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Replica Of Lafayette's Ship Re-Creates Historic Voyage To America

Monday, May 04, 2015

The Marquis de Lafayette sailed from France to America in 1780 to help the new nation defeat the British. A $29 million replica of the Hermione tall ship is retracing that journey.

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The Takeaway

A Game That Started with Segregation, Now Played with Pride

Monday, May 04, 2015

The game of 9-man looks like volleyball and is played in parking lots. It developed during a time of anti-Chinese sentiment, and is still dominated by Chinese-Americans today.

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All Things Considered

People's Republic Of Uber: Making Friends, Chauffeuring People In China

Monday, May 04, 2015

Uber is becoming more popular in China, but many drivers say they don't do it for the money. They say they like the human connection and the freedom.

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A Found Poem For Mother's Day

Monday, May 04, 2015

A short and poignant poem for mothers, discovered accidentally by commentator Tania Lombrozo.

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The Sporkful

The Man Who Made 5 Million Burritos (with Jesse Thorn)

Monday, May 04, 2015

We debate burrito construction and the LA/SF rivalry with MaxFun's Jesse Thorn and Good Food's Evan Kleiman. Plus Matt Yglesias compares Chipotle burritos to iPhones.

The Takeaway

The Weekender: Searching For Justice and Empathy

Saturday, May 02, 2015

In a special extended interview, actor Wendell Pierce of "The Wire" discusses the unrest in Baltimore, inequality, and police brutality.

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The Dinner Party Download

Episode 303: Amy Schumer, Cokie Roberts, Kurt Cobain in His Own Words

Friday, May 01, 2015

This week: Peabody Award-winning comedian Amy Schumer talks on the wild side... NPR correspondent Cokie Roberts celebrates our female forebears, then offers some civil advice ... A new documentary is at home with Nirvana's Kurt Cobain... Improv wizar ...

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Internet Explorer

BONUS: Would You Rather Share a Pornhub Link or...?

Friday, May 01, 2015

Ryan and Katie play a round of "Would You Rather"…

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The Takeaway

The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, May 01, 2015

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

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The Takeaway

Director of New Kurt Cobain Doc Weighs In on Artist's Unseen Life

Friday, May 01, 2015

"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" is the first fully authorized documentary on the life of Kurt Cobain. It's largely made up of never-before-seen footage. The director weighs in here.

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The Takeaway

Movie Date: Films to See and Avoid This Weekend

Friday, May 01, 2015

Every Friday, The Movie Date Podcast team drops by to review the new films hitting the box office. This week they discuss the new "Avengers" film and the drama-comedy "Welcome to Me."

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The Takeaway

No Labels, No Drama? Navigating The World of Modern Love

Friday, May 01, 2015

For a new generation of young people, the realities of modern dating often mean hooking up with no labels. 

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The Takeaway

Floyd Mayweather Packs a Punch With a Past

Friday, May 01, 2015

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the highest paid athlete in the world, has a long rap sheet for domestic abuse. But it's not keeping him out of the ring, or stopping viewers from paying to watch. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Justifying Torture, Kurt Cobain's Unseen Life, and The Daunting World of Modern Love

Friday, May 01, 2015

The Takeaway explores new allegations about the American Psychological Association, the director of a new Kurt Cobain documentary drops by, and we explore dating in the digital age.

On The Media

Episodes 10 & 11: Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Brooke discusses the tenth and eleventh episodes of House of Cards with Ron Klain and Amy Chozick.
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The Takeaway

ZIP Odes from Across the Nation

Thursday, April 30, 2015

​As April comes to a close, we're sharing just a few more of the incredible Zip Odes Takeaway listeners have been composing all month long.

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PRI's The World

Sorry, your skirt is too long for France

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Twitter lights up with reaction to the story of a Muslim schoolgirl in France who was sent home from school for wearing a long black skirt to class. School authorities, citing concern over France's secularity law, asked her to leave and come back with a more neutral outfit. See some creative photo-protests using the hashtag #JePorteMaJupeCommeJeVeux -"I wear my skirt as I please."

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The Takeaway

Amid Crisis, Nepalis Turn to Buddhist Culture

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The death toll from last weekend's earthquake in Nepal has surpassed 5,000. How does the Buddhist faith and culture help the Nepali people in a time of such suffering? 

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On The Media

Episode 9: Bad Doug Rising

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Brooke discusses the ninth episode of House of Cards with Michael Kelly, who plays Doug Stamper.
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The Takeaway

'Oregon Trail' Creator on The Video Game Hall of Fame Finalists

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

15 finalists have been selected for The Video Game Hall of Fame. Don Rawitsch, creator of "The Oregon Trail," discusses his legendary game, which is nominated for Hall of Fame status.

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