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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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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 ...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
  • 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: 6
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...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, KSRQ, WRIR, WOUB, and KCPW


  • 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...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WRIR, KSRQ, WOUB, and KCPW


  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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...

Bought by KUAC


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 27:00
  • Purchases: 1
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...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, KSRQ, WOUB, WRIR, and KCPW


  • 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...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, KSRQ, WOUB, WRIR, and KCPW


  • 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...

Bought by WHRV, KUNM, KUAC, KUNC, WRPI and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Freakonomics' Stephen J. Dubner
Freaks and nerds unite! Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner teaches Tricia and Greta how to think like a freak. Plus a portrait of astronaut Sally Ride on...

Bought by KUAC, WRIR, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard in 'Night Moves'
Adam and Josh review Oregon director Kelly Reichardt’s "Night Moves" with Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning, and also do some location scouting fo...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WOUB, WRIR, KCPW, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Pop-science author, Mary Roach
Pop science author Mary Roach tells Nerdette hosts Tricia and Greta about answering gross questions most of us are too afraid to ask. Plus a conver...

Bought by WRIR, KMXT, and KUAC


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix in scene from 'The Immigrant'
Josh Larsen and Michael Phillips — along with their respective gangs of New York — leave the Five Points for an exploration of immigration in the m...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WOUB, WRIR, KCPW, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Angelina Jolie in 'Maleficent'
Josh and The Dissolve’s Tasha Robinson may have to wait until Prince Adam returns in a week or two to lift the curse Tasha just put on this week’s ...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WOUB, WRIR, KSRQ, and KCPW


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'
Josh and Michael put aside their petty differences for the good of humanity — and the show — when they share their Top 5 Movie Teams. Plus, a revie...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WRIR, WOUB, KSRQ, and KCPW


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Godzilla as Godzilla in 'Godzilla'
Don’t tell their wives, but after taping this show, Josh and Adam split a bottle of Jack Daniels and got ink for all of the picks that made this we...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KCPW, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Tom Hardy in 'Locke'
The new suspense drama "Locke" stars Tom Hardy, and is set... and his SUV. The drama in this gripping film unravels over the course or a long, lon...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Macon Blair in filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier's new film, 'Blue Ruin'
Adam's Top Most Anticipated Summer Movies boasts a collective budget that might cover a week of catering on the set of "Transformers: Age of Extinc...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WOUB, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix in Gus Van Sant's 1991 classic 'My Own Private Idaho'
Adam bites his tongue to avoid making any "Hudson Hawk" jokes as he and Josh go back to their high school days for a countdown of the Top 5 Films o...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Tilda Swinton in Jim Jarmusch's 'Only Lovers Left Alive'
Filmspotting comes in peace, even if its Top 5 list does not. Your hosts consider their favorite cinematic Things From Space (That Came To Destroy ...

Bought by KSRQ, Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WOUB, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6