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Leonard Lopate Weekend: The Dorito Effect, Freakonomics & WWII

Friday, May 08, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's favorite segment's from the week, in case you missed them! 
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From Lobo to Fido: The Story of Domestication

Friday, May 08, 2015

Evolution is commonly seen as a process that happens in the wild, far away from human involvement. But humans and animals have evolved alongside each other for ages.
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The Hidden History of Pinocchio

Friday, May 08, 2015

In 1940, Walt Disney released his second feature film: "Pinocchio," based on Carlo Collodi’s 1883 Italian children’s novel. 
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Once Considered Lost, The Revival of "The Apu Trilogy"

Friday, May 08, 2015

Satyajit Ray’s masterpiece, “The Apu Trilogy,” is considered one of the greatest accomplishments in the history of cinema, but until recently, it was believed to be completely lost.
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His Struggle is our Delight

Friday, May 08, 2015

Karl Ove Knausgaard's six-part autobiographical novel, My Struggle, meticulously illustrates the mundane details of the author's life as he grapples with his larger demons.
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The Knausgaard Struggle, The Apu Trilogy

Friday, May 08, 2015

Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Struggle. The seminal masterpiece, “The Apu Trilogy.” The transformation of Pinocchio. Please Explain is all about domestication.
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The State of the Gulf, Five Years After the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Thursday, May 07, 2015

It's been over five years since the Deepwater Horizon disaster - the largest offshore drilling oil spill in history - and much of the oil remains in the bottom of the Gulf.
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The Harrowing Journey of a POW Surgeon in Richard Flanagan's New Novel

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Richard Flanagan talks about his new novel, The Narrow Road to the Deep North.
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"Fun Home" Brings Alison Bechdel's Graphic Novel Onstage

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Tony winner Michael Cerveris, 3-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn, and Beth Malone talk about “Fun Home,” the musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel of the same name.
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The American Psychological Association's Role in CIA Torture Programs

Thursday, May 07, 2015

New York Times reporter James Risen discusses The American Psychological Association’s secret collaboration with the George W. Bush administration on torture.
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Wartime Collaborations and Conflicts

Thursday, May 07, 2015

The APA's secret collaboration with the Bush administration on torture. The musical “Fun Home.” Richard Flanagan's latest novel. The aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon spill.
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The Dorito Effect

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Mark Schatzker argues that since the late 1940s, we have been slowly leeching flavor out of the food we grow. 
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A Palestinian Refugee Starts a Music School, and Gains International Support

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Sandy Tolan discusses the story of Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a child from a Palestinian refugee camp who gets an education, masters an instrument, and then starts a school.
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Cuba in the Grips of Revolution, and Natural Disaster

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

In Chantel Acevedo's novel, The Distant Marvels, memory, independence, and family history are retold as Hurricane Flora bears down in Cuba.
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Baseball's Crisis, and Reinvention

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

In the fall of 1992, baseball was in crisis and on the path to the unthinkable: canceling a World Series for the first time in history. 
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Tribute: Ruth Rendell

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The world of carefully plotted mystery novels has lost another key practitioner of the genre: Baroness Rendell of Babergh, otherwise known as Ruth Rendell died at age 85. 
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Transformation and Revolution

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The link between flavor and nutrition. A Palestinian refugee's transformation through music. Chantel Acevedo's novel, The Distant Marvels. The inside world of Major League Baseball.
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Essential Knowledge from Whose Line Is It Anyway? Star Greg Proops

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

A new book by the comedian Greg Proops, best known for starring on the hit improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? 
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Guest Picks: Greg Proops

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Find out what the comedian and self-proclaimed "Smartest Man in the World" is reading, watching, and listening to!
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When to Rob a Bank

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Freakonomics Radio host Stephen Dubner discusses the new book he wrote with Steven Levitt, which features head-scratching questions, essays, and rants.
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