WBEZ

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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.

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Caption: Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Fassbender and Maggie Gyllenhaal in scene from 'Frank'
Get your Spinal Tap on as Josh and Adam take it to ELEVEN with their Top 5 (Fictional) Movie Bands. Plus, acclaimed director Lenny Abrahamson is ou...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Produced at Vocalo (90.7 FM Chicago) as part of Vocalo Storytellers Workshop in 2013.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
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Verbal Gestures by Kellie Wyatt

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:47
Caption: Robin Williams in scene from 'Dead Poets Society'
O Captain! My Captain! if Robin Williams ever failed to seize the day, it wasn't on camera. Filmspotting celebrates the life of the late actor and ...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Brendan Gleeson in John Michael McDonagh's 'Calvary'
Ray Harryhausen, Douglas Trumbull, Dick Smith... Michael Phillips joins Adam in praise of the old school effects guys with their Top 5 Pre-CGI Scen...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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What are the origins of this dance? How did it begin? Who are the rising talents of this subculture based on the West Side of Chicago? And how has ...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:57
Caption: Opening Second Line, Credit: Wikipedia Creative Commons
Joshua Sirotiak seeks out the history of Second Line Jazz culture in New Orleans. Along the way, he finds a few answers to questions about his own ...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
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Tom Perrotta talks about his novel and new HBO show The Leftovers, why his nickname in high school was Frodo and what he learned from a summer work...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Emmy nominee Jessi Klein, a stand up comedian and head writer for Inside Amy Schumer, nerds out with Tricia and Greta about the Marx Brothers, Blac...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 27:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ellar Coltrane in Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'
Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" was twelve years in the making, and Josh and Adam gave it well more than 12 minutes for this Filmspotting review. Pl...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Richard Linklater explains why it took 12 years to make his new film. Plus, Dan Weissmann from Marketplace on why killing comic book characters is ...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 27:03
  • Purchases: 1
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ALL NEW! Nine years, four months and 20 days in the making... Michael Phillips from the Chicago Tribune and Slate's Dana Stevens join Adam and Jos...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Josh Larsen, Michael Phillips, Dana Stevens and Adam Kempenaar
Filmspotting is gearing up for another live event--Filmspotting 500. With that in mind, we bring you this special rebroadcast of Filmspotting, whe...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Scene from Joon-ho Bong's 'Snowpiercer'
Adam and Josh review writer-director Joon-ho Bong's latest, "Snowpiercer," starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell and Tilda Swinton. Plus, they run down...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt & transgender activist Jen Richards
Nerdette takes a trip back in time to get to know great lady nerds of history like opera singer Marian Anderson and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. H...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nellie Bly
Hosts Tricia and Greta bring you the stories of muckraker Nellie Bly, painter Georgia O'Keeffe and jazz singer Nina Simone. We talk to authors, une...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 27:00
Caption: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'
Are the days of treating franchise reboots as an inferior species of movie no more? Josh and Adam check in on the damned dirty apes of "Dawn of the...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Michael Keaton & Jack Nicholson in Tim Burton's 1989 reboot of Batman
Josh and Adam really carpe the diem this week: they find the holy grail, ask out Diane Cort and fake orgasms at the Katz's Deli — all on the hottes...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Nerdette Great Lady Nerds of History Spcial
For America's birthday, Nerdette highlights the mothers of movements. Hosts Tricia and Greta bring you the stories of journalist Nellie Bly, painte...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson in The Rover, Credit: Matt Nettheim
There are no instructions for building the perfect Top 5 Movies of the Year (So Far). You’ve got to do it yourself. At the midway point of the movi...

Bought by WOUB, WRIR, KDRP Community Radio, KSRQ, and KCPW


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5