Gretta Cohn

Associate Producer, Soundcheck

Gretta Cohn appears in the following:

100 Years of Whiffenpoofs

Friday, October 23, 2009

Every year at Yale, 14 male seniors are tapped to sing in an elite a cappella group called the Whiffenpoofs. Their repertoire ranges from Cole Porter to Gladys Knight, and they perform around the world. In early October, 600 Whiffenpoof alumni (aged 22-92) gathered in New Haven for ...

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From Books to Bands

Friday, May 22, 2009

Rick Richter was the president of the children's division at Simon and Schuster until last December, when he was laid off. But instead of crumpling, he decided to rekindle an old passion -- music. Produced by Gretta Cohn.

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From Desktop to Stovetop

Friday, March 27, 2009

Last year Marc Matsumoto got laid off from his marketing job at a technology company. So he decided it was time to embrace his passion: cooking. Produced by Gretta Cohn.


Finance Guy Goes Stand-Up

Friday, March 20, 2009

For years Michael Terry led a double life. He never revealed to his colleagues at his finance job that he was doing stand-up comedy at night. Now a full-time comic, he's coming clean about his banking past. Produced by Gretta Cohn.

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Friday, March 20, 2009

Late last year, after getting laid-off from her investment bank job, Christine Marchuska decided to dive into a creative career as a fashion designer. Produced by Gretta Cohn.

Weigh in: Short of work and pursuing a new passion?

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Design for the Real World: Elephant and Donkey

Friday, October 24, 2008

Kevin Kallaugher, better known as KAL, has been the cartoonist at The Economist for 30 years. He explains how the donkey and elephant came to represent the parties, and charts their evolution in our culture. Produced by Gretta Cohn.


Free Theatre Belarus

Friday, October 10, 2008

Belarus is called the last dictatorship in Europe. The government censors the arts, so performance troupe Free Theatre Belarus performs secretly, in converted houses, to avoid arrest. American playwright Aaron Landsman went to visit the group in Minsk, and learned what theater is really all about. Produced ...