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A show that samples WNYC’s best podcasts, curated to fit all your travel needs.
WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. ©WNYC

    Beach Day Edition: The Charles Mingus Method for Toilet Training Your Cat

    Beach Day Edition: The Charles Mingus Method for Toilet Training Your Cat

    The jazz musician Charles Mingus was a celebrated band leader and one of the most important composers of his generation. But at the same time he was recording The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, he was working on another masterpiece of sorts. He figured out how to get his cat, Nightlife, to poop in a toilet — and he decided he’d share his method with the world.

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    • 9 min
    Beach Day Edition: Amy Schumer is No Train Wreck

    Beach Day Edition: Amy Schumer is No Train Wreck

    Amy Schumer, who stars as a romantic train wreck in the new Judd Apatow film Trainwreck, is at the top of her game in real life. The third season of Inside Amy Schumer premieres April 21st on Comedy Central. The show just won a Peabody Award. And a screening of the new season's first episode at the Tribeca Film Festival showed there's nothing Schumer won't tackle.

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    • 49 min
    Beach Day Edition: The Man Who Made 5 Million Burritos

    Beach Day Edition: The Man Who Made 5 Million Burritos

    The Sporkful debates burrito construction and the LA/SF rivalry with MaxFun's Jesse Thorn and Good Food's Evan Kleiman. Plus Matt Yglesias compares Chipotle burritos to iPhones.

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    • 26 min
    Beach Day Edition: Eugene Mirman's Funniest Songs Of All Time

    Beach Day Edition: Eugene Mirman's Funniest Songs Of All Time

    Comedian Eugene Mirman offers Soundcheck a list of his favorite funny songs—whether they were intended to be funny or not.

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    • 18 min
    Beach Day Edition: Bliss

    Beach Day Edition: Bliss

    Radiolab tells stories of striving, grasping, tripping, and falling for happiness, perfection, and Bliss.

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Beach Day Edition: Comedians Deon Cole, Billy Eichner, and Reza Farahan

    Beach Day Edition: Comedians Deon Cole, Billy Eichner, and Reza Farahan

    Joan Rivers guest-hosts the Leonard Lopate Show and talks to Deon Cole, Billy Eichner, and Reza Farahan about comedy and life.

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    • 20 min

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