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Friday, October 30, 2009

We begin with you -- and your calls -- about why you’ve decided to run in this weekend’s New York City Marathon and what you're doing to prepare for the 26.2-mile race. Then, Josh Lieb (one of the executive producers of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) on his new novel, I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil. Also, Dr. Jonathan Edlow shares 15 real-life medical detective stories. Plus, our latest Please Explain is all about electricity.

Come see Andre Agassi on the Leonard Lopate Show live in the Greene Space on November 11! Get tickets here!

Are You Running?

We’re taking calls and comments from listeners who are running the marathon on November 1st about your motivations for running. Leave a comment below to tell us why you’re running this year. Call us at at 212-433-9692 to tell us why you are running, how you've prepared, and what the ...

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A Genius of Unspeakable Evil

Emmy-winning co-executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Josh Lieb, talks about his new young-adult novel. I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil is about a twelve-year-old Omaha middle schooler who plots to win the school election to impress his dad. Visit Josh Lieb’s Web site:


The Deadly Dinner Party

Jonathan Edlow, M.D. presents fifteen real-life medical detective stories. His book The Deadly Dinner Party and Other Medical Mysteries tells show how doctors decipher the clues and puzzling symptoms to diagnose mysterious illnesses.

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Please Explain: Electricity

How does electricity get from its source into your home and to your cell phone charger, television, or microwave? We’ll find out on today’s Please Explain. Michael Caramanis, Boston University Professor of Mechanical and Systems Engineering, joins us, along with Dr. Robert Thomas, professor in the Department ...

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