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John Oliver Is the Best Thing To Happen To Voter Apathy Since 2008's Barack Obama

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

John Oliver's impassioned weekly monologues convert comedy lovers into political participants, and that's refreshing. 
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Death, Sex & Money

Cult Comedy Heroes Have Bills to Pay, Too

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Comedian Chris Gethard and Hallie Bulleit met on a public access TV show that's beloved by its fans. Now they're getting married, which is great. Supporting a household is another thing.

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Around Broadway

If These Walls Could Talk

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

In A.R. Gurney’s 1977 play "The Wayside Motor Inn," we hear five stories unfold in a single motel outside Boston.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Long-Term Consequences of Short-Term Gratification

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The pursuit of short-term self-gratification, once seen as a sign of personal weakness, has become the default principle not only for individuals, but for many sectors of our society.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

Encore: Avery Fisher Artists 40th Anniversary

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

This week hear an encore of the Avery Fisher Career Grant Program's 40th anniversary gala concert, with performances by 2014 recipients.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Police Seize Billions Without Warrants, Wearable Tech, and Reviving a Timeless Profession

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Takeaway explores a new investigation into America's police departments, why the tech industry is embracing the GOP, and an effort to keep the art of watchmaking ticking.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Election Results; Tavis Smiley; #WhyIStay

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

OK Cupid founder Christian Rudder, Tavis Smiley, NYS election results, complicated relationship dynamics when domestic violence is an issue, and human rights in Bahrain.

On The Media

TLDR #23 - A Bitcoin Story for People Who Don't Care About Bitcoin

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The curious story of a man who was thought to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Remembering Gerald Wilson

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The big band leader and jazz composer began his career in music more than 75 years ago. 

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WNYC News

Don't Call It Dance. It's 'Pop-Action'

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Choreographer Elizabeth Streb is the subject of the new documentary Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity.

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The Takeaway

Declassifying the Future

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Since he joined the CIA 25 years ago, Mathew Burrows has witnessed dramatic changes in world affairs. His new book predicts the trends over the next 25 years.

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Howard Kremer Is a One-Joke Comedian, and Proud of It

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Most comedians have many memorable bits, but Howard Kremer has just one: “Have a Summah.” Good thing he has managed to build a comedy empire out of it. 
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Domestic Violence, Kissinger on 'World Order,' and Cockroaches as Robots

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The Takeaway looks at domestic violence and the workplace in the wake of Ray Rice's firing, remote-controlled roaches, and Henry Kissinger discusses the future of U.S. foreign policy.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Politics & Prose: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand; Bridgegate Update; Cemetery Stories

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

A Bridgegate update on the one-year anniversary of the GWB lane closures, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a thoroughly unscientific exit poll, and stories from Woodlawn Cemetery.

Money Talking

How to Tame Your Email and To-Do List

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Bogged down in email? Can’t seem to get anything done at work? Advice for solving your workplace woes. 

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The Sporkful

Listen To Your Chocolate--It Can Tell You How Good It Is

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Dan learns what listening to chocolate can tell you about it, how our brains play tricks on our tongues, and why charging more for wine can make it taste better. 

The Takeaway

The Power of the Pardon

Monday, September 08, 2014

President Gerald Ford pardoned Richard Nixon 40 years ago. Here, The Takeaway examines what it takes and what it means to forgive and forget.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Lifelong Struggle to Manage ADHD

Monday, September 08, 2014

Timothy Denevi was among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s, when he was six years old. Behavior therapy, antidepressants: nothing worked. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Technology Exists That Can Mimic Human Consciousness

Monday, September 08, 2014

 Martine Rothblatt explains that special software mimics the way human brains organize information, create emotions and achieve self-awareness. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Need Advice? Ask Polly

Monday, September 08, 2014

Heather Havrilesky writes "Ask Polly," the new advice column for New York Magazine's The Cut. She talks about her new gig, her distinctive style and gives advice to listeners.

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