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Too Much Information is the sober hangover after the digital party has run out of memes, apps and schemes. Host Benjamen Walker finds out that, in a world where everyone overshares the truth 140 characters at a time, telling tales might be the most honest thing to do.

Too Much Information is the sober hangover after the digital party has run out of memes, apps and schemes. Host Benjamen Walker finds out that, in a world where everyone overshares the truth 140 characters at a time, telling tales might be the most honest thing to do.
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Too Much Information is the sober hangover after the digital party has run out of memes, apps and schemes. Host Benjamen Walker finds out that, in a world where everyone overshares the truth 140 characters at a time, telling tales might be the most honest thing to do.

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English


Episodes

Surveillance Special from May 19, 2014

5/19/2014
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Benjamen Walker - "Interview with Susan Mcgregor" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/55711

Duration:01:07:38

good bye, farewell, see you on the other side from Nov 25, 2013

11/25/2013
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last show! http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/53336

Duration:01:02:52

Bricolage from Nov 18, 2013

11/18/2013
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Out Of Office [Programmer David Heinemeier Hansson tells us about his Out Of Office experience, David is a partner at 37signals and a co-author (with Jason Fried) of REMOTE: Office Not Required. We also meet Ignacio Uriarte, he left his cubicle for a career in Office Art. And Ravenna Koenig, TOE’s newest correspondent, explains the difference between Facebook-Work & Work-Work.] "Chris" [D.C. correspondent ”Chris” who tells us about the NSA’s desire to install backdoors in...

Duration:01:01:31

Laurie Jo Reynolds / the Square from Oct 28, 2013

10/28/2013
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Jehane Noujaim - "The Square" Laurie Jo Reynolds - "Tamms year 10" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/52950

Duration:01:02:22

Online Dating with Chiara Atik: Andrea Silenzi Guest Hosts from Aug 5, 2013

10/25/2013
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Beex - "Beat Beat" [Get it on the Free Music Archive] Grandma Phyllis [She met my Grandpa Sol on Classifieds2000.com in 1998. This is what she looks like:] Podington Bear - "Wind Up Toy" [Get it on the Free Music Archive] Chiara Atik [She's the author of Modern Dating: A Field Guide from the Experts at HowAboutWe. This is what she looks like:] Jim the Poet [He called in to ask me on a date, which will be the subject of next week's show. This what he looks like:] Riz Ortolani -...

Duration:01:07:47

Peter Maass on Spying, and Radiovision 2013 from Oct 14, 2013

10/14/2013
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Peter Maass - "Surveillance" Starlee Kine - "Native Advertising" Starlee Kine - "Dr. Phil" Jonathan Goldstein - "Why Travel: A journey to Bali" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/52756

Duration:01:03:31

Jia Zhangke + Alexis Ohanian from Oct 7, 2013

10/7/2013
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Jia Zhangke - "Touch of Sin" Alexis Ohanian - "Without their permission" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/52665

Duration:01:02:02

Balthus Cats and Girls, Short Films, Mr. Burns & Helen Epstein on S. Josephine Baker from Sep 30, 2013

9/30/2013
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Balthus: Cats & Girls Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play Short Films at NYFF Fighting for Life by S. Josephine Baker, Introduction by Helen Epstein http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/52570

Duration:01:02:39

The Happy Atheist from Sep 9, 2013

9/25/2013
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The Happy Atheist ["The Happy Atheist" by PZ Myers] http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/52286

Duration:01:02:48

Hollywood and Hitler from Jul 15, 2013

9/24/2013
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Thomas Doherty [Hollywood and Hitler] Hollywood and Hitler [Film Clip #1] Hollywood and Hitler [ Your browser does not support the video tag. Video won't work? View this clip here.] Hollywood and Hitler [ Your browser does not support the video tag. Video won't work? View this clip here.] Hollywood and Hitler [ Your browser does not support the video tag. Video won't work? View this clip here.] http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/51515

Duration:01:02:48

Adam Curtis: An Essay Writer Who Uses Television from Sep 23, 2013

9/23/2013
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Adam Curtis Adam Curtis - "All watched over by machines of loving grace - Episodio 1: Love and power (Adam Curtis)" [ All watched over by machines of loving grace from mayo11 on Vimeo.] Adam Curtis - "This is a documentary series made by the BBC, and broadcasted between October 20th, 2004 to November 3rd, 2004. It is made up of three episodes." [Get it on Archive.org] Adam Curtis - "Adam Curtis: The Century of the Self" [ Adam Curtis: The Century of the Self from therebel.org on...

Duration:01:01:54

Sounds, Photos, and Jellyfish from Sep 16, 2013

9/17/2013
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Barbara London - "Sound Art" Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin - "the holy bible" Nick Brandt - "Across The Ravaged Land" Lisa-ann Gershwin - "Stung! Jellyfish..." http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/52382

Duration:01:01:34

Republic of Outsiders with Alissa Quart from Aug 26, 2013

8/26/2013
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BW is back - "Thanks Andrea" - "Republic of Outsiders with Alissa Quart" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/52098

Duration:01:02:51

When Romances End: Andrea Silenzi Guest Hosts from Aug 19, 2013

8/19/2013
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Andrea Silenzi [On the ending of this show] Grandma Phyllis [On the ending of her relationship with Zilch] Andrea and Matt [On how they'll maybe someday breakup, and how that should go down] Grandma Phyllis [On the day her husband Sol died] KCRW's 24-Hour Radio Race [Oh, and this is one of the guys we started messaging:] KCRW's 24-Hour Radio Race KCRW's 24-Hour Radio Race KCRW's 24-Hour Radio Race Laura Griffin, Laura Mayer and Andrea Silenzi [Our entry in the contest titled First...

Duration:01:08:16

The Date with Jim the Poet, Family Vacation: Andrea Silenzi Guest Hosts from Aug 12, 2013

8/19/2013
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Jim the Poet - "Asks me out on live radio..." Laura Mayer - ""That's how you build chemistry. You get it on the record."" Jim the Poet - "Gets us hot dogs at Rudy's" Jim the Poet - "Tells me why he became a poet" [Jim] Jim the Poet - "On why men fake orgasms" Jim the Poet - "Should you give everyone a chance?" [Jim] Family Vacation - "As heard on TMI in 2010" http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/51902

Duration:01:07:01

The Art of the Pickup: Andrea Silenzi Guest Hosts from Jul 29, 2013

8/5/2013
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Beex - "Beat, Beat" [Free Music Archive] Grandma Phyllis - "Advice for meeting people: Be yourself, though she cautions, "I still don't know who I am. I know who I'm trying to be!"" Laura Mayer - "Advice for meeting people: go to a bar that's exactly 307 paces from your mouse-infested apartment." [Follow Laura on Twitter.] Podington Bear - "By Grace" [Free Music Archive] Apes of God - "Advice for meeting girls: go to a paint store." [via Music for Maniacs] Dr. Robert Glover - "Advice...

Duration:01:08:27

Ethan Zuckerman on "Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection" from Jul 22, 2013

7/22/2013
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Ethan Zuckerman [Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection] http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/51610

Duration:01:01:31

Conversations about Photography with Fred Ritchin & Ivan Sigal from Jul 1, 2013

7/22/2013
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Fred Ritchin [Bending the Frame] Ivan Sigal [White Road] http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/51321

Duration:01:02:29

The Act of Killing / Crime (The Animated Version) from Jul 8, 2013

7/22/2013
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Joshua Oppenheimer [Joshua Oppenheimer on the The Act of Killing] "The Act of Killing" Alix Lambert [Alix Lambert on Crime: The Animated Series] Crime: The Animated Series http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/51411

Duration:01:01:54

Cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt, Writer Tim Kreider from Jun 24, 2013

6/25/2013
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Lisa Hanawalt [Author of "My Dirty Dumb Eyes"] Tim Kreider [NYT Contributor, Author of "We Learn Nothing."] http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/51222

Duration:01:02:59