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Episode 3 - Examining Death: The Last Moment

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

What are the medical, spiritual and psychological questions surrounding our time of passing? Preparation for this moment is explored in this continuing five-week series examining death.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 408: How We Roll

Monday, January 12, 2015

In July 2014, Raphael Hameed was walking with his 5-year-old son, Ish, when they were hit by a speeding car. Raphael lost his leg. Ish, his only son, was killed. While the driver is awaiting trial for vehicular homicide, her sister, Megiddëh Goldston, is trying to do right by the Hameed family. They connected after the accident. And now she visits Raphael and his wife, Heidi, to help with their day-to day-life. They sat down for StoryCorps in Colorado Springs.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 407: Top Secret Santa

Monday, January 12, 2015

Terri Van Keuren, Richard Shoup and Pamela Farrell remember how their father, Air Force Colonel Harry Shoup, started the holiday tradition of tracking Santa Claus on U.S. military radar in 1955.

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New Tech City

The Case for Boredom

Monday, January 12, 2015

We're kicking off New Tech City's biggest project yet. It's called Bored & Brilliant: The Lost Art of Spacing Out. Our goal is to get you rethinking our relationship with technology.  

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This American Life

#544: Batman

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Can other people's expectations of you alter what you can do physically? Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller of NPR's new radio show and podcast Invisibilia investigate that question – specifically, they look into something that sounds impossible: if people’s ex

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A Prairie Home Companion

January 10, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon

Saturday, January 10, 2015

"It's been cold out there, you know that. Wednesday the high was 8 below, which is an interesting phenomenon, when the peak is below you." Schools are closed statewide due to bitterly cold temperatures, people feel encumbered by Christmas gifts they did not want, and Clarence and Arlene Bunsen head to California for a winter vacation.

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Radiolab

Radiolab Presents: Invisibilia

Friday, January 09, 2015

The lines between boy and girl can be blurry but NPR's Invisibilia introduces us to someone with a very new idea of how blurry they can be.
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Snap Judgment

Snap #428 - Underground

Friday, January 09, 2015

This week Snap digs deeper with amazing stories of the hidden, the secret...  the subterranean. On the next Snap Judgment from NPR and PRX, "Underground."

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Specials

Invisibilia: The Secret History Of Thoughts

Friday, January 09, 2015

Invisibilia is a new series about the unseen forces that control human behavior -- things like ideas, beliefs and assumptions. Hear it Sunday nights on WNYC for the next six weeks.

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Invisibilia

The Secret History of Thoughts

Thursday, January 08, 2015

In "The Secret History of Thoughts," co-hosts Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller ask the question, “Are my thoughts related to my inner wishes, do they reveal who I really am?” The answer can have profound consequences for your life. Hear the story of a man gripped by violent thoughts, and explore how various psychologists make sense of his experience. Also, meet a man trapped inside his head for 13 years with thoughts as his only companion.

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Selected Shorts

Nightingale

Thursday, January 08, 2015

William Hurt reads a father-son story from Tobias Wolff

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Selected Shorts

Partners

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Wacky wedding announcements

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Selected Shorts

The Dog of the Marriage

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Broken heart?  Dogs can help.

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Selected Shorts

Family Ties

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Dogs are love, wacky wedding announcements, and a father-son story.

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The Longest Shortest Time

Your Parenting Resolutions, 2015

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Turns out parents want to go easier on themselves in 2015. Or, as in our host's case, get more combative with their offspring. Plus, we make a big show announcement!

New Tech City

Seriously, Listen to Your Voicemail

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Ask a 20-something, or even a 40-something, if they'd miss their voicemail if it went away tomorrow. Many wouldn't flinch. But there's something deeper we're giving up if that happens.

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Song Exploder

Ghostface Killah - The Battlefield

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

In November 2014, Ghostface Killah of the Wu-Tang Clan released his 11th album, called 36 Seasons. A lot of people worked on it: soul band The Revelations served as a kind of house backing band for the whole thing. Lil' Fame from M.O.P. and engineer...

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The Moth Radio Hour

Josh Axelrad: Lucky Ladies

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

A gambler with a destructive streak tells himself he can beat the odds one last time.

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Specials

Episode 2 - Examining Death: Exit Plan

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

What are the emotional and financial costs of extending life? End-of-life care is discussed in this continuing five-week series examining death.

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Here's The Thing

Julie Andrews Found Truth in Camp

Monday, January 05, 2015

In this candid interview, the actress perhaps best known as the prim icon Mary Poppins discusses her early life on the "wrong side of tracks," where she got her start in vaudeville.

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