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Geeking Out About David Bowie, Deeply

Monday, May 04, 2015

Philosopher Simon Critchley and fellow superfan John Schaefer talk about the many faces of their shared musical hero.

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Here's The Thing

Edie Falco: Don't Hold the Door for Me

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The star of Nurse Jackie and The Sopranos is a cancer survivor, a recovering addict, and a single mother. She does not want your sympathy; she just wants some nice people on set.

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Soundcheck

Art Alexakis And Everclear: 'I've Still Got A Lot of Rage in Me'

Monday, April 27, 2015

The alt-rock stalwarts perform an acoustic session in the Soundcheck studio. 

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Death, Sex & Money

W. Kamau Bell Wonders How Much Is Enough

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

After his television show Totally Biased was cancelled, comedian W. Kamau Bell is balancing the work of rebuilding his career, earning enough money and being a dependable family man.  

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

An Exclusive Unearthed Track by Blues Legend Reverend Gary Davis

Monday, April 20, 2015

WNYC
Reverend Gary Davis, a.k.a. Blind Gary Davis, was an actual blind minister from South Carolina and one of the greatest blues musicians of all time. He recorded this song at WNYC in 1966.
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WNYC News

Vatican Ends Investigation of American Nun Group

Friday, April 17, 2015

Is this savvy public relations from the so-called "Cool Pope" or a step toward real change?

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Soundcheck

Andy Allo: 'I Want To Let Loose'

Friday, April 17, 2015

The singer-songwriter talks about growing up in Cameroon, working with Prince, and going in a new different musical direction with her latest EP, Hello.
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WNYC News

Report: State Senate Leader Dean Skelos and Son Under Investigation

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The New York Times reports that prosecutors and FBI investigators are looking into whether Skelos used his influence to award a contract to a company that employed his son. 

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Micropolis - Eat With Your Hands

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Forget the forks, knives and spoons. Arun Venugopal kicked off his live series on food, culture and race by showing us – with the help of guests – how Indian food is meant to be eaten.

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Here's The Thing

Lawrence Wright on Religion, ISIS, and Scientology

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The New Yorker staff writer and author tells Alec Baldwin that sometimes the better part of human nature can lead to the most dangerous places. 

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Aasif Mandvi on Muslim Americans and Television

Friday, April 10, 2015

Aasif Mandvi kicked off our Muslim/American series with a screening of his new show, "Halal in the Family" and a conversation about Muslims and television hosted by Dean Obeidallah.

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Specials

Confronting Hatred: 70 Years After the Holocaust

Thursday, April 09, 2015

We examine the ways in which the Holocaust continues to inform contemporary discussions about hate speech, propaganda, and human rights in this new special narrated by Morgan Freeman.

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Spinning on Air

Laura Marling Goes Electric

Sunday, April 05, 2015

British songwriter Laura Marling talks with David Garland about solitude, empathy, love and anxiety, and with her band performs songs from her new album, "Short Movie."

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WNYC News

Chaotic NY Budget Negotiations Met with Skepticism

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WNYC's Karen Rouse explains why good government groups were unhappy with the "secretive" process.

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Here's The Thing

Alec Baldwin and David Blaine Do Magic

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The magician, illusionist, and stunt promoter talks to Here's The Thing about Houdini, his favorite NYC deli, and his new show. 

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The Takeaway

How College Applicants Deal With Rejection

Monday, March 30, 2015

Rejection hurts, but will it define you?

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WNYC News

First Lady to Parents: Trust Your Gut

Friday, March 27, 2015

WNYC
Chirlane McCray sits for her first interview since she launched a campaign against the stigma of mental illness. She says she initially missed the signs of her daughter's despair.

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Soundcheck

George Clinton On A Lifetime Aboard The Mothership

Thursday, March 26, 2015

With the airwaves full of new funky rhythms from Kendrick to D'Angelo, Soundcheck revisits its career-spanning interview with George Clinton.

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Soundcheck

Death Cab For Cutie Finds Art In Repairing Something Broken

Monday, March 23, 2015

Singer-songwriter Ben Gibbard and bassist Nick Harmer go deep on the indie rock band's latest record, Kintsugi.

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Specials

A Latino History of Hip-Hop

Monday, March 23, 2015

Latino USA presents the first of a two-part series on how Latinos and New York City have influenced hip-hop: from MCing to DJing, graffiti and break dancing.

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