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Best American Public Media podcasts we could find (updated November 2019)
Best American Public Media podcasts we could find
Updated November 2019
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You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.
 
Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Co-hosted each week by kid scientists and reporters from public radio, we ask questions ranging from the science behind sneezing to how to translate the purr of cats, and go wherever the answers take us. @Brains_On
 
A show about clinical depression...with laughs? Well, yeah. Depression is an incredibly common and isolating disease experienced by millions, yet often stigmatized by society. The Hilarious World of Depression is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe. Join guests such as Maria Bamford, Paul F. Tompkins, Andy Richter, and Jen Kirkman to learn how they’ve dealt with ...
 
You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.
 
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The Slowdown
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Every weekday, Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Poetry Foundation.
 
Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Co-hosted each week by kid scientists and reporters from public radio, we ask questions ranging from the science behind sneezing to how to translate the purr of cats, and go wherever the answers take us. @Brains_On
 
Add free classical music to your collection, every weekday. yourclassical.org
 
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The Splendid Table
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The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we’re bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It’s a food show where everyone is welcome. Produced by American Public Media.
 
Every week on Performance Today™, Bruce Adolphe re-writes a familiar tune in the style of a classical composer. We get one of our listeners on the phone, and our caller listens to Bruce play his Piano Puzzler™. They then try to do two things: name the hidden tune, and name the composer whose style Bruce is mimicking. From American Public Media.
 
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Smash Boom Best
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Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On. Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and let's you decide which is best. Cats versus Dogs. Pizza versus Tacos. Super Speed versus Super Strength. Who will be crowned the Smash Boom Best? Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case...teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way. Produced By American Public Media. @smashboombest
 
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This American Life
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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
 
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The Slowdown
Daily
 
Every weekday, Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Poetry Foundation.
 
Corporate crookedness. Family feuding. Hilariously half-baked decisions. Host Lauren Ober tackles some of the most spectacular business failures of all time, and what could have been done to avoid them. Some of these stories are shocking. Some are funny. Some are just downright sad. But each one will give you a totally new perspective on big business… and big failure. From American Public Media and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
 
Highlights from Live from Here, the public radio variety show hosted by mandolinist Chris Thile. Each week, download Chris’s brand-new Song of the Week and Tom Papa’s report for Out in America. Unfortunately we can’t offer the entire show as a podcast due to music downloading rights, but you can stream any full episode from our website, www.livefromhere.org, or listen live on the radio Saturdays from 6-8 pm ET.Find us on social media @livefromhereapm. Produced by American Public Media.
 
Corporate crookedness. Family feuding. Hilariously half-baked decisions. Host Lauren Ober tackles some of the most spectacular business failures of all time, and what could have been done to avoid them. Some of these stories are shocking. Some are funny. Some are just downright sad. But each one will give you a totally new perspective on big business… and big failure. From American Public Media and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
 
Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Co-hosted each week by kid scientists and reporters from public radio, we ask questions ranging from the science behind sneezing to how to translate the purr of cats, and go wherever the answers take us. @Brains_On
 
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APM: Marketplace
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Marketplace from American Public Media is the premier business news show on public radio. Host Kai Ryssdal and the Marketplace team deliver news that matters, from your wallet to Wall Street. Online at Marketplace.org.
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. We bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. The Marketplace All-in-One podcast provides each episode of the public radio broadcast programs Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report®and Marketplace Tech® along with our podcasts Make Me Smart, Corner Office and The Uncertain Hour. Visit marketplace.org for more. From American Public Media. Twitter: ...
 
Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark takes on one of the biggest dilemmas of busy people: what are we going to eat? In each episode, you’ll join cookbook author and New York Times food columnist Melissa Clark in her kitchen, working through one of her favorite recipes and offering helpful advice for both beginners and seasoned cooks. It’s a practical guide for weeknight eating, from the makers of The Splendid Table. Follow along and get more recipes at weeknightkitchen.org. Produced by Ameri ...
 
Composers Datebook™ is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. Each program notes significant or intriguing musical events involving composers of the past and present, with appropriate and accessible music related to each.
 
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Smash Boom Best
Monthly
 
Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On. Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and let's you decide which is best. Cats versus Dogs. Pizza versus Tacos. Super Speed versus Super Strength. Who will be crowned the Smash Boom Best? Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case...teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way. Produced By American Public Media. @smashboombest
 
A show about clinical depression...with laughs? Well, yeah. Depression is an incredibly common and isolating disease experienced by millions, yet often stigmatized by society. The Hilarious World of Depression is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe. Join guests such as Maria Bamford, Paul F. Tompkins, Andy Richter, and Jen Kirkman to learn how they’ve dealt with ...
 
A show about clinical depression...with laughs? Well, yeah. Depression is an incredibly common and isolating disease experienced by millions, yet often stigmatized by society. The Hilarious World of Depression is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe. Join guests such as Maria Bamford, Paul F. Tompkins, Andy Richter, and Jen Kirkman to learn how they’ve dealt with ...
 
Decomposed breaks down the stories that have shaped classical music, from secrets and scandals to acts of sheer genius. Hear these stories accompanied by the symphonies, operas and other masterpieces they inspired. Hosted by Jade Simmons, a classical concert pianist and storyteller, the first season of Decomposed takes on gender expectations, Cold War propaganda and the danger of putting your personal life on the stage. Produced in partnership with Classical Minnesota Public Radio.
 
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Press Row
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A weekly commentary on the top stories in sports with the reporters, analysts, and experts who cover it all.
 
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Forever Ago
Monthly
 
Forever Ago is a history show for the whole family. Every episode explores the origin of one thing – like sandwiches, video games and clocks – while teaching listeners to think critically about the past. Produced by APM and Brains On. @foreveragoshow
 
TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live) is a daily weekday podcast from Luke Burbank and co-host/producer Andrew Walsh. It is about life, current events, popular culture, puttering, serial boat ownership, and night pants. Hotline: (206) 414-8285.
 
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Trilloquy
Weekly
 
As the world of Podcasts continues to grow and evolve, so does public radio's responsibility to engage in it, and in its audiences. Trilloquy is our response to this - 'true and real' conversations from the fringes of classical music. This includes classical music makers, classical music appreciators, and even those new to the genre. Trilloquy is hosted and produced by Garrett McQueen and Scott Blankenship - two classical radio hosts with divergent, yet complementary, perspectives on the cul ...
 
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Smash Boom Best
Monthly
 
Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On. Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and let's you decide which is best. Cats versus Dogs. Pizza versus Tacos. Super Speed versus Super Strength. Who will be crowned the Smash Boom Best? Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case...teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way. Produced By American Public Media. @smashboombest
 
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Spectacular Failures
Monthly+
 
Corporate crookedness. Family feuding. Hilariously half-baked decisions. Host Lauren Ober tackles some of the most spectacular business failures of all time, and what could have been done to avoid them. Some of these stories are shocking. Some are funny. Some are just downright sad. But each one will give you a totally new perspective on big business… and big failure. From American Public Media and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
 
Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark takes on one of the biggest dilemmas of busy people: what are we going to eat? In each episode, you’ll join cookbook author and New York Times food columnist Melissa Clark in her kitchen, working through one of her favorite recipes and offering helpful advice for both beginners and seasoned cooks. It’s a practical guide for weeknight eating, from the makers of The Splendid Table. Follow along and get more recipes at weeknightkitchen.org. Produced by Ameri ...
 
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This American Life
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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
 
The economy & politics – from waaaaay outside the beltway. Marketplace looks at what matters most to Americans, and why the frame of "insiders vs. outsiders" says more than the stale divisions of "left vs. right" and "big government vs. small." From American Public Media. Visit Marketplace.org for more, or find us on Twitter, we're @marketplace.
 
The Marketplace Wealth and Poverty Desk explores money and class, where we came from and where our country is going economically, thanks to funding from the Ford Foundation. We want to hear your stories, ideas, and questions to help us create great journalism about the growing concentration of wealth in the United States. We’ll report on the forces and policies that led to the wealth gap. We’ll look at what the consequences are, good or bad, for our families and communities. We’ll be asking ...
 
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American RadioWorks
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American Public Media's American RadioWorks creates documentaries, series projects, and investigative reports for the public radio system and the Internet.We have a special interest in exploring the people, ideas, and innovations that are changing education in the 21st century. We also examine critical issues in civil society, health care, the environment, business and economics.@amradioworks
 
Unretirement is a grassroots movement rethinking and reimagining the second half of life. Hosted by author and journalist Chris Farrell, the podcast features stories of people searching for meaning and money well into the traditional retirement years. Unretirement is a production of American Public Media.
 
Explore the merging of a wide spectrum of global music with the more familiar American styles of music with local DJ Kyle Long.
 
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King's Last March
Weekly+
 
April 4th, 2018 marks 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to death at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn. A deep look at the last year of King’s life, reveals the forces working against him, the stresses of leadership, and the work that was left undone. At a time when protests, police response and government accountability have surged back into the news, King’s life and work have never been more relevant.
 
The Splendid Table's How to Eat Weekends Recipes, Stories and Opinions from Public Radio's Award Winning Food Show podcast is a practical guide to feeding yourself and the ones you love.
 
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Music is Music
Monthly
 
Join Music is Music host Ria Misra for revealing conversations with unexpected musicians. Featuring new compositions, surprising collaborations -- and a refreshing take on the sounds around us.
 
Marketplace from American Public Media is the premier business news show on public radio. Hosts Kai Ryssdal, Molly Wood, David Brancaccio and the Marketplace team deliver news that matters, from your wallet to Wall Street. Online at Marketplace.org.
 
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APM: Word for Word
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American Public Media's Word for Word is a one-hour weekly program featuring the very best of the nation's recent speeches. Speakers address current events and issues and are drawn from the National Press Club, the Chautauqua Institution, the Aspen Institute and other notable institutions. It's updated every Friday.
 
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BackStory
Weekly+
 
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities.There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes histor ...
 
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Actuality
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Actuality explores the inner workings of the new global economy. Brought to you by Marketplace® and Quartz, it’s a podcast that combines the best of our economic smarts. Hosts Sabri Ben-Achour and Tim Fernholz find the interesting in the important and the important in the interesting—and define the issues shaping our daily experience in the global economy. In Season Two, we explore the impossible, with: they said it couldn’t be done. From creating a perfect algorithm to a perfect workforce, ...
 
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American Suburb
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Gentrification is changing cities across America, forcing people from neighborhoods they have long called home. Call them the displaced. Now those priced out of the Bay Area are looking for a better life in an unlikely place. American Suburb follows this migration to one California town along the Delta, 45 miles from San Francisco. But is this once sleepy suburb ready for them? KQED’s Devin Katayama and Sandhya Dirks explore that question, taking us into the ordinary spaces of suburban life ...
 
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The Supreme Court takes up the Trump Administration’s plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. German investors are optimistic about the global economy. Plus, Apple’s allegedly sexist credit card has a lot in common with discriminatory banking algorithms.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
The Supreme Court takes up the Trump Administration’s plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. German investors are optimistic about the global economy. Plus, Apple’s allegedly sexist credit card has a lot in common with discriminatory banking algorithms.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
The Supreme Court takes up the Trump Administration’s plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. German investors are optimistic about the global economy. Plus, Apple’s allegedly sexist credit card has a lot in common with discriminatory banking algorithms.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
The number of Americans who’ve died because they couldn’t afford their medicine has gone up. Google’s parent company moves into the medical data business, but some industry watchers are concerned about privacy. Plus, U.S. immigration policies hit the Mexico-Guatemala border.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
The number of Americans who’ve died because they couldn’t afford their medicine has gone up. Google’s parent company moves into the medical data business, but some industry watchers are concerned about privacy. Plus, U.S. immigration policies hit the Mexico-Guatemala border.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
The number of Americans who’ve died because they couldn’t afford their medicine has gone up. Google’s parent company moves into the medical data business, but some industry watchers are concerned about privacy. Plus, U.S. immigration policies hit the Mexico-Guatemala border.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
From the BBC World Service… The House of Mouse joins the global streaming wars, but what works in America won’t necessarily translate abroad. Racing giant Formula One pledges to become carbon neutral by 2030. Plus, we travel to Singapore where the city-state is already testing out flying taxis.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
From the BBC World Service… The House of Mouse joins the global streaming wars, but what works in America won’t necessarily translate abroad. Racing giant Formula One pledges to become carbon neutral by 2030. Plus, we travel to Singapore where the city-state is already testing out flying taxis.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
From the BBC World Service… The House of Mouse joins the global streaming wars, but what works in America won’t necessarily translate abroad. Racing giant Formula One pledges to become carbon neutral by 2030. Plus, we travel to Singapore where the city-state is already testing out flying taxis.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
Some 94% of libraries offer e-books to borrowers, but now Macmillan, one of the five biggest book publishers in the United States, said it’s going to limit each library to just one copy for the first eight weeks after publication. So get ready for longer waits to borrow them. Jessamyn West, a librarian in Vermont, said it’s reflective of a lot ...…
 
Some 94% of libraries offer e-books to borrowers, but now Macmillan, one of the five biggest book publishers in the United States, said it’s going to limit each library to just one copy for the first eight weeks after publication. So get ready for longer waits to borrow them. Jessamyn West, a librarian in Vermont, said it’s reflective of a lot ...…
 
Some 94% of libraries offer e-books to borrowers, but now Macmillan, one of the five biggest book publishers in the United States, said it’s going to limit each library to just one copy for the first eight weeks after publication. So get ready for longer waits to borrow them. Jessamyn West, a librarian in Vermont, said it’s reflective of a lot ...…
 
Today's poem is Frequently Asked Questions: #7 by Camille T. Dungy.By American Public Media
 
Today's poem is Frequently Asked Questions: #7 by Camille T. Dungy.By American Public Media
 
Get a free MP3 of Johann Hummel - Piano Trio No. 1: III. Finale. And don't forget to sign up for the new Daily Download newsletter so you never miss a free classical track!By American Public Media
 
On today’s date in 1943, the Boston Symphony and conductor Serge Koussevitzky gave the first performance of a “Symphony for Strings” by the American composer William Schuman. Schuman was just 33 years old at the time, but Koussevitzky had already been programming and commissioning Schuman’s music for about 5 years. Koussevitzky had already give ...…
 
The town of Paradise, California, is still trying to recover from the deadly and destructive Camp Fire that broke out in November 2018, killing 85 people and destroying more than 13,000 homes. In the days and weeks after the fire, residents were worried that big developers would swoop in, buy up the land at a discount and rebuild Paradise in a ...…
 
The town of Paradise, California, is still trying to recover from the deadly and destructive Camp Fire that broke out in November 2018, killing 85 people and destroying more than 13,000 homes. In the days and weeks after the fire, residents were worried that big developers would swoop in, buy up the land at a discount and rebuild Paradise in a ...…
 
The town of Paradise, California, is still trying to recover from the deadly and destructive Camp Fire that broke out in November 2018, killing 85 people and destroying more than 13,000 homes. In the days and weeks after the fire, residents were worried that big developers would swoop in, buy up the land at a discount and rebuild Paradise in a ...…
 
Marketplace from American Public Media is the premier business news show on public radio.
 
Hollywood power broker and TBTL Friendo Win Rosenfeld joins the show to defend Billy Joel's music.. . . Today's show is sponsored by Zazzle. Visit Zazzle.com/tbtl to receive 20% off.By Luke Burbank & Andrew Walsh
 
Conversations about US-China relations often revolve around tariffs, trades and recently, President Donald Trump’s tweets. So on this episode of BackStory, Nathan, Joanne and special guest host Erika Lee go beyond the standard narrative of US-China relations and learn about three Chinese and Chinese American people who worked to change American ...…
 
Apple’s credit card is accused denying approval to women while giving it to their less credit-worthy male partners. Troubles in Hong Kong are making investors nervous. Plus, the opportunity the fall of the Berlin Wall gave a young girl from East Germany.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
Apple’s credit card is accused denying approval to women while giving it to their less credit-worthy male partners. Troubles in Hong Kong are making investors nervous. Plus, the opportunity the fall of the Berlin Wall gave a young girl from East Germany.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
Apple’s credit card is accused denying approval to women while giving it to their less credit-worthy male partners. Troubles in Hong Kong are making investors nervous. Plus, the opportunity the fall of the Berlin Wall gave a young girl from East Germany.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
Companies will probably avoid hocking their products during the televised impeachment proceedings. Online sales on Singles Day hit $8 billion in the space of one minute. Plus, remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years later.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
Companies will probably avoid hocking their products during the televised impeachment proceedings. Online sales on Singles Day hit $8 billion in the space of one minute. Plus, remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years later.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
Companies will probably avoid hocking their products during the televised impeachment proceedings. Online sales on Singles Day hit $8 billion in the space of one minute. Plus, remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years later.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
From the BBC World Service… China’s Alibaba is raking in tens of billions of dollars on the world’s biggest online shopping day. Australia’s worst wildfires in a decade head towards its biggest city of Sydney. Plus, Africa’s genetic diversity is being harnessed by the continent’s first commercial “biobank.”…
 
From the BBC World Service… China’s Alibaba is raking in tens of billions of dollars on the world’s biggest online shopping day. Australia’s worst wildfires in a decade head towards its biggest city of Sydney. Plus, Africa’s genetic diversity is being harnessed by the continent’s first commercial “biobank.”…
 
From the BBC World Service… China’s Alibaba is raking in tens of billions of dollars on the world’s biggest online shopping day. Australia’s worst wildfires in a decade head towards its biggest city of Sydney. Plus, Africa’s genetic diversity is being harnessed by the continent’s first commercial “biobank.”…
 
Some entrepreneurs think technology can help prevent gun violence. A handful of companies are creating artificial intelligence to identify active shooters. The problem is AI requires a lot of data to learn what is a weapon and what isn’t. One startup is creating its own data by holding film shoots.By Marketplace / Molly Wood
 
Some entrepreneurs think technology can help prevent gun violence. A handful of companies are creating artificial intelligence to identify active shooters. The problem is AI requires a lot of data to learn what is a weapon and what isn’t. One startup is creating its own data by holding film shoots.By Marketplace / Molly Wood
 
Some entrepreneurs think technology can help prevent gun violence. A handful of companies are creating artificial intelligence to identify active shooters. The problem is AI requires a lot of data to learn what is a weapon and what isn’t. One startup is creating its own data by holding film shoots.By Marketplace / Molly Wood
 
Filmmaker and actor Mark Duplass has been prolific over the course of his career. Along with his brother and creative partner, Jay Duplass, he's made films such as "The Puffy Chair" and "Cyrus," as well as TV shows like "Togetherness" and "Room 104." Mark's also an in-demand actor, starring on "The League" on FX and "The Morning Show" on Apple ...…
 
Filmmaker and actor Mark Duplass has been prolific over the course of his career. Along with his brother and creative partner, Jay Duplass, he's made films such as "The Puffy Chair" and "Cyrus," as well as TV shows like "Togetherness" and "Room 104." Mark's also an in-demand actor, starring on "The League" on FX and "The Morning Show" on Apple ...…
 
Filmmaker and actor Mark Duplass has been prolific over the course of his career. Along with his brother and creative partner, Jay Duplass, he's made films such as "The Puffy Chair" and "Cyrus," as well as TV shows like "Togetherness" and "Room 104." Mark's also an in-demand actor, starring on "The League" on FX and "The Morning Show" on Apple ...…
 
Today's poem is Feet by Alan Shapiro.By American Public Media
 
Today's poem is Feet by Alan Shapiro.By American Public Media
 
Get a free MP3 of Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto: II. Adagio. And don't forget to sign up for the new Daily Download newsletter so you never miss a free classical track!By American Public Media
 
At Carnegie Hall in New York City on today’s date in 1990, a new work by the American composer and jazz trumpeter Hannibal Lokumbe had its premiere performance by the American Composers Orchestra. November 11th also happens to be the birthday of its composer, who was born Marvin Peterson, in Smithville, Texas, in 1948, but now goes by the name ...…
 
Stories about being little. Secret writings in tiny letters. The power of a very small number. And one story from a not-so-tall writer.By This American Life
 
Stories about being little. Secret writings in tiny letters. The power of a very small number. And one story from a not-so-tall writer.By This American Life
 
Stories about being little. Secret writings in tiny letters. The power of a very small number. And one story from a not-so-tall writer.By This American Life
 
On today’s date in 1862, Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “La Forza del Destino” or “The Force of Destiny” had its premiere at the Imperial Theater in St. Petersburg, Russia. Verdi and his wife, Giuseppina, were present for the opening night.We’re not sure what the outdoor temperature was in St. Petersburg that November evening, but it was something that ...…
 
The world’s most popular classical guitar concerto, the “Concierto de Aranjuez” by Joaquin Rodrigo, had its first performance on today’s date in 1940, in Barcelona. Joaquin Rodrigo was born in Spain in 1901 and lost his sight at the age of three. He wrote all of his music on a Braille music typewriter. The “Concierto de Aranjuez,” inspired by a ...…
 
Former WeWork head Adam Neumann walked away with a $1.7 billion payout when he was forced out of the company. Now, ahead of the planned layoffs of thousands of workers, WeWork employees are organizing to make demands of management. It’s not the only workplace trying to unlock the power of informal organizing. Plus: The lasting economic legacy o ...…
 
Former WeWork head Adam Neumann walked away with a $1.7 billion payout when he was forced out of the company. Now, ahead of the planned layoffs of thousands of workers, WeWork employees are organizing to make demands of management. It’s not the only workplace trying to unlock the power of informal organizing. Plus: The lasting economic legacy o ...…
 
Former WeWork head Adam Neumann walked away with a $1.7 billion payout when he was forced out of the company. Now, ahead of the planned layoffs of thousands of workers, WeWork employees are organizing to make demands of management. It’s not the only workplace trying to unlock the power of informal organizing. Plus: The lasting economic legacy o ...…
 
Luke got a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Alanis Morissette's new musical, and he's blown away. Then the listeners dazzle us with disgusting tales of finding rhinoliths in their children's bodies in this week's Email Frenzy! . . . Today's show is sponsored by Calm. Visit Calm.com/tbtl to get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription.…
 
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