Wednesday, May 07, 2014
The trailer for the new Fox series Gotham is a lot more Law & Order: Batman than The Dark Knight — and that's a shame.
Friday, January 03, 2014
By Robert Krulwich : Host, Radiolab
They leap into the air, adjust their tails, land headfirst in the snow, burrow down and hit a teeny moving target — buried three feet below. It's their lunch. How does a fox catch a mouse in winter? This is amazing.
Friday, May 17, 2013
It’s commonly said now that we’re living in a golden age of television, but try telling that to executives at the Big Four networks. The buzzy shows you love to talk about are on cable, while CBS, ABC, NBC, and Fox are all wrapping up one of their worst seasons on record. Many successful shows ...
Friday, February 01, 2013
A few weeks ago, singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton was surprised to learn that his arrangement of the Sir Mix-A-Lot song "Baby Got Back" was covered note for note by the cast of the Fox TV show Glee. Coulton talks with Bob about having his melody stolen with impunity and the legal gray area between copyright law and cover songs.
Mos Def - Ms. Fat Booty
Monday, October 03, 2011
In 1865, the Civil War came to a close. But just six days after the confederate commanding general Robert E. Lee surrendered, President Abraham Lincoln was shot and killed by John Wilkes Booth at the Ford Theatre in Washington DC. It’s a story that most Americans know, but Bill O’Reilly has some new perspective on these historic events. O'Reilly, the host of Fox News's "The O’Reilly Factor," is also a former high school history teacher, a hobby historian, and co-author of a new book called "Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever."
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
It's the first day of the World Series, and there's still no agreement between Cablevision and Fox. Some sports bars in the city are anticipating larger crowds during the series because of the dispute.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
By Azi Paybarah
What's the point of another mosque, Sarah Palin wonders, during an appearance on Fox last night:
There are already a hundred mosques in New York…
Now, if the purpose of this mosque, as we are lead to believe, is to create this tolerant environment to avoid anything like a 9/11 ever repeating, you have to ask ‘Why didn’t any of those 100 mosques already accomplish such a thing, allowing that tolerance and acceptance of differing views?' So, I don’t buy into that reason, that that’s the purpose of this location being chosen.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
By Britta Conroy-Randall : WNYC Culture Desk
A lot of the time they go unnoticed, or we simply fast forward through them like advertisements, another obstruction between us and our favorite TV show. But sometimes, when they're done properly, they are a thing of beauty. They can provide provide skillfully disguised plot indications, and give you valuable character insights, all wrapped up in a stunning sensory parcel that sets the mood for the coming show.
Friday, February 05, 2010
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