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Norman Mailer on Almost Everything

9 months agoArts : Straight Up

If there’s a richer radio archive of interviews with cultural figures and others from all walks of life than the one amassed by Studs Terkel, I’m unaware of it. Here, for example, is Norman Mailer talking with him on March 17, 1960, about writing, literary criticism, and American life. It’s great stuff. Mailer offers his […]

Buckminster Fuller on The Geodesic Life and Society’s Expectations of Men

"I must reorganize the environment of man by which then greater numbers of men can prosper." - Buckminster Fuller in 1965, as told to Studs Terkel The post Buckminster Fuller on The Geodesic Life and Society’s Expectations of Men appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Carlos Javier Ortiz Wins Studs Terkel Award

Balloons are released in memory of Siretha White and Starkeisha Reed, Englewood, Chicago, 2009. ©Carlos Javier Ortiz Carlos Javier Ortiz, a photojournalist and filmmaker who has documented the effects of violence in Chicago for more than a decade, has been named one of four winners of the 2017 Studs Terkel Community Media Award. Show More Summary

Chance the Rapper writes foreword for poet Kevin Coval's 'A People's History of Chicago'

Poet Kevin Coval's new book "A People's History of Chicago" will feature a foreword by Chance the Rapper, and illustrations from local artist Hebru Brantley. Coval, whose voice Studs Terkel called "our hope for a new world of peace, grace and beauty," said the upcoming release will include 77 poems...

Studs Terkel's Interviews With 1970s Working People Resurface On NPR

The famed Chicago author and radio host left behind boxes of cassette tapes after he died in 2008. Now, they've been digitized. The famed Chicago author and radio host left behind boxes of cassette tapes after he died in 2008. Now, they've been digitized. Show More Summary

Stories About Work, With a Nod to Studs Terkel

Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago’s Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of “Working in America,” a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Show More Summary

Blank on Blank Creates a Nora Ephron Video

2 years agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The video features a recording of an interview that took place in 1975 between Nora Ephron and Studs Terkel.

Writer Nora Ephron Opens Up to Studs Terkel About Feminism in a Lost 1975 Interview

2 years agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In the latest episode of the wonderfully animated lost interview series “Blank on Blank“, 34-year old writer Nora Ephron sat down with interviewer Studs Terkel in 1975 to talk about her new book Crazy Salad, the roles women played in society, how women were portrayed in the media and how she was able to be […]

Police racism: a tale of two justice systems

2 years agoHumor / odd :

In 1974, Studs Terkel published a book called Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do. One of the people he talked to for the book was Chicago police officer Renault Robinson. Robinson isShow More Summary

John Ostrander: Pop Culture Politics

“Chicago is not the most corrupt American city, it’s the most theatrically corrupt.” Studs Terkel. With due respect (and a lot of it) for the late, great Studs Terkel, I think the Chicago city council has been supplanted by the Congress of the United States for political theater and corruption. As an old Chicago boy […]

David Dayen's 'Chain Of Title' Wins Ida And Studs Terkel Prize

Books about ordinary people triumphing over big institutional corruption? Worth reading. In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance fraud specialist helped uncover the largest consumer crime in American history—a scandal that implicated dozens of major executives on Wall Street. Show More Summary

Carl Sagan on Extraterrestrials [Video]

A fantastic animated version of an interview Studs Terkel did with Carl Sagan in 1985 about extraterrestrials and our inability to communicate with them. [Blank on Blank] The post Carl Sagan on Extraterrestrials [Video] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.

Animated interview with Carl Sagan about extraterrestrial life, Hollywood, and God

2 years agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

"A literal reading of the Bible simply is a mistake; I mean it’s just wrong," Sagan told Studs Terkel in 1985. (Blank on Blank)

Animated Video Recalls Carl Sagan on Religion: “A Literal Reading of the Bible Simply is a Mistake”

Taking a clip from a 1985 interview with Studs Terkel, the folks at Blank on Blank animated Carl Sagan talking about extraterrestrials. The conversation also included a discussion about religion and whether its claims are based in reality.Money line: "A literal reading of the Bible simply is a mistake; I mean it’s just wrong."

Carl Sagan Talks Aliens in New Animated Clip from PBS

Before scientist and Cosmos creator Carl Sagan passed away in 1996, he was known to believe that intelligent life existed beyond Earth. In an interview with Studs Terkel, released in animated form as a new episode of “Blank on Blank”...Show More Summary

Listen To Studs Terkel's 1973 Interview With Hunter S. Thompson

The free-wheeling, “Fresh Air”-ish conversation covers wrestling with alligators, Hell’s Angels, and the 1972 presidential election. [ more › ]

Help Build the Studs Terkel Radio Archive Online!

A Kickstarter campaign is looking to build out the online radio archive of former Uptown resident and legend Studs Terkel. The goal is to give access to an additional 1,000 programs online. Check out Studs interviewing a young Bob Dylan...Show More Summary

Listen to Studs Terkel Interview Gloria Steinem On the 10th Anniversary of Ms. Magazine

Ten years into the life of Ms. Magazine, Gloria Steinem sat for this interview with Studs Terkel, at the radio station WFMT in Chicago. The conversation, recorded in 1982, offers a look at the status of American second-wave feminismShow More Summary

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