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The Takeaway

Love, Sex and Alzheimer's: The Question of Consent

Friday, April 24, 2015

An Iowa man this week was found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, whom nursing home staff members said was cognitively unable to give consent. How are these cases to be handled?

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Tribeca Film Festival Live

Courtney Love's Tearful Response to the New Kurt Cobain Documentary

Monday, April 20, 2015

Courtney Love spoke with director Brett Morgen after a screening of his new film "Montage of Heck," which compiles journal entries and rare footage in a stunning portrait of the artist.

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Tribeca Film Festival Live

Amy Schumer, Far From a Train Wreck

Monday, April 20, 2015

After a screening of the season 3 premiere of "Inside Amy Schumer," Schumer and several of her writers spoke about derierres, rape jokes and surprises from the show's new season.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Sowing Your Wild Oats in Mid-Life

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Robin Rinaldi was mid-life, mid-career and mid-married when she launcher her wild oats project -- a year spent exploring sex.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Healthier Way to Think About Sex

Friday, April 17, 2015

Alain de Botton, the Swiss philosopher whose new book is the kind you "read in bed and weep quietly as your partner sleeps beside you," examines the ways we think about sex.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Clinton Campaign Week One; How to Think About Sex; Child Support Woes

Friday, April 17, 2015

Week one of the Clinton campaign; how to think about sex; the logic problem that puzzled the Internet; how child support laws punish parents and how LBJ's "Great Society" came to be. 

Death, Sex & Money

Hedwig, Older and a Little Less Angry

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Cameron Mitchell created Hedwig and the Angry Inch when he in his 30s. Now he's playing the title role on Broadway, and says aging and loss have given the show new meaning.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Science on the Road of Excess

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Zoe Cormier, a journalist and the author of Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll: The Science of Hedonism and the Hedonism of Science,  explains how we evolved as pleasure-seekers.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Investigating a Murder in Mississippi

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Australian filmmaker and prankster John Safran talks about his trip to Mississippi to investigate the murder of a white national named Richard Barrett by a young black man named Vincent McGee.

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Death, Sex & Money

Cheating Happens.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

There's the cliche: someone cheats, crockery is thrown, lawyers are called. But your stories about cheating were much more varied, with some unpredictable conclusions. 

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On The Media

Vicemo Shows Who's Paying for Drugs, Booze, and Sex

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Vicemo monitors Venmo transactions concerning all of life's illicit pleasures.
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To the Best of Our Knowledge

A Dangerous idea from John Waters

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Now that gay marriage is (mostly) legal and gay characters are on television, does that mean that gay people have to be "good" all the time? John Waters sure hopes not.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Deadly Superbugs, The Best of The Web, and Audio Porn

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Takeaway chats with the director of the CDC about drug-resistant bacteria, we look at the hidden treasures you missed online this week, and we explore the rise of audio porn.

On The Media

Safe Words

Friday, February 20, 2015

Why the language of terrorism is so divisive. Also, how Fifty Shades of Grey introduced America to the kink community.

The Longest Shortest Time

Mom, It's Time We Had the Talk

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

We continue our Sex & Parenthood series with an 8-year-old boy who makes his mom have "The Talk" with him. All. The. Time. 

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The Takeaway

'Fifty Shades of Grey,' 'Old Fashioned,' 'Kingsman: The Secret Service,' 'The Slap'

Friday, February 13, 2015

Put on your handcuffs. After much anticipation, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' hits theatres. Also on the chopping block: 'Old Fashioned' and 'Kingsman: The Secret Service.' 
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The Takeaway

Sex, Love & Intimacy: What 'Fifty Shades' Gets Right & Wrong

Friday, February 13, 2015

How does “Fifty Shades of Grey” change our conversations and perceptions about sex in America? What does it get right and wrong? Make Love Not Porn Founder Cindy Gallop weighs in. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Remembering David Carr, Gay Marriage, and Sex in America

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Takeaway remembers the legendary David Carr, we explore gay marriage in Alabama, and we share a highly-coveted love potion. 

On Being

Helen Fisher — Love and Sex and Attachment

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Helen Fisher wields science as a sobering, if entertaining, lens on what feel like the most meaningful encounters of our lives. She is a leading anthropologist/explorer on the new frontier of seeing inside our brains when love and sex happen.

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On Being

[Unedited] Helen Fisher with Krista Tippett

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Helen Fisher wields science as a sobering, if entertaining, lens on what feel like the most meaningful encounters of our lives. She is a leading anthropologist/explorer on the new frontier of seeing inside our brains when love and sex happen.

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