Tagged with “wnyc” (96)

  1. This Professor Teaches About Drug Use, Including His Own - WNYC

    A professor at Columbia University wants to put a new face on the debate over recreational drug use. A sympathetic …


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  2. Questlove Can’t Take a Compliment - Here’s The Thing - WNYC

    Music mastermind Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson talks to Alec Baldwin about Instagram obituaries, the magic of Jimmy Fallon, and how three …


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  3. Stripped of Their Dignity - WNYC

    For years, female visitors to city jails have been complaining about invasive strip-searches as they try to see their loved …


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  4. Part I: Unfinished American Dream Looms Over New Jersey - WNYC

    WNYC’s "Mall Madness" series begins with a look at how four governors, three developers and more than two billion dollars …


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  5. Thanks for Everything, Bing - On The Media - WNYC

    Get in the holiday mood with this look at how Bing Crosby contributed to the rise of Silicon Valley (really). 

    A few years ago, Brooke spoke with the writer Paul Ford about the remarkable connection between Bing Crosby, magnetic tape, Nazi technology, and the computer hard drive. We’re putting it down the podcast feed again this week, just before the Thanksgiving holiday, to get you in the mood. You can read Ford’s post about Crosby on the New Yorker Elements blog.


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  6. Before Hillary Clinton was ‘The Devil,’ Victoria Woodhull was ‘Mrs. Satan’ - WNYC

    Woodhull, the first woman to run for president, faced similar smears as Clinton but temperamentally, the women are wildly different.


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  7. Life in New York Public Housing: No AC, but Maybe a Fan Blowing Soot from Outside the Window - WNYC

    Almost 90 percent of New Yorkers have air conditioning in their homes, but less than half of public housing apartments do. And those …


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  8. From Soviet Russia to the Tappan Zee Bridge, A Short History of the E-ZPass - WNYC

    The surprising history of the E-ZPass includes Russian spies, the world’s first electronic musical instrument, and the time government bureaucracy …


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  9. The Hard Truth About Cops Who Lie - WNYC

    A WNYC investigation found more than 120 cops with documented credibility problems, and many of them remained on the force. …


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  10. How Downtown Manhattan Wants to Create More Integrated Schools - WNYC

    The school district that includes the East Village wants to shake up its admissions policies. It’s one of several solutions …


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