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Episode 285: Wes Anderson, Dave Barry, and Real Estate

Friday, December 26, 2014

This Week: Filmmaker Wes Anderson on stoves that witnessed history... Humorist Dave Barry takes aim at your etiquette questions... Real Estate (the band, not the biz sector) play party DJ... Lit phenom Helen Oyeyemi gazes into the mirror, mirror... A ...

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The Dinner Party Download

Episode 285: Wes Anderson, Dave Barry, and Real Estate

Friday, December 26, 2014

This Week: Filmmaker Wes Anderson on stoves that witnessed history... Humorist Dave Barry takes aim at your etiquette questions... Real Estate (the band, not the biz sector) play party DJ... Lit phenom Helen Oyeyemi gazes into the mirror, mirror... A ...

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The Dinner Party Download

Episode 285: Wes Anderson, Dave Barry, and Real Estate

Friday, December 26, 2014

This Week: Filmmaker Wes Anderson on stoves that witnessed history... Humorist Dave Barry takes aim at your etiquette questions... Real Estate (the band, not the biz sector) play party DJ... Lit phenom Helen Oyeyemi gazes into the mirror, mirror... A ...

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Gordon Hempton — The Last Quiet Places: Silence and the Presence of Everything [remix]

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Gordon Hempton says that silence is an endangered species. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth, as he knows it, is a "solar-powered jukebox" and quiet is a "think tank of the soul."

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[Unedited] Gordon Hempton with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Gordon Hempton says that silence is an endangered species. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of noise. The Earth, as he knows it, is a "solar-powered jukebox" and quiet is a "think tank of the soul."

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Holiday Bonus: Frolic with Molly Ringwald and Friends

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

We're issuing you a holiday bonus — in the form of an extra podcast. We know, it's what you wanted most of all. So we've wrapped up the contents of our recent Holiday Frolic live event in Los Angeles. You'll hear an extended version of the B.J. Nov ...

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Holiday Bonus: Frolic with Molly Ringwald and Friends

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

We're issuing you a holiday bonus — in the form of an extra podcast. We know, it's what you wanted most of all. So we've wrapped up the contents of our recent Holiday Frolic live event in Los Angeles. You'll hear an extended version of the B.J. Nov ...

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Holiday Bonus: Frolic with Molly Ringwald and Friends

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

We're issuing you a holiday bonus — in the form of an extra podcast. We know, it's what you wanted most of all. So we've wrapped up the contents of our recent Holiday Frolic live event in Los Angeles. You'll hear an extended version of the B.J. Nov ...

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Episode 284: BJ Novak (live!), The Dukes of Hazzard, and Miriam Toews

Friday, December 19, 2014

A special fireside chat with writer-actor B.J. Novak, from our “Holiday Frolic” road show ... Also: Canadian author Miriam Toews' tale of two sisters... We tag along on "The Search for General Tso" ... The stars of classic 1970's “The Dukes of ...

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Episode 284: BJ Novak (live!), The Dukes of Hazzard, and Miriam Toews

Friday, December 19, 2014

A special fireside chat with writer-actor B.J. Novak, from our “Holiday Frolic” road show ... Also: Canadian author Miriam Toews' tale of two sisters... We tag along on "The Search for General Tso" ... The stars of classic 1970's “The Dukes of ...

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Episode 284: BJ Novak (live!), The Dukes of Hazzard, and Miriam Toews

Friday, December 19, 2014

A special fireside chat with writer-actor B.J. Novak, from our “Holiday Frolic” road show ... Also: Canadian author Miriam Toews' tale of two sisters... We tag along on "The Search for General Tso" ... The stars of classic 1970's “The Dukes of ...

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On Being

James Martin — Finding God in All Things

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Before Pope Francis, Fr. James Martin was perhaps the best loved Jesuit in American life. He’s followed the calling of the founder of the Jesuit order, St. Ignatius of Loyola, to “find God in all things” – and in 21st century forms.

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[Unedited] James Martin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Before Pope Francis, Fr. James Martin was perhaps the best loved Jesuit in American life. He’s followed the calling of the founder of the Jesuit order, St. Ignatius of Loyola, to “find God in all things” – and in 21st century forms.

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Episode 283: Mike Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Thursday, December 11, 2014

This week: Filmmaker Mike Leigh talks about crop circles (yes, those crop circles) ... Actor Gina Rodriguez explains how "Breaking Bad" is crazier than a telenovela ... What we can learn about dictators from thier food obsessions ... A replay of the ...

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Episode 283: Mike Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Thursday, December 11, 2014

This week: Filmmaker Mike Leigh talks about crop circles (yes, those crop circles) ... Actor Gina Rodriguez explains how "Breaking Bad" is crazier than a telenovela ... What we can learn about dictators from thier food obsessions ... A replay of the ...

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Episode 283: Mike Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Thursday, December 11, 2014

This week: Filmmaker Mike Leigh talks about crop circles (yes, those crop circles) ... Actor Gina Rodriguez explains how "Breaking Bad" is crazier than a telenovela ... What we can learn about dictators from thier food obsessions ... A replay of the ...

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Joy Ladin — Gender and the Syntax of Being: Identity and Transition [remix]

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female — in an orthodox Jewish world.

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[Unedited] Joy Ladin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female — in an orthodox Jewish world.

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Episode 282: Michael Cera, Nick Hornby, and Viv Albertine

Friday, December 05, 2014

This week: How Michael Cera keeps the act alive ... Viv Albertine of The Slits on punk rock conformity ... Nick Hornby reveals his secret plans for "Wild II" ... Essayist Meghan Daum is not impressed by Cronuts ... Conor Oberst serves up an eclectic ...

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Episode 282: Michael Cera, Nick Hornby, and Viv Albertine

Friday, December 05, 2014

Tonight is the first time you'll hear The Dinner Party Download on WNYC. Hear conversations with Anna Sale, Nick Hornby, Michael Cera and more.

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