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Selected Shorts

Costume Drama: The Village Halloween Parade

Friday, October 03, 2014

Skeletons, devils, and Imelda Marcos' shoes.

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The Takeaway

How We Got to Now: A Guide to Great Ideas

Friday, October 03, 2014

Science and technology writer Steven Johnson explores the unintended, widespread consequences of gadgets and ideas developed to correct small problems.

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Selected Shorts

Dave Hill, Positively on 4th Street

Friday, October 03, 2014

Writer Dave Hill doesn't understand Greenwich Village

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Selected Shorts

Snowing in Greenwich Village

Friday, October 03, 2014

John Updike introduces the Maples.

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Selected Shorts

Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant

Friday, October 03, 2014

Smart girl, small apartment

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Friday, October 03, 2014

Guest host Jane Curtin presents a celebration of Greenwich Village—bad girls, smart girls, beatniks, Bob Dylan, and the Village Halloween Parade are all remembered fondly.

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Selected Shorts

Isaac Mizrahi on bad girls in the Village

Friday, October 03, 2014

Isaac Mizrahi on how to stay young forever.

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Studio 360

New Year’s Resolution: Comedy Is a Dream Deferred, For Now

Friday, October 03, 2014

One of our listeners made a creative resolution to make 2014 the year she returned to stand-up comedy. The verdict? There’s always 2015. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Future Projections: Rep. Steve Israel; Gail Collins

Friday, October 03, 2014

Gail Collins; Rep. Steve Israel on the midterm elections; one take on why people in poverty sometimes make poor decisions; and a guide to what to do to celebrate fall in the city.  

Studio 360

Jenny Slate & David Fincher

Friday, October 03, 2014

The director David Fincher talks about the artful violence of Gone Girl, and Jenny Slate becomes an indie comedy star with Obvious Child.

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Studio 360

The Real Have-Beens of Hollywood

Friday, October 03, 2014

Half a dozen of this fall’s most promising films star actors playing washed-up versions of themselves. Why? 

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Aretha Franklin, Noah Ritter, and George Takei win the Internet this week.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Texting With the Teacher: What's OK, What's Not

Thursday, October 02, 2014

When does a teacher's seemingly genuine concern and interest in a student cross the line to inappropriate? Professor Marla Brassard explains how to look out for predatory teachers.

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Studio 360

Layer Tennis Is a Graphic Design War – Watch the Latest Battle This Friday

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Layer Tennis combines the confusion and misinformation of the game Telephone with jaw-dropping feats of Photoshop skill. 
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WNYC News

A Walk Through the Final, Funky Stretch of the High Line

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Paul Goldberger, architecture critic of Vanity Fair, gives his take on the third phase of the elevated park that has become one of the most popular destinations in the city.

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Freakonomics Radio

Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck Edition

Thursday, October 02, 2014

A team of economists has been running the numbers on the U.N.'s development goals. They have a different view of how those billions of dollars should be spent.

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The Piano in France

Gabriel Fauré's French Poise

Thursday, October 02, 2014

On this second hour dedicated to Fauré, host David Dubal continues his look into a composer whose piano music clearly establishes him as an unequaled exponent of French music.

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Fishko Files

Marshall McLuhan

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Professor Marshall McLuhan rose to stardom in the 1960s as a pop culture guru.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Dallas Fights Ebola, Robot Armies, and America by The Numbers

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The Takeaway explores stories about the changing face of America, the spread of Ebola, and the future of high-tech warfare. 

New York Philharmonic This Week

Eighteenth Century Echoes

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Jeffrey Kahane conducts the New York Philharmonic from behind the keyboard in Bach, Mozart and Beethoven.

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