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A Prairie Home Companion

January 24, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon

Saturday, January 24, 2015

"It has been unnaturally warm out there and that has gotten the raccoons thinking that this is the breeding season." A mysterious figure skater out on the lake draws a crowd, Senator K. Thorvaldson finally heads south for the winter, and Donald Thorvaldson catches up with a few classmates.

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Pitch

Re-Issue: The Clearmountain Pause

Friday, January 23, 2015

Re-Issue: This was the very first episode of Pitc…

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Love + Radio

Split Brain (Rebroadcast)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a brain scientist who remembers every moment of her life-altering stroke (originally broadcast in 2008).

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Love + Radio

Split Brain (Rebroadcast)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a brain scientist who remembers every moment of her life-altering stroke (originally broadcast in 2008).

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Podcast Is Over, But Serial Case Goes On

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Serial podcast is over but Adnan Syed's appeal is ongoing, and just this week, a source from the podcast stepped forward to provide an alibi for Syed in court.

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Invisibilia

BONUS: Falling Off a Cliff

Friday, January 23, 2015

A podcast BONUS for you today. We didn’t have enough room in our Batman show for this lovely story about Julee-anne Bell, one of the many people who have learned Daniel Kish’s echolocation technique. Enjoy!

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Invisibilia

BONUS: Falling Off a Cliff

Friday, January 23, 2015

A podcast BONUS for you today. We didn’t have enough room in our Batman show for this lovey story about Julee-anne Bell, one of the many people who have learned Daniel Kish’s echolocation technique. Enjoy!

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Snap Judgment

Snap #602 -Rites Of Passage

Friday, January 23, 2015

It's an all-NEW Snap! There is everything you want. And then there is everything you have to go through to get it.From PRX and NPR we proudly present "Rites of Passage."

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Soundcheck

Johnny Flynn Hits a New Note in 'Song One'

Friday, January 23, 2015

The British singer-songwriter and actor joins director Kate Barker-Froyland in the Soundcheck studio to talk about their new film 'Song One,' also starring Anne Hathaway. 

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Snap Judgment

Snap #602 - Rites Of Passage

Friday, January 23, 2015

It's an all-NEW Snap! There is everything you want. And then there is everything you have to go through to get it.From PRX and NPR we proudly present "Rites of Passage."

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Specials

Episode 5 - Examining Death: After Life

Friday, January 23, 2015

Does death gives life meaning? Explore the philosophical and religious dimensions of mortality and the afterlife in the last episode of this five-week series examining death.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What's Next: In Albany; In Education; For Adnan Syed

Friday, January 23, 2015

NYS Assembly Speaker is facing corruption charges, but he still makes big decisions for the state. Plus: school hierarchy in NYC; a new chapter in the Serial case; and more.

Invisibilia

How to Become Batman

Thursday, January 22, 2015

In "How to Become Batman," Alix and Lulu examine the surprising effect that our expectations can have on the people around us. You’ll hear how people’s expectations can influence how well a rat runs a maze. Plus, the story of a man who is blind and says expectations have helped him see. Yes. See. This journey is not without skeptics.

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Selected Shorts

Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A girl in peril in a chiller by Joyce Carol Oates

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Selected Shorts

Havahart

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Too many cats.

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Selected Shorts

Sticks

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A dysfunctional father communicates in "sign" language.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

From Downton to Downtown: Vanity Fair Then and Now

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter talks about the magazine's best writing and most illustrious writers... from the 20th century. 

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Specials

Invisibilia: How To Become Batman

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Learn about the surprising effects that your expectations can have on the people around you in the next episode of Invisibilia.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The State of Everything; Vanity Fair; Parks & Rec

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Speaker Silver was arrested this morning. We'll go over the charges. Plus the State of the State, plus the state of your block; Graydon Carter of Vanity Fair; how to get to the airport.

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Lost and Found

Thursday, January 22, 2015

An abduction, a rejection, and a reconciliation in three stories presented by David Sedaris.

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