Thursday, December 25, 2014
Monday, December 22, 2014
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
Monday, November 10, 2014
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Friday, April 18, 2014
The association of art with altered states of consciousness goes back a long way. Archeological evidence of fermented beverages and some of the oldest musical instruments were found at the same 9,000-year-old site in China. Do alcohol and marijuana improve creativity?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The Biology of Intimacy & Making Love Last | Kansas Bill Allows Discrimination to Expand Religious Liberty | Being Ginger" and the Stereotypes of Red-Heads
Friday, February 14, 2014
States Seek Changes to Alcohol Laws | The Biology of Intimacy & Making Love Last | How Do They Do That? Figure Skating | A Look at the Movies Hitting the Box Office | Being Ginger" and the Stereotypes of Red-Heads | Kansas Anti-Gay Bill Allows Discrimination to Expand Religious ...
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Olivia Laing examines the link between creativity and alcohol in the work and lives of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, John Berryman, John Cheever, and Raymond Carver, who were all alcoholics. In The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking, she takes a journey from Cheever’s New York to Williams’s New Orleans, from Hemingway’s Key West to Carver’s Port Angeles, to piece together a map of alcoholism, a disease that has also affected her own family.
Friday, February 08, 2013
As the survivor of multiple relapses and near-fatal experiences with his addiction to alcohol and other drugs, William C. Moyers knows what it’s like to desperately need a good treatment program but not know how to find one. He and his parents, journalist Bill Moyers and Judith Moyers, talk about their experience confronting William’s addiction and the journey through intervention, treatment, and recovery. William Moyers’ book Now What? An Insider’s Guide to Addiction and Recovery leads readers through recognizing when someone needs help, finding a quality treatment program, navigating the treatment process, and establishing a support system after treatment.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
By Fred Mogul : Reporter, WNYC News
In “Rebel without a Cause,” James Dean’s father impotently warns the high-schooler to stay away from gatherings where teens imbibe alcohol.
“You know what kind of drunken brawls those kind of parties turn into,” he says. “It's not a place for kids.”
Monday, April 23, 2012
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
The Long Island Railroad is launching a pilot program banning alcohol on overnight weekend trains out of Penn Station, beginning next month.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Emmy Award-winning actress Kristen Johnston discusses her memoir, Guts: The Endless Follies and Tiny Triumphs of a Giant Disaster, in which she writes about her addictions to alcohol and drugs and how she overcame them. She also talks about the stigma that’s often attached to recovery and her efforts to open the city’s first addiction-recovery high school.