The Brian Lehrer Show

Disrupting the Hamptons Rental Markets

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Airbnb and Craigslist are disrupting the market for vacation rentals on the East End of Long Island.

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The Takeaway

This Valentine's Day, True Stories of Love & Tech

Thursday, February 13, 2014

From the unusual origins of Craigslist's "Missed Connections" to the science behind eHarmony, we take a look at the tech powering online dating sites.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

When "Cozy" Means Small: A Rental Ad Glossary

Friday, May 10, 2013

When a rental ad says "cozy apartment with laid back roommates" does that actually mean “closet for rent in apartment full of potheads?” The Brian Lehrer Show is gathering some of the classic apartment listing code-phrases from "old-world" to "luxurious." Read the glossary and add your own.

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Pounding the Pavement Fans

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

A weird sidebar to the big story of Pavement's reunion

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Toast to the Douchebags Edition

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss round two of the Kanye vs Taylor Swift VMA face-off, the new Robert Rodriguez film Machete and the monetization of sex on Craigslist.