Arts

5:32am

Sat September 7, 2013
Author Interviews

Suspicious? In 'United States Of Paranoia,' It's Not Just You

Originally published on Sat September 7, 2013 1:01 pm

Conspiracy theorists and other protesters march through downtown Denver on Aug. 26, 2008.
Ben Woloszyn AP

Weekend Edition gets a lot of emails that start like this: "Why don't you tell the truth about ..." The Kennedy assassination, Sept. 11, the Lincoln assassination, the birthplace of Barack Obama or John McCain, Pearl Harbor, Area 51, black helicopters or the moon landing — fill in the blank however you like.

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7:06pm

Fri September 6, 2013
Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

Not My Job: We Ask Australian Baz Luhrmann About Austria

Originally published on Sat September 7, 2013 5:25 am

Vittorio Zunino Celotto Getty Images

Baz Luhrmann's first movie, Strictly Ballroom, was a cheap, independent romance set in the world of ballroom dancing. The 1992 film became an international hit. Since then, the director, writer and producer has become known for his lavish operatic movies like Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge! and the recent The Great Gatsby.

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5:51pm

Fri September 6, 2013
Theater

'Mr. Burns' And Friends, Surviving Long Past The End Times

Originally published on Fri September 6, 2013 6:11 pm

Who's That Masked Marge? Jennifer R. Morris (left), with Sam Breslin Wright, Gibson Frazier, Colleen Werthmann and Susannah Flood, in the third act of Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play, a Simpsons-inspired fantasia of loss and remembrance by Anne Washburn.
Joan Marcus Playwrights Horizons

If the world as we know it comes to an end, will art survive? And if it does, what kinds of stories will be told after the apocalypse? The answer might surprise you.

The lights come up on a group of people around a campfire in the woods, trying to recall all the details of the hilarious Simpsons episode "Cape Feare," a parody of the Robert Mitchum and Robert De Niro movies, in which Bart Simpson is stalked by the evil but incompetent Sideshow Bob.

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12:04pm

Fri September 6, 2013
Barbershop

Gearing Up For Football Season

Originally published on Mon September 16, 2013 10:36 pm

Transcript

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

Is There A Better Way To Find Work?

Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 1:55 pm

courtesy of TED

Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Next Greatest Generation?

About Charlie Hoehn's TEDTalk

Charlie Hoehn graduated college during a recession, constantly hearing the mantra, "You've got to take what you can get." But after months of rejection, he stopped following that advice. He describes how he built a career by working for free.

About Charlie Hoehn

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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

Is 30 Really The New 20?

Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 1:55 pm

James Duncan Davidson TED

Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Next Greatest Generation?

About Meg Jay's TEDTalk

Psychologist Meg Jay has a message for twenty-somethings: just because marriage, work and kids happen later, doesn't mean you can't start planning now. She tells twenty-somethings how they can reclaim adulthood in the defining decade of their lives.

About Meg Jay

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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

How Can Young People Make An Impact?

Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 1:55 pm

courtesy of TED

Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Next Greatest Generation?

About Natalie Warne's TEDTalk

At 18, Natalie Warne's work with the Invisible Children movement made her a hero for young activists. She calls on young people not to let age stop them from changing the world.

About Natalie Warne

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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

What Does YouTube Tell Us About Millennials?

Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 1:55 pm

Ryan Lash TED

Part 5 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Next Greatest Generation?

About Kevin Allocca's TEDTalk

YouTube Trends Manager Kevin Allocca watches and thinks about popular videos for a living. He talks about how interactive participation has become a crucial part of entertainment — and that Millennials will only demand more.

About Kevin Allocca

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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

Is It Ok To Use The M-Word?

Originally published on Sat September 7, 2013 12:27 pm

Neil Howe coined the term "millennials" back in 1991.
Neil Howe

Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Next Greatest Generation?

About Neil Howe's Interview

When demographer Neil Howe first coined the term Millennial back in 1991, he didn't expect it to become a loaded word for a generation some call lazy and entitled. But Howe is optimistic about this generation — and so are lots of Millennials.

About Neil Howe

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9:38am

Fri September 6, 2013
TED Radio Hour

The Next Greatest Generation?

Originally published on Sat September 7, 2013 12:26 pm

"It's who they are, and it's where they want to take this country – I think that's what makes them so exciting and different." — Neil Howe
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"I guess every generation feels like, 'Oh, life is so different now then it was back then.' But this feels drastic." — Tavi Gevinson

Whether you call them Millennials, Generation Y, or the Me Generation, one thing's for certain: This generation of young people will change the world. But how different is this hyper-connected generation from its predecessors? And what will be its legacy? In this hour, we hear from TED speakers searching to define themselves and their generation.

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