Schuyler Swenson

Schuyler Swenson appears in the following:

Tank and the Bangas Play Live

Thursday, July 27, 2017

 The Tiny Desk winners share their music influences and their big New Orleans sound.

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Howard Fridkin’s Guide to MPAA Ratings

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Former MPAA rater Howard Fridkin walks Kurt through the f-bombs, thrust counts, and gun shots that determine if a movie is G, PG, PG-13, or R. 

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Algiers Live In-Studio

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The band performs live and explains why their politically charged album is more than just a reaction to Trump.

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“Homecoming King” Hasan Minhaj

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Daily Show Correspondent and comic Hasan Minhaj on roasting the president, fake news, and his new Netflix special.

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Guilty Pleasure: “Do That to Me One More Time”

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash makes the case for why this pop song from 1980 is worth a deeper listen.

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“Master of None” Co-Creator Alan Yang

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Yang shares writers’ room wisdom and how he learned to trust his audience for Season Two.

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Guilty Pleasure: Jesus Christ Superstar

Thursday, April 20, 2017

An atheist reveals his love for the '70s Christian rock musical.

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Photography for Dogs 101

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Kurt takes a trip to the dog park for a special tutorial with a famous dog photographer.

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Comics Kate Berlant & John Early

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The comics on their inspirations: John Waters, "Waiting for Guffman," and Christian summer camp counselors.

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Jordan Peele’s “Get Out”

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Jordan Peele’s new horror film “Get Out” is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Peele and media studies professor Robin Means Coleman explain why.

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Sinkane Live In-Studio

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Crossing borders and musical genres with Brooklyn-based Afropop band Sinkane. 

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'La La Land' Director Damien Chazelle

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Writer and Director Damien Chazelle reveals the magic behind the films that inspired “La La Land.”

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Day Jobs: Lingerie Designer

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Stand-up comedian Courtney Maginnis explains how writing jokes is a lot like designing women’s lingerie.

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The Eerie Familiarity of 'The Man in the High Castle'

Thursday, January 26, 2017

How the alternative history TV series seems timelier than ever.

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The Eerie Familiarity of "Man in the High Castle"

Monday, December 26, 2016

How the alternative history TV series seems timelier than ever.
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Unrest in Baton Rouge: Anatomy of a Photo

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The photo of a protester captured racial tension in the US. Kurt takes a closer look with a photo historian and the poet Tracy K. Smith. Plus, the backstory from the subject herself.

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Sheldon Harnick’s Very Good Year

Thursday, September 15, 2016

At 92, the lyricist behind Broadway hits like “Fiddler on the Roof” still gets rave reviews.

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Putin is Mentally Ill: Ukrainian Ambassador on Russia's Sick Leader

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Nations, Yuriy Sergeyev is confident in his country's ability to hold free and fair elections. But when it comes to dealing with Moscow, the ambassa...

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Should a Video Game Determine Hiring and Firing?

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Some companies are using video games as a way to evaluate potential employees. It allows them to monitor the "micro-behaviors" of candidates during game play.

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Voting in Congress? There May be an App for That

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

One lawmaker believes Congress should spend less time in D.C. He's come up with a proposal that would grant Congress the power to vote on legislation and attend committee meetings remotely.

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