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Selected Shorts: Flash Forward

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories in which people find happiness in unexpected places. 

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Albums, Anniversaries, And Music Trends To Watch In 2013

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Matthew Perpetua, editor of Buzzfeed Music, previews some of the music to look forward to in the coming year.

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Soundcheck

A musical playoff

Monday, October 03, 2011

John Schaefer says Detroit is capable of springing an upset.  But where?

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Soundcheck

How Can I Miss You If You Never Go Away?

Thursday, April 21, 2011

John Schaefer wonders whether comebacks are about the music or the marketing.

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Soundcheck

Some Grammy Thoughts

Monday, February 14, 2011

John Schaefer reacts to the Grammys' surprises.

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Transportation Nation

Chrysler Winning Points for Selling Detroit in Super Bowl Ad

Monday, February 07, 2011

(Alex Goldmark, Transportation Nation) In Super Bowl XLV there were more car commercials than beer ads, most out of Detroit and many touting the eco-elements of new models. But the most noteworthy was the classy ad for the new Chrysler 200 featuring Eminem.

"Chrysler 200" was the top trending Google search this morning. Not bad for the new name of what used to be the Sebring, a car the Detroit Free Press called "arguably the most maligned vehicle to ever come out of Auburn Hills."

The ad works because it sells Detroit pride as much as it sells the revamped 200. A gritty baritone announcer apparently speaks for all Detroit intoning, "What does this city know about luxury. Huh? What does a town that's been to hell and back know about the finer things?"

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Soundcheck

The Wisdom of Jerry From Queens

Friday, July 30, 2010

John Schaefer says Detroit rocks, and raps, and funks...

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Soundcheck

The State of the Music Video

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

As we broadcast live on June 11 from the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, we look at the art of music videos -- and where videos are headed. Our guests include Rik Cordero, who has directed videos from Jay-Z, Nas, Q-Tip, John Legend and others, and Idolator.com editor Maura Johnston. (Think you know how to make a video? Enter the Soundcheck Music Video Contest, starring the Fiery Furnaces!)

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Studio 360

Gehry, Frames, Tales

Saturday, October 26, 2002

Studio 360 gets framed. Kurt Andersen and the architect Frank Gehry talk about how frames guide what we see and understand in a piece of art. A master craftsman explains the joy of making a perfect frame. We look at the ancient trick of nesting stories within stories, way back ...

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Studio 360

Eminem

Saturday, October 26, 2002

Eminem

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Studio 360

Persona, Roberta, Pessoa

Saturday, June 16, 2001

Kurt Andersen and actor Campbell Scott talk about the challenges and pleasures of creating artistic personas.

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