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Guest Picks: Jon Scieszka

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

 Jon Scieszka is the author of books like The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, Math Curse, and the Time Warp Trio series.
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Risky Business: The Men's Rights Movement and the Craft of Contemporary Art

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Covering the Men's Rights Movement. Getting boys to read. From Artifacts to Art. The business of contemporary art.
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The Artistic Life of Ancient Objects

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

In the 1920s, archaeological objects found in Iraq were strategically transformed from artifacts into works of art, fundamentally changing the way we look at ancient objects even today. 
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The Persecution of Men, According to Certain Men

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The front lines of the Men’s Rights Movement, a growing number of angry activists who are convinced that men are become increasingly persecuted by a feminized society.
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The Business End of Contemporary Art

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Contemporary art has expanded to include just about any object, action, or event: dance routines, slideshows, and functional hair salons.
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How Pop Music Went from Cole Porter to Elvis Presley

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Writer Ben Yagoda on the cultural transformation that did in the so-called 'Great American Songbook.'
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Mail Order Brides, The Wyoming Plains, and the Dark Side of a Tall Tale

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

In "Abundance," the breathtaking tall tale of Bess and Macon, two mail-order brides are lured to the plains of Wyoming by the promise of new beginnings.
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The Late Bloom of the "Black Sheep" of Medicine: Psychiatry

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Former American Psychiatric Association President Jeffrey A. Lieberman talks about the rise of psychiatry.
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Ignore Big Data at Your Own Peril

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

New York Times tech reporter Steve Lohr talks about the rise of Big Data, and how the explosive abundance of this digital asset is creating a new world of opportunity and challenge.
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The Rise of Big Data and the Death of Tin Pan Alley

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

How Big Data transforms our lives. The death of Tin Pan Alley. The stars and director of "Abundance.” The late rise of psychiatry. Catch Leonard speaking tonight at Queens College!
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Guest Picks: Sasha Cooke

Monday, March 09, 2015

The mezzo-soprano might spend most of her time singing arias, but you can often find her listening to the Mickey Mouse Club soundtrack! 
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Finding the Absurd in a Spending Addiction

Monday, March 09, 2015

The author and performer Ben Rimalower has an addiction to spending that has driven him to extreme lengths all his life.
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The Evolution of Black Leaders and Black Leadership in America

Monday, March 09, 2015

Historian Phyllis Leffler and activist and politician Julian Bond talk about the Civil Rights Movement and Black leadership in America.
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States Reexamine the Death Penalty as Lethal Injection Drugs Become Scarce

Monday, March 09, 2015

Mark Berman discusses the challenges of performing lethal injections. The drugs are less readily available this scarcity is shaping the conversation about the death penalty.
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Tribute: Albert Maysles

Monday, March 09, 2015

Filmmaker Albert Maysles, with his brother David, helped change documentary film over the course of his long career. 
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America's Controversial Legacy: Black Leadership, and The Death Penalty

Monday, March 09, 2015

Mark Berman on lethal injection drugs. Sasha Cooke's latest engagement at Carnegie Hall. Ben Rimalower on addiction spending. Phillys Leffler and Julian Bond on Black leadership.
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The "Luminous Standout" Sasha Cooke, at Carnegie Hall

Monday, March 09, 2015

The New York Times has called Mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke a "luminous standout." She discusses her latest engagement at Carnegie Hall. 
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The Deception, and Disclosures, Of The Amazing Randi

Friday, March 06, 2015

World-famous magician, escape artist and master skeptic James "The Amazing" Randi, will talk about his life, career and the new documentary about him, “An Honest Liar.”
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Guest Picks: James "The Amazing" Randi

Friday, March 06, 2015

James "The Amazing" Randi was on the show today to talk about the new documentary "An Honest Liar." He told us that he is a fan of clocks and pancakes. Find out what else he's a fan of!
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Leonard Lopate's 3 Most Memorable Interviews!

Friday, March 06, 2015

A special Leonard Lopate Weekend podcast featuring 3 of his most memorable interviews of all time: Mel Brooks, Alice Munro & Henry Kissinger! 
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