Friday, February 22, 2013
The Oscars are here, and everyone has an opinion. The hosts of the "Movie Date" podcast, Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, and Kristen Meinzer culture producer for The Takeaway, preview this weekend's Academy Awards. Rafer and Kristen are also hosts of the special broadcast "Oscar: Totally Naked" -- listen to it below or download it here.
The special airs at 2 and 9 today on WNYC-FM, tomorrow at 6pm on AM820, and again on Sunday at 7pm, just before the Oscars, on WNYC-FM
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
President Obama gives his State of the Union address tonight. David Leonhardt, Washington editor for The New York Times, previews the speech and talks about his new book on deficits and economic growth. Plus: the Oscar documentary series continues with “The Invisible War”; Pulitzer prize-winning author Garry Wills on his new book about priests, and on the Pope’s resignation; and a closer look at U.S. diplomacy in the Middle East.
→ Watch and Live Chat Tonight: Join Brian, Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and others during the State of the Union. Starts at 9.
Friday, February 08, 2013
The Brian Lehrer Show kicks off its yearly series on Oscar nominated feature documentaries. Today: Brian talks with "Searching for Sugarman" director Malik Bendjelloul.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Host David Garland is joined by Slate.com film critic Dana Stevens to present music from these scores.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
WNYC looks back at the best Oscar-related conversations on our air - from Leonard Lopate's talk with Samuel L. Jackson to the real-life sex surrogate who inspired Helen Hunt's Academy Award-nominated role.