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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Frank Rich, New York Magazine columnist, describes what he sees as "the anger of a full-fledged class war" manifesting itself in Zuccotti Park and similar protests around the country. Plus: New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast on her own take on the alphabet book; WNYC’s Jim O'Grady on the latest effort from the MTA to fight litter (by removing trash bins); your favorite New York City spots; and what to look forward to in art galleries and museums. 

Frank Rich on Class Warfare

Frank RichNew York Magazine columnist, discusses his latest piece on Occupy Wall Street and what he calls "the anger of a full-fledged class war." He also reflects on the 10th anniversary of the PATRIOT Act, and talks about the end of the Iraq War and current politics. 

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ABC's of Phobias

New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast designs her own take on the alphabet book from "alien abduction" to the end in What I Hate From A to Z (Bloomsbury USA, 2011).

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The Trash Train

Jim O'Grady, WNYC's transit reporter, explains the latest MTA plan to fight litter by removing trash barrels from subway platforms.

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Your City, Your New York: Your Favorite Places

Jeryl Brunner, entertainment journalist and author of My City, My New York: Famous New Yorkers Share Their Favorite Places, takes your calls about your favorite New York City spots and talks about what celebrities said when she asked them about the NYC locations dear to them. Jay Jay French, founding member and one of the guitarists of the band Twisted Sister, and Will Shortz, editor of the New York Times crossword puzzle, chime in with their favorite places.

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Critic's Picks: Art Museums and Galleries

Carolina Miranda, arts critic and author of WNYC Culture's Gallerina blog, shares what she's looking forward to this fall in art galleries and museums.

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