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The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC: Episodes

<p>Once called "the black sheep of medicine," psychiatry has come a long way since the days of chaining "lunatics" in cold cells and parading them as freakish marvels before a gaping public. But its path to legitimacy has not always been smooth. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" ...
<p>New York Times technology reporter <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Steve+Lohr">Steve Lohr</a> talks about the rise of Big Data, and how the explosive abundance of this digital asset is creating a new world of opportunity and challenge. His book, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Sasha+Cooke">Sasha Cooke</a> might spend most of her time singing arias, but you can often find her listening to the Mickey Mouse Club soundtrack! The mezzo-soprano was on the show today, March 9th, to talk about her latest engagement at Carnegie Hall. Find ...
<p>Author and performer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ben+Rimalower%E2%80%99s+">Ben Rimalower’s </a>addiction to spending has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In the new show he wrote and directed, <a href="http://badwithmoney.net/" target="_blank">“Bad With Money,”</a> he ...
<p>Historian <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Phyllis+Leffler">Phyllis Leffler</a> and activist and politician <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Julian+Bond">Julian Bond</a> talk about the Civil Rights Movement and Black leadership in America. Julian Bond served from 1998 to 2010 as the ...
<p><em>Washington Post</em> national reporter <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Mark+Berman">Mark Berman</a> discusses the challenges of performing lethal injections now that the drugs are less readily available, why that is, and how the scarcity of these drugs is shaping the national conversation ...
<p>In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0399165959/wnyc-20">Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster): Life Lessons and Other Ravings</a></span>, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Dave+Barry">Dave ...
<p>Physicist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Brian+Cox">Brian Cox</a> and comedian <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Robin+Ince">Robin Ince</a> talk about taking their award winning science discussion show, <a href="http://www.infinitemonkeycage.com/" target="_blank">The Infinite Monkey ...
<p>The multi-award winning artist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Art+Spiegelman">Art Spiegelman</a> and critically acclaimed jazz composer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Phillip+Johnston">Phillip Johnston</a> talk about their collaboration, “Wordless!” Originally commissioned by ...
<p>Director <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Robert+Kenner">Robert Kenner</a> talks about his new film, “<a href="http://sonyclassics.com/merchantsofdoubt/" target="_blank">Merchants of Doubt</a>.” Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Lidia+Bastianich">Lidia Bastianich</a> talks about her new children’s book, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0762451262/wnyc-20">Nonna Tell Me a Story: Lidia's Egg-citing Farm ...
<p>James Beard Award-winning cookbook author <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Michael+Ruhlman">Michael Ruhlman</a> talks about braising! Among the recipes featured in <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0316254134/wnyc-20">How ...
<p>Journalist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Robert+Scheer">Robert Scheer</a> discusses how government agencies and tech corporations monitor virtually every aspect of our lives, and offers a defense of privacy and democracy. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" ...
<p><span>As day to day office work becomes more and more digital, an increasing number of corporations and institutions are monitoring the movements and communications of office workers. </span><a class="guestlink" href="http://www.wnyc.org/people/r/?n=Esther+Kaplan">Esther Kaplan</a><span> uncovers ...
<p>One in five college women is sexually assaulted, yet only a fraction of these crimes are reported, and even fewer result in punishment for the perpetrators. In the new film <a href="http://www.thehuntinggroundfilm.com/" target="_blank">The Hunting Ground</a>, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Kirby+Dick">Kirby ...
<p><span>Around 60,000 years ago, </span><span>humans </span><span>migrated out of Africa, but we were not alone. Humans encountered Neanderthals and inbred, which is why Neanderthals play an important role in the story of human evolution. On today's Please Explain, we learn why, with <a class="guestlink" ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Charles+Seife">Charles Seife</a> discusses his latest article in <em>Slate</em>, <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2015/02/fda_inspections_fraud_fabrication_and_scientific_misconduct_are_hidden_from.single.html" target="_blank">“Are ...
<p>When we feel sick, many of us go online and, using a variety of sites, search our symptoms to try and learn more. While we may assume that companies that dispense health advice online keep our search terms confidential, many of them collect, track, and sell our data to a variety of sources, writes ...
<p>Diacetyl is used to flavor candy, chips, coffee and e-cigarettes. It also has been linked to hundreds of injuries – and five deaths – of people who worked at popcorn factories and flavoring companies. Scientists have been warning about the dangers associated with diacetyl for years, particularly ...
<p>As day to day office work becomes more and more digital, an increasing number of corporations and institutions are monitoring the movements and communications of office workers. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Esther+Kaplan">Esther Kaplan</a> uncovers many of these disturbing and intrusive ...
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