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Bernard Chazelle — Discovering the Cosmology of Bach

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Recorded in The Greene Space at WQXR, computer scientist Bernard Chazelle has an original take on what music works in us — especially the music of J.S. Bach.

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On Being

[Unedited] Bernard Chazelle with Krista Tippett

Thursday, November 13, 2014

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The Truth

The Extractor

Sunday, March 09, 2014

The sounds we make don't just fade away; they're embedded in the wood around us. Performed by Ed Herbstman, Kevin Cragg, Annemarie Cullen, Dennis Pacheco, and Rebecca Robles, with Melanie Hoopes, Bea Herbstman, Alex Marino, and Kerry Kastin. Music...

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Can Someone Show Me How to Laugh Deeply Edition

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Slate critics Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Stephen Metcalf take calls from listeners on a wide range of topics, and Julia realizes just how much she loves a mouse who's also an architect.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Log-Toting Salinger Edition

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the new film "Salinger" and the state of The Onion, plus Adam Sternbergh of the New York Times guests to talk about what constitutes popularity today.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: In A World Without Steve and Dana Edition

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Slate critics Julia Turner, David Haglund, and Seth Stevenson discuss the romantic comedy "In A World," the New York Times' longform multimedia piece "The Jockey," and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines."

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On Being

Jon Kabat-Zinn — Opening to Our Lives [remix]

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Jon Kabat-Zinn has learned, through science and experience, about mindfulness as a way of life. This is wisdom with immediate relevance to the ordinary and extreme stresses of our time — from economic peril, to parenting, to life in a digital age.

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[Unedited] Kabat-Zinn and Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Jon Kabat-Zinn has learned, through science and experience, about mindfulness as a way of life. This is wisdom with immediate relevance to the ordinary and extreme stresses of our time — from economic peril, to parenting, to life in a digital age.

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In Good Hands

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Two urban explorers enter an abandoned subway. What happens next is our secret. This is the complete version of a story that was previously only available in two parts.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Tasty Medieval Cockentrice Edition

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss the re-release of Singin' in the Rain and its place in film history, Time Machine Chefs and food-centric reality TV, and the debate over whether critics should be more critical.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Don't Look Down Edition

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Slate critics Julia Turner, Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss the 2012 Sight and Sound list of the top 50 films of all time, the dance drama Bunheads, and Jerry Seinfeld's new web series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."

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The Truth

In Good Hands (part 2)

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Our story about two urban explorers concludes, when they are helped by a group of very eccentric people. Performed by Emily Tarver, Alex Marino, Louis Kornfeld, Christian Paluck, Ed Herbstman, Amy Warren, and Ben Jones. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Silence Is My Breakup Album Edition

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

In this week's Culture Gabfest, Slate music critic Jody Rosen joins the Gabfest to lament the death of pop superstar Whitney Houston. Next, our critics share their personal Valentine’s Day playlists. For their final segment, Gabfesters find the lost gen

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WNYC News

City Doles Out Thousands in Benefits to Dead City Workers

Monday, September 27, 2010

The pension fund that serves retired New York City workers continued to make payments to at least 14 beneficiaries, even after they died, and those payments were received by living persons not entitled to the money, according City Comptroller John Liu.

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The New Yorker: Fiction

T. Coraghessan Boyle reads Tobias Wolff

Monday, February 11, 2008

T. Coraghessan Boyle reads Tobias Wolff's "Bullet in the Brain" and discusses Wolff with The New Yor

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