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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, On the Media, The Experiment, The New Yorker Radio Hour and many others.
 
Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin takes listeners into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers. Alec sidesteps the predictable by going inside the dressing rooms, apartments, and offices of people we want to understand better: Ira Glass, Lena Dunham, David Letterman, Barbara Streisand, Tom Yorke, Chris Rock and others. Hear what happens when an inveterate guest becomes a host.
 
Radiolab is one of the most beloved podcasts and public radio shows in the world. The show is known for its deep-dive journalism and innovative sound design. Created in 2002 by host Jad Abumrad, the program began as an exploration of scientific inquiry. Over the years it has evolved to become a platform for long-form journalism and storytelling. Radiolab is co-hosted by Lulu Miller and Latif Nasser.
 
Every Friday, Amy Walter brings you the trends in politics long before the national media picks up on them. Known as one of the smartest and most trusted journalists in Washington, D.C., Amy Walter is respected by politicians and pundits on all sides of the aisle. You may know Amy her from her work with Cook Political Report and the PBS NewsHour where she looks beyond the breaking news headlines for a deeper understanding of how Washington works, who's pulling the levers of power, and how it ...
 
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
 
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 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 ...
 
Join hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos as they navigate the rough waters of adulthood with the help of hilarious adult guests like Phoebe Robinson, Jim Gaffigan and Danielle Brooks. Taxes? Ew! Asking for a raise? Yuck! Killing a mouse? No thanks. Plus: answers to all your adulting questions. Adulting is produced by WNYC Studios, home to great podcasts like Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin.
 
10 Things That Scare Me is a tiny podcast about our biggest fears. In each episode, one person talks. Alone in a room. It could be anyone. It could be you. It’s someone driven by fears that keep them up at night, that define their lives, and inform their choices. This is a podcast about them, about you, about us, and the world we inhabit together. New episodes every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
 
WNYC Studios and Futuro Studios present “La Brega: Stories of the Puerto Rican Experience”: a seven-part podcast series that uses narrative storytelling and investigative journalism to reflect and reveal how la brega has defined so many aspects of life in Puerto Rico. Available in English and Spanish. Creado por un colectivo de periodistas, productores, músicos y artistas boricuas; presentado por Alana Casanova-Burgess.
 
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.
 
The United States of Anxiety is a show about the unfinished business of our history, and its grip on our future. Each week, host Kai Wright invites listeners to gather for intimate conversations and deeply reported stories about the choices we’ve made as a society -- and the new choices we can imagine now. We’re learning from our past, meeting our neighbors, and sharing the joy (and the work!) of living in a plural society. Our inbox is also open for your voice memos—send them to anxiety@wny ...
 
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
 
What does the word “meme” have to do with evolutionary biology? And why do we call it “Spanish flu” when it was never Spanish? Science Diction is a podcast about words—and the science stories within them. If you like your language with a side of science, Science Diction has you covered. Brought to you by Science Friday and WNYC Studios.
 
It’s easy to forget that the United States started as an experiment: a government of the people, by the people, and for the people, with liberty and justice for all. That was the idea. On this weekly show, we check in on how that experiment is going. The Experiment: stories from an unfinished country. From The Atlantic and WNYC Studios. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, On the Media, and Death, Sex & Money. Since 1857, The Atlantic h ...
 
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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Pieces of music, as WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us, can change in impact over time. On the 80th anniversary of a beloved violin concerto's premiere, Sara and guests consider the case of the American classical composer, Samuel Barber, in this episode of Fishko Files. Hilary Hahn's Barber & Meyer: Violin Concertos and Isaac Stern's Barber: Violin Concer…
 
After four tumultuous years of the Trump presidency, President Joe Biden promised to put the chaos behind him and return the country to normalcy. While dysfunction and partisan gridlock in Washington were amplified during Trump’s tenure, it existed long before he arrived. Even so, it’s clear that the political divide has become deeper and democracy…
 
Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. What 'La Brega' Means to Puerto Ricans (First) | Police Reform from the Inside (Starts at 27:00) | MLB and the Negro Leagues (Starts at 56:50) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.By WNYC
 
After four tumultuous years of the Trump presidency, President Joe Biden promised to put the chaos behind him and return the country to normalcy. While dysfunction and partisan gridlock in Washington were amplified during Trump’s tenure, it existed long before he arrived. Even so, it’s clear that the political divide has become deeper and democracy…
 
Filipinos make up 4 percent of nurses in the U.S. but account for a third of the nurses who have died from COVID-19 nationwide. Tracie Hunte, correspondent for The Experiment — a new series from The Atlantic and WNYC Studios —and Gabrielle Berbey , associate producer for The Experiment, discuss their reporting on how Filipino Americans came to work…
 
31 years ago, a film centered around Black high schoolers dancing, rapping, and sneaking out to parties became a national hit. House Party, directed by Reginald Hudlin, stars the hip-hop duo Kid n' Play, Christopher "Kid" Reid of the Bronx, and Christopher "Play" Martin from Queens. Reid spoke to WNYC's David Furst about "House Party," and why it's…
 
This week, OTM presents stories from a new series hosted by our own Alana Casanova-Burgess, called "La Brega." 1. Alana [@AlanaLlama] explores the full meaning(s) of la brega, which has different translations depending on who you ask. According to scholar and professor emeritus at Princeton, Arcadio Diaz Quiñonez, the closest English word is " to g…
 
Thirty-one years ago, a film centered around Black high schoolers dancing, rapping, singing and sneaking out to parties became a national hit. House Party was a groundbreaking teen comedy and is now a cult classic. Directed by Reginald Hudlin, the film stars the hip-hop duo Kid n' Play, made up of Christopher "Kid" Reid from the Bronx and Christoph…
 
The pandemic has not slowed down efforts to root out fraud and find savings for the MTA's independent investigator at the cash-strapped agency. As the MTA continues to face a severe budget crisis, the MTA’s Inspector General, Carolyn Pokorny says she has identified some nice savings. She says her office has recovered $2 million through various laws…
 
This week, director Lee Daniels returns with his first film in eight years. The United States vs. Billie Holiday is a biopic that delves into the legendary singer’s life, focusing on efforts by the federal government to target Holiday over her civil rights activism. Daniel's film also explores how controversial Holiday's song "Strange Fruit" was at…
 
In June 2018, just a few weeks after Tanzina Vega first got behind the mic for The Takeaway, Amy Walter joined the show to host on Fridays. Ever since, Politics with Amy Walter from The Takeaway has provided deep political analysis, and hosted critical and sometimes surprising conversations about how politics shape our world every Friday. On Friday…
 
President Joe Biden’s cabinet is slowly being filled. So far, nine of the 23 positions have been confirmed. But the remaining nominees are not going as smoothly as the Biden administration may have hoped. On Wednesday, committee votes for Neera Tanden, President Biden’s pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget were delayed amid opposition f…
 
As part of our series West Farms 10460, we'll be interviewing candidates for City Council District 15. We begin these candidate interviews with Elisa Crespo, education liaison for the office of the Bronx Borough President, Oswald Feliz, tenant lawyer and adjunct professor at Hostos Community College, and Kenny Agosto, district director to New York …
 
The COVID relief bill is expected to pass in the House tomorrow. So let's dive into the details on what that could mean for people in different situations. On today's show, U.S. Representative (D-NY8) and House Democrats chairman Hakeem Jeffries, talks about the latest on the Covid-19 relief bill, and other national issues before Congress.…
 
This week, after a six-month, 292.5-million-mile journey, NASA{:.small}’s Perseverance rover touched down on the surface of Mars. The United States is the only country to have successfully landed on the Red Planet, but spacecraft from China and the United Arab Emirates recently arrived in Mars’s orbit. In the fifty years since the Cold War space ra…
 
In recent weeks, there’s been a spike in racist violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities across the U.S., specifically targeting elders. Calls for action have since flooded social media and garnered the attention of celebrities, from tennis player Naomi Osaka to actors like John Cho. And though initially underreported in mai…
 
Jake Offenhartz, Gothamist/WNYC reporter, reports on how the NYPD's Strategic Response Group - formed as an anti-terror squad -- instead wound up heavily policing protests this past summer. Plus: Gothamist and WNYC filed a public records request years ago with the Bronx DA's office, asking to see an internal database they maintained of NYPD officer…
 
Amsterdam-based Altin Gün plays songs rooted in traditional Turkish folk tunes and Anatolian rock that have fallen down the rabbit hole of psychedelic funk, combining baglama/saz riffs, vocal melodies, fuzzy bass, wah-wah guitars and analogue organs. On their latest, Yol (Road), the band (whose name means “golden day”, sort of like a rent party inv…
 
For the last three years, Dan has been on a quest to invent a new pasta shape, actually get it made, and actually sell it. And things have not gone as planned. Starting this Monday, March 1, we’re telling the story of this quest in a five-part series.// Get 500+ more great Sporkful episodes from our catalog and lots of other Stitcher goodness when …
 
Airing LIVE Thursday, February 25th, 8-9pm ET. Join the national conversation with host Brian Lehrer as the Biden/Harris administration starts its work. President Biden's plan for comprehensive immigration reform, The United States Citizenship Act of 2021, is in Congress for consideration and goes beyond the eight-year path to citizenship for Dream…
 
New York City’s public high school buildings have been closed with all students on full-time remote learning since before Thanksgiving. But Mayor de Blasio says he'll have an update in the next few weeks about whether high schoolers can return this semester. He says covid testing capacity has been expanded for the return of an expected 62-thousand …
 
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