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Stand-up comedian Jad Sleiman, whom WHYY fired as a producer of the Pulse after some WHYY executives got wind of his stand-up comedy videos
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WHYY Ordered to Give Fired Comedian Jad Sleiman His Job Back

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

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Q&A: Popular NPR Host Gene Demby Talks Wawa, the Sixers, and Growing Up In South Philly

The last year was a big one for South Philly son Gene Demby. His critically-acclaimed NPR podcast Code Switch became a radio show as well. […]

malcolm burnley, co-host of NPR's new AI Nation podcast, which is a podcast about artificial intelligence
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This Philly Journalist’s Podcast About Artificial Intelligence Will Scare the Hell Out of You

There are lots of (read: way too many) podcasts in this world. But one that has really caught our attention of late is the new […]

terry gross
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Fresh Air Host Terry Gross on Her Hardest Interviews and Her Secret Twitter Account

My full name is … just Terry Gross. People think it’s short for Teresa, but it’s just Terry. I grew up in … Brooklyn, before […]

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NPR Filmed a “Night Owl” Show at Federal Donuts, and It’s Amazing

It’s a beautiful marriage we never knew we needed. The folks at NPR (and closer, at WXPN) have filmed a stripped-down Night Owl show at […]

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12 Things to Do this Week

Weeding Out the Stoned @ Good Good Comedy Theatre | Wednesday, June 28 Alex Grubard continues his “Game Show of Sobriety Tests” wherein he tries […]

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Terry Gross to Receive Humanities Medal From President Obama

WHYY’s Terry Gross is one of 12 people set to receive a National Humanities Medal during a White House ceremony next week.

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5 Things I Learned at Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! at the Mann Center

On Thursday, a live recording of  Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! was held at the Mann Center. Hosted by humorist, Peter Sagal, the podcast game show is a hilarious review of […]

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Win Tickets to See Serial Creators Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder at Merriam Theater

Veteran radio journalists and producers Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder will be in town on May 14th for a live presentation that delves into the creation […]

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Serial Creators Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder Coming to Kimmel Center

Pre-sale tickets went on sale today for the upcoming evening at the Kimmel with Serial podcast creators Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder. The veteran radio journalists […]

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WATCH THIS: Opera Diva Joyce DiDonato Singing at Stonewall Will Leave You In Tears

Well, I sure didn’t think I’d be bursting into tears first thing this morning as I was scrolling through my newsfeed on Facebook, but leave […]

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Bradley Cooper Talks American Sniper Controversy With Terry Gross On Fresh Air

This week on Fresh Air, Terry Gross interviewed fellow Philadelphian Bradley Cooper about American Sniper and his work in The Elephant Man, which is playing […]

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WATCH: Broad City‘s Abbi Jacobson Interviews Sleater-Kinney

The ladies of Comedy Central’s Broad City—including Philly’s own Abbi Jacobson (far right in above photo)—and the ladies of Sleater-Kinney recently got together at The Ace Hotel […]