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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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
While the devastating images of the 9/11 attacks are seared into our national collective memory, most of the events that led up to that day took place out of public view. Over eight episodes, Blindspot: The Road to 9/11, brings to light the decade-long “shadow struggle” that preceded the attacks. New episodes drop every Wednesday. Hosted by WNYC reporter Jim O’Grady and based on HISTORY’s television documentary Road to 9/11 (produced by Left/Right), this 8-episode podcast series draws on int ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
“This Is Uncomfortable” is a show about life and how money messes with it. Each week, Reema Khrais digs in with stories about the unanticipated ways money affects relationships, shapes identities and often defines what it means to be an adult. Khrais dives into uncomfortable topics like friends borrowing money, relationships and the other varied ways money shapes who we are. Editors’ Notes: “I wanted to create a space where people could talk openly about their relationship to money,” says Re ...
 
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 ...
 
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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The pandemic and more than a year of isolation from friends and family has taken a toll on many people’s mental health. Almost overnight, routines changed. For some, it felt and still feels like living the same day over and over. Some who are lucky enough to work from home had been initially grateful for the flexibility, but as the lines between ho…
 
Gene Kritsky, Dean of the School of Behavioral and Natural Sciences at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati and author of Periodical Cicadas: The Brood X Edition (Ohio Biological Survey 2021), talks about the coming of trillions of cicadas from underground into parts of the Northeast and Midwest and the science behind why they only emerge ever…
 
As the Biden Administration works on the planned withdrawal from Afghanistan, Paul Rieckhoff, activist and veterans advocate, founder and president of Righteous Media, host of Independent Americans podcast, founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and frequent contributor on CNN and MSNBC, and Allison Jaslow, adjunct professor at …
 
For two weeks, massive demonstrations in Colombia have continued to escalate. What started as a general strike on April 28 against tax reform, has now evolved to a broader movement challenging widening inequality in the country. According to local observers, at least 40 people are thought to have been killed by state security forces since the movem…
 
What some expected to be a COVID-19 baby boom is now being considered a baby bust. According to new data from the federal government, the birth rate declined by four percent in 2020. That’s the sixth year in a row where the birth rate has decreased. Other countries like China and Italy have also seen birth rates drop this year. But it’s not just bi…
 
What Advances in MDMA-assisted Therapy Mean for People with PTSD A new study out this week examines the role that MDMA, which is found in ecstasy or Molly, can play in helping people dealing with PTSD. U.S. Birth Rate Continues to Decline During Pandemic According to new data from the federal government, the birth rate declined by four percent in 2…
 
A lackluster April jobs report came out last week, and this morning, an report on inflation has investors spooked. So what are the economic tea leaves saying about our economic recovery? On today's show, Jim Tankersley, New York Times White House correspondent with a focus on economic policy, talks about all the issues at play that might have led t…
 
[[This conversation includes a discussion of suicide]] This week, researchers published a study in the journal, “Nature Medicine” that could have major implications for how post-traumatic stress disorder is treated going forward. Their work examined the role that MDMA, which is found in ecstasy or Molly, can play in helping people dealing with PTSD…
 
April's jobs report was a huge disappointment as many expected hundreds of thousands more jobs to be added than the report showed. Jim Tankersley, New York Times White House correspondent with a focus on economic policy, talks about all the issues at play that might have led to the jobs numbers.By WNYC
 
A self-described "fiery ball of ambition," Avery Trufelman of The Cut podcast wonders how she'll know whether or not she wants to have a kid. Are you new to our show? Welcome! Make sure you subscribe in your podcast player, and check out our Starter Kit. It's filled with our favorite episodes and with information about how to join our community. Fo…
 
Mayor de Blasio pressed pause on selective admissions at middle schools this year, saying the pandemic made it impossible to use typical criteria like test scores, grades and attendance to decide who got in where. He said the change would also increase equity. And according to new numbers released by the city, the temporary change has made a differ…
 
President Biden has proposed the American Families Plan. And as part of that plan, he is proposing $200 billion towards free, universal preschool. "Research shows, when a young child goes to school — not daycare — they’re far more likely to graduate from high school and go to college or something after high school," President Biden said, in his fir…
 
It’s been around 30 years since the federal government raised the tipped minimum wage of $2.13. Today, there are advocates who would like to see a $15 minimum wage across the board, including for tipped workers. But, reporting from Planet Money found that organizations like the National Restaurant Association, which have lobbied against raising the…
 
Duaa Eldeib, investigative reporter for ProPublica, talks about her reporting that avoiding healthcare settings during the worst of the pandemic has led in some cases to cancers being found at later stages when treatment options are more limited. She is joined by Pam Khosla, MD, chief of hematology oncology at Chicago's Mount Sinai Hospital where s…
 
In East Jerusalem, tensions have been rising between Israeli police forces and Palestinian protesters for weeks. Demonstrations initially started taking place in response to possible evictions of multiple Palestinian families from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. On Monday, Israeli police carried out a violent raid against Palestin…
 
Now that kids as young as 12 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine, parents had questions about how it could affect younger bodies. On today's show, Brianne Barker, virologist and immunologist, associate professor of biology at Drew University, and co-host of the podcast This Week in Virology, talks about the science behind the decision and answers q…
 
The third and final season of Shrill premiered on Hulu this past Friday. Based loosely on the book by Lindy West, the show follows the life of journalist Annie Easton—played by Aidy Bryant—as she tries to change her life without having to change her body. Over the course of its three seasons, Shrill has captured the experience of being fat in the U…
 
[REBROADCAST FROM NOVEMBER 5, 2018] Author, advice columnist for Slate, and Catapult’s digital editorial director, Nicole Chung joins us to discuss her book, All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir. Chung was born premature, then was placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and ultimately raised in Oregon by a white family. Her memoir charts her journey …
 
The FDA just approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine for 12-15 year-olds and the CDC is expected to issue guidelines as early as Wednesday. Brianne Barker, virologist and immunologist, associate professor of biology at Drew University, and co-host of the podcast This Week in Virology, talks about the science behind the decision and answers questions…
 
The Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a case that could determine public school's abilities to police student's speech off campus. The case began when a young woman named Brandi Levy sent out an curse-laden Snapchat expressing her frustration at not making the Varsity cheerleading squad, and was suspended from the JV team. Jeannie Suk …
 
Laurie Woolever joins us to discuss World Travel: An Irreverent Guide, the final book Anthony Bourdain worked on, completed almost entirely after his death in 2018. Woolever, who was Bourdain's assistant and friend, served as co-author for this entertaining and practical guide to travelling to, eating at, and staying in some of Bourdain’s favorite …
 
Last month, Science Diction received a letter from a listener named Ben. He wanted to know about ambergris, a strange substance that washes up on beaches from time to time. So today, we’re talking about this thing that for centuries, rich people coveted, rubbed on their necks, and even ate, all without having any idea what it really was. If they ha…
 
When a very long year of doing business from home—in sweatshirts and pajamas and slippers—is over, how much effort will people be willing to expend on dressing for the office? Richard Thompson Ford, a law professor and the author of “Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History,” tackles that question along with the New Yorker editor Henry Fin…
 
Alec talks with Michael Sisitzky from the New York Civil Liberties Union’s police transparency and accountability campaign as many cities around the country are considering police reform. The NYCLU is requesting police discipline records from around the state after the repeal of New York Civil Rights Law Section 50-a. The law previously shielded po…
 
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