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My Classical Podcast

Download Schumann’s 'Spring' Symphony, Conducted by Riccardo Muti

Monday, April 06, 2015

It makes sense that great music about spring would be written in winter, when we need it most. That is when Robert Schumann composed his "Spring" Symphony.

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Listen to Lucy

Banks should be more like the FT

Monday, May 05, 2014

Banks should be more like the FT

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Evan Osnos and Robert Stavins on coal and climate change.

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Evan Osnos and Robert Stavins on coal and climate change.

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The Romantic Piano

The Romantics: A One Track Mind

Thursday, June 27, 2013

On the Season Finale of the Romantic Piano, David Dubal features works from Schubert, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt and Brahms, showcasing their connections to each other.

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The New Yorker: Fiction

Robert Coover reads Italo Calvino

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Robert Coover reads "The Daughters of the Moon," by Italo Calvino.

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Listen to Lucy

Grades don’t make the grade at the office

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Grades don’t make the grade at the office

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: This is a Movie About Hope Edition

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Slate's Stephen Metcalf, June Thomas and Dana Stevens discuss "Iron Man 3," Stephen Soderbergh's "State of the Cinema" address and the new Comedy Central show "Inside Amy Schumer."

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Elizabeth Kolbert and Robert Stavins discuss climate-change politics after the election.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Elizabeth Kolbert and Robert Stavins discuss climate-change politics after the election.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: On Tenterhooks Edition

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and John Swansburg discuss the new Denzel Washington film "Flight," George Lucas selling Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise to Disney, and Twitter hashtags as poetry.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Robert Mankoff on Nipplegate.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Robert Mankoff on Nipplegate.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Bringing a Gun to a Puppy Fight Edition

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, John Dickerson, John Swansburg, and Farhad Manjoo discuss Bob Dylan's new album "Tempest," the 20th anniversary of the film "Sneakers", and a cheating scandal at Harvard.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

John Seabrook on the future of video and television

Monday, January 09, 2012

John Seabrook on the future of video and television.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Blake Eskin visits Katharine and E. B. White's salt-water farm in Brooklin, Maine

Monday, August 15, 2011

Blake Eskin visits Katharine and E. B. White's salt-water farm in Brooklin, Maine.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Summer Strut Edition

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

In this week's episode, critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss Page One, a new documentary about the New York Times, Stephen's Slate article about Robert Nozick, and the results of Julia's search for a great summer strutting song.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Phil Gordon, Burma and Robert Zoellick

Thursday, November 11, 2010

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The Takeaway

Byrd to Lie in Repose in Senate Chamber

Thursday, July 01, 2010

In honor of Sen. Robert Byrd, flags at the White House will be flown at half-staff. Today, his body will lie in the Senate chamber before being flown to West Virginia for a memorial service. Friday, there will be a public viewing at a memorial attended by Congressional leaders and President Obama and then the body will return to Washington D.C. for a burial where he will be laid to rest next to his wife, Emma.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Bigger Explosions, Smaller Laughs Edition

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss 88-year-old Betty White’s appearance on Saturday Night Live, the 50th anniversary of "the pill," and the release of Iron Man 2.

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On Being

Robert Wright — The Evolution of God [remix]

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Robert Wright charts an intellectual path beyond the faith versus reason debate. He takes a relentlessly logical look at the history of religion, exposing its contradictions. Yet Wright also traces something "revelatory" moving through human history. I

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On Being

[Unedited] Robert Wright with Krista Tippett

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Robert Wright charts an intellectual path beyond the faith versus reason debate. He takes a relentlessly logical look at the history of religion, exposing its contradictions. Yet Wright also traces something "revelatory" moving through human history. I

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Robert Mankoff and Zachary Kanin on cartoons

Monday, October 26, 2009

Robert Mankoff and Zachary Kanin discuss cartoons.

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