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The Brian Lehrer Show

Trick-or-Treating Among the One Percent

Friday, October 31, 2014

Slate's "Dear Prudence" shot down a complaint this week about families who drive to ritzy neighborhoods to trick-or-treat. The advice columnist made it clear: buy more candy, Greenwich.

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Soundcheck

Movie Date's Scariest Sounding Films

Friday, October 31, 2014

Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, co-hosts of The Takeaway’s Movie Date podcast, delve into some frightening sounds in the film industry with some of their favorite scary movie audio.

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Soundcheck

A Very Wonka Afternoon With Primus, In Concert And In Costume

Friday, October 31, 2014

Soundcheck celebrates Halloween with one of the most inventive and darkly comedic bands of all time: Primus. 
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Selected Shorts

Family Vacation—Not

Friday, October 31, 2014

Neil Gaiman's idea of family fun.

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Selected Shorts

An Igloo Made of Books

Friday, October 31, 2014

Not your average break up.  A lovesick husband retreats from the world.

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Selected Shorts

Evening Primrose

Friday, October 31, 2014

The secret lives of department stores.

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Selected Shorts

The End of the World

Friday, October 31, 2014

Neil Gaiman and Kirsten Vangsness take you to the end of the world.

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Soundcheck

Primus Plays Wonka In Concert; Movie Date's Scariest Sounding Films

Friday, October 31, 2014

Primus performs songs from its Willy Wonka-inspired album in The Greene Space. Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman of the Movie Date podcast talk about the movies with the scariest sounds. 

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Selected Shorts

Dreaming Out Loud: Neil Gaiman’s Halloween

Friday, October 31, 2014

Neil Gaiman offers up the end of the world, a secret society, and an igloo made of books in this holiday special.

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New Sounds

October 2014 New Releases

Friday, October 31, 2014

John Schaefer carefully sorts through the stacks, bins, downloads and boatloads of new releases which have come across his desk over the past month to present the finest of the bunch.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, October 30, 2014

R.L. Stine extends his shelf-life again. Plus, great tunes from T-Pain, Taylor, and Aphex Twin. 
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Storycorps

StoryCorps 399: Death Becomes Her

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Joanna Ebenstein, founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, tells her father, Bob, about the childhood origins of her fascination with things that most people avoid, including black widow spiders.

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Studio 360

The Story Behind The Greatest Halloween Video Ever In The History Of The Internet

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Matt Geiler didn't know what he was doing when he donned a pumpkin mask and a unitard on Halloween night 2006, but he created one of the internet's best viral videos. 
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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Primus In The Greene Space

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Inventive and darkly comedic band pays tribute to Willy Wonka this afternoon in The Greene Space. Listen to their version of "Pure Imagination."

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Freakonomics Radio

What Can Vampires Teach Us About Economics?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A lot! “The Economics of the Undead” is a book about dating strategy, job creation, and whether there should be a legal market for blood.

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99% Invisible

138- O-U-I-J-A

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Ouija board is so simple and iconic that it looks like it comes from another time, or maybe another realm. The game is not as ancient as it was designed to look, but those two arched rows of letters have been spooking people for over 125 years.

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WQXR Blog

Where Have the Halloween Concerts Gone?

Monday, October 27, 2014

While Halloween music gets barely gets a nod in New York concert halls, it's on WQXR today.
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Q2 Music

QBoo! Q2 Music's 2nd Annual Halloween Scarathon

Friday, October 24, 2014

Today, Q2 Music presents its annual scarathon of vertigo-inducing tone clusters and heart-pumping slasher film suites.

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Studio 360

Chris Thomas Is Making Haunted Houses Much Scarier

Friday, October 24, 2014

Enough with the pipe organs and canned screams; one composer is making haunted houses as scary as a horror movie.

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WNYC News

Why New Yorkers Are So Afraid of Ebola

Friday, October 17, 2014

In New York City, health officials are scrambling to reassure a jittery public that the city is prepared to deal with a potential case of Ebola. But out on the streets, the fear is real.

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