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WNYC

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WNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are America's most listened-to public radio stations, reaching over one million listeners each week. WNYC FM 93.9 broadcasts a broad range of daily news, talk, cultural and classical music programming, while WNYC AM 820 maintains a stronger focus on breaking news and international/ global news reporting. WNYC, New York Public Radio maintains a busy centralized newsroom and its award-winning reporters contribute regularly to local news broadcasts and to the nationally aired news programs Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Marketplace. WNYC produces signature daily interview programs, hosted by Brian Lehrer, Leonard Lopate and John Schaefer as well as the nationally broadcast Radiolab, On the Media, Studio 360, Selected Shorts and Freakonomics Radio. 

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Stochasticity (a wonderfully slippery and smarty-pants word for randomness), may be at the very foundation of our lives.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: :00
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What happens when there is no leader? This hour of Radiolab, we gaze down at the bottom-up logic of cities, Google, and even our very own brains.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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The inhumanly fast world of high-speed trading, an excruciatingly slow experiment, and a physicist plays Zeus.

  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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A Radio Special That Makes Every Bite Better with Dan Pashman, host of The Sporkful podcast. Featuring Mo Rocca, Amy Sedaris, Sam Sifton, Robert Kr...

Bought by KRCB, North Country Public Radio, Michigan Radio, KGOU, Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 51:29
  • Purchases: 38
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Jilted lovers and a duck hunting feud open up a window into the soul of the US constitution. And a battle for the soul of hip hop.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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A deep dive into one of the most controversial moments in broadcasting history: Orson Welles' 1938 radio play about Martians invading New Jersey.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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From a child forming his or her first thought, to the nagging feeling that you're bound to fail, we'll delve into all the ways that the voices in o...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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On this hour of Radiolab: a journey to the edge of human limits.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Could parasites be the shadowy hands that pull the strings of life?

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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We gaze at the stars, think soaring thoughts, imagine the vastness of space... and feel impossibly small.

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Radio Rookie Edward Munoz, Credit: Emily Kwong
Fresh grass. Freedom. Success. That was the sensation Edward Munoz experienced every time he walked onto a soccer field. But in school, he felt lik...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 07:35
Caption: Radio Rookie Cece Rodriguez visiting the Marine Corps Recruiting Station, Credit: Andrew Mambo
Cece Rodriguez may be tiny at 5 ’4”, 100 lbs, but she’s physically strong. Despite her family’s concerns, she dreams of testing her toughness by en...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 06:23
Caption: Radio Rookie Jairo Gomez, Credit: Emily Kwong
Jairo Gomez never thought he was poor, even though he was one of seven kids and his family lived in a one-bedroom apartment. The cramped quarters m...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 07:43
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The romance, or not, of things -- from a piece of the Wright brothers' plane, to a child’s sugar egg.

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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We all laugh. This hour of Radiolab asks why.

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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Mystery, intrigue, and a goat standing on top of a cow.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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One tidy mathematical formula may hold the key to how cities work. We take to the streets to test the numbers.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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The surprising ways that loops steer -- and sometimes derail -- our lives.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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Stories of getting stuck, and breaking free.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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How one sentence -- just 60 words written in the hours after the September 11 attacks -- became the legal foundation for the "war on terror."

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00