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The Sporkful

How To Win Thanksgiving (HINT: Nicer napkins, fewer nuts)

Monday, November 10, 2014

We're conquering Thanksgiving anxiety with help from Mo Rocca and NY Times food editor Sam Sifton. Sneak preview: More cloth napkins, fewer mixed nuts.

The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle

Voices of Gratitude

Sunday, December 01, 2013

With the Thanksgiving weekend upon us, now is the time to reflect on the things we're grateful for: our families, our friends, our communities.   Today’s program features choral music that expresses gratitude.

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The Takeaway

Your Takeaway: Listener Stories

Friday, November 29, 2013

Happy day-after-Thanksgiving from The Takeaway!

Today, we’re doing things a little differently. Your comments on our stories come pouring in every day, and often times you have stories of your own. So today we hear from you—and only you. The Takeaway producers have worked for over a month to curate ...

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Gabfest Radio

The Corporations Are Religious People Too Edition

Friday, November 29, 2013

On this week's episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss how the Iranian nuclear deal could cause a realignment of Middle Eastern politics, and what religious rights secular, for-profit corporations have.

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Radiolab

On Thanksgiving, Everybody Needs A Friend — And That Means Everybody

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Today's a day to share, so that's why I want to share this moment: Two girls are on a city street, trying to figure out who's going to be friends with the nastiest person they can think of. Not an easy problem, but they solve it. Gorgeously.

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WNYC News

Black Friday: Now on Thursday

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Some big box stores are hoping Americans will be hungry for a heaping helping of shopping with their turkey and cranberry sauce this Thanksgiving.

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The Brothers Balliett

A Thanksgiving Cross-Culture Show

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving isn't just about tryptophan-induced comas – it's also about cultures meeting and deep grooves. This week, in a special Thanksgiving edition, the Brothers Balliett honor that early American meeting of cultures with three pieces that exemplify cross-cultural connections.

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Soundcheck

Thanksgiving Matchmaker: Glenn Kotche and Michael Anthony

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

John Schaefer introduces Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche to award-winning chef Michael Anthony for a conversation about food, music, and what they're grateful for this Thanksgiving. 

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New Jersey News

Soup Kitchens Didn't Get Enough Food Donations to Offer Thanksgiving Meals

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

WNYC

Churches in North Jersey who regularly feed the hungry say they didn’t get enough food donations this year to offer a Thanksgiving meal.

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The Takeaway

Annual Feast Is A Reminder of America's Hungry

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

For many of the 47 million Americans on food stamps Thanksgiving this year will be difficult, made worse by cuts to SNAP assistance that began rolling out November 1. Joel Berg is executive director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger and author of “All You Can Eat: How Hungry is America?” Also joining The Takeaway are Mary Coleman and Jennifer Peguero, two women who have experienced the difficulties of building a feast when there is little to go around.

 

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WNYC News

Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons Still Up in the Air

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

High winds may ground the giant balloons in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday.  If winds exceed 23 miles per hour and gusts are more than 34 miles per hour the balloons will not be allowed to lift off. 

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Transportation Nation

Nor'easter Day 2: News, Traffic Maps and Storm Tracker

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

You're already tense enough about the upcoming holiday - and now a coming storm could really throw a spanner in the works. Don't worry - we've got you covered, whether you're traveling by air, ground or just want to watch this nasty weather approach.

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The Takeaway

The Politics On Your Plate

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Each year while everyone else is stuffing turkeys and planning shopping lists, Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich is busy looking up how the companies behind a typical American Thanksgiving meal are busy wielding power in Washington. It turns out the Thanksgiving table is plentiful, delicious and absolutely riddled with political influence. Zwillich details the lobbying efforts of the National Turkey Federation, the Dairy Farmers of America and others.

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The Takeaway

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Overlap, Tastily

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

We're all looking forward to firing up the oven tomorrow and for those preparing a Thanksgiving feast in a Jewish household, this is the year to get creative in the kitchen. Thanksgiving and Hanukkah coincide this year, so it's time to explore where those two culinary worlds meet. Deb Perelman, food blogger and author of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, joins the Takeaway to discuss so-called 'Thanksgivukkah' recipes.

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Soundcheck

Introducing New Music To Your Parents: Listeners' Picks; Glenn Kotche Meets Michael Anthony; Rubblebucket

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

In this episode: Thanksgiving is just one day away, and that means that it's the perfect time to introduce your parents to some new music. We hear from some of our listeners about their attempts at doing just that -- and we also listen to some voicemails that we received about the New York City nightclub Area, which we talked about in our Vanished Venues series earlier this week. 

Plus: Find out what happens when James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Anthony of New York’s Gramercy Tavern and Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche meet for the first time on Soundcheck.

And: The infectiously fun electro-Afrofunk pop band Rubblebucket performs in the Soundcheck studio.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Tips on Creating a Thanksgiving Menu for Every Dietary Restriction

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free, vegan and vegetarian — has your Thanksgiving menu being undermined by food allergies and ethical objections? Tell us about what you don’t eat or share how you've catered to the dietary restrictions of your friends and family.

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The Takeaway

Examining Our Changing American Families

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

What does your family look like? The quintessential American family has been changing dramatically in recent years. This week, we're talking about those changes and how they will be reflected at your Thanksgiving table. We're asking about your families as our partner The New York Times takes up the question. Natalie Angier is the reporter behind this effort. Andrew Solomon, author of “Far from the Tree,” writes about all kinds of different families and different kinds of love—notably his own composite clan. 

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WNYC News

Holiday Weekend Instagram Project: #WNYCgratefulfor

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The project for this holiday weekend is to take photos of the people, pets, and things that make you feel grateful.

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The Takeaway

The 'Paradox' of U.S. Healthcare | Archaeologists Uncover Buddha's Birthplace | Examining Our Changing American Families

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Immigration Reform Loses Steam as Clock Ticks | Activist: Families Need Immigration Reform | FDA Challenge Raises Questions on Right to Genetic Information | Archaeologists Uncover Buddha's Birthplace | Why Has the Stock Market Been Climbing? | The 'Paradox' of American Healthcare: Spending More for Less | Examining Our Changing ...

WNYC News

Wet Weather Could Cramp Thanksgiving Travel Plans

Monday, November 25, 2013

National Weather Service meteorologist Lauren Nash said an approaching nor'easter could dump up to four inches of rain on the city before Thursday morning.

It'll also be windy, with gusts up to 45 miles an hour. Nash said that could pose a problem for car and air travelers, especially at ...

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