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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 months 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

Hear Jerry Garcia Talk Bruce Springsteen, Grateful Dead's Egypt Visit

In December 1979, Abe Peck, a former Rolling Stone associate editor then a feature writer for the Chicago Sun-Times, received an urgent call from legendary radio host, author and historian Studs Terkel. "I've got this guy here and maybe you can help me out," Terkel said. "I don't know this music." "This...

EXCLUSIVE: Legendary Broadcaster Studs Terkel in Conversation with LGBT Historian Jonathan Ned Katz

4 months agoLGBT / Gay :

A new project aims to archive Terkel's groundbreaking interviews that span 45 years.

"We're Not Talking About Good Writing. We're Talking About Wire Racks": Wolfe, Ellison and Asimov On Genres

8 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This 1982 roundtable discussion on science fiction is amazing. Watch Isaac Asimov, Gene Wolfe and Harlan Ellison talk to Studs Terkel and Calvin Trillin about the randomness of genre distinctions and the difference between “science fiction” and “science fantasy.” Read more...

Hunter S. Thompson Talks to Studs Terkel About the Crazy Year He Spent with the Hell’s Angels in a 1967 Interview

10 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The most recent episode of the animated series Blank on Blank features the infamous Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson in 1967 talking with the legendary Studs Terkel about the crazy year or so that he spent with the Hell’s Angels while doing research for his first book Hell’s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga. I […]

Hunter S. Thompson talks with Studs Terkel about the Hells Angels (1967)

10 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

“I keep my mouth shut now. I’ve turned into a professional coward.” - Hunter S. Thompson in 1967. This is from PBS's excellent "Blank on Blank" series of animated interviews. Read the rest

Hunter S. Thompson On The Hells Angels Is Even Better Animated

10 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

What’s better than Hunter S. Thompson talking about the Hells Angels and Outlaw motorcycle life with Studs Terkel? Having it animated. Read more...

Zimmi Turns 74

Bob Dylan's Love Affair with New York City Happy Birthday Bob Dylan! Bob serenades Studs Terkel with a hauntingly fine version of "Boots of Spanish Leather." A great s0ng covered numerous times. Nanci Griffith's version. Joan Baez's uptempo version. Happy...

Algren for Real: ‘The End Is Nothing. The Road Is All’

last yearArts : Straight Up

Here he is on the big screen at last, an hour and a half of who Nelson Algren was and what he meant. It’s a documentary with the sources — authoritative sources (Kurt Vonnegut and Studs Terkel, for example, who give their personal impressions of the man). Radical sources, too (Paul Buhle for one, who […]

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