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Open Phones: What Do You Approve of More Than Congress?

Friday, January 11, 2013

A recent poll shows Americans approve of Congress less than cockroaches, Genghis Khan, and Nickelback. What do you approve of more than congress? Call 212-433-9692 or post here!

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Reasons to Love NY

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Chris Smith, contributing editor at New York Magazine, highlights some of the magazine's 74 reasons to love New York this year. What are your reasons for loving New York? Call 212-433-9692 or post below.

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Television 2.0

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Alan Sepinwall, television critic and author of The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and Slayers Who Changed TV Drama Forever, looks at new ways of watching television and how they have transformed how we think of the "idiot box."

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Screening Room: War in Popular Culture

Thursday, March 22, 2012

As part of our End of War series, we're having a conversation about the portrayal of war in popular culture. Here are some clips of the movies, theater and video games we discussed.

Got a war scene you want to add to the screening room? Post it in the comments page below, or

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