Margaret Talbot talks to Blake Eskin about imagery-rehearsal therapy, which helps patients to edit their nightmares into more benign dreams; why your great-grandparents may have dreamed in black-and-white; and how evolutionary biologists explain nightmares.
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Your Dreams My Nightmares Episode 034. An interview with Kali Ciesemier and Sam Bosma. Music by The Mythics via freemusicarchive.org
Perfect Pitch: Sasha Frere-Jones talks about Auto-Tune, a pitch-correction software program used in pop music. Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/online/podcasts/outloud#ixzz0dizvk62C From http://www.newyorker.com/online/podcasts/outloud
In this issue, Ariel Levy writes about “The Joy of Sex.” Here Levy talks about the genesis of Dr. Alex Comfort’s original 1972 edition, how society has changed since then, and whether the new revised edition still fills a societal need. http://www.newyorker.com/online/2009/01/05/090105on_audio_levy