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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.
 
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.
 
The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines 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.
 
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 ...
 
When Carly Parker’s friend Yumiko goes missing under very mysterious circumstances, Carly’s search for her friend leads her headfirst into a ancient mysterious game known only as Rabbits. Soon Carly begins to suspect that Rabbits is much more than just a game, and that the key to understanding Rabbits, might be the key to the survival of our species, and the Universe as we know it.
 
Aria Code is a podcast that pulls back the curtain on some of the most famous arias in opera history, with insight from the biggest voices of our time, including Roberto Alagna, Diana Damrau, Sondra Radvanovsky, and many others. Hosted by Grammy Award-winner and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Rhiannon Giddens, Aria Code is produced in partnership with The Metropolitan Opera. Each episode dives into one aria — a feature for a single singer — and explores how and why these brief musical moments hav ...
 
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
 
In this intensely divided moment, one of the few things everyone still seems to agree on is Dolly Parton—but why? That simple question leads to a deeply personal, historical, and musical rethinking of one of America’s great icons. Join us for a 9-episode journey into the Dollyverse. Hosted by Jad Abumrad. Produced and reported by Shima Oliaee. Dolly Parton’s America is a production from OSM Audio and WNYC Studios.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
Tanis is a bi-weekly podcast from the Public Radio Alliance, and is hosted by Nic Silver. Tanis is a serialized docudrama about a fascinating and surprising mystery: the myth of Tanis. Tanis is an exploration of the nature of truth, conspiracy, and information. Tanis is what happens when the lines of science and fiction start to blur... Support TANIS to hear exclusive MINI and BONUS EPISODES and more! http://patreon.com/tanispodcast Please rate and review on iTunes if you enjoy TANIS! http:/ ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
On May 31, 1921, Tulsa’s Greenwood District was thriving — a Black city within a city. By June 1, it was in ashes, leveled by a white supremacist mob. The Tulsa Race Massacre remains one of the worst incidents of racial terror in U.S. history. In six episodes, Blindspot: Tulsa Burning tells the story of a thriving neighborhood that attackers set on fire, and the scars that remain 100 years later. We consider the life of this remarkable 35 blocks of Tulsa through the stories of the survivors, ...
 
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
 
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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At the highest tides in May and June, horseshoe crabs throng to New York City’s beaches to mate and lay eggs. Their numbers have been in decline recently, and that's a problem: their eggs feed migrating birds and their blood is used to test vaccines. WNYC’s Amy Pearl joined a crew of volunteers at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn to count and tag the ancien…
 
Ben Max, the executive editor of Gotham Gazette and host of the Max Politics podcast, talks about the primaries for district attorney, borough president and key city council seats in Manhattan. Helpful voters guides: WNYC/Gothamist Guide to the "Other Races" (besides mayoral) WNYC/Gothamist Guide to judicial nominees WNYC/Gothamist Guide to Ranked …
 
A new Marist Poll showed Black voters preferred Eric Adams to other candidates in the mayoral campaign. Christina Greer, political science professor at Fordham University, host of the podcast FAQNYC, politics editor at The Grio, and author of Black Ethnics (Oxford University Press, 2013), breaks down what Black Democratic voters are saying about th…
 
Throughout the pandemic, Amazon has grown exponentially. Prize-winning investigative reporter and best-selling author Jodi Kantor and Grace Ashford, a researcher and reporter with The New York Times' Investigations unit, break down the key takeaways from a months-long investigation of the JFK8 Amazon fulfilment center and what it exposes about the …
 
Throughout the pandemic, Amazon has grown exponentially, as have calls for fairer working conditions for the logistic giant's workers. On today's show, prize-winning investigative reporter and best-selling author Jodi Kantor, and Grace Ashford, a researcher and reporter with The New York Times' Investigations unit, break down the key takeaways from…
 
How Is the U.S. Military Losing Weapons?A new investigation from the Associated Press found that around 1,900 military firearms were either lost or stolen during the past decade. Bureau of Prisons Rejected Thousands of Requests for Compassionate Release During the PandemicMany died of Covid-19 behind bars, while the BOP rejected applications for co…
 
Over the last couple of weeks we’ve taken on some of the battles in the ongoing culture war. The granddaddy of them all is cancel culture. Michael Hobbes, co-host of the podcast You’re Wrong About, told us that there isn’t a situation that has been labeled a cancellation that couldn’t benefit from a more accurate word to describe what had happened.…
 
Talking with kids about death. Telling family that you've fallen in love with a man in prison. Breaking up with a longtime friend. Today: the hardest conversations you've ever had. If you've got a hard conversation that you've been waiting to have, and need a push to do it, we want to hear about it for an upcoming series we're working on. Send a vo…
 
Matt Lundquist, founder and clinical director of Tribeca Therapy, joins us to discuss the challenges of parenting when a child is continuing to exhibit disruptive behavior. He'll also take calls from listeners and offer general tips for parents regarding their behavior with their children, and on talking to their partners about parenting together.…
 
President Biden Attempts to Reset International RelationsA look at what the reset of American posturing on the world stage means for diplomacy. How the Biden Administration is Viewing Israel's New Political RealityThe Biden administration is hoping the new Israeli parliamentary coalition will succeed, but their policy goals may diverge. Crisis in N…
 
A new book combines memoir, graphic novel, and history to tell the story of one woman’s quest to uncover the truth about female-led slave revolts. Dr. Rebecca Hall is both the subject and the author of the book Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts, and she joins us to discuss. Kirkus calls the book “An urgent, brilliant work of histo…
 
Andra Day tells Alec that she almost turned down the opportunity to play Billie Holiday in Lee Daniel’s The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. Day considered herself a singer, not an actress. She went on to win a Golden Globe for Best Actress for the part and brought her incredible voice to all the Billie Holiday’s songs in the movie. The iconic son…
 
Shino Tanikawa, 58, has become an impassioned advocate for school desegregation, committed to battling anti-Blackness in society. So a recent and growing narrative that many of the attacks against Asian-Americans are coming from Black assailants has deeply disturbed her. "It breaks my heart," said Tanikawa. "It really does, because as Black-indigen…
 
Vaccine Diplomacy on Display at the G7 SummitEfforts to end the pandemic and distribute vaccines globally were a top agenda item for leaders at the G7 summit in England. A Westminster Dog Show Wrap UpOn Sunday night, a Pekingese named Wasabi was crowned Best in Show at the 145th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Why Major Cities Are Experime…
 
Newly released IRS documents show how the nation's tax enforcement treats the rich differently, often to their benefit. On today's show, ProPublica received a trove of IRS data showing that the wealthiest Americans "sidestep" income taxes, legally. Jesse Eisinger senior reporter and editor at ProPublica talks about his reporting, and what it says a…
 
ProPublica received a trove of Internal Revenue Service data showing that the wealthiest Americans "sidestep" income taxes, legally. Jesse Eisinger, senior reporter and editor at ProPublica and the author of the The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives (Simon & Schuster, 2017), talks about his reporting, and wh…
 
Next week, the Southern Baptist Convention will hold its annual meeting. It’s the largest Protestant denomination in the country, and, as the group gathers to elect a new president, it is facing a crisis of identity. At issue is critical-race theory, which the presidential candidate Pastor Mike Stone and many other conservatives have called an extr…
 
How NYC’s first Black mayor tried to balance concerns about public safety with demands for a more accountable police force -- and the violent resistance he faced from the police union. Under the Dinkins administration, the crime rate declined, but his complex relationship with the New York Police Department - which grew in size under his tenure - o…
 
The Museum of New York City’s new exhibition New York, New Music 1980-1986 opened on June 11th, highlighting the diverse musical artists of the decade and exploring the broader music and cultural scene centered in New York City. Photographer Janette Beckman and the Museum’s curator of photographs and prints Sean Corcoran join us to discuss the new …
 
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