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WNYC's Sara Fishko with sound-rich essays on art, culture, music and media - past and present.
 
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WNYC News
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The latest articles from WNYC News
 
The latest stories from www.wnyc.org
 
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WNYC News
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The latest articles from WNYC News
 
Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of night, by Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
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Note to Self
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Is your phone watching you? Can texting make you smarter? Are your kids real? Note to Self explores these and other essential quandaries facing anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
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Nancy
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BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of night, by Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
Every week, WNYC tells you about the best documentaries as they become available on screens of any size. Our hosts are Thom Powers and Raphaela Neihausen, co-founders of the Pure Nonfiction podcast and the DOC NYC festival, the largest non-fiction film festival in the U.S. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Freakonomics Radio, 2 Dope Queens, Death, Sex & Money, On the Media and many more.
 
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Nancy
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BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
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Trump, Inc.
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He’s the President, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: What deals are happening, who they’re happening with, and if the President and his family are keeping their promise to separate the Trump Organization from the Trump White House. “Trump, Inc.” is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into these questions. We’ll be layout out what we know, what we don’t and how you can help us fill in the gaps. WNYC Studios is ...
 
There Goes the Neighborhood Los Angeles is a podcast about how L.A. has gone from the place to chase your dream to one of the least affordable cities in the country. Housing prices are soaring, developers adn landlords see opportunity, and many longtime Angelenos are getting squeezed out. Is there a place for you here? Produced by KCRW and WNYC Studios. Plus, catch up on the award-winning first season of There Goes the Neighborhood, which looked at the gentrification of Brooklyn, including t ...
 
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Dear Hank & John
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Hosts John and Hank Green (authors and YouTubers) offer both humorous and heartfelt advice about life’s big and small questions. They bring their personal passions to each episode by sharing the week’s news from Mars (the planet) and AFC Wimbledon (the third-tier English football club). WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios
 
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2 Dope Queens
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Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other S**t. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Sooo Many White Guys, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many ...
 
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American Fiasco
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Join host Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers for this story of the U.S. men’s soccer team that swaggered onto the international stage and set out to win the 1998 World Cup in France. When they arrived, they faced only one serious opponent: themselves. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including On the Media, Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
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Death, Sex & Money
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Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many ...
 
The United States of Anxiety: Culture Wars introduces you to people who have been battling to shape America’s political culture for decades. We profile culture warriors past and present who have influenced debates over race, religion, science, sexuality, gender and more. We connect those debates to real people, with real stakes in the outcome. We’re filling in the blanks — aiming to answer questions you didn’t even know you had — and we’re asking, “What are you willing to fight for?” WNYC St ...
 
The latest articles from Radio Rookies Podcast
 
Discover a wondrously surreal world of magic, music, and mystery. This immersive, cinematic audio spectacle follows the adventures of a lonely, stage-struck janitor who is drawn into the larger-than-life universe of the Orbiting Human Circus, a fantastical, wildly popular radio show broadcast from the top of the Eiffel Tower. WNYC Studios presents a special director’s cut of this joyous, moving break from reality. Starring John Cameron Mitchell, Julian Koster, Tim Robbins, Drew Callander, Su ...
 
Major news events throughout the world continue to be largely ignored until they reach tragic proportions. Underreported, a weekly feature on The Leonard Lopate Show, tackles these issues and gives an in-depth look into stories that are often relegated to the back pages.
 
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Trump, Inc.
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He’s the President, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: What deals are happening, who they’re happening with, and if the President and his family are keeping their promise to separate the Trump Organization from the Trump White House. “Trump, Inc.” is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into these questions. We’ll be layout out what we know, what we don’t and how you can help us fill in the gaps. WNYC Studios is ...
 
The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with A ...
 
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Caught
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All kids make dumb mistakes. But depending on your zip code, race or just bad luck, those mistakes can have a lasting impact. Mass incarceration starts young. In Caught: The Lives of Juvenile Justice, hear from kids about the moment they collided with law and order, and how it changed them forever. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
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Snap Judgment
Weekly
 
Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.
 
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On the Media
Weekly
 
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians. So in this podcast, Phoebe’s calling the shots. She’ll host intimate, funny and super honest conversations with musicians, actors, writers and comedians who are killing it in their fields — AND who aren’t white dudes! Stay tuned for the one token white guy (it’s only fair), cameos by Phoebe’s ball-busting executive producer Ilana Glazer, and a whole lot of hijinks. WNYC Studios is a listener-supporte ...
 
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2 Dope Queens
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Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other S**t. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Sooo Many White Guys, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many ...
 
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Soundcheck
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Live performances and conversations in which artists talk about their work, their process, and themselves. Genre-blind but open-eared. Hosted by John Schaefer.
 
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Aftereffect
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In summer 2016, a police shooting upended the life of Arnaldo Rios Soto, a 26-year-old, non-speaking, autistic man. Aftereffect is Arnaldo’s story – a hidden world of psych wards, physical abuse and chemical restraints – and asks the question: How did Arnaldo’s life go so wrong? Aftereffect by Only Human is produced by WNYC Studios, a listener-supported producer of leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
From the producers of Radiolab, a series about how the Supreme Court got so supreme.
 
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Death, Sex & Money
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Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many ...
 
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Money Talking
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Go beyond the headlines and economic jargon for a look at what’s happening in the business world and in the workplace – and why it matters in your life.
 
Alec Baldwin brings listeners into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers.
 
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Death, Sex & Money
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Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many ...
 
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Death, Sex & Money
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Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many ...
 
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SciShow Tangents
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Introducing the lightly competitive knowledge showcase from the geniuses behind the YouTube series SciShow. Every Tuesday, join Hank Green, Ceri Riley, Stefan Chin, and Sam Schulz as they try to one-up and amaze each other with weird and funny scientific research... while not getting distracted. There will be tangents about video games, music, weird smells, surprisingly deep insights about life, and of course, poop, but it always comes back to the science. WNYC Studios is a listener-supporte ...
 
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storytelling
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Saturday morning at 10AM ET, join John Pizzarelli for music from his personal collection. Enjoy great jazz records with your morning coffee.
 
The latest articles from New Sounds Podcasts
 
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Aftereffect
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In summer 2016, a police shooting upended the life of Arnaldo Rios Soto, a 26-year-old, non-speaking, autistic man. Aftereffect is Arnaldo’s story – a hidden world of psych wards, physical abuse and chemical restraints – and asks the question: How did Arnaldo’s life go so wrong? Aftereffect by Only Human is produced by WNYC Studios, a listener-supported producer of leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
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Money Talking
Weekly
 
Go beyond the headlines and economic jargon for a look at what’s happening in the business world and in the workplace – and why it matters in your life.
 
From the producers of Radiolab, a series about how the Supreme Court got so supreme.
 
The latest articles from New Sounds Podcasts
 
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Soundcheck
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Live performances and conversations in which artists talk about their work, their process, and themselves. Genre-blind but open-eared. Hosted by John Schaefer.
 
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On the Media
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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield examine threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the ...
 
Alec Baldwin brings listeners into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers.
 
The latest articles from Last Chance Foods
 
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The Realness
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When the rapper Prodigy suffered a sickle cell crisis after a Las Vegas concert in 2017, his friends didn’t think much of it at first: they were used to him getting sick. But a few days later, he died. The Realness goes behind Prodigy’s music to reveal his lifelong struggle against his own body, and how that struggle informed his lyrics and fueled his success. The Realness by Only Human is produced by WNYC Studios, a listener-supported producer of leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Ju ...
 
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Science Friday
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Brain fun for curious people.
 
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Snap Judgment
Weekly
 
Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.
 
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NoneBy listenerservices@wnyc.org (WNYC Radio).
 
NoneBy listenerservices@wnyc.org (WNYC Radio).
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
In the early 70s, Miguel Angel Villavicencio was focused on making his most ambitious dream possible: to become a famous singer in Bolivia and across the world. And he was halfway there—his love songs were on the radio and he was appearing on TV. But to take his singing career truly international, he needed money. So he decided to work for Boli ...…
 
A warning about this episode, which originally aired in 2017: the second half of this interview contains some honest and frank talk about sexual assault. Stephanie Beatriz stars in Brooklyn Nine Nine as Detective Rosa Diaz - easily the toughest cop in the precinct - she's brave, serious, and rides a motorcycle. The sixth and newest season just ...…
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
The battle over Brexit is getting more dire. What's holding everything up, and what are the implications?
 
Hospitals can be bewildering places. They operate according to their own special logic, which can make them feel a bit like a well-oiled machine — and a bit like organized chaos. As patients, we’re dropped in and pushed through a maze of activity, mostly clueless about the hidden gears that keep this life-saving machinery chugging along. On thi ...…
 
The battle over Brexit is getting more dire. What's holding everything up, and what are the implications?
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
The battle over Brexit is getting more dire. What's holding everything up, and what are the implications?
 
In its quest to blunt the effects of the partial government shutdown, the Trump administration is using broad legal interpretations to continue providing certain services. Critics argue that the administration is stretching — and possibly breaking — the law to help bolster President Trump's position in his fight with Democrats over funding for ...…
 
Welcome to a brand-new season of New Music Friday! After a few quiet weeks, the flood gates are opening and we've got a whole bunch of essential albums dropping on Jan. 18 to tell you about. This includes the smart, sparkling pop of singer Maggie Rogers, swooning love songs from James Blake, deep introspection from Pedro The Lion's first new al ...…
 
If you have an STI, we've got an assignment for you. Send your voice memos to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.By WNYC (WNYC Studios).
 
If you have an STI, we've got an assignment for you. Send your voice memos to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.By WNYC (WNYC Studios).
 
If you have an STI, we've got an assignment for you. Send your voice memos to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.By WNYC (WNYC Studios).
 
If you have an STI, we've got an assignment for you. Send your voice memos to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.By WNYC (WNYC Studios).
 
If you have an STI, we've got an assignment for you. Send your voice memos to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
Chances are, if you're in the rhythm of commuting, there are certain things that can happen along the way to brighten your day and other things that can put a damper on your trip. Tell WNYC about both sides of your commuting coin: What's your favorite thing that happens while commuting, and what's your least favorite thing? (It wouldn't hurt to ...…
 
Chances are, if you're in the rhythm of commuting, there are certain things that can happen along the way to brighten your day and other things that can put a damper on your trip. Tell WNYC about both sides of your commuting coin: What's your favorite thing that happens while commuting, and what's your least favorite thing? (It wouldn't hurt to ...…
 
Chances are, if you're in the rhythm of commuting, there are certain things that can happen along the way to brighten your day and other things that can put a damper on your trip. Tell WNYC about both sides of your commuting coin: What's your favorite thing that happens while commuting, and what's your least favorite thing? (It wouldn't hurt to ...…
 
In the documentary “What is Democracy?”, filmmaker Astra Taylor explores the meaning and challenges of our political system. She talks to thinkers such as Cornel West and Wendy Brown as well as average citizens ranging from Syrian refugees to American Trump supporters. Taylor explores the themes further in her forthcoming book “Democracy May No ...…
 
In the documentary “What is Democracy?”, filmmaker Astra Taylor explores the meaning and challenges of our political system. She talks to thinkers such as Cornel West and Wendy Brown as well as average citizens ranging from Syrian refugees to American Trump supporters. Taylor explores the themes further in her forthcoming book “Democracy May No ...…
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
There was a legend in central Maine, about a hermit who had lived in the woods, unseen, for 30 years. Then, in 2013, the police arrested a man named Christopher Knight. To learn more about Chris Knight’s story, be sure to check out journalist’s Mike Finkel’s book, The Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit. Produ ...…
 
There was a legend in central Maine, about a hermit who had lived in the woods, unseen, for 30 years. Then, in 2013, the police arrested a man named Christopher Knight. To learn more about Chris Knight’s story, be sure to check out journalist’s Mike Finkel’s book, The Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit. Produ ...…
 
There was a legend in central Maine, about a hermit who had lived in the woods, unseen, for 30 years. Then, in 2013, the police arrested a man named Christopher Knight. To learn more about Chris Knight’s story, be sure to check out journalist’s Mike Finkel’s book, The Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit. Produ ...…
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
Everything was going too fast. Everybody was talking too fast. Everybody was moving too fast. Jad Abumrad is the creator and one of the hosts of Radiolab. The son of a scientist and a doctor, Jad grew up in Tennessee. Jad is also the producer of The Ring & I about Wagner's Ring Cycle. https://www.wnyc.org/story/71011-the-ring-and-i-the-passion- ...…
 
There was a legend in central Maine, about a hermit who had lived in the woods, unseen, for 30 years. Then, in 2013, the police arrested a man named Christopher Knight. To learn more about Chris Knight’s story, be sure to check out journalist’s Mike Finkel’s book, The Stranger In The Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit. Produ ...…
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
 
Guest host Josh Radnor presents works by Carrie Brownstein and George Saunders. Brownstein reads from her memoir “Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl.” BD Wong performs Saunders’ “My Chivalric Fiasco,” about a goofy knight errant at a Renaissance Fair, and Anthony Rapp performs Saunders’ “Sticks”, a brief portrait of an eccentric dad. We also hear Br ...…
 
The New York-born songwriter Johnny Green died 30 years ago. His best known song was "Body and Soul," and as WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us, that tune has charmed and challenged musicians through the ages. More, in this episode of Fishko Files.
 
House Democrats are filling out committee assignments this week and New York and New Jersey will hold major influence over federal spending and the financial sector. Long-serving Bronx Rep. Jose Serrano will have the reins of Commerce, Justice , Science and related agencies Appropriations subcommittee. That means he'll have first crack at spend ...…
 
House Democrats are filling out committee assignments this week and New York and New Jersey will hold major influence over federal spending and the financial sector. Long-serving Bronx Rep. Jose Serrano will have the reins of Commerce, Justice , Science and related agencies Appropriations subcommittee. That means he'll have first crack at spend ...…
 
It's the one thing I think I share in common with George Bush. Just not in the broccoli fan club. Janet Napolitano was governor of Arizona from 2003 to 2009, and the Secretary of Homeland Security under President Obama. She is currently the president of the University of California. Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us y ...…
 
U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was in her old stomping grounds on Wednesday, the morning after she announced her presidential bid on national television. The New York Democrat fielded questions from reporters outside the Country View diner in Troy, N.Y. surrounded by her husband, two sons and her mother. “I'm running ...…
 
U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was in her old stomping grounds on Wednesday, the morning after she announced her presidential bid on national television. The New York Democrat fielded questions from reporters outside the Country View diner in Troy, N.Y. surrounded by her husband, two sons and her mother. “I'm running ...…
 
STI rates are on the rise. But when we asked our listeners to tell us their stories about having an STI, what we heard about was how alone it makes you feel. This episode is part of our month-long series called Our Sex (Mis)Educations. Find the entire series here. Do you have a photo that sums up a big workplace transition for you? We want to s ...…
 
STI rates are on the rise. But when we asked our listeners to tell us their stories about having an STI, what we heard about was how alone it makes you feel. This episode is part of our month-long series called Our Sex (Mis)Educations. Find the entire series here. Do you have a photo that sums up a big workplace transition for you? We want to s ...…
 
STI rates are on the rise. But when we asked our listeners to tell us their stories about having an STI, what we heard about was how alone it makes you feel. This episode is part of our month-long series called Our Sex (Mis)Educations. Find the entire series here. Do you have a photo that sums up a big workplace transition for you? We want to s ...…
 
STI rates are on the rise. But when we asked our listeners to tell us their stories about having an STI, what we heard about was how alone it makes you feel. This episode is part of our month-long series called Our Sex (Mis)Educations. Find the entire series here. Do you have a photo that sums up a big workplace transition for you? We want to s ...…
 
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