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Threats to press freedom are on the rise in Latin America

Friday, July 31, 2015

Mexico is a dangerous place to be a journalist. Drug cartels and corrupt government officials bully reporters — harassing them if they are lucky or silencing them for good, if they're not.

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PRI's The World

Did Gisele Bündchen hide from the Paparazzi by wearing a burqa?

Friday, July 31, 2015

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen supposedly visited her plastic surgeon in Paris wearing a head-to-ankle burqa. People in France and abroad reacted with confusion, outrage and humor.

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PRI's The World

Project to translate 'Walden' into Farsi becomes a cultural exchange

Friday, July 31, 2015

Until a few weeks ago, Alireza Taghdarreh had never set foot in the US. Yet he had lived and breathed the works of one quintessential American author: Henry David Thoreau.

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Road Trip with WNYC

Beach Day Edition: The Charles Mingus Method for Toilet Training Your Cat

Friday, July 31, 2015

Crazy or brilliant? Jazz legend Charles Mingus came up with a method for toilet training his cat, so Studio 360 tried it out on a kitty named Dizzy.

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The Takeaway

Thanks, Internet: The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, July 31, 2015

Tig Notaro joins Twitter, Key and Peele call it quits, and Prince Charles faces off against an eagle to win the internet this week. 

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, July 31, 2015

Tig Notaro joins Twitter, Key and Peele call it quits, and Prince Charles faces off against an eagle to win the internet this week. 
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PRI's The World

Strangers around the world gave Aziz Ansari the most intimate details of their romantic lives — their text messages

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Aziz Ansari takes a peek inside the single's scene around the world

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Studio 360

#TBT: Steven Moffat on 'Sherlock' and 'Doctor Who'

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Studio 360 offers a deep dive in the archives for Throwback Thursday: a favorite interview with Steven Moffat.
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Song Exploder

Thundercat - Them Changes

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Thundercat is the alter-ego of bassist and singer-songwriter Stephen Bruner. He’s played bass for both Suicidal Tendencies and Erykah Badu and went on to help shape Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly.' In this episode, Thundercat will break down the song "Them Changes" off his new mini-album. Thundercat co-produced the track with long-time collaborator Flying Lotus, with Kamasi Washington on saxophone.

This episode is sponsored by Hover, Lagunitas Brewing Company, and Simple.

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Studio 360

American Icons: Native Son

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The story of a young man in the ghetto who turns to murder was an overnight sensation. But some think "Native Son" exploited the worst stereotypes of black youth. 

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Studio 360

Breaking Ballet's Color Barrier

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

In a live conversation, American Ballet Theater's newest principal dancer talks with Raven Wilkinson and Carmen de Lavallade, two trailblazing African-American ballerinas. 
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Love + Radio

Greetings from Coney Island

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Rachel Prince receives a mysterious letter from 1938.

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: How 'Kung Fury' Went from Karate Joke to Kickstarter to Cannes

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

When David Sandberg posted a trailer featuring karate, time travel, dinosaurs, Hasselhoff, and a unicorn to YouTube, he had no idea he would end up taking his film to Cannes. No one did.
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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Watching “Trainwreck”

Monday, July 27, 2015

Richard Brody and Sarah Larson join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss “Trainwreck” and the comedy stylings of Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow.

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PRI's The World

Each year in New York, Gottscheers celebrate the culture of a city that no longer exists

Monday, July 27, 2015

Gottscheers are a small immigrant group in the US. The thing is, their homeland doesn't exist anymore. They come from a German speaking city in what is now Slovenia. And the whole community was uprooted after World War II. Here's what's left of Gottschee in New York.

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Studio 360

A Surrealist Subverts Vintage Ads, with Creepy Results

Monday, July 27, 2015

The German artist Pierre Schmidt takes vintage ads and turns them into decidedly surreal, eerie photo montages.
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Road Trip with WNYC

Home Movie Edition: Use the Internet to Meet Your Idol

Friday, July 24, 2015

Sideshow explains how a 25-year-old working at a Seattle mall convinced Billy Idol to play his birthday party for free.

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The Takeaway

Warren Haynes of The Allman Brothers on His Latest Solo Album

Friday, July 24, 2015

The Grammy award-winning guitar player and singer discusses his new solo album and the search for the American sound.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, July 24, 2015

Literary road trips are mapped, the "Jurassic" movies in high heels, scaffolding enthusiasts find a home, one voice changes in different spaces, and Alex Trebek finally sings Rihanna.
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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Ta-Nehisi Coates in Conversation with David Remnick

Friday, July 24, 2015

Ta-Nehisi Coates joins David Remnick for a discussion of his life and career.

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