Sinopsis

A show that samples WNYCs best podcasts, curated to fit all your travel needs.

Episodios

  • U-Turn Edition: I, Spy

    U-Turn Edition: I, Spy

    17/07/2015 Duración: 45min

    A real CIA spy gives her take on the new Melissa McCarthy movie, "Spy." Plus Rafer and Kristen review "Entourage," "Testament of Youth," "Love and Mercy," and a special Mystery Date: "Sexual Intelligence," hosted by Kim Cattrall.  Subscribe to Movie Date.

  • U-Turn Edition: Cancer Changed Ken Jeongs Comedy

    U-Turn Edition: Cancer Changed Ken Jeong's Comedy

    17/07/2015 Duración: 23min

    Ken Jeong met his wife while they were both practicing medicine at the same hospital in Los Angeles. But after he married, he quit medicine to pursue acting full-time. Then, a year later, his wife was diagnosed with aggressive stage III breast cancer. They had twins who were a year old. And Ken had just gotten an offer to play an Asian mobster in a Las Vegas buddy movie called "The Hangover." Subscribe to Death Sex & Money.

  • U-Turn Edition: U2 Inspires a 180

    U-Turn Edition: U2 Inspires a 180

    17/07/2015 Duración: 05min

    Yillah Natalie grew up studying ballet. But when her family couldn’t afford classes anymore, she had to quit. Later, Yillah was mesmerized by the belly dancer in the video for U2's 1991 hit "Mysterious Ways" — both with the way she moved and the power she seemed to possess. Twenty years later, Yillah is a professional belly dancer.  Subscribe to Studio 360.

  • U-Turn Edition: Yes, You’re Distracted. Is it ADHD?

    U-Turn Edition: Yes, You’re Distracted. Is it ADHD?

    17/07/2015 Duración: 21min

    You pick up your phone to send an email. You see a notification for a text message. All of a sudden, you're on Instagram debating whether or not to like an old high school classmate's engagement picture, Pinterest-ing the photographer, and contemplating the ice cream options within range. Note To Self talks with two people who work in the digital marketing worlds, who are worried about the consequences of their attention-grabbing tactics.  Subscribe to Note To Self.

  • U-Turn Edition: The Zen of Jerry Seinfeld

    U-Turn Edition: The Zen of Jerry Seinfeld

    17/07/2015 Duración: 56min

    Jerry Seinfeld was just 27 when he first appeared on Johnny Carson in 1981. His unique comedy style eventually led him to create his namesake show with Larry David. After Seinfeld ran for nine seasons, he decided to go back to stand-up, and to his audience.   Subscribe to Here's The Thing.

  • Open Road Edition: Billy Joels Life On and Off the Road

    Open Road Edition: Billy Joel's Life On and Off the Road

    09/07/2015 Duración: 01h05min

    Billy Joel has sold more records than The Stones, Bruce Springsteen, and Madonna—though the “rock star thing” is something he can “take off.” Joel started playing piano when he was about four or five years old. He admits that he doesn't remember how to read sheet music anymore, saying it’d be like reading Chinese. That doesn't stop the third best-selling solo artist of all time in the U.S. from plunking out a few tunes with Alec. Subscribe to Here's The Thing.

  • Open Road Edition: Time

    Open Road Edition: Time

    09/07/2015 Duración: 57min

    Jorge Luis Borges wrote, "Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire." And it’s still as close a definition as we have. This hour of Radiolab tries to unlock the mysteries of time. Subscribe to Radiolab.

  • Open Road Edition: Bumblebee Takes Flight at High Velocity

    Open Road Edition: Bumblebee Takes Flight at High Velocity

    09/07/2015 Duración: 07min

    An extreme close-up of a piece of music that everyone seems to know. Subscribe to The Fishko Files.

  • Open Road Edition: Drive 80 MPH Without Touching the Gas

    Open Road Edition: Drive 80 MPH Without Touching the Gas

    09/07/2015 Duración: 06min

    Will Knight covers artificial intelligence and robotics for MIT Technology Review. He traveled to Germany and got a taste for what it feels like to take your hands off the wheel, remove your feet from the pedals and let the car take over while zipping across Germany at 80 miles per hour. Subscribe to Money Talking.

  • Open Road Edition: James McBride on Fast Cars and Slow Living

    Open Road Edition: James McBride on Fast Cars and Slow Living

    09/07/2015 Duración: 26min

    When you hear that someone’s a best-selling, award-winning author, what do you imagine their life is like? A big house with a BMW in the driveway? James McBride, author of the smash hit The Color of Water and The Good Lord Bird, had all that for a while. But living like a celebrity distracted him from the sort of work he really wanted to do.  Subscribe to Death Sex & Money.

  • Open Road Edition: Movies in Motion

    Open Road Edition: Movies in Motion

    09/07/2015 Duración: 39min

    A father writes in to Movie Date to ask for suggestions on what to show his 8-year-old daughter while on a road trip. Also, Jack Black’s new movie, “The D Train,” focuses on a man traveling from his small town to LA to get the BMOC to come back for the high school reunion. Finally, the Sofia Vergara/Reese Witherspoon film “Hot Pursuit” is about a criminal and cop on an unlikely road trip. Subscribe to Movie Date.

  • Open Road Edition: The Bus of the Future Will Catch You

    Open Road Edition: The Bus of the Future Will Catch You

    09/07/2015 Duración: 29min

    Matt George runs a new bus company that doesn't own buses. And he's making some big promises: He says his company Bridj is going to rethink the way mass transportation works for the first time, really, since 1897 when the first subway tracks were laid. Subscribe to Note To Self. 

  • Open Road Edition: Revisiting Kerouacs On the Road

    Open Road Edition: Revisiting Kerouac's 'On the Road'

    09/07/2015 Duración: 10min

    For almost six decades, Jack Kerouac’s classic novel has been a totem for anyone who crawls behind the wheel in search of adventure. Studio 360 wanted to find out whether the book still speaks to readers—and provoked a little marital tension in the process. Subscribe to Studio 360.  

  • Open Road Edition: Fact Checking John Steinbeck

    Open Road Edition: Fact Checking John Steinbeck

    09/07/2015 Duración: 05min

    Fifty years ago, John Steinbeck took a road trip across America with only his dog Charley for company. He published a non-fiction book about his experiences two years later, called Travels with Charley: In Search of America. Journalist Bill Steigerwald retraced Steinbeck’s journey this year and says the only problem with Steinbeck’s story is that it’s mostly a fabrication. Subscribe to On The Media.

  • Flyover Edition: The Middle of Everywhere

    Flyover Edition: The Middle of Everywhere

    06/07/2015 Duración: 29min

    From an East Coast view, or West, it can appear that Chicago is the middle of nowhere. In this episode, Freakonomics Radio makes the argument that Chicago is, in fact, the middle of everywhere. Subscribe to Freakonomics Radio.

  • Flyover Edition: Haunted

    Flyover Edition: Haunted

    06/07/2015 Duración: 30min

    Radiolab tells the story of the night a group of paranormal investigators showed up at Dennis Conrow's door in Kansas and made him realize what it really means for a house, or a man, to be haunted. Subscribe to Radiolab.

  • Flyover Edition: Buffalo Bills Wild West

    Flyover Edition: Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    06/07/2015 Duración: 51min

    Studio 360 explains why William F. Cody was the most famous American in the world—a showman and spin artist who presented a new creation myth for America, bringing cowboys, Indians, settlers, and sharpshooters to audiences who had only read about the West in dime novels.  Subscribe to Studio 360.

  • Flyover Edition: Michigans Weirdest Museum

    Flyover Edition: Michigan's Weirdest Museum

    06/07/2015 Duración: 25min

    Dan Pashman talks to the curator of the Moist Towelette Museum about the best way to use them and what makes an especially great one. Then Dan and his friend Mark Garrison debate cloth vs. paper napkins, whether napkin color affects meal enjoyment, and whether restaurants should be banned from using scented hand soap. Subscribe to The Sporkful.

  • Flyover Edition: In Austin, the Future is Now

    Flyover Edition: In Austin, the Future is Now

    06/07/2015 Duración: 17min

    There's a neighborhood in Austin, Texas, where the refrigerators tell stories. The roofs are paved in solar panels. There are more electric cars per capita here in the Muëller community than in any residential neighborhood in America. It's a kind of paradise. And it could drive you nuts. Subscribe to Note to Self.

  • Flyover Edition: Whats In a Name

    Flyover Edition: What's In a Name

    06/07/2015 Duración: 07min

    Over the past few years, a number of media outlets have made the editorial choice not to publish the word "Redskin" when referring to Washington's professional football team. OTM producer Chris Neary has the story of one Pennsylvania paper that stopped using the word. Subscribe to On The Media.

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