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A show that samples WNYC’s best podcasts, curated to fit all your travel needs. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. Find these and more great shows at wnyc.org. ©WNYC

A show that samples WNYC’s best podcasts, curated to fit all your travel needs. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. Find these and more great shows at wnyc.org. ©WNYC
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A show that samples WNYC’s best podcasts, curated to fit all your travel needs. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. Find these and more great shows at wnyc.org. ©WNYC

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Episodes

Beach Day Edition: The Charles Mingus Method for Toilet Training Your Cat

7/31/2015
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The jazz musician Charles Mingus was a celebrated band leader and one of the most important composers of his generation. But at the same time he was recording The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, he was working on another masterpiece of sorts. He figured out how to get his cat, Nightlife, to poop in a toilet — and he decided he’d share his method with the world. Subscribe to Studio 360.

Duration:00:09:14

Beach Day Edition: Amy Schumer is No Train Wreck

7/31/2015
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Amy Schumer, who stars as a romantic train wreck in the new Judd Apatow film Trainwreck, is at the top of her game in real life. The third season of Inside Amy Schumer premieres April 21st on Comedy Central. The show just won a Peabody Award. And a screening of the new season's first episode at the Tribeca Film Festival showed there's nothing Schumer won't tackle. Visit the Tribeca Film Festival podcast archives.

Duration:00:49:32

Beach Day Edition: The Man Who Made 5 Million Burritos

7/31/2015
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The Sporkful debates burrito construction and the LA/SF rivalry with MaxFun's Jesse Thorn and Good Food's Evan Kleiman. Plus Matt Yglesias compares Chipotle burritos to iPhones. Subscribe to The Sporkful.

Duration:00:26:22

Beach Day Edition: Eugene Mirman's Funniest Songs Of All Time

7/31/2015
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Comedian Eugene Mirman offers Soundcheck a list of his favorite funny songs—whether they were intended to be funny or not. Subscribe to Soundcheck.

Duration:00:18:30

Beach Day Edition: Bliss

7/31/2015
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Radiolab tells stories of striving, grasping, tripping, and falling for happiness, perfection, and Bliss. Subscribe to Radiolab.

Duration:01:12:56

Beach Day Edition: Comedians Deon Cole, Billy Eichner, and Reza Farahan

7/31/2015
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Joan Rivers guest-hosts the Leonard Lopate Show and talks to Deon Cole, Billy Eichner, and Reza Farahan about comedy and life. Subscribe to The Leonard Lopate Show. Phone: off. Email: off. Brain: off. Podcasts: on. The Beach Day Edition is perfect for: smiling, soaking, sunning.

Duration:00:20:03

Beach Day Edition: Paula Pell on an SNL Career

7/31/2015
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Alec Baldwin talks to Paula Pell, who was singing and dancing at a Florida theme park when she got a call from SNL. Subscribe to Here's The Thing.

Duration:00:45:53

Beach Day Edition: The Wizard of Oz

7/31/2015
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It's been over eighty years since audiences first watched The Wizard of Oz. Meet the original man behind the curtain, L Frank Baum, and trace the history of his greatest creation. Subscribe to Studio 360.

Duration:00:51:59

Home Movie Edition: Juicervose

7/24/2015
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Radiolab tells the story of a family literally saved by movies. Ron and Cornelia Suskind had two healthy young sons, promising careers, and a brand new home when their youngest son Owen started to disappear. But the Suskind family finds an unlikely way to access their silent son's world. Subscribe to Radiolab.

Duration:00:45:14

Home Movie Edition: Simpatico

7/24/2015
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Snap Judgement tells stories about what it's like to find yourself on someone else's wavelength.

Duration:00:52:55

Home Movie Edition: Cartoonist Roz Chast on Mom and Man-Pants

7/24/2015
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The New Yorker cartoonist and author talks to Alec Baldwin about mothers, man-pants, and birds. Subscribe to Here's The Thing.

Duration:00:50:43

Home Movie Edition: Father-Son Film Club

7/24/2015
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Studio 360 talks to film critic David Gilmour about his decision to let his son Jesse drop out of school and watch movies all day. Subscribe to Studio 360.

Duration:00:11:11

Home Movie Edition: Seriously, Listen to Your Voicemail

7/24/2015
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Note To Self talks to someone who makes a strong case for listening to—and valuing—your voicemail. "Voicemail is a default archive of your life. You would miss it if it were gone." Subscribe to Note To Self.

Duration:00:13:45

Home Movie Edition: Quirky Girls, Crazy Dads, and Working Women

7/24/2015
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This Movie Date podcast has a little something for everyone, especially those who love quirky girls, or hate crazy dads. To wit: The story of six brothers who are locked in their lower east side Manhattan apartment by their father for their entire lives, with only a collection of movies to connect them to the outside world. Subscribe to Movie Date.

Duration:00:35:19

Home Movie Edition: Use the Internet to Meet Your Idol

7/24/2015
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It costs $50,000 to have Billy Idol appear at a private event, but in 2012, a 25-year-old working at a Seattle mall convinced the rock star and his band to play his birthday party for free. Michael Henrichsen tells Sideshow how he enlisted a boatload of B-listers, friends, and family to help make his '80s dream come true. Subscribe to Sideshow.

Duration:00:13:47

Home Movie Edition: The Search For Perfection In Buffalo Wings And Love

7/24/2015
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The Sporkful follows a pair of young lovers on a quest for the perfect Buffalo wing. But will the universe deliver a happy ending for their hearts and bellies? Subscribe to The Sporkful.

Duration:00:27:02

U-Turn Edition: Not Your Mom's Pot Brownies

7/17/2015
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The Sporkful and Radiolab's Jad Abumrad explore the new frontier of weed-infused foods with a French pastry chef. They'll tell you how it tastes. They'll tell you how it makes them feel. And they'll tell you what happens when you eat way, way too much of it. Subscribe to The Sporkful.

Duration:00:29:11

U-Turn Edition: Al Madrigal on Being 'Half'

7/17/2015
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Al Madrigal has been The Daily Show's "Senior Latino Correspondent" for years. In his funny new documentary, Half Like Me, he travels across the United States and Mexico to explore his ambivalence with that ethnic identity. Sideshow explores what it means that Madrigal can't really pronounce his own name—and that he doesn't really care. Subscribe to Sideshow.

Duration:00:12:45

U-Turn Edition: Outsiders By Design

7/17/2015
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What does it mean to pursue something that everyone else think is nuts? And what does it take to succeed? You’ll hear about three radical thinkers whose lives didn’t proceed in a perfectly straight line. In each case, their work was ridiculed or ignored—but ultimately, they triumphed. Subscribe to Freakonomics Radio.

Duration:00:40:26

U-Turn Edition: I, Spy

7/17/2015
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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.

Duration:00:45:37