Subculture Series

Series produced by WFUV

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A series of short features celebrating the centennial of the New York City Subway

In time for the Centennial celebration of the New York City Subway, WFUV rumbles through the 100 year-old rapid transit system and meets the characters that inhabit it. Join us as we go underground for the inaugural subway ride, look for love on the L train, and experience the view from a conductor’s seat. We forecast the future of the fabled 2nd Avenue Line, while looking back at the generations that have graced the subway platforms since 1904. And yes, oh yes, we even take the A train.


8 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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New York Times columnist Randy Kennedy finds his writing muse underground

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 2
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The Subway and its many turns on the silver screen.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Film documentarians travel through the subway tunnels in search of the legendary Mole people

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Single commuters use mass transit for mass flirting

Bought by WKNO and GAUF


  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:53
  • Purchases: 2
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Meet the ladies who won the bygone "Miss Subways" contest that ran from 1941 to 1976

  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 03:36
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To celebrate New York's 100-year old rapid transit system, WFUV jumps into the Conductor's seat on the 6 Train to check out the view.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 02:47
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Take a ride on the A train - the subway's longest line

  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:27
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How to behave on the Subway

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 1