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Recorded live every Saturday,  A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

Imagine the Marx Brothers answering questions about automobiles. Picture Monty Python trying to imitate car noises. Think of A.J. Foyt telling someone how to open the car hood. Mix it all up, throw in a little Dr. Ruth and a little Smothers...

On Being with Krista Tippett takes up the big questions with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers — some you know and others you'll love to meet. Each week presents a new discovery about the immensity of our lives.

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Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes listeners on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. 

Science Friday is your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science. The show produces award-winning digital videos and publishes original web content covering everything from octopus camouflage to cooking on Mars. ...

Snap Judgment is a themed, weekly NPR storytelling show. Focused on presenting compelling personal stories - mixing tall tales with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic radio. Sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and...

Studio 360

Public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts.

More than just talking about recipes, Splendid Table explores everything about food: the culture, the science, the history, the back stories and the deeper meanings that come together every time people sit down to enjoy a meal.

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The radio show and TV show follow the same format. There's a theme to each episode, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. There's lots more to the show, but it's sort of hard to...

Cracking open the world and the ideas that fuel its engine, with interviews that explore the culture, the debate, the stories, the science and the actual sound of it all.

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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's...