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The Jonathan Channel

Paris, Part Two

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Last week, Jonathan Schwartz began the retelling of his experience as a working musician in Paris. As promised, this week he's written the second installment.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 387: Unwarranted

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Alex Landau and his mother, Patsy Hathaway, remember when Alex was beaten by three Denver Police officers.

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Song Exploder

Spoon - Inside Out

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Spoon was formed in 1993 by singer Britt Daniel and drummer Jim Eno. They've released eight albums, including their most recent record, They Want My Soul, which came out in August 2014. In this episode, Jim Eno breaks down the song Inside Out,...

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On The Media

TLDR #34 - The Accidental Outing of Rwanda's Most Powerful Troll

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Steve Terrill is a journalist who worked in Rwanda, until he accidentally got the office of Rwanda's president to implicate itself in a long-running online harassment campaign.
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The Jonathan Channel

Staff Picks: The American Songbook Live

Monday, August 18, 2014

Each week, we compile a concert calendar for the most selective music fan. If you can't make it out, we've added a playlist to the page! Here are our picks for August 18-24. 

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On The Media

#34 - The Accidental Outing of Rwanda's Most Powerful Troll

Monday, August 18, 2014

Steve Terrill is a journalist who works in Rwanda until he accidentally got the office of Rwanda's president to implicate itself in a long-running online harassment campaign.
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This American Life

#532: Magic Words

Sunday, August 17, 2014

When Jonathan Goldstein was a kid, his father gave him a book that promised to teach you how to shoot mental laser beams, win the lottery, move solid objects with your mind, make others obey your command – all through the use of mental power and magic wor

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A Prairie Home Companion

August 16, 2014: The News from Lake Wobegon

Saturday, August 16, 2014

"Our beautiful fall has come to an end. We got a frost here on Monday Night. People were talking about it down at the Chatterbox Cafe." A monologue from October 2013, Eloise Krebsbach runs for mayor, the Lutheran Church updates its directory, Carl Krebsbach does a few odd jobs around town, and the Hedlunds dig up a Lake Wobegon ghost story.

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Radiolab

When Snails Lose Their Way

Friday, August 15, 2014

There are happy snails. There are lonely snails. And there are lost snails. This one is lost. Totally. But it sings.
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Snap Judgment

Snap #518 - Desperate Measures

Friday, August 15, 2014

On an all-NEW Snap, what happens when you take a regular person and back them up against a wall... there is no telling what they might do. From PRX and NPR, we proudly present "Desperate Measures."

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Pitch

5. Moulty

Friday, August 15, 2014

A 60's rock drummer searches for true love.

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Selected Shorts

Sarah's Story

Friday, August 15, 2014

This reading by Jane Curtin of Galina Vroman's “Sarah’s Story” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Alternative Endings” hosted by Jane Curtin.

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Selected Shorts

Knitting for Life

Friday, August 15, 2014

This reading by Anika Noni Rose of Amy Hempel’s “Beg, SI Tog, Inc, Cont, Rep” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Alternative Endings” hosted by Jane Curtin.

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On The Media

Cameras in the Interrogation Room

Friday, August 15, 2014

A new Justice Department policy requires the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to videotape interrogations.  Jennifer Mnookin says the power of video can interfere with objectivity.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Alternative Endings

Friday, August 15, 2014

Mothers, children, and difficult choices in stories by Amy Hempel and Galina Vroman. 

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Strangers

Love Hurts

Thursday, August 14, 2014

While doing a story about online dating, Lea gets her heart broken (yet again). - Get the full story here.

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Radiolab

Stephen Hawking's Dazzling Life Becomes A Movie, But What Sort Of Movie?

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A new movie turns the physicist into a romantic lead. But how will it handle the no-so-wonderful parts of his marriage? Truthaholics want to know.
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WNYC News

Desperately Seeking Rooftop View

Thursday, August 14, 2014

"There’s nothing that gives me more pure joy than just being out alone rock-climbing or hiking on top of a beautiful mountain. So for me that’s a large part of why I like to get on rooftops. I get some of that same feeling."

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New Tech City

Me and My Girlfriend Texted Only in Emoji for a Month

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

As one couple found out, visual texting is surprisingly good for emotional expression.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Tell Us About a Time You Got Punished as a Child

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Stories from when you were punished as a child.

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