Streams

 

Culture

On The Media

Episodes 7 & 8: A Change in the Weather

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Brooke discusses the seventh and eighth episodes of House of Cards with Michael Waldman and John Dean.
Read More

Comment

'Planetary' Calls For A Global Vision Shift For Earthlings

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

On this Earth Day, Marcelo Gleiser points us to a trailer of the new movie, which calls for a change in perspective — a new way of relating to each other and to the planet.

Comment

Internet Explorer

A Deep Dive Into Furries And Kylie Jenner Conspiracy Theories

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Get ready for a deep dive into the furry communit…

Comment

Another Round

Episode 6: Lit Like Bic

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

This week we talk to Desus Nice, and we have some…

Comment

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Toll of Denial, Love and Marriage on Trial, and Art Imitating Life

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Takeaway explores the West's role in the Mediterranean refugee crisis, same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court, and a new play on Justice Antonin Scalia. 

New Tech City

Listeners: So Many Ways to Cook an Avocado

Monday, April 20, 2015

Last week, IBM's Watson computing system instructed Manoush and the Sporkful's Dan Pashman to cook an avocado. It was delicious. We wanted more.Thank goodness for our listeners. 
Read More

Comments [3]

Morning Edition

So Long 'Cinderella,' Website Helps Chinese Find Better English Names

Monday, April 20, 2015

Billboard. Mo Money. Lady Gaga. Cinderella. Those are just a few of the unusual names young Chinese have adopted over the years. An American entrepreneur hopes to suggest more appropriate ones.

Comment

The Sporkful

Comic Ron Funches' Autistic Son Loves Oreos With Bacon

Monday, April 20, 2015

The popular comedian talks about trying to eat healthier and the frustrations of getting his autistic son to do the same. Plus Ron explains why comedy is a lot like cooking.

To the Best of Our Knowledge

Public Shaming on Social Media

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Jon Ronson talks about the renaissance of public shaming that's happening online.

Comment

To the Best of Our Knowledge

Dangerous Idea: Universal Recess!

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Mary Kay Zuravleff's Dangerous Idea?  Universal Recess.  For everyone.  Eight times a day.

Comment

The Takeaway

The Weekender: Dr. Jane Goodall on Her Lifelong Work and New Film

Saturday, April 18, 2015

In this special extended interview, famed primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall discusses her research and conservation efforts, and her new documentary.

Comment

PRI's The World

For decades, NASA has woken up its astronauts with music

Friday, April 17, 2015

Space Oddity, Rocket Man, It's a Wonderful World, Brown-eyed Girl, La Cucuracha, all of those songs have at one time been piped up to space. NASA astronauts have a tradition of waking up with music.

Comment

The Takeaway

Amit Chaudhuri on 'Odyssesus Abroad' and The Changing Identity of India

Friday, April 17, 2015

Writer Amit Chaudhuri discusses his latest novel, "Odysseus Abroad," and how the cultural inheritance of Indian writers spans multiple continents. 

Comment

Reflections On The 'Boys' Of Summer

Friday, April 17, 2015

The new baseball season is underway, and commentator Alva Noë, a first-time Little League coach, is struck by what Little League and the professional game share in common.

Comment

The Dinner Party Download

Episode 301: The 2015 All-Music Episode

Friday, April 17, 2015

This week: Just in time for the last Coachella weekend and Record Store Day, it's a special ALL-MUSIC EPISODE! We've got tunes and tales from Nancy Sinatra, Miguel, Carrie Brownstein, Weird Al Yankovic and Steve Martin. Also, David Crosby chats about ...

Comment

The Takeaway

Is Technology Our Friend or Foe?

Friday, April 17, 2015

Technology: sometimes it helps us to stay connected. Sometimes it makes us a little too connected...or not connected enough. 
Read More

Comment

The Takeaway

Imagining a World Without Birds

Friday, April 17, 2015

When he's not busy fielding nominations for Pulitzers, Jonathan Franzen is involved in a passionate fight against the poaching of endangered songbirds.

Comments [3]

The Takeaway

The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, April 17, 2015

A puppet plays Rush, Esquire unearthed an outrageous 1991 commercial for the Sizzler restaurant chain, and a Frenchman draws the space between buildings.

Comment

The Takeaway

Movie Date: Films to See and Avoid This Weekend

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Takeaway's Movie Date Podcast team reviews the new releases hitting the box office this weekend. 

Comments [2]

WNYC News

New York City’s Creative Reuse Hub Looks to its Past in Art Show

Thursday, April 16, 2015

A new exhibition traces the history of Materials for the Arts, collector and redistributor of NYC's surplus art materials since 1978.

Comment