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Tribeca Film Festival Live

The Future of Immersive Storytelling

Monday, April 20, 2015

Jason Silva, host of the YouTube series Shots of Awe, speaks with other science and media writers about immersive storytelling in the digital age.

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Radiolab

The Real Don Quixote

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Everybody’s heard of the book Don Quixote, but we had no idea how totally insane, and how stirringly modern, Miguel Cervante’s masterpiece really was.

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Radiolab

The Montreal Screwjob

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Known as the Montreal screwjob, it ushered the real world into the scripted spectacle of professional wrestling. 

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On Being

Brian Greene — Reimagining the Cosmos

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Brian Greene with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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On Being

S. James Gates — Uncovering the Codes for Reality [remix]

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Are we in the matrix? Physicist James Gates reveals why string theory stretches our imaginations about the nature of reality. Also, how failure makes us more complete, and imagination makes us more knowledgeable.

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On Being

[Unedited] S. James Gates Jr. and Krista Tippett

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Are we in the matrix? Physicist James Gates reveals why string theory stretches our imaginations about the nature of reality. Also, how failure makes us more complete, and imagination makes us more knowledgeable.

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On Being

Sherry Turkle — Alive Enough? Reflecting on Our Technology [remix]

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Sherry Turkle directs the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. Her book, Alone Together, created a catchword for anxiety about the alienating potential of technology. But that's not really her message. We explore the real challenge she poses — that we c

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On Being

[Unedited] Sherry Turkle with Krista Tippett

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Sherry Turkle directs the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. Her book, Alone Together, created a catchword for anxiety about the alienating potential of technology. But that's not really her message. We explore the real challenge she poses — that we c

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Tasty Medieval Cockentrice Edition

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss the re-release of Singin' in the Rain and its place in film history, Time Machine Chefs and food-centric reality TV, and the debate over whether critics should be more critical.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Kelefa Sanneh on reality television

Monday, May 02, 2011

Kelefa Sanneh on reality television.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, All Hail Hailee Edition

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the 2011 Oscar nominations with Slate Brow Beat writer Nina Shen Rastogi, IFC’s new sketch comedy Portlandia with Slate's Jessica Grose, and pay-per-thrill “reality adventures” with Slate’s Jonah

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Old Ball and Chain Edition

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Hanna Rosin, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the new documentary on Joan Rivers, the Bravo reality show Work of Art and the downfall of men as reported in The Atlantic.

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