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AMA Bonus, Day 10: 'Creepy Doll' with Neil Gaiman [VIDEO]

Friday, January 02, 2015

[VIDEO] On the 10th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: Neil Gaiman and Jonathan Coulton singing about a doll that is creepy...

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AMA Bonus, Day 9: What Kind of Crazy Are You?

Friday, January 02, 2015

On the 9th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: a track from Bangs!, host Ophira Eisenberg's new comedy album.

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Acclaimed author Thomas King, bad feminist Roxane Gay, spoiled brat Simon Rich 01/02/2015

Friday, January 02, 2015

Award-winning author and humorist Thomas King on The Inconvenient Indian. Writer Roxane Gay about why she considers herself to be a bad feminist -- and why that's okay. Simon Rich on Spoiled Brats - his book about negative millennial stereotypes

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AMA Bonus, Day 8: Dr. Ruth, Not Safe for Radio

Thursday, January 01, 2015

On the 8th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: Dr. Ruth detailing modern sexuality.

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AMA Favorites: The Really Hard Edition

Thursday, January 01, 2015

This episode is full of subjects known to put fear (or, for some, joy) into your hearts: philosophy, history, math. But fret not. We've put our own spin on them, and injected healthy doses of comedy, music, pop culture and puns. Amid these grueling rounds, get into the head of puzzle editor Art Chung, who reveals the process behind creating the show's games.

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Studio 360

"Mad Magazine,” “The Americans,” & Dom La Nena

Thursday, January 01, 2015

“Mad” becomes an American Icon, a former CIA officer brings the Cold War to TV, and the Brazilian cellist performs live.

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Film lover's trio: Linklater on Boyhood, Ostlund on Force Majeure, Krauss/Winfield on Kill Team 01/01/2015

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Director Richard Linklater on his ground-breaking, critically lauded film, Boyhood. Director Ruben Ostlund on wounded masculinity and his award-winning film, Force Majeure. Director Dan Krauss and Adam Winfield on the unsettling Kill Team documentary.

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Studio 360

American Icons: “Mad Magazine”

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Along with serving up a generous helping of dirtyish jokes and goofy parodies, “Mad Magazine” changed the way we consume pop culture and how we talk about world affairs.

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Studio 360

For A TV Spy Show, The CIA Approves The Scripts

Thursday, January 01, 2015

On the FX's “The Americans,” Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys play a typical suburban family in the 1980s. They’re also Soviet spies, moles sent to live among us.

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AMA Bonus, Day 7: New Year's Eve!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

On the 7th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: a New Year's Eve fairy tale from host Ophira Eisenberg.

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Studio 360

Mission Accomplished

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

December Update: I had no idea how I'd get here, but persistence, serendipity, and the support of a lot of good people brought about results that exceeded my hopes.
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Slate Culture Gabfest

New Theme Song Edition

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens visit the studio of composer Nicholas Britell to hear his musical interpretations of their theme song desires and then choose a new theme song for the show.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

From "All in the Family" to "The Jeffersons," Norman Lear Infused Biting Commentary Into Sitcoms

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The television legend wrote, produced, created, and developed more than 100 shows, including "The Jeffersons," "Maude," and "All in the Family."

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Jazz legend Herbie Hancock, U.K. choreographer Jonzi D 12/31/2014

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Two part feature interview with Jazz legend Herbie Hancock about his new memoir, Herbie Hancock: Possibilities, his friend Miles Davis, and his storied career. Ground-breaking British choreographer Jonzi D on innovation and why theatre needs hip hop.

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Studio 360

10 Things You Had To See Online This Year

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

There were good things happening on the internet in 2014, from ClickHole to Kermit to a great new podcast called Serial. 
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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Movie Stars on Broadway

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

As Maggie Gyllenhaal appears in “The Real Thing" and Bradley Cooper stars in “The Elephant Man," New Yorker theater critic Hilton Als tells us what this means for the dramatic arts.

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AMA Bonus, Day 6: Gilbert Gottfried at the Friar's Club

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

On the 6th day of bonuses, Ask Me Another gave to me: a tale from Gilbert Gottfried, loudly.

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Giving The Perfect GIF

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The guru of GIFs says the animations express “the essential human emotions: hunger, love, and sadness. If you're feeling things other than that, you're wasting your energy."
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Comedian Jim Gaffigan, prolific author Noam Chomsky, The Knick 12/30/2014

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Unapologetic "eatie" (not foodie) Jim Gaffigan on his book, Food: a Love Story. Outspoken author, philosopher and MIT emeritus professor Noam Chomsky on being watched. Jack Amiel on The Knick, a 1900-era medical drama about the pain of progress.

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The Theory of Everything

Occupy Siberia (dislike club prequel)

Monday, December 29, 2014

Yours truly is recuperating from 2014 in France but wishing you a happy holiday. Hope you enjoyed the programming this year. The dislike club series pretty much contains everything I have ever wanted to say about social media.

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