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Edwin Fancher: Change and Continuity in Greenwich Village

Friday, September 05, 2014

WNYC
Homosexuality. Mixed-race couples. Narcotics on MacDougal Street. This archived conversation from a WNYC broadcast gives an incredible sense of what's changed--and what hasn't.
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WNYC News

Masters and High Heels: It's the Fall Art Season

Friday, September 05, 2014

WNYC art critic Deborah Solomon offers a preview of the shows she's anticipating — and the one she is dreading.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Remembering Joan Rivers, The Call of the Wild, and The Benefits of Daydreaming

Friday, September 05, 2014

The Takeaway remembers the life and legacy of Joan Rivers, pulls back the curtain on the 1964 Wilderness Act, and looks at some neuroscience that says daydreaming can help you learn.

Studio 360

When Forgery Isn’t a Crime

Friday, September 05, 2014

One of the world’s most prolific art forgers was caught but will never be prosecuted, because he donated all his fakes. He spills the beans in a new documentary.

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Studio 360

Poetry Challenge: Dorothea Lasky Picks a Winner

Friday, September 05, 2014

For our latest listener challenge, we asked high school students to send us their poetry. Over 600 poems later, it’s time to find out who won.

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Studio 360

The Rise and Rise of Tavi Gevinson

Friday, September 05, 2014

Before she had even started high school, Tavi Gevinson’s style blog won her fame in the fashion world (and got her funny looks in math class). Now she’s about to become a Broadway star.

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Studio 360

Be Our Guest (Host)

Friday, September 05, 2014

Kurt Andersen tries to prepare Alan Cumming for what’s he’s getting into when he guest hosts Studio 360 this month.

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Studio 360

Joan Rivers Was A Feminist Piece of Work

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Few women have made as big (or as loud) a splash in Hollywood as Joan Rivers. At heart, her combativeness was that of a woman who knew she wouldn't get anywhere by playing nice.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

#TBT Brian and John Oliver, 2007

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Before John Oliver had writers, he was one. In this installment of Throwback Thursday: Oliver's chat with Brian from 2007 about the Writers Guild of America strike and what was at stake.
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WNYC News

It Takes Some 'Next-Level' Theatrics to Stand Out at Fashion Week

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Crazy clothes don't do it anymore. The traditional fashion event is now seeing star-studded performances and elaborate architecture as designers try to widen their audience.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Juliette Lewis Plays a Disaffected Punk-rocker Turned Suburban Mom in “Kelly & Cal”

Thursday, September 04, 2014

She and director Jen McGowan discuss the new film, about an unlikely friendship between two people frustrated with their place in the world.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Surviving a Massacre, a Gift to NATO, and a Kennedy's Return to Vietnam

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The Takeaway explores the story of an ISIS massacre and the lone survivor who got away, NATO's relevance in the world, and Rory Kennedy weighs in on her new documentary about Vietnam.

The Takeaway

A Kennedy's Return to Vietnam

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Rory Kennedy's new documentary, "Last Days in Vietnam," travels back in time 40 years to the run-up to the 1975 evacuation of Saigon.  

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Radiolab

A Giant Appears At The Edge Of An African Roadway

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

If the task is to think backward, to an important moment in history, here's a stunning way to do it: It's a jewel of a monument alongside a road in South Africa.
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Power Play, Revisiting GMOs, and Comfortable Airplane Seats

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The Takeaway explores the extremism of ISIS, how the ACA has changed the landscape for those with serious illnesses, and who's to blame for the torture of reclining airline seats.

The Leonard Lopate Show

How Art Can Reveal Dark Impulses Under the Veneer of Civilized Behavior

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Artists such as Max Beckmann, George Grosz, and Yokoo Tadanori, and filmmakers Werner Herzog, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Kurosawa Kiyoshi were affected by fascism and its consequences.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Health and Happiness: Better Healthcare, Making Art from Pain

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

How to make better decisions about our health and get better health care. “Welcome to Night Vale.” Ben Lerner on his new novel. Ian Buruma on creating art after war and suffering.

The Jonathan Channel

Staff Picks: The American Songbook Live

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Each week, we compile a concert calendar for the most selective music fan. If you can't make it out, we've added a playlist to the page! Here are our picks for September 1-7.

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On The Media

No One Wants To Buy The World's Most Expensive .gif

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

No one wants to buy a $5800 animated .gif. 
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Studio 360

This Is Your Bird on Drugs

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Australian multimedia artist Andy Thomas makes bird songs dance with 3D animations. It’s the latest in his line of “audio life forms.”
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