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The Brian Lehrer Show

How to Be a Grown-Up. . . And a YouTube Star

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Millennials are facing difficult choices in today's socioeconomic world. Comedian, actress, host and author, Grace Helbig, offers advice to help navigate through life.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Even the Grown-Ups Don’t Feel Like Grown-Ups

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Each generation laments that young people don’t have a clue, but three cultural critics point to why everyone’s confused about what adulthood means, and how our T.V.s reflect that.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Walking and Remembering in New York City

Thursday, November 07, 2013

This interview originally aired live on the Brian Lehrer Show on November 7, 2013. An edited version was included in a best-of show on December 24, but you can hear the original audio here. 

In his new book The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood, Roger Rosenblatt, reflects on his childhood in Gramercy Park and returning to the neighborhood in an evening walk many years later.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Is 30 the New 21?

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Traditionally, the five signs of adulthood are: finishing school, leaving home, becoming financially independent, marrying, and starting a family. How much has that changed? What are the new milestones? When does adulthood start, anyway?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Bradley Manning Verdict; The Age of Adulthood; LEGO

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Pfc. Bradley Manning has been acquitted on charges of aiding the enemy in the Wikileaks case, but convicted of other counts. Fred Kaplan of Slate and Arun Rath, who has been in the courtroom, talk about the verdict and the sentencing. Then: a look at a possible suspension for Alex Rodriguez. Plus: the future of Madison Square Garden; the business of LEGO; and a conversation about the age when people become responsible for their actions. Is 30 the new 20 when it comes to adulthood?

The Brian Lehrer Show

Out of Control Open Phones: It's Your Show

Friday, June 28, 2013

We want to find four listeners who grew up outside of New York City who want to talk to each other. And once we do... Brian's going to step completely aside! Want to chat with some other non-native New Yorkers? Call 212-433-9692 to take part.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

How You Know You're A Grown A$$ Woman

Monday, May 13, 2013

Lindy West, Jezebel staff writer and author of How to Be a Person, talks about the Greene Space event How to Be a Grown A$$ Woman tonight--and takes your calls on how you know you're grown.

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Radio Rookies

The Second Mom

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Sara Martinez assumes a lot of responsibility in her family. 

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Radio Rookies

Teen Rights

Friday, January 24, 2003

Alena's parents let her make a lot of her own decisions, but when Alena leaves her apartment she feels less free.

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