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How to Throw a Perfect Game of Thrones Brunch

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A how-to guide to celebrating the fifth season of "Game of Thrones" with a customized "Hodoor," milk of the poppy, and pancakes. 
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On The Media

Episode 9: Bad Doug Rising

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Brooke discusses the ninth episode of House of Cards with Michael Kelly, who plays Doug Stamper.
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The Takeaway

The Value of Childhood Freedom

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Neglect or nurture? A Maryland family's decision to "free-range" parent has set off a debate about parenting, risk, and the changing nature of childhood.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Slice of History: Pizza in NYC

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The first time "pizza" was mentioned in The New York Times was in 1944. Pizza enthusiast Scott Wiener delves into the introduction of the Italian staple to the city.

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On The Media

Episode 6: If You're Afraid of the Wolf, Stay out of the Woods

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Brooke discusses the sixth episode of House of Cards with Nina Khrushcheva and Dan Savage.
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The Takeaway

Senator Introduces Bill to Put a Woman's Face on the $20

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A non-profit group is trying to put a woman on the $20 bill by 2020. And now at least one U.S. senator is taking notice.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Times Square as a Model for the World

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Low-cost projects, like the Times Square pedestrian plazas, could transform the way urban space is used in cities around the world.

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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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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: David Hallberg

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The acclaimed ballet star loves Bjork & saltines! 

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

A Wigwam in Brooklyn

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

WNYC
Boerum Hill was once nicknamed Little Caughnawaga for the Mohawk community that lived there as they braved great heights constructing the Empire State Building and more.
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The Takeaway

Turning Human Corpses Into Compost

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Urban Death Project wants to bring sustainability and peace to our social practices of death and dying by taking deceased human bodies and turning them into nutrient rich compost. 

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Studio 360

Sydney Lucas, the 11-Year-Old Actor Who Owns Broadway's "Fun Home"

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The new Broadway musical "Fun Home" deals with some very adult themes — but it's 11-year-old Sydney Lucas who steals the show.
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WNYC News

The Rookie Behind James Franco's New Movie

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Pamela Romanowsky could have gone to medical school, but she ended up writing and directing “The Adderall Diaries,” which is premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.  

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Soundcheck

Why'd We Pick 'Women On The Edge'?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

This edition of the Soundcheck Stream, called "Women On The Edge," celebrates women who demand, and command, center stage.
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Internet Explorer

Messing With Brands And Peeing In Strangers' Homes

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

This week we look into the weird relationship bet…

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Sustainability, Childhood Freedom, and Composting Corpses

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Takeaway explores new international goals on climate change and poverty, the debate over "free-range" parenting, and a new initiative to compost the dead.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Social Security Overhaul; The Trans-Pacific Partnership; A Dollar Slice

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Christie's overhaul of Social Security; the Trans-Pacific Partnership; the Pope addresses the Armenian genocide; Times Square as an urban model; the history and evolution of pizza.

Death, Sex & Money

Hedwig, Older and a Little Less Angry

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Cameron Mitchell created Hedwig and the Angry Inch when he in his 30s. Now he's playing the title role on Broadway, and says aging and loss have given the show new meaning.

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Around Broadway

'Buzzer' Confronts Neighborhood Dynamics in Brooklyn

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The new Off Broadway play “Buzzer,” by Tracey Scott Wilson, tackles the sometimes fraught subject of urban gentrification.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Becoming Captain Janeway, Confronting Motherhood

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Kate Mulgrew is known for the strong women she's played--Captain Janeway on Star Trek; the tough-as-nails "Red" on Orange is the New Black.

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