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Things We Learned This Week

Friday, March 02, 2012 - 04:30 PM

A collection random facts, insights, and impressions from the Lopate Show this week.

Just about everything but the grilled items on Applebee’s menu comes pre-made to the restaurant in a plastic bag.

Jackie Collins calls a lot of reality TV “car crash television.” She recommends “Dexter” and “Breaking Bad.”

To make a squash easier to cut into, microwave it for a minute.

Could US policy about diplomats chewing khat be undermining our efforts in Yemen?

Miso is the Parmesan of the 21st century. Let's put it that way.”

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Comments [1]

Ed Smith

I am in the highly embarassing position of having written a note to myself to tell a friend about Leonard Lopate's segment 1-2 PM on Friday March 2, and now am totally unable to remember what the subject was! Help! Can you bail out a Suffering Senior (77)?

Mar. 05 2012 08:44 AM

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