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The Takeaway

Movie Date: Films to See and Avoid This Weekend

Friday, April 24, 2015

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

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Specials

August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone"

Thursday, April 23, 2015

For the first time, hear August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," recorded live in The Greene Space.

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The Takeaway

Becoming an Adult...Again

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Growing up is hard to do, especially when success comes early but doesn't pan out. Actor Nick Kroll and Director Ross Katz explore failing at adulthood in their film, "Adult Beginners."

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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. 

WNYC Digital

Meet Q's New Host: Shad

Monday, April 20, 2015

Critically acclaimed Juno Award-winning rapper Shad makes his debut tonight as the new host of Q.

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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.

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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. 

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The Takeaway

'Game of Thrones' Won the Internet This Week

Friday, April 10, 2015

Just the scent of new Game of Thrones episodes was enough to throw the internet (plus Seth Meyers, Sesame Street, and Key and Peele) into a tailspin this week. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Justice in South Carolina, The Brontosaurus Makes a Comeback, and Twins in Space

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The Takeaway looks at the shooting death of Walter Scott, we explore new information about the Brontosaurus, and we chat with Astronaut Mike Kelly about his twin brother's space trip.

On The Media

Cancer and Comedy: Strange Bedfellows?

Friday, April 03, 2015

In the 1990s, Julia Sweeney was a comedian known for her SNL character, Pat. Then her brother got cancer. She discusses performing cancer, and why cancer is inherently hilarious.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian's Six Best Political Moments at the Oscars

Monday, February 23, 2015

It was a political night at the Oscars. We'll take your calls on fitting in, "Selma" and the whiteness of the Academy, equal pay and anything else that resonated with you. 

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

The Voices of Coney Island in the 1960s

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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Coney Island barkers from all around the park invite you to experience a variety of attractions.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Parks & Recap: Land Feuds & City Council Shenanigans

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In our first edition of Brian Lehrer's Podcast About Parks and Recreation, we recap last night's episode, wherein the show jumped ahead to 2017 and Werner Herzog showed up.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Celebrity Christmas Special

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Happy Holidays from The Takeaway! Today, we're bringing you a Christmas Day Special—an hour packed with interviews featuring some of our favorite celebrities.

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Features

A Christmas Carol: A Radio Drama

Monday, December 22, 2014

It's our annual performance of "A Christmas Carol." Hear the radio drama inspired by Charles Dickens' classic tale featuring your favorite public radio personalities.

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WNYC News

Industry Fall Out After 'The Interview' Release is Cancelled

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Movie makers are up in arms over the cancellation of the comedy about a plot to assassinate the dictator of North Korea.

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The Takeaway

Goodbye, Nation: A Farewell to 'The Colbert Report'

Thursday, December 18, 2014

As Stephen Colbert bids adieu to "The Colbert Report," On the Media's Brooke Gladstone weighs in the host's wide-ranging impact, from the network news to politics to satire.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ladies and Gentlemen, Dick Cavett

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The beloved talk show host lets us in on some life secrets, like, you can be offended and still survive and live the rest of your life.

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Specials

Here's The Thing: Patti LuPone and Jon Robin Baitz and Stacy Keach

Friday, December 05, 2014

Alec Baldwin talks with three major theater artists who have had different influences, obstacles, and career experiences. 

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Specials

Here's The Thing: Jerry Seinfeld

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Alec Baldwin sits down with comedian Jerry Seinfeld who debuted on HBO in 1981, the same year he first appeared on Johnny Carson. Jerry Seinfeld was 27 years old.

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