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Re-Creating The ‘Lost Carving’ Of An English Genius

On one spring day in the early 1970s, writer David Esterly paused to admire a stunning wooden carving inside a […]

At Home In Fantasy’s Nerd-Built Worlds

Once, in an age long past, “epic” was a dirty word. Way back when I was a young nerd growing […]

Adjust Your Vision: Tolstoy’s Last And Darkest Novel

George Saunders’ latest book is called Tenth of December: Stories. It’s become commonplace to say that good fiction “wakes us […]

Kids Rule In The Land Of ‘Hokey Pokey’

You put your right foot in, you put your right foot out … chances are you know the rest. But […]

For ‘Wheel Of Time’ Fans, The Last Battle Is At Hand

It’s the moment fantasy fans have been waiting for (really!): After more than 20 years, and 13 doorstopper volumes, the […]

A Way Without Words: Mummenschanz Mimes Celebrate 40

Mummenschanz co-founder Floriana Frassetto is surprisingly chatty for a mime. “Well I suppose I shut up the whole day, then […]

‘The Great Agnostic’: Giving Up Politics To Preach Against Religion

Attention American history buffs, here’s a name you might not have heard before: Robert Ingersoll. According to author Susan Jacoby, […]

Scrambling To Ring In The New Year

On-air challenge: This week’s puzzle celebrates ringing in the new year. Take the letters Y-E-A-R. Add one letter and scramble […]

A Different Detroit, As A Native Tells It

Author Mark Binelli grew up in a Detroit in decline during the 1970s. The city used to embody the American […]

The Movie Alan Cumming Has ‘Seen A Million Times’

The weekends on All Things Considered series Movies I’ve Seen A Million Times features filmmakers, actors, writers and directors talking […]

9AM to 10PM Sound Opinions

Sound Opinions

Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound Opinions-the world's only rock and roll talk show.

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10AM to 12PM The Toaster Brunch

The Toaster Brunch

The Toaster Brunch is our Sunday morning Reggae show, hosted by E-Roy. The Toaster Brunch has an active following of scooter clubs and rastas from around the world. E-Roy is also a high school principal.

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12PM to 1PM This American Life

This American Life

Take in a slice of Americana with critically acclaimed host Ira Glass on "This American Life." Each week he picks a theme, then gives his writers and performers the freedom to weave real stories from real people around that theme in a manner they find most engaging.

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