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Arts, Culture & Media

Eugene Mirman vs. The Cable Guy

The Brooklyn-based comedian Eugene Mirman is the stand-up king of hipsterville. But don't cross this guy: when Mirman got fed up with his cable company, he took out full-page ads in several local newspapers to give them a piece of his mind.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman brings us music from Brooklyn-based producer Melvin Gibbs. His new CD is called Ancients Speak. It's a lively mix of African-inspired musical genres from around the globe.

Arts, Culture & Media

Eugene Mirman vs. The Cable Guy

The Brooklyn-based comedian Eugene Mirman is the stand-up king of hipsterville. But don't cross this guy: when Mirman got fed up with his cable company, he took out full-page ads in several local newspapers to give them a piece of his mind.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Alex Gallafent profiles Black Sea Hotel, a four member choir from Brooklyn, New York. It's members are American women. But they sing folk music from the Balkans.

Politics

Just where is the stimulus cash going?

Today, the White House releases a huge amount of raw data on how and where stimulus money is being spent. We talk about the numbers we know so far, what listeners have noticed, and what we'll be looking for in the tea leaves about what.