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On The Media

Ship Your Enemies Glitter Delivers on a Beautiful Promise

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The Internet has created a sparkly new way to torment the people you hate.
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The Takeaway

Can Personal Experience Change Your Views on the Death Penalty?

Thursday, August 09, 2012

When Matthew Parker found out his brother was murdered there was nothing he wanted more than revenge, and that meant the death penalty for the man responsible. The murderer, however, received a sentence of life in prison.

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On Being

Michael McCullough — Getting Revenge and Forgiveness [remix]

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Michael McCullough describes science that helps us comprehend how revenge came to have a purpose in human life. He stresses science is revealing that human beings are more instinctively equipped for forgiveness than we've given ourselves credit for.

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On Being

[Unedited] Michael McCullough with Krista Tippett

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Michael McCullough describes science that helps us comprehend how revenge came to have a purpose in human life. He stresses science is revealing that human beings are more instinctively equipped for forgiveness than we've given ourselves credit for.

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Studio 360

Special Guest: Laura Blumenfeld

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Kurt and journalist Laura Blumenfeld talk about revenge.

Blumenfeld is a staff writer for the Washington Post, and the author of Revenge: A Story of Hope. The book recounts her experience with the man who tried to murder her father in Jerusalem, and is being made into ...

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Studio 360

Artemisia, Mingus, Penguins

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Kurt Andersen talks with journalist Laura Blumenfeld, who got back at her father’s would-be assassin in an unusual way — by coming to his defense in court. We’ll learn why people were so afraid of Charles Mingus, and look at paintings of the biblical Judith and Holofernes by the 17th ...

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Judith and Artemisia

Saturday, September 24, 2005

The Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi depicted the biblical story of Judith cutting off the head of Holofernes like no other artist. She painted it many times, in fact, almost obsessively. Judith Kampfner found out why.

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Studio 360

Enemy Pie

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Why does revenge show up so much in kids books? We hear from critic Leonard Marcus and Valerie Lewis, who owns a childrens bookstore in San Jose. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

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Studio 360

Charles Mingus

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Mingus was known to his enemies and his friends as the "Angry Man of Jazz," and some of his best works are fueled by rage. Simon Rentner explores the vengeful impulses of one of the great composers of modern jazz.

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Studio 360

Journalist Laura Blumenfeld on Revenge

Saturday, November 30, 2002

Kurt Andersen and journalist Laura Blumenfeld talk about the human desire for revenge. 

Blumenfeld writes for The Washington Post and is the author of Revenge: A Story of Hope.

(Originally aired: May 2, 2002)

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Studio 360

Charles Mingus's Raging Jazz

Saturday, May 04, 2002

Charles Mingus was known to his enemies and his friends as the "Angry Man of Jazz." The bassist and composer wrote music fueled by rage. We look at the vengeful impulses of the late jazz legend. 

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Studio 360

Children's Lit, Not That Innocent

Saturday, May 04, 2002

Why does revenge show up so much in kids books? Critic Leonard Marcus and Valerie Lewis, the owner of a children’s bookstore in San Jose, explain.

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Studio 360

Journalist Laura Blumenfeld on Revenge

Saturday, May 04, 2002

Kurt Andersen and journalist Laura Blumenfeld talk about the human desire for revenge. Blumenfeld writes for The Washington Post and is the author of Revenge: A Story of Hope.

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