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The Takeaway

No Labels, No Drama? Navigating The World of Modern Love

Friday, May 01, 2015

For a new generation of young people, the realities of modern dating often mean hooking up with no labels. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Justifying Torture, Kurt Cobain's Unseen Life, and The Daunting World of Modern Love

Friday, May 01, 2015

The Takeaway explores new allegations about the American Psychological Association, the director of a new Kurt Cobain documentary drops by, and we explore dating in the digital age.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Baltimore Burns, Gay Marriage Hits The Supreme Court, and The Pope Tackles Climate Change

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Takeaway explores the riots in Baltimore, we look at same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court, and we have an update on a Vatican conference on global warming.

The Takeaway

Meet the Clerk Who Started the Same-Sex Marriage Revolution

Monday, April 27, 2015

Clela Rorex wasn't trying to be revolutionary when she issued marriage licenses to six same-sex couples in Boulder, Colorado in 1975. But her decision shook the country to its core.

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The Takeaway

Love, Sex and Alzheimer's: The Question of Consent

Friday, April 24, 2015

An Iowa man this week was found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, whom nursing home staff members said was cognitively unable to give consent. How are these cases to be handled?

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Sowing Your Wild Oats in Mid-Life

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Robin Rinaldi was mid-life, mid-career and mid-married when she launcher her wild oats project -- a year spent exploring sex.

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Selected Shorts

Occupy Jen’s Street

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Activist courtship

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Selected Shorts

Love is Funny

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Love can be funny, even when it’s not.

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Selected Shorts

Start from Happy

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The rocky road to romance

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Selected Shorts

People are Becoming Clouds

Thursday, April 16, 2015

A cloudy marriage

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Selected Shorts

But the One on the Right

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The wrong way to meet the right guy.

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The Takeaway

Frida Kahlo's Unpublished Love Letters For Sale

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

This Wednesday, a New York auction house will put 25 love letters written by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo up for sale.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Love Letters, Murder and Lies, and Making it in Music

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Takeaway looks at artist Frida Kahol's love letters, a new film about murder and lies, and musician Amy Speace drops by.

Storycorps

StoryCorps 422: His Name Is Carl

Monday, April 13, 2015

Rebecca Greenberg recently came to StoryCorps with her mother, Laura, to hear about the characters Laura grew up with in Queens during the '50s. She also heard Laura's version of her parents' courtship. It only seemed fair to invite the family back so Rebecca's father, Carl, could tell his side of the story.

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The Sporkful

Donuts Old School, Donuts New, Donuts Glazed, Donuts Blue

Monday, April 06, 2015

What’s the difference between a good donut and a great one? Dan travels from Portland to Brooklyn in search of the answer.

To the Best of Our Knowledge

A Cassette From My Ex

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Before there was iTunes, Spotify, or Pandora, there was the mixtape. Jason Bittner is nostalgic for those days, when sweethearts would spend days crafting the perfect playlist. He's the editor of a book and former website called "Cassette From My Ex". He shares some songs from his collection, and explains why the mixtape is such a powerful medium.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

For Love to Last, Lying Is a Must

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Philosophy professor Clancy Martin looks at what philosophers tell us about the links between love and lying.

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Death, Sex & Money

Cheating Happens.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

There's the cliche: someone cheats, crockery is thrown, lawyers are called. But your stories about cheating were much more varied, with some unpredictable conclusions. 

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Death, Sex & Money

Real Love: A Valentine's Special

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Sometimes love fits neatly on a card. Sometimes, it spills over into rehab, divorce, or a call from a former Wyoming senator. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

BL Weekend: Introverts in Love; 4th-Wave Feminism; Accent Slam

Friday, February 13, 2015

ICYMI: Three of our favorite segments from the week. First: advice for introverts in love; Fourth-wave feminism (Starts at 19:18) + a NYC accent slam (starts at 40:17).
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