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Peanuts

The Takeaway

If You Give a Kid a Peanut

Thursday, February 26, 2015

There's now evidence that the strict avoidance of allergens, like peanuts, increases the chance of developing allergies later in life. Here's how our desire for safety is making us sick.

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The Sporkful

Calls: Life Without Menus, Engineering A Better Jelly Donut, and Storing Peanuts In Your Cheeks

Monday, February 02, 2015

Listeners call in to confess their quirkiest eating habits and desires. But if we’re all weird, doesn’t that make us all normal?

Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, December 12, 2014

A graphic novel made out of animated GIFs, inspirational quotes from Werner Herzog, and heavy metal Christmas music. 
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The Sporkful

Eat Me Some Peanuts and Cracker Jack

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Baseball season is in full swing and if you're eating peanuts and Cracker Jack, you should know what you're in for. 

WQXR Features

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Christmastime is (Almost) Here

Saturday, December 21, 2013

It wouldn't be December without watching the 1965 "A Charlie Brown Christmas" once or twice or 20 times. The holiday classic features memorable tunes by Vince Guaraldi, including "Christmastime is Here."

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Albums of the Week

Canadian Brass Salute TV Holiday Specials in 'Christmas Time is Here'

Sunday, December 08, 2013

On their latest holiday album, the Canadian Brass cover Vince Guaraldi’s jazzy soundtrack to “A Charlie Brown Christmas" as well as music from "Frosty," Rudolph" and Dr. Seuss's "Grinch."

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A History of Peanut Butter

Thursday, January 03, 2013

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Last Chance Foods

The Peanut Gallery

Friday, March 11, 2011

In the kitchen, peanut flour and boiled peanuts are growing in popularity. Get a recipe for Hawaiian boiled peanuts, as well as boiled peanut soup, here.

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Studio 360

You're a Complicated Man, Charlie Brown

Friday, October 17, 2008

At its peak, over 350 million people around the world read the Peanuts comic strip. Its creator Charles Schulz led a much darker life than anyone ever realized, and he put his troubles into the funny pages every day. Kurt Andersen talks with Schulz's biographer, David Michaelis, ...

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Studio 360

Peanuts, Kerouac, Matisyahu

Friday, October 17, 2008

Good grief! Charles Schulz's biographer reveals some surprising secrets about the creator of "Peanuts." A couple of newlyweds struggle over whether On the Road is just a boy book; and the cellist Erik Friedlander improvises music to a passage from the book. We explore changing the look of interstate highway signs. Plus, a Hasidic Jewish reggae singer tells us how he got that way.

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Studio 360

Charlie Brown & Berlin

Friday, November 02, 2007

Good Grief! Charles Schulz's biographer reveals some surprising secrets about the creator of "Peanuts." And we hear from a mother and daughter who learned about the US from the comic strip, living in Panama. We’ll visit Berlin with Detroit-born poet Sadiq Bey and our special correspondent Fiona Chutney. Plus, Led Zeppelin rock god Robert Plant joins forces with bluegrass star Alison Krauss for an album of twangy covers.

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Studio 360

Aha Moment: Peanuts in Panama

Friday, November 02, 2007

Victoria de Puy and her daughter Geraldine read "Peanuts" in Panama City, and the comic strip taught them about the United States –- but were there really so many leaves to rake? Produced by Derek John.

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Studio 360

You're a Complicated Man, Charlie Brown

Friday, November 02, 2007

At its peak, over 350 million people around the world read "Peanuts" every day. Its creator, Charles Schulz, led a much darker life than anyone realized, and he put his troubles into the funny pages. Kurt talks with biographer David Michaelis about how ...

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