Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Philip Galanes on Getting Along with Siblings; Looting Antiquities in Egypt; Novelist Yiyun Li; Al and Larry Ubell
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
New York Times Social Q’s columnist Philip Galanes tackles your questions about dealing with siblings. Egyptian archaeologist Dr. Monica Hanna explains how she’s using Twitter to help protect and preserve her country’s ancient treasures. Yiyun Li talks about her latest novel, Kinder Than Solitude. And Al and Larry Ubell, our gurus of how-to, share their tips and answer questions on home repair and maintenance.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Terry Lenzner on his Legal Career; Women and the Holocaust; Ethan Coen's First Full-Length Play; The Gurus of How-To
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Investigative lawyer Terry Lenzner looks back at his varied career, including investigating the 1964 deaths of 3 civil rights workers and his work for the Senate Watergate Committee. Wendy Lower discusses the role German women played in the Holocaust. Susan Pourfar and Halley Feiffer talk about their roles in Ethan Coen’s new off-Broadway play, “Women or Nothing.” And our gurus of how-to, Al and Larry Ubell on how to prepare your home for the cooler weather.
Women Opting Out, Returning to Work; Architect Hugh Hardy; "Hopper Drawings" at the Whitney; the Gurus of How-To
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
On today’s show, Judith Warner talks about the experiences of women who left their careers to stay at home with their young children and are now trying to restart their professional lives. Hugh Hardy reviews his 50-year career in architecture and the challenges, strategies, and human concerns that have influenced his design. Carter Foster discusses the exhibition of drawings by Edward Hopper, now on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art. And Al and Larry Ubell, our gurus of how-to, answer home repair questions from you, our listeners!
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
On today’s show: Dr. Geoffrey Tabin talks about cataract blindness in isolated and impoverished countries. Lauren Sandler—an only child and the parent of an only child—argues that there are benefits from growing up in a single-child household. Claire Messud discusses her latest novel, The Woman Upstairs. Plus, our gurus of how-to, Alvin and Lawrence Ubell, take your calls on home repair!
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Mark Mazzetti explains how the line between soldiers and spies has been blurred, and what that means for America’s national security. Mary Williams talks about growing up in the Black Panther movement and then being adopted as a teenager by Jane Fonda. Jennifer Gilmore talks about her latest novel, The Mothers. And our gurus of how-to, Alvin and Lawrence Ubell, will be here to answer your calls and questions about home repair.