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The Takeaway

The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, April 24, 2015

The first ever video on YouTube; Amy Schumer's remarkably poignant parody of Friday Night Lights; a cute dog vine to watch over and over. Here's what's good on the web.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, April 24, 2015

Amy Schumer wins the internet this week, but Rihanna and a wonderful golden retriever named Maple came out to play, too.
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The Takeaway

Ada Lovelace Reborn in Graphic Novel

Monday, April 20, 2015

Mathematician Ada Lovelace never got to complete her life's work, the "Analytical Engine," but her story is being revived in a new graphic novel, with a more happy ending.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, April 17, 2015

A Sizzler promo from another galaxy and a Vanessa Carlton/Lil Jon mash-up win the internet this week.
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Studio 360

Last Call for the Great Studio 360 Doodle Dare

Friday, November 07, 2014

We asked for your best cartoons, and you delivered — now the competition in our doodle challenge is heating up!

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Studio 360

Doodle Dare: The Struggle Is Real

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

For Studio 360's Doodle Dare, Alison Bechdel started an image — you must finish it. Several artists drew her girl fighting the enemy within. 
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Studio 360

Taking on the Great Doodle Dare

Friday, October 31, 2014

Alison Bechdel started an incomplete doodle and challenged listeners to complete it. How have doodlers responded?

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Studio 360

Doodle Dare: Superheroes Among Us

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

For Studio 360's Doodle Dare, Alison Bechdel started an image — you must finish it. And several artists have turned her girl in distress into a dragon-wrestling, high-flying superhero.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Tattoo's Thousand Words

Friday, October 17, 2014

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, how do you tell the story of a tattoo?  

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Studio 360

The Great Studio 360 Doodle Dare

Thursday, October 16, 2014

For our latest Extra Credit challenge, Alison Bechdel — noted cartoonist and winner of the MacArthur Fellowship (a.k.a. the "genius" grant) — started this doodle; the rest is up to you!
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Studio 360

A Digital Terarrium For Your Desktop

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

This graphic artist's self-contained animations are the digital equivalent of a snow globe. 
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Studio 360

Ralph Steadman Leaves His Mark

Friday, August 08, 2014

The artist who helped define Gonzo journalism with his twisted, violent illustrations is the subject of a new documentary. At age 78, Steadman hasn’t lost his impish humor — as we learned when he started flinging ink all over the studio.

Video: Ralph Steadman draws Kurt

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Studio 360

Shaun Tan's Magical Worlds

Friday, August 08, 2014

Bestselling author-illustrator Shaun Tan constructs eerie, vaguely sinister worlds in his gloriously detailed picture books. For a long time, he didn’t understand why bookstores put them in the children’s section. Now the father of an infant daughter, Tan’s starting to come around.

Slideshow: Shaun Tan’s illustrations

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Studio 360

Going with the Grain

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Artist Clint Reid looks in his backyard and the lumberyard to find canvases for his work.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Warren Lehrer's Books Within Books

Thursday, October 31, 2013

This conversation originally aired live on October 31, 2013. An edited version was included in a best-of episode of the Brian Lehrer Show on December 24. The original audio is posted here.

Warren Lehrer, co-founder of EarSay and author of A Life In Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley (Goff Books, 2013) talks to Brian (his brother!) about his new work, an "illuminated novel" which contains 101 books-within-books about the life of Bleu Mobley.

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Radiolab

Let's Spoon for Forty Years

Sunday, July 21, 2013

You've got them... under your skin... Well, hopefully not. But if you did get infected with blood flukes, would it make you feel better to know they're monogamous creatures, pairing up and sticking together for years, sometimes even decades? Warms the heart.

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Radiolab

Seeking Cockroaches, Any Age

Friday, July 19, 2013

Are those butterflies in your stomach... or did something else worm its way into your system? In honor of our Parasites episode, we imagine how some of our favorite (most disgustingly fascinating?) parasites might look for love (and a stable host) online. Up first...the Paaarasitic Wasp!

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WNYC News

One NY Artist: Illustrator James Gulliver Hancock

Saturday, June 01, 2013

There are thousands of artists in New York City. Some are famous internationally, while others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in basements or on stage. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen on The Dark

Monday, April 01, 2013

Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen discuss their collaborative project, The Dark, a new book that attempts to conquer a universal childhood fear.

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Studio 360

Winners: Are We Alone In The Universe?

Friday, February 15, 2013

A couple weeks ago, we asked you a question: Are we alone in the universe? We challenged you to answer in the form of an illustration, and we received more than 200 entries, includingcartoons, scientific illustrations, and abstract paintings. Julia Rothman, one of the editors ...

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