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The economy is bananas, even scary. But some people are thriving, and we're going to figure out how. Adam Davidson, "New Yorker" writer, longtime contributor to This American Life, and the creator of NPR’s "Planet Money," unearths stories from regular people. People who have cracked the code to success in our new economic reality.
 
Songbird is a brutally honest, behind the scenes look at the songwriting and recording process. Based on Marco North's experiences with his debut album, Heaven Get Behind Me, he shares demos, hard-earned lessons, triumphs and finished tracks in each episode. An expat New Yorker living in Moscow, playing 100-year-old instruments, writing songs about Fellini dying, a French stalker, Kodachrome and California divorces, North shares one bittersweet anecdote after the next in this fascinating dee ...
 
New Yorker staff writer, author and senior legal analyst at CNN Jeffrey Toobin joins us discuss his latest piece, “Feeding the Beast” (Online: “The National Enquirer’s Fervor for Trump”). He profiles David Pecker, a friend of Donald Trump, and the longtime chief executive of American Media, Inc.—which owns most of the nation’s supermarket tabloids and gossip magazines, including the flagship National Enquirer—and examines the celebrity-news empire’s favorable coverage of the rise of Trump.
 
A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
Trampoline Hall is a barroom lecture series that has been delighting audiences every month in Toronto for fifteen years, where it has sold out every show. Praised by The New Yorker for “celebrating eccentricity and do-it-yourself inventiveness,” it asks lecturers to take a vulnerable, theatrical risk and speak on a subject they’re not professionally expert in. Subjects range from absurd and arcane obsessions to heartbreakingly personal stories. Quick-witted host Misha Glouberman conducts a Q ...
 
If you love New York City then this is the podcast for you! Gossipnista seeks to continue enriching the lives of New Yorkers and those looking to visit or move to New York City. Join host Mariana Monks, as she asks all the questions you've ever wanted to know about the Big Apple through interviews with special and expert guest within various fields in New York City. Tune in biweekly as we pull back the curtain on the city that never sleeps and inspire you to live your best life in it. For th ...
 
A podcast by a native New Yorker & crazy Colombian who loves to talk about Daily Events • TV • Movies • Celebs • and Life! Follow @itsjessnyc on IG, FB, TWITTER, LINKEDIN & TUMBLRNew Episodes when I feel like it 💋 #itsjessnyc #LifeWithJess ⏬ Visit my website & blog
 
The Last Archive​ is a show about the history of truth, and the historical context for our current fake news, post-truth moment. It’s a show about how we know what we know, and why it seems, these days, as if we don’t know anything at all anymore. The show is driven by host Jill Lepore’s work as a historian, uncovering the secrets of the past the way a detective might.
 
Writer, director, and actor Helen Hunt talks about her new film, Ride. The poignant comedy follows Jackie—an uptight New Yorker editor (Hunt)—who follows her son, Angelo, to LA after he drops out of college to surf and find himself. Determined to shake some sense into Angelo, Jackie ends up re-examining her own life with the help of a limo driver and younger surf instructor.
 
What do you get when you get together a loud mouth New Yorker and a southern gay guy and talk about their favorite TV shows? Hilarity! Big Brother, So You Think You Can Dance, American Idol, Real Housewives, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gilmore Girls, Dollhouse, Dancing with the Stars, My Life on the D List, Golden Girls, Designing Women, Roseanne, Lost, The View, Oprah, Beautiful People, Ruby, The Biggest Loser, How I Met Your Mother,
 
G Moody is the host of this 5⭐️ star podcast stemming from Brooklyn, NY. Known for his quick wit, hilarious commentary and impeccable ear for great music, G Moody continues to deliver with a unique, intellectual perspective about daily American life, sports, politics and everything in between. A true New Yorker, G Moody genuinely brings a plethora of funny to the podcast game with his articulate, entertaining & always thought-provoking opinions giving you - This, That & The Third. Support th ...
 
Native New Yorker, Jimmy Schatz is a comedian, actor, writer, and talk show host! The youngest son of a local celebrity. Jimmy has all the emotional problems of a celebrity child without any of the money. After three failed reality shows and having ditched going into the family business, Jimmy has resorted to making others laugh while saving thousands of dollars on therapy. Now he's charming audiences live and in person or through his Podcast, "Talkin' Sh*t with Jimmy Schatz".
 
Politics Brief is the go-to source for 2018 election news, selected from the best WNYC has to offer. Daily segments include original reporting on the New York metro region, along with interviews and analysis focused on the national scene from groundbreaking shows like On the Media, The Takeaway and The New Yorker Radio Hour. Produced by WNYC Studios, home of other great podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. Category: News & Politics
 
Writer Susan Orlean (The Orchid Thief, The New Yorker) and actor Sarah Thyre (Strangers with Candy, Late Night w/ Conan O'Brien) co-host CRYBABIES, a deeply funny, often intimate, and surprisingly moving podcast about the things that make us cry. Each episode features guests of every creative stripe - writers, actors, musicians, comedians - who discuss the music, books, movies, television, and other cultural cues that make them weepy. These candid conversations with your favorite artists mak ...
 
RingTales brings the world famous cartoons of The New Yorker to fully animated life. They're short. They're smart. They're wickedly funny. They feature the hysterical work of renowned cartoon artists such as Sam Gross, Bob Mankoff and Roz Chast. Enjoy a bite-sized gift of comic comedy three times a week. Animation that's addictive. You can't watch just one.
 
Produced by PBS affiliate Channel Thirteen in New York City, "New York on the Clock" reveals a day in the life of New York's workforce - the men and women who keep the city thriving. Each episode is a mini-documentary featuring an on-the-job interview with a New Yorker at work. The series illuminates the lives of our neighbors in their own voices and presents a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a metropolis - one worker at a time. Released biweekly.
 
Greetings Everyone. We are The Triangle Offense and this is the BIG FACTS Podcast. 'Big Facts' is a phrase a New Yorker will say, most likely shout, when the validity of the last statement uttered in conversation is not at all questionable. Discussing everything from music, culture, women & relationships, film and everything in between... we are here giving you the REAL every week for at least an hour. Tune in every week as you never know who we'll have in the hot seat to spit their own BIG ...
 
ALL OF IT is a show about culture and its consumers. ALL OF IT is a show about culture and context. ALL OF IT is a show about culture and the culture. Our aim is to engage the thinkers, doers, makers, and creators, about the what and why of their work. People make the culture and we hope, need, and want the WNYC community to be a part of our show. As we build a community around ALL OF IT, we know that every guest and listener has an opinion. We won’t always agree, but our varied perspectives ...
 
When we hear about confidence games, we think, “never me.” Welcome to The Grift, a show about con artists and the lives they ruin. Best-selling author and New Yorker writer Maria Konnikova takes us to the darker side of human nature and deceit. Ten stories about card sharks, cult leaders, art forgers, impostors, and more. Why do we fall for them time and time again?
 
Always Take Notes is a fortnightly podcast from London for and about writers and writing. Hosts Simon Akam and Rachel Lloyd speak to a diverse range of people in the industry on a variety of topics, from the mysteries of slush piles and per-word rates, to how data are changing the ways newspapers do business and how to pitch a book. patreon.com/alwaystakenotes
 
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As COVID cases rise nationwide and the CDC urges people to reconsider traveling and gathering for Thanksgiving, many New Yorkers are finding creative ways to celebrate this year. But many New Yorkers are still electing to travel, leading to staggeringly long waits for COVID tests across the city. WNYC planning editor Kate Hinds joins us to give upd…
 
A new poll finds the presidential election is not settled yet for some New Yorkers. Three weeks after Election Day, 20% of respondents say it’s too early to tell who actually won. The Siena College poll measures the polarization, even in blue state New York, when it comes to politics. Even though Democrat and former Vice President Joe Biden was dec…
 
Patricia Lockwood reads her story from the November 30, 2020, issue of the magazine. Lockwood has published two collections of poetry and the memoir “Priestdaddy,” which came out in 2017. Her first novel, “No One Is Talking About This,” from which this story is adapted, will come out next year.By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
 
Sanaë Lemoine’s début novel, “The Margot Affair,” is about a seventeen-year-old high-school student whose father, a high-ranking official, does not acknowledge her or her mother publicly. In telling Margot’s story, Lemoine drew upon her own complex family history: when she was twenty-one, she discovered that her father had a secret second family. I…
 
This month, Georgia flipped: its voters picked a Democrat for President for the first time since Bill Clinton’s first-term election. To a significant degree, Charles Bethea says, this was owing to political organizing among Black voters; after all, Donald Trump still received approximately seventy per cent of the white vote. Bethea tells David Remn…
 
Rachel and Simon speak with Patrick Radden Keefe, a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine and author of three books. Patrick's most recent title is the best-selling “Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland.” His work at The New Yorker, where he has been a contributor since 2006, has received the National Magazine Award …
 
[REBROADCAST FROM JULY 31, 2020] We air highlights from our conversation with Ben Montgomery about his reporting on Florida's Dozier School for Boys from our virtual Get Lit with All Of It event. The Dozier School provided the basis for Colson Whitehead's novel, The Nickel Boys. Missed the event? Watch it in full here. To find out more about our Ge…
 
[REBROADCAST FROM JULY 31, 2020] We air highlights from our conversation with Jon Batiste from our virtual Get Lit with All Of It event, including exclusive performances of "What a Wonderful World" and "Crescent City Piano Suite." Missed the event? Watch it in full here. To find out more about our Get Lit with All Of It book club, and our partnersh…
 
[REBROADCAST FROM JULY 31, 2020] We air highlights from our conversation with Colson Whitehead about his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Nickel Boys, from our virtual Get Lit with All Of It event. Missed the event? Watch it in full here. To find out more about our Get Lit with All Of It book club, and our partnership with the New York Public Libr…
 
[REBROADCAST FROM SEPTEMBER 4, 2020] Our August Get Lit with All Of It book club selection dealt with themes of queer and trans identity. Dr. Lee Airton, Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, discusses gender diversity and what they call "the new gender culture" at our virtual G…
 
[REBROADCAST FROM SEPTEMBER 4, 2020] We air highlights from our interview with and two exclusive performances by Rufus Wainwright from our virtual Get Lit with All Of It book club event. He performed two songs from his new album, Unfollow the Rules. Missed the event? Watch it in full here. To find out more about our Get Lit with All Of It book club…
 
[REBROADCAST FROM SEPTEMBER 4, 2020] We air highlights from our conversation with author Emma Straub about her novel All Adults Here, from our virtual Get Lit with All Of It book club event. Missed the event? Watch it in full here. To find out more about our Get Lit with All Of It book club, and our partnership with the New York Public Library, cli…
 
For those who are homeless or impoverished, Thanksgiving can often be a difficult time regardless of a pandemic. Local organizations helping those in need have found ways to share the feast while abiding by social distancing guidelines. At the Open Door Mission, Thanksgiving dinner will be served in two ways. As a curbside pick-up for those passing…
 
Nearly 320 people with COVID-19 are currently hospitalized and around 60 are in intensive care units in the Finger Lakes region. Some hospitals are getting overwhelmed, and that’s affecting patients without the disease as well. Dr. Ryan Hoefen is a cardiologist at Rochester Regional Health. This week, he’s been making rounds on patients in the ICU …
 
The holidays will look different this year for many families. How are children handling that and all of the changes that have come with the pandemic? What can caregivers and educators do to recognize when kids may be struggling? We talk with the experts about how to help children understand their emotions during this difficult time. Our guests: JoA…
 
Are food delivery apps hurting restaurants? Monroe County Legislator Rachel Barnhart has announced legislation that would cap how much third-party vendors, like Grubhub and Uber Eats and DoorDash, can charge businesses. Under the measure, delivery fees would be limited to 15 percent, and fees associated with customers using their apps for takeout s…
 
We can breathe a sigh of relief with Biden’s victory, but it ain’t time to check out and go to brunch. Because Trumpism is not going anywhere. In a razor-thin election, Trump expanded his base—despite his bungling of COVID-19. In light of that, we have to accept this plain fact: Trump is more popular than we thought, and to more people. And again, …
 
In the business of buying and selling practices, this week’s guest is the dental leader. Back in 2000, Andy Acton co-acquired Frank Taylor & Associates (FTA), which he went on to grow into the UK’s leading name in dental practice acquisition, valuation, development and sales. Andy takes us through the business’ early years, explains how COVID has e…
 
Jeffrey Jordan is really good at convincing people to make healthier choices with his marketing company Rescue Agency. It doesn't hurt that he's had a lot of experience. He's been doing it since he was 17. This episode is sponsored by Green Chef. Go to GreenChef.com/passion90 and use code passion90 to get $90 off including free shipping. This episo…
 
Service workers may take another financial hit as Gov. Andrew Cuomo designated parts of Rochester and Monroe County as orange zones this week. The new level of restrictions comes as the coronavirus infection rate rises. The restrictions prohibit indoor dining and close down gyms, salons, barbershops and other personal care services. Sophia Frank is…
 
As parts of Monroe County enter the Orange Zone, the Mental Health Association of Rochester is transitioning its services to all virtual. Melanie Funchess, Director of Community Engagement with the MHA, said that peer support, family support, and creative wellness opportunities like art workshops and meditation are available to anyone. “It is impor…
 
Is it time to abolish the Electoral College? The question gained traction after the 2016 election, and has been the subject of heated debate in this election cycle. Some critics say the Electoral College is an antiquated, undemocratic process that promotes minority rule. Some supporting it say it counteracts human impulses and protects the nation f…
 
On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that parts of Monroe County have reached Orange Zone status. The designation comes with restrictions that go into effect on Wednesday. Businesses deemed high-risk and non-essential -- such as personal care salons, barber shops, and gyms -- must close. Restaurants will be limited to outdoor dining, delivery…
 
In this fraught political moment when the peaceful transfer of presidential power is shockingly in question, looking back at how authoritarianism has taken hold throughout modern history is one way that we can take stock of the present. NYU professor and historian of fascism, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, has a new book out that delves into this history. Titled …
 
Twitter just rolled out a new feature, called Fleets, temporary tweets that disappear after 24 hours. In essence, it's no different than Instagram Stories. We'll ask Washington Post technology reporter Rachel Lerman a question many Twitter users had about the new feature: "BUT WHY THO?" Plus, the conservative migration to Parler, a largely unmodera…
 
A local turkey farmer and Alfred University have combined forces to make Thanksgiving a little brighter for staff at that Southern Tier college. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many of us in different ways, and for Travis Mattison, who owns Ridgecrest Turkey Farm in Brockport, it has put a deep dent in what would normally be one of the busiest t…
 
An expansive, diverse exhibit at the Rochester Museum & Science Center is an homage to the contributions of generations of pioneering local women. "The Changemakers: Rochester Women Who Changed the World," opened on Nov. 20. Featuring artifacts, authentic objects, and immersive experiences to capture the stories of more than 200 women, it may be on…
 
Kevin speaks about the NBA wheeling and dealing from the past week. He speaks about the state of the Warriors after Klay Thompson’s injury. He takes a minute to laugh at Andrew Wiggins and the Charlotte Hornets organization. He lavishes praise on Jayson Tatum, questions John Wall and speaks about what he thinks the Rockets should do with their curr…
 
Yurrr!!! Hey guys, this week I open the show with an exciting announcement! My first round of merch will officially launch on Nov. 30th! Enter my giveaway for your own piece of the heart and soul of NYC! I am joined by Naihomy from Bagels and Brussels, join us as we gear up for Thanksgiving and reminisce about our favorite Thanksgiving memories and…
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss Donald Trump’s disappearance from the media and weigh in on what a post-Trump presidency will look like (2:10). Then they break down ‘Meet the Press,’ in a new feature called We’ve Got Notes (21:25). Then Ben Mankiewicz of Turner Classic Movies joins to discuss his career and his favorite media movies (48:40…
 
Bar and restaurant owners across Rochester saw the new COVID-19 lockdowns coming. Starting Wednesday, dining at restaurants in orange zones can only happen outdoors, with a maximum of four people per table. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday designated a swatch of Monroe County -- including parts of Brighton, Irondequoit, Gates and a large part of the cit…
 
The Memorial Art Gallery has a new director of academic programs. Dr. Nile Blunt brings his national and international experience in museum and arts education to Rochester's students. He began his position in late September. We talk to him about his goals for art education in Rochester. We also discuss how the MAG has adapted to the pandemic with d…
 
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