Recapping the Election, from the Polls, to the Bars, to the Theater

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Voters wait in line to cast their ballots at a polling site in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Derek Willis, News Applications Developer at ProPublica, and John Keefe, senior editor for Data News at WNYC, return to discuss what actually happened at the polls on Election Day. What does election night look like from behind the bar? Seasoned bartenders Rosie Schapp, John Nugent and Ben Wiley stop by and tell us. Tony Award-winning playwright and director Richard Nelson, creator of the trilogy, “The Gabriels" returns to discuss the final play in the cycle, “Women of a Certain Age." Ben Zimmer, executive editor of, takes us through the language of the 2016 presidential campaign.