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The Leonard Lopate Show

Bringing the Backstage to Light in “10 Out of 12”

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Playwright Anne Washburn and actor Thomas Jay Ryan discuss their production, “10 Out of 12.” 

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Road Trip with WNYC

Open Road Edition: Bumblebee Takes Flight at High Velocity

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The Fishko Files explores the backstory of one of classical music's most frenetic songs. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Teenager Searches for Magic in “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey”

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Trevor Project co-founder James Lecesne discusses the new play he wrote and stars in, “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey.”

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Road Trip with WNYC

Open Road Edition: James McBride on Fast Cars and Slow Living

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Death Sex & Money talks to the best-selling author of The Color of Water about a life divided between his BMW days and his pickup truck days. (He loves the latter.)

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Road Trip with WNYC

Open Road Edition: The Bus of the Future Will Catch You

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Note to Self talks to someone who says his technology will be the first fundamental evolution in mass transit since subway tracks were laid.

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Road Trip with WNYC

Open Road Edition: Billy Joel's Life On and Off the Road

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Alec Baldwin sits down with fellow Long Islander Billy Joel—at the piano—for a conversation about life, and the musical choices he’s made.

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Studio 360

“On The Road:” Masterpiece or Disaster?

Thursday, July 09, 2015

A husband tries to convince his wife that “On the Road” is the work of genius he remembers from high school. She’s not buying it. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Technological Difficulties; Bail Reform; Ticker Tape 101; 'Do I Sound Gay?'

Thursday, July 09, 2015

United Airlines' + NYSE's technological breakdowns; NYC bail reform; ticker-tape 101; calls on last night's race + justice special; + a documentary explores the stereotypical gay voice.

Studio 360

Tony Bennett, Music History in Drag, & Reading “On the Road” for the First Time

Thursday, July 09, 2015

On this week’s show, a conversation with music legend Tony Bennett. And Taylor Mac reimagines 20th Century American music in drag.

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Selected Shorts

What is Luck?

Thursday, July 09, 2015

A father/son story.

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Selected Shorts

Night People Connect

Thursday, July 09, 2015

An insomniac gets a manicure

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Selected Shorts

Clair de Lune in the suburbs

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Footloose by moonlight

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Selected Shorts

Chance Encounters at Night

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Guest host Jane Curtin presents three stories about chance meetings at night.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Summer Guest Etiquette, A Play About A Play, And Understanding Chinese Stocks

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Philip Galanes on guests. The play “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey.” “10 Out of 12,” a play about making a play. A crumbling radioactive dome. The Chinese stock market crash. 

Road Trip with WNYC

Open Road Edition: Movies in Motion

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Movie Date talks about a few recent memorable on-screen road trips, and advises a father on what to show his kids after packing into the van.

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Studio 360

Playlist: Our Antidote to Mindless Summer Blockbusters

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Do you only go to summer movies to escape the heat? We've made a playlist of our best interviews with A-list filmmakers to tide you over until awards season. 
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Freakonomics Radio

The Economics of Sleep, Part 1

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Could a lack of sleep help explain why some people get much sicker than others?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Part Memoir, Part Novel, a Teenage Girl's Coming-of-Age

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

London Times columnist and author Caitlin Moran offers her humorous take on growing up female, with a serious eye on issues like slut-shaming.

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Studio 360

Tony Bennett: Gentleman, Singer, Doodler

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

When Kurt Andersen interviewed Tony Bennett, the singer left him with a surprise parting gift: a portrait he had sketched of Kurt while they were talking.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Tribute: Jerry Weintraub

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Weintraub produced Robert Altman’s “Nashville,” as well as “Diner,” “The Karate Kid,” and “Ocean’s Eleven.” He died at the age of 77.

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