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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Loving New York City, Matthew Broderick & Marilynne Robinson

Friday, October 24, 2014

 This week: Sari Botton, Phillip Lopate and Susan Orlean discuss their complicated relationship with New York and the book Never Can Say Goodbye (first). Then Marilynne Robinson talks about her new novel Lila (37:03). Plus, Matthew Broderick and Micah Stock on staring in Terrence McNally's It's Only A Play (52:55).

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Sharing Secrets

Friday, October 24, 2014

Laura Poitras on her new documentary about Edward Snowden and abuse of power by the NSA and other government organizations. Why teens sext and what to do about it.
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Why Do Kids Sext and Is It a Crime?

Friday, October 24, 2014

For this week's Please Explain, Atlantic editor Hanna Rosin discusses teen sexting, the pervasive trend of sending naked pictures of themselves and their peers on their cell phones.
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Guest Picks: Michael Sheen

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Michael Sheen was on the show October 23 to discuss his revival of Dylan Thomas's "Under Milk Wood" at the 92nd Street Y. He is a fan of Murakami and Neil Gaiman. Find out what else he is a fan of!

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Mark Bittman Tells Us How to Cook Everything Fast

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Treat your freezer like a pantry, have olive oil on hand, and if you live with other people, get them to help. These are Bittman's tips for being a better, more intuitive cook. 
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Recipe: Mark Bittman's Broiled Ziti

Thursday, October 23, 2014

All the flavors of a classic baked ziti, but more bubbly crust and way less time. Crowd-pleasers don’t come much easier than this.
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Recipe: Mark Bittman's Pasta with Chicken, Mushrooms, and Wine

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Use red wine and this dish is hearty for the fall or winter; use white and it becomes lighter for spring or summer. You won’t go wrong either way.
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Recipe: Mark Bittman's Butternut Squash Soup with Apples and Bacon

Thursday, October 23, 2014

This soup has it all: It’s sweet, colorful, and creamy and even features the smoky crunch of bacon on top. The most time-consuming thing about preparing squash is peeling and seeding it.
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Time Is of the Essence: How to Cook Everything Fast, 100 Years of Dylan Thomas

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Mark Bittman talks about his latest helpful cookbook, How to Cook Everything Fast. And actor Michael Sheen talks about "Under Milk Wood" by Dylan Thomas.
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A Centennial Celebration of Dylan Thomas' 'Play for Voices'

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The poet premiered “Under Milk Wood” at New York’s 92nd Street Y in 1953, and actor Michael Sheen is directing and starring in a live broadcast reading of it on Sunday at 92Y.
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Why Writers Just Can't Quit New York City

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

From the dive bars to museums to easy public transit, writers like Susan Orlean and Leonard's brother Phillip Lopate make the case for why New York's the town for them.
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The Late Ben Bradlee on Jackie Kennedy and White Collar Crime

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Listen to legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee speaking with Leonard Lopate in September 1995 about his career as a newspaperman and about his memoir, A Good Life. 
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Two of 'The Brilliant Ten' Scientists

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Computer scientist Roxana Geambasu and bioengineer Jonathan Viventi, listed on Popular Science magazine “The Brilliant 10” list, talk about their groundbreaking work.
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Hearts and Minds: Loving NYC, Top Creators and Scientists

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Writers on their unshakable love for New York City. The story of four NYU undergrads who set out to build anew  social network. Two scientists on Popular Science's “Brilliant 10” list.
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The Plan to Protect Your Privacy from Facebook—and Why It Failed

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Jim Dwyer tells the story of four NYU undergraduates who set out to build a new social network that let users control their personal data—and why their plan ultimately fell apart.
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It's Not 'Only a Play' When Matthew Broderick's in It

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

It's a bonafide Broadway hit. His current show, "It's Only a Play," has already set an all-time box office record, and Broderick stopped by to talk jokes and NY1.
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How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Christine Kenneally explores how everything from DNA to emotions to the stories we tell are all part of our human legacy and help shape our future.
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Azar Nafisi on Why Fiction Matters in America

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The author of Reading Lolita in Tehran discusses her favorite American novels and why she believes literature and reading are vital to American culture.
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DNA, a Play, and Why Fiction Matters

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

How DNA and history shape our identities and our futures. Azar Nafisi on why fiction matters in a democratic society. Matthew Broderick and Micah Stock in “It’s Only A Play.”
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How to Bring Flavor and Creativity to Vegetarian Cooking

Monday, October 20, 2014

Karen Page and chef Terrance Brennan explain how to make the most of vegetarian cooking and share wisdom from leading American chefs.
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