Kurt Vonnegut, Shakespeare, and No Commercial Breaks

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Writer Kurt Vonneget attends the V.I.P. Screening of 'The Door In The Floor' at MGM Screening Room on June 15 , 2004 in New York City.

In a fictional 1998 series for WNYC, Kurt Vonnegut traveled to the afterlife to interview recently deceased people. Listen to some highlights from the series. Plus: A New York teacher tenure lawsuit mirrors California’s; how the World Cup makes money with few commercial breaks; a playwright’s tips for navigating this summer’s Shakespeare performances; and balancing New Jersey’s budget.