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Letter to a Frozen Peas Manufacturer

Friday, July 11, 2014

This reading by Robert Sean Leonard of Lydia Davis’s “Letter to a Frozen Peas Manufacturer” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Peas, Pancakes, and Pretensions,” hosted by Robert Sean Leonard.

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Selected Shorts

Serial Monogamy: A Memoir

Friday, July 11, 2014

This reading by Mary Kay Place of Nora Ephron’s “Serial Monogamy: A Memoir” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Peas, Pancakes, and Pretensions,” hosted by Robert Sean Leonard.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Peas, Pancakes, and Pretensions

Friday, July 11, 2014

Cooking with Nora Ephron, and dining with Emma Bovary.

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Selected Shorts

Madame Bovary (an excerpt)

Friday, July 11, 2014

This reading by Christina Pickles of an excerpt from Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Peas, Pancakes, and Pretensions,” hosted by Robert Sean Leonard.

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Soundcheck

WNYC At 90: Miles Davis And Stan Getz Play Birdland In 1950

Friday, July 11, 2014

Soundcheck listens back to Miles Davis and Stan Getz's performance at Birdland as part of the American Music Festival in 1950, as part of WNYC's 90th anniversary. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Jacobs vs. Moses in WNYC's History

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

As part of WNYC's 90th anniversary celebration, Kenneth T. Jackson, Editor in Chief of The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition (Yale University Press; 2 edition, 2010) and president emeritus of the New York Historical Society, listens to archival audio of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs giving speeches that reflect their influence on the definition of urbanism and New York and discusses their lasting impact on the city.

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The Moth Radio Hour

Anthony Giglio: Listen Here, Fancy Pants!

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

A white collar son makes peace with his blue collar father.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Celebrating WNYC's 90th Anniversary

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

For 90 years, WNYC has reflected -- and reflected on -- our ever-changing city. Here are some of the sounds and voices that have defined New York and New York Public Radio since July 8, 1924. 

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Soundcheck

WNYC At 90: Bob Dylan's First Radio Interview

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Soundcheck listens back to Bob Dylan's first radio interview from 1961, as part of WNYC's 90th anniversary. 

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Dogs, Dates, and Dilemmas

Friday, July 04, 2014

John Lithgow walks the dog; Rick Moody tweets for love.

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Selected Shorts

Some Contemporary Characters

Friday, July 04, 2014

This reading by Mike Birbiglia and Aya Cash of Rick Moody’s “Some Contemporary Characters,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program ““Dogs, Dates, and Dilemmas” hosted by Parker Posey.

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Selected Shorts

Sir Henry

Friday, July 04, 2014

This reading by John Lithgow of Lydia Millet’s “Sir Henry” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Dogs, Dates, and Dilemmas” hosted by Parker Posey.

 

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Lydia Millet speaks with Hannah Tinti

Friday, July 04, 2014

SELECTED SHORTS’ literary commentator Hannah Tinti talks to Lydia Millet about “Sir Henry” and short fiction.

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Features

Photos: The Early Days of WNYC

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

WNYC

Al Tropea started at WNYC as an engineer before moving on to work at City Hall, recording various events for 37 years. Over the course of that time, he took incredible photos of WNYC in its hey-day.

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The Moth Radio Hour

Deborah Feldman: I Need To Talk About Anne Frank

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

A woman flees her religious community and reconnects with her past in an unexpected way.

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Selected Shorts

Cryptology

Friday, June 27, 2014

This reading by David Rakoff of Leonard Michaels’ “Cryptology” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “A Tribute to David Rakoff ” hosted by David Sedaris.

 

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Selected Shorts

Gomez Palacio

Friday, June 27, 2014

This reading by David Rakoff of Roberto Bolano’s “Gomez Palacio,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “A Tribute to David Rakoff ” hosted by David Sedaris.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: A Tribute to David Rakoff

Friday, June 27, 2014

David Sedaris hosts a tribute to David Rakoff

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WNYC News

U.S. Soccer Fails Upward

Thursday, June 26, 2014

WNYC

With a loss to Germany, the U.S. Men's National Team moves on to the Round of 16. Their next game will be Tuesday against Belgium. We help you get ready.

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The Moth Radio Hour

Shaun Sperling & Tara Clancy: StorySLAM Favorites

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

A Bar Mitzvah video goes viral, and a woman is reunited with a high school crush.

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