Roger Bennett

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Mega Soccer Tournament Copa America Comes to the U.S.

Monday, June 06, 2016

Some are asking why the U.S. is even hosting this tournament in the first place. (Hint: It's all about the Benjamins.)


About That World Cup Bite: We Predicted It

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has "more teeth than Anne Hathaway," and "will stop at nothing to score goals," said Roger Bennett, host of the podcast "Men in Blazers," when we spoke w...


Here's Your 2014 World Cup Primer

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

We're less than three weeks out from the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Ahead of the world's most watch tournament, The Takeaway explains which teams to watch, who the stars will be, and whethe...

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Everything You Know Is Pong

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Eli Horowitz, editor at McSweeney’s and Roger Bennett, co-authors of Everything You Know Is Pong, talk about how ping-pong explains the world.

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Everything You Know Is Pong

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Eli Horowitz, editor at McSweeney’s and Roger Bennett, co-authors of Everything You Know Is Pong, talk about how ping-pong explains the world.

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Return of the Latin Lantzmen

Monday, August 17, 2009

On the 1961 album Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos, an all-star lineup of New York jazz musicians mashed up Jewish and Latin styles under the fake name Juan Calle & His Latin Lantzmen. Before a tribute concert this weekend at Lincoln Center, composer and pianist Arturo O’Farrill and music historian Roger ...

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Jewish Revival of Vinyl

Thursday, December 11, 2008

It started out as an affinity for kitschy Jewish album covers. It turned into an obsession. Record collectors Roger Bennett and Josh Kun scoured the country to unearth obscure vinyl LPs like “Bagels and Bongos” and “Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos.” They join us to explain what the hundreds of album ...

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