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Friday, January 15, 2010

Today we'll look at the new trends in television technology - from HDTV and plasma to 3D - and even watching TV without a television set! Then actor Michael Fassbender and director Andrea Arnold talk about their new film, "Fish Tank." And we'll talk about the life and legacy of Jane Austen with two of the curators of an exhibition about her at the Morgan Library and Museum. Plus, our latest Please Explain is all about perinatal psychiatry and postpartum depression.

Television Technology

Nick Bilton, Design Integration Editor for The New York Times and the User Interface Specialist & Researcher for The New York Times Research & Development Lab, and Joe Brown, Associate Editor for Wired Magazine, discusses current trends in television technology--from HDTV to plasma screens to the upcoming 3D ...

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Fish Tank

Director Andrea Arnold and actor Michael Fassbender talk about their new film "Fish Tank," a coming-of-age story set in a British housing complex. It opens today, January 15, at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and IFC Center.

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A Woman’s Wit: Jane Austen’s Life and Legacy

Declan Kiely, Robert H. Taylor Curator, and Clara Drummond, Assistant Curator, Morgan Library and Museum, discuss the exhibition "A Woman’s Wit: Jane Austen’s Life and Legacy." The exhibition showcases Jane Austen's (1775–1817) distinctive voice and explores why she and her writing continue to enthrall and inspire us ...

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Please Explain: Postpartum Depression and Perinatal Psychiatry

On today's Please Explain, we'll look into the causes and symptoms of postpartum depression, and the field of perinatal psychiatry, the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders associated with female reproductive function. We're joined by Dr. Catherine Monk, Irving Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Columbia University Medical Center, and Dr. ...

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