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Lust, Lies And Empire: The Fishy Tale Behind Eating Fish On Friday

It sounds like the plot of a Dan Brown thriller: A powerful medieval pope makes a secret pact to prop […]

Whit Stillman: An Indie Auteur Returns, Wink Intact

A little short of two decades ago, I served with Whit Stillman on the Dramatic Competition jury at the Sundance […]

‘Keyhole’: Looking Through (And Into) The Past

“This kind of weather stirs me up,” growls Ulysses, as he looks with caged-tiger menace out of rain-streaked windows at […]

‘We Have A Pope’: Whoops, Maybe We Don’t

“God sees abilities in me I don’t have,” laments the protagonist of Italian writer-director Nanni Moretti’s new movie. Such self-doubt […]

‘Surviving Progress’: Taking Overdevelopment To Task

Not every human advance is a snare, according to Ronald Wright, author of A Short History of Progress. But some […]

This ‘American’ Life: Pie, Hormones And The Endless Hunt For Happiness

It was really too bad about the audio. Our press screening of American Reunion here in Washington was saddled with […]

‘Comic-Con’: A Frothy Love Letter To Nerd Culture

The inaugural San Diego Comic Book Convention, now more commonly known by the shorthand Comic-Con, drew around 300 comic enthusiasts […]

Kerry Washington On Bringing Washington ‘Scandal’ To TV

Kerry Washington knows that her new drama, Scandal, will inevitably be compared to another drama about D.C.: The West Wing. […]

Lionel Shriver’s Not-So-’New Republic’

Lionel Shriver’s new novel, called The New Republic, is actually an old manuscript with a star-crossed history. As Shriver explains […]

‘Abstract City’: Whimsical Eye Candy For Urbanites

Imagine a Lego as tuna sushi, or a leaf as a pair of acid-washed jeans, or bathroom tiles made to […]

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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