Thursday, November 29, 2012
U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice could be nominated to fill Hillary Clinton’s position as Secretary of State. We take your calls on who you’d like to see fill any vacant positions in the President’s cabinet in his second term. Plus: job growth and job loss after Sandy; Steve Clemons of the Atlantic on the Palestinian bid for recognition at the U.N.; a new book looks at white collar crime and the financial crisis; what’s in your couch; and your picks for U.S. cultural ambassadors to anywhere and for anything.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Before our summer hiatus, we asked you to make a summer music resolution. And many of you did -- pledging to learn a new song on your instrument, dig through a musician's back catalog, or start a band. Today, a little more than three months later, we check in with our listeners to see how they've fared. Writer and comedian Margaret Lyons, who resolved to gain new appreciation for Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" and learn a Carole King song on her ukulele, joins us with an update and a performance as well.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Longtime Soundcheck listener and music fan Ted also happens to be an artist and designer - so it makes sense that his "summer resolution" is to design a piece of furniture facilitating the "playing of, listening to, or storage of music or an instrument." Ted told us, "I have been thinking for almost a year about some furniture we planned to do already with a musical theme. I would definitely appreciate the deadline."
Now halfway through July, we checked in with Ted about his summer resolution, and he told us that despite his hectic summer - "I have definitely been productive." Here's the evidence!
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market will take a peek inside a different specialty store and showcase the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity. Slideshow below.
Saturday, March 19, 2005