WBEZ

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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.

Series

Caption: www.wbez.org/cleverapes
30 Pieces

WBEZ’s science experiment, “Clever Apes” is a nano-sized show with a cosmic scope. It tells the stories of the rich scientific community of the Chicago area, its quirky characters and the fascinating, often mind-bending questions they’re out to answer. But it is not so Chicago-centric that it won't work for your town.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 05, 2012
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From Nobel Peace Prize winners to Nicaraguan sweatshop workers, Worldview highlights a range of voices that go beyond the headlines.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2011

Latest Pieces

Caption: Harrison Ford in 'Blade Runner' (1982)
Attack ships on fire, glittering c-beams, an alien in a bike's basket passing over a full moon. We've seen some things, too, Roy Batty. The Chicago...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Top 10 Films of 2017 (Part 2)
With their 'outlier' picks behind them, Adam and Josh -- joined by guests Tasha Robinson (The Verge) and Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) -- get ...

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Top 10 Films of 2017 (Part 1)
With Michael Phillips and Tasha Robinson joining Adam and Josh for the Top 10 Films of 2017 countdown, the roundtable devotes part one to 'The Outl...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mark Hamill in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
If 2015’s “The Force Awakens” was an explicit attempt to resurrect the rousing adventure and sly humor of the original Star Wars, then it was reaso...

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dave Franco and James Franco in 'The Disaster Artist'
It’s not easy to make a good movie -- never mind a great one. But it may be even harder to make a truly terrible movie. 2003’s "The Room" is one su...

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  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Daniel Day-Lewis in Paul Thomas Anderson's 'There Will Be Blood'
Great movie years usually come down to a memorable Best Picture matchup. In 1939, it was "Gone With the Wind" vs. "The Wizard of Oz." In '94, "Pulp...

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Daisy Ridley in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' (2015)
In advance of the forthcoming sequel in the intergalactic franchise, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," Adam and Josh revisit their review of 2015's "Star...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Saoirse Ronan in Greta Gerwig's 'Lady Bird'
Back in 2010, actress Greta Gerwig was the loopy, optimistic life-force in Noah Baumbach’s otherwise bitter and cynical “Greenberg.” She went on to...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Chris Hemsworth in 'Thor: Ragnarok'
With new superhero movies making their way to screens every couple of months, less devoted fans of the genre start to look for a more compelling re...

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: George Romero's horror classic, 'Night of the Living Dead' (1968)
In 1968, a Pittsburgh-based TV commercial director scrounged together a hundred thousand bucks and shot a quickie horror film that went on to gross...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10