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

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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: Charlie Plummer in Andrew Haigh's 'Lean on Pete'
On this week's show, Adam and Josh have a review of "Lean on Pete" and, in the tradition of inspired Top 5 topics like Bicycle Scenes and Movie Red...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: John Krasinski and Noah Jupe in 'A Quiet Place'
It's a little surprising to see nice guy "Office"-alum John Krasinski directing a monster movie, but Adam and guest-host Michael Phillips agree tha...

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Prison photos of Ricky Amos (left), and the wrongfully incarcerated Richard Jones (right)
Richard Jones was sentenced to 19 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Seventeen years in, he discovers he has a look-alike, with the same...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Scene from Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'
Is there a four-hour cut of "Ready Player One"? Adam and guest host Tasha Robinson (TheVerge.com, The Next Picture Show) have no idea, but it would...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Wes Anderson's 'Isle of Dogs'
The last time Wes Anderson took his act overseas, it was to India for 2007's "The Darjeeling Limited," which faced criticism for cultural insensiti...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Claire Foy in Steven Soderbergh's 'Unsane'
When Steven Soderbergh returned to feature filmmaking last year with the low budget heist caper "Logan Lucky," it was just another chapter in the m...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Gabriel Byrne in the Coen Brothers' 'Miller's Crossing'
Note: your "Coen Bros. Ranked" lists may need some readjusting -- especially if you haven't seen, or haven't seen in a long while, the duo's densel...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Ava DuVernay's adaptation of 'A Wrinkle in Time'
It's been a week since their review of "Annihilation," but it feels like Adam and Josh never quite escaped The Shimmer. Ava DuVernay's visually adv...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Natalie Portman in Alex Garland's 'Annihilation'
Adam and Josh exchange theories about "Ex Machina" director Alex Garland's latest mind-bender, "Annihilation," which continues Garland's sci-fi exp...

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  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet in James Cameron's 'Titanic'
"Pulp Fiction," "Goodfellas," "Fargo": some ‘90s movies moved seamlessly from best of the year, to best of the decade, to best of all time. But as ...

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  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9