The 13Th Tribe


Hear de Blasio's 'Onion' Version of Snowstorm Warning

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

After a major winter storm all but missed New York City, the mayor took special joy in performing a dramatic rendition of a recent story from the satirical website The Onion.

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The Takeaway

Movie Date: 'The Butler,' 'Jobs,' 'Paranoia,' 'From One Second to the Next,' 'Kickass 2'

Friday, August 16, 2013

In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen give five movies the Bechdel Test. Will any of them pass? On the chopping block are two biopics ("Lee Daniels' The Butler" and "Jobs"), one suspense thriller ("Paranoia"), Werner Herzog's documentary short about texting and driving ("From One Second to the Next"), and the comic book sequel that swears like a sailor ("Kickass 2").

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New Sounds

New Music for Flutes

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Listen to new music for flute on this New Sounds program, ranging from Japanese shakuhachi to Native American flute, along with the Indian Bansuri flute and perhaps even the ocarina.   There’s also bass flutes, perhaps even some beatbox flute, and music by James Newton, where he has overdubbed flute parts which wind up sounding like a backing orchestra. Plus, music by Alan Hovhaness for flute and harp.