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ICYMI: The Week's Most Popular Stories

Friday, September 12, 2014

Whole Foods is actually cheaper than some places. Forgery's not always a crime. Most Americans are single. These are some of the week’s top stories, all in one playlist. Just click play.

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On The Media

Brooke and Bob on the Decline of Beat Reporting

Friday, September 12, 2014

Bob remembers the best story he got while working the crime beat for a small newspaper in Pennsylvania.

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Selected Shorts

The Year of Spaghetti

Friday, September 12, 2014

Cooking pasta with Haruki Murakami

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Between Meals

Friday, September 12, 2014

Christmas cheer and family secrets with Ann Beattie; Haruki Murakami cooks spaghetti; a young writer’s brief candle.  

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Selected Shorts

Reading Aloud

Friday, September 12, 2014

A brief encounter from Marina Keegan

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Selected Shorts

Where You'll Find Me

Friday, September 12, 2014

Secrets and lies from Ann Beattie.

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On The Media

Bruce W. Bray Jr.

Friday, September 12, 2014

On the Media producer Chris Neary reports an obit of Bruce W. Bray Jr.

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On The Media

Deadbeats

Friday, September 12, 2014

OTM looks at the great decline in beat reporting. 

Radio Rookies

Stories From the Bronx: Radio Rookies Workshop at DreamYard

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

WNYC
Radio Rookies led a three-week storytelling workshop at the DreamYard Art Center in the Bronx. 

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Death, Sex & Money

Cult Comedy Heroes Have Bills to Pay, Too

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Comedian Chris Gethard and Hallie Bulleit met on a public access TV show that's beloved by its fans. Now they're getting married, which is great. Supporting a household is another thing.

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The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour: Mismatch, Marriage, and a Marathon

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

A woman follows love to a campsite, a man gets married and divorced and then remarried, and a public radio host runs the Boston Marathon as a guide for a visually impaired man.

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On The Media

TLDR #23 - A Bitcoin Story for People Who Don't Care About Bitcoin

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The curious story of a man who was thought to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto
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Storycorps

StoryCorps 389: 9/11 Stories

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Sekou Siby, a former kitchen worker at Windows on the World restaurant in the World Trade Center, remembers losing his coworker Moises Rivas along with many others on September 11, 2001.

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The Jonathan Channel

DJ for a Day: Cyrille Aimée

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Friday at 11AM, jazz vocalist Cyrille Aimée takes a break from her busy performance schedule to play DJ for a day at WNYC.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Hidden History of NYC's Woodlawn Cemetery

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Woodlawn Cemetery historian Susan Olsen discusses the stories the cemetery tells about The Bronx, NYC, and our country.

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Radiolab

In The Dust Of This Planet

Monday, September 08, 2014

Horror, fashion, and the end of the world ... the undercurrents of thought that link nihilists, philosophers, Jay-Z and True Detective.
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This American Life

#533: It's Not the Product, It's the Person

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Starting a business is not for the self-doubting. Or even usually the self-deprecating. The first thing you have to sell is yourself — like dating, but with a greater chance of landing in debt. Alex Blumberg tells the incredible, sweat-stains-and-al

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The Jonathan Channel

The Headliner: "Bring It Back" from Catherine Russell

Sunday, September 07, 2014

In her latest release "Bring It Back", the vocalist Catherine Russell revisits the collaborations between her father Luis Russell & the great Louis Armstrong.

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A Prairie Home Companion

September 6, 2014: The News from Lake Wobegon

Saturday, September 06, 2014

"It's been getting warmer up there. The tulips are up a little bit, and the irises, and the lily of the valley as well." Pastor Liz and Clint Bunsen spend some time together while digging a grave for Liz Tollefson, and Pastor Anderson weeps during her funeral service, in a monologue from March 2013.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Gail Sheehy's Passages

Friday, September 05, 2014

Gail Sheehy looks back on her own passages in her new memoir Daring.

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