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The Leonard Lopate Show

Entertainment and the Digital Age

Monday, March 21, 2011

Frank Rose, contributing editor at Wired, discusses the evolution of the media and how it is changing entertainment. In The Art of Immersion: How the Digital Generation Is Remaking Hollywood, Madison Avenue, and the Way We Tell Stories he describes the people—like Will Wright (The Sims), James Cameron (Avatar), and Damon Lindelof (Lost)—who are reshaping media for a two-way world.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Windfall

Friday, November 05, 2010

Director Laura Israel and cartoonist Lynda Barry talk about the controversy over wind turbines. Israel directed “Windfall,” a revealing look at wind energy that tells the story of residents of Meredith, NY, who are divided when companies want to build wind turbines in the traditional dairy farm community. “Windfall” is playing as part of DOC NYC Friday, November 5, and Monday, November 8, at IFC Center. Lynda Barry is researching a book on homes near turbines. Her latest book is titled Picture This.

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