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Jad Abumrad on Making Radiolab

Monday, December 24, 2012

Jad Abumrad in CR2 talking with Brian Lehrer (Jody Avirgan)

Jad Abumrad, host of Radiolab and 2011 MacArthur fellow, talks about his favorite Radiolab episodes, how the show gets made, and takes your calls.

→ Bonus: Jad's Picks

1. Follow on Twitter: Vaughanbell, Andrew_zolli; brainpicker

2. BBQ you should eat: Smoke Joint, Fort Greene

3. Music you should BUY: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

4. Short Stories You Should Read: Anything by Tim Kreider

5. What You Should Drink: Kings County Kentucky Bourbon

→ Episodes, Audio, and More Discussed on the Show

The Mantis Shrimp Chorus

Zelda Quits Smoking

Finding Emile

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Jad Abumrad

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Comments [1]

Amy from Manhattan

Zelda's approach isn't new--I read about "blackmail diets" at least 20 years ago. Someone set up a legally binding arrangement (not just telling a friend to do it) that would send a large check to the American Nazi Party is he didn't lose 50 lbs. by a date he chose. It worked.

Dec. 24 2012 11:34 AM

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