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Five Things You Had To See Online This Week

Friday, February 20, 2015

Beckyoncé mashups, Billy Eichner yelling at FLOTUS, and Norm Macdonald's SNL tweets stole the internet's collective heart this week. 
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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Giving The Perfect GIF

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The guru of GIFs says the animations express “the essential human emotions: hunger, love, and sadness. If you're feeling things other than that, you're wasting your energy."
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Studio 360

Boots, Before and After Beyoncé

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Boots moves on from the mega music mystery of 2013 when he was credited on Beyoncé’s self-titled album alongside super-producers like Timbaland, Pharrell, and Frank Ocean. 

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Features

What Listeners Loved This Week

Friday, November 21, 2014

Pot-smokers in Williamsburg seem blasé about the new marijuana laws. Your boss is not an idiot. There are college scholarships for video gaming. Here are a few of the week's top stories.

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Boots, Before and After Beyoncé

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Boots moves on from the mega music mystery of 2013 when he was credited on Beyoncé’s self-titled album alongside super-producers like Timbaland, Pharrell, and Frank Ocean. 
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The Takeaway

Feminist Icons: From Rosie the Riveter to Beyoncé

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Just how flawless of an icon was "Rosie" herself?  And is it time we put aside the propaganda and found some new feminist icons? 

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Giving the Perfect GIF

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The guru of GIFs says the animations express “the essential human emotions: hunger, love, and sadness. If you're feeling things other than that, you're wasting your energy."
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Studio 360

Every Song Beyoncé and Jay Z Could Perform Together This Summer

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The two biggest names in music will share a bill this summer — here's your preview.

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Studio 360

Will Coachella's Cameos Ruin Music Festivals?

Monday, April 21, 2014

The sheer number of headline-worthy surprises at this year's Coachella music festival sets an ugly precedent.

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On The Media

The US built a Secret Twitter for Cuba, Beyonce is Falsely Accused of Using Selfies as Currency, and More

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Happy Thursday morning everyone. We’re putting the finishing touches on this week’s episode. We missed you last week and we’re glad to be back. In the meantime, guess what we have for you?

 

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Features

The 10 Best Grammy Moments in Vines

Monday, January 27, 2014

From Yoko Ono's dance clinic to Pharrell's social-media savvy headwear, here are the best Grammy moments distilled just for you.

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Soundcheck

Knee-Jerk Reaction: Soundcheck On Beyoncé's Surprise New Album

Friday, December 13, 2013

For those who went to bed at a sensible hour last night, you likely awoke this Friday morning to discover Beyoncé dropped an entire new album overnight. From the Soundcheck team, reactions range from "it's a visual delight!" to "I’m not hearing many up-tempo playlist contenders." 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Jay and Bey in Cuba: An Explainer

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Does Jay-Z and Beyoncé's trip to Cuba violate Treasury Department sanctions? Julia Sweig, Senior Fellow and Director of Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations tells Brian Lehrer how tourism regulations tie into the state of U.S.-Cuba relations.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Gun Deal; Freakonomics Names; Apes and Humanism; Jay-Z Goes to Cuba

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Deals on guns and the budget are being worked out in Washington. We get the latest. Then  Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics explains how the name you're given at birth can influence your life path and determine factors such as success in school and career opportunities. Plus: Primatologist Frans de Waal talks about what apes teach us about humanism; Julia Sweig of the Council on Foreign Relations puts the Jay-Z/Beyoncé Cuba trip in context; and an update on the city's bike share program.

 

Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The Don’t Call Them Hipster Dads Edition

Saturday, February 23, 2013

On this week’s episode, Gabfest panelists talk about "Life is But a Dream," the documentary about Beyoncé that is written, directed by, and starring … Beyoncé. 

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Soundcheck

The Mrs. Carter Show; Kishi Bashi; Beware of Mr. Baker

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

In this episode: Beyoncé has has been known by many names: “Queen B,” “Foxxy Cleopatra,” and, of course, “Sasha Fierce.” Arielle Loren and Ann Powers talk with us about Beyonce's newest persona: Mrs. Carter.

Plus: Kishi Bashi, aka K. Ishibashi, used to be the go-to guy when indie bands like Of Montreal needed a violin. Now, he’s struck out on his own -- and he joins us to bring his melodic chamber-pop to life.

And: When filmmaker Jay Bulger titled his latest documentary Beware of Mr. Baker, he wasn’t exaggerating. The film stars the legendary, volatile and reclusive drummer Ginger Baker, known for his work in bands like Cream and Blind Faith -- and, more notoriously, for his drug use and temper. We talk with Jay Bulger about the making of the film, and Baker’s musical genius.

Soundcheck

Feminism, Beyoncé And 'The Mrs. Carter Show'

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

The 31-year-old singer announced after her Super Bowl performance that her upcoming world tour would be called “The Mrs. Carter Show” — referencing her husband, Jay-Z, née Shawn Carter (now Shawn Knowles-Carter).

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WNYC News

Watch Live: President Obama's Second Inauguration

Monday, January 21, 2013

Watch President Barack Obama's second inauguration, live from the National Mall in Washington D.C. The ceremony will feature performances by Beyonce, James Taylor and poet Richard Blanco. As you watch, help us create a People's Poem, by Tweeting your ideas using #PrezPoem and follow along with the best responses.

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It's A Free Country ®

Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 01, 2012

Cuomo approval reaches new heights, and Chris Christie takes in a Beyonce concert.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, “Beyoncé’s Cafeteria” Edition

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Listen to Slate's show about Occupy Wall Street, Beyoncé’s dance plagiarism, and the films of Pedro Almodóvar.

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