Thursday, January 10, 2013
WNYC looks back at the best Oscar-related conversations on our air - from Leonard Lopate's talk with Samuel L. Jackson to the real-life sex surrogate who inspired Helen Hunt's Academy Award-nominated role.
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
By Amanda Angel
As awards seasons gets into full swing—the Oscar Nominations have been announced—it’s a time to reflect on what a great season it’s been for classical music fans.
Saturday, January 05, 2013
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfesters discuss the fiscal cliff deal and the decision by the Journal News to publish a map of gun permit owners. On the Culture Gabfest portion of the show, panelists talk about Quentin Tarantino’s new blaxploitation western "Django Unchained."
Friday, January 04, 2013
Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" has sparked conversation and controversy over its use of violence, portayal of slavery, and more. Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, discusses the film with Dana Stevens, Slate's film critic and co-host of Slate's Culture Gabfest, now airing on WNYC. Plus: how "Lincoln" and "Django" treat slavery differently.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Friday is the day when we talk about new movie releases here on the Takeaway. Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday weighs in on "Les Miserables" and "Django Unchained."