WBEZ

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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.

Series

Caption: www.wbez.org/cleverapes
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WBEZ’s science experiment, “Clever Apes” is a nano-sized show with a cosmic scope. It tells the stories of the rich scientific community of the Chicago area, its quirky characters and the fascinating, often mind-bending questions they’re out to answer. But it is not so Chicago-centric that it won't work for your town.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 05, 2012
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From Nobel Peace Prize winners to Nicaraguan sweatshop workers, Worldview highlights a range of voices that go beyond the headlines.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2011

Latest Pieces

Caption: A24's 10th Anniversary / 'Prey'
Indie distributor A24 started memorably, if modestly, back in 2012 and 2013, with titles like Harmony Korine’s “Spring Breakers” and Sofia Coppola’...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, WMUU-LP, KSRQ, and KCPW Salt Lake City


  • Added: Aug 12, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Top 5 Brad Pitt Performances / Bullet Train
When Brad Pitt arrived on screen 30+ years ago, he was a pretty face with a surprising sinister side. That brief turn in Ridley Scott’s “Thelma and...

Bought by KHOL (Jackson Hole Community Radio), GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., RADIOLEX, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Jordan Peele's 'Nope'
With their potent mix of horror, comedy, and social satire, the films of Jordan Peele are the rare Hollywood films that succeed in entertaining whi...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Roy Scheider in Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' (1975)
We revisit this episode which originally aired back in June of 2020 during our first summer living with COVID-19, and the parallels between the pol...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Thor: Love & Thunder / Power Ranking the Chrises
Taika Waititi helming another Thor movie was always going to mean a great deal of silliness along with whatever planetary crisis the MCU brain trus...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Barbara Stanwyck Marathon - Stella Dallas
As a social climber turned selfless mother in the heartbreaking 1937 melodrama "Stella Dallas," Barbara Stanwyck earned the first of her four Oscar...

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Barbara Stanwyck marathon (Baby Face) / 1930s Starter Pack
The frank sexuality of 1933's "Baby Face" has made it one of the defining films of Hollywood’s precode era, with Filmspotting marathon subject Barb...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Top 5 Movie Summers
The summer movie season offers the promise of a special kind of escape. With our brains and bodies fried from the heat, we go to the multiplex less...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Cooper Raiff (Cha Cha Real Smooth) / Top 5 Toy Story Moments
Cooper Raiff's debut film, 2020's "Sh*thouse," put the young writer/director on the map with a tale of collegiate malaise, and was made not long af...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Top 5 Films of the Year So Far / Keaton Marathon Awards (Live in Chicago)
At the midpoint of the movie year, Adam and Josh come to the show with several titles big and small vying for their Top 5 Films of the Year So Far,...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10