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9/17/17 // Ann Powers - Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black & White, Body and Soul in American Music

In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR’s acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race. | listen

2/16/17 // Monitoring the Media

In an era of severe media distrust, watchdog organizations like FAIR are holding news outlets accountable to their audiences. | read

10/7/15 // Why I Hate Cilantro

There’s a possible genetic link to the disliking of cilantro. More than that, the taste of cilantro is often associated with the taste of soap. In fact, our primal instincts of smell and taste play a role in whether or not we like the herb. | read

2/17/15 // Spicy Food and Roller Coasters

Dish + Drink asks the Editorial Staff how they feel about spicy food and roller coasters. | read

3/13/14 // Fit and Feminist - "Women’s difficulty with pull-ups is about more than biology"

Caitlin Constantine offers her two cents on what women are capable of. | read

9/14/13 // The Hash

This week on The Hash, DJs Molly and Dane chat about NSA Pickup Lines. Then, they each choose a few of the 19 Brutal Truths About Life That No One Will Tell You that they both needed to hear. They… | listen

6/21/13 // Worn Journal - "Eva Wornette"

A new editorial intern wornette reminisces about clothing items past, and balancing the bold with the basic. | read

4/19/13 // Mainstream Media Misinformation en Masse

Every major error from every major media outlet covering the Boston Marathon bombing, tallied for your enjoyment. | read

11/30/12 // Sew & Tell

The fashion industry is built from a hundred individual specialties: manufacturers of trim, buttons, and fabric; designers of niche lines for outerwear, footwear, neckties, jeans, lingerie, swimwear; and retailers built around those same niche markets. But the latter two categories wouldn't exist… | listen

9/17/12 // Radio Dispatch

Greg Palast joins us to discuss his new book, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits, as well as the Chicago teachers strike. | listen

9/11/12 // Radio Dispatch

Nona Willis Aronowitz and Aaron Cassara join us to discuss the upcoming film Barista, which they just successfully funded through Kickstarter. | listen

9/11/12 // Lying in Journalism - Journalism Week

Taking truth for granted is a dangerous thing to do as a consumer of news media. | read

9/3/12 // Hey Emily, I Pay For Music- Free Week

Not every twenty something intern bums most of their music collection from torrenting sites... Or at least ours don't? | read

7/15/12 // Right Place, Right Time- Birthday Week

On the best years to be born as a musician and finally chiming in on the Emily White-David Lowery debates. | read

3/23/12 // This American Life and the Grey Area Known As "Truth" - News and Information Week

A look at the controversy surrounding Mike Daisey, Ira Glass, and NPR's This American Life. | read

1/24/12 // Son Lux

Ryan Lott — the man behind Son Lux — marries lush orchestral arrangements with glitchy blips and bleeps, making for rich and lovely electro-pop. He created his second album, We Are Rising, in response to NPR’s All Song’s Considered RPM Challenge, a test that asks musicians to put together an… | watch

1/20/12 // Spanish Prisoners

Brooklyn’s Spanish Prisoners play swirling, multi-layered indie rock full of airy, glowing pop melodies tangled up in fuzzy, trembling reverb. The four-piece — made up of Leo Maymind, Mike DiSanto, James Higgs, and Amberly Hungerford — have taken their dreamy psychedelic music on the road with… | watch

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