

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Cynthia Weil and her husband and songwriting partner, Barry Mann, talk about their life, career, and Cynthia's debut mystery novel.
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Heroin Use Is On the Rise, But New Treatments Are Being Ignored

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Heroin addiction programs are failing addicts in Kentucky. There is a new drug that provides an alternative to the controversial methadone detox method, but few doctors are using it.
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Investigating Drug Treatment at Home, and Culture Abroad

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Treating heroin in Kentucky. Inside Italian history, culture, and religion. Legendary songwriters Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. The power of improv.
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Saying Yes: The Power of Improv

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Kelly Leonard and Tom Yorton, executives from The Second City in Chicago, discuss the power of improvisational techniques in everyday life.
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From Cold War Russia to Modern Day New Jersey

Monday, February 02, 2015

Elena Gorokhova talks about her memoir, Russian Tattoo, where she navigates the journey of an immigrant, filled with everyday mistakes, small humiliations, and a loss of dignity.
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Re-engineering Farm Animals, Ignoring Their Welfare

Monday, February 02, 2015

Scientists are using surgery and breeding techniques to re-engineer the farm animal to fit the needs of the 21st-century meat industry, but animal welfare has been ignored.
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Does the NSA Know How to Prevent Terrorist Attacks?

Monday, February 02, 2015

The NSA’s metadata program has been ineffective in thwarting terrorist attacks, since many attacks in recent years have been perpetrated by people known to law enforcement.
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The 1910 Fire That Burned Through Nearly 3 Million Acres in 36 Hours

Monday, February 02, 2015

 “The Big Burn” is the story of the massive wildfire that swept across the Northern Rockies in the summer of 1910. The fire devoured more than three million acres in 36 hours. 
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Security, Animal Welfare, and the Fire That Changed Everything

Monday, February 02, 2015

Mattathias Schwartz on the N.S.A.’s metadata program. Stephen Ives's latest film, “The Big Burn.” Elena Gorokhova's new memoir. Experimental agricultural methods that harm livestock.
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The Many Voices of Martin Short

Friday, January 30, 2015

Martin Short is affable, talented, and hilarious. While he was on the show with guest host Joy Behar, he couldn't help himself and started performing impressions left and right.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Corruption, Kitchen Disasters & Obamacare

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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Expect 1-3 Feet of Snow... Or Maybe 4 Inches. Predicting Blizzards.

Friday, January 30, 2015

We can land a spacecraft on the frigid surface of a comet, but why can't we accurately predict snowfall? 
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Tribute: Rod McKuen

Friday, January 30, 2015

Rod McKuen called “the unofficial poet laureate of America,” he sold millions of copies of books of verse, and also branched out into songwriting. He died at the age of 81.
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A Stone, A Pot, and A Little Love. The Magic of Soup.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Melissa Clark talks about one of her favorite cold weather meals, one found in cuisines all over the world. Soup!
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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Red Lentil-Winter Squash Soup with Coconut and Spinach

Friday, January 30, 2015

The lime zest cuts through the coconut milk and adds brightness to this lentil soup
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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Slow Cooked Chicken Bone Broth

Friday, January 30, 2015

You don't need a slow cooker to make this hearty broth.
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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Curried Coconut Tomato Soup

Friday, January 30, 2015

The mix of curry spices and coconut lift this tomato soup from it's humble origins
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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Any Root Vegetable Soup

Friday, January 30, 2015

Use any root vegetables you have available for this hearty soup
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Blizzard Predictions, and Preparations

Friday, January 30, 2015

Melissa Clark talks soup. The Broadway production of "Honeymoon in Vegas." Karen Russell on how to manage your smartphone. Please Explain is all about Blizzards!
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What Could Go Wrong in a Vegas Wedding?

Friday, January 30, 2015

Tony Danza and Rob McClure star in "Honeymoon in Vegas." A commitment-phobic man tries to elope with his girlfriend in Vegas, but has to battle it out with a gambling widower.
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