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Norman B

Can Broadcasting Become Dangerous? More on Life Elsewhere

Sinclair Media Group is the owner of the largest number of TV stations in America. Most Americans don’t know it exists. Yet, Michael Copps, the George W. Bush-appointed former chairman of Federal Communications Commission (FCC),...

Gritty, Unflinching, Name-Dropping & Juicy! (on Life Elsewhere)

When Adeline, a wealthy art student, chances upon a young man from the Midwest known only as Baby in a shady East Village squat, the two begin a fiery friendship that propels them through a...

Natasha Tells All! on Life Elsewhere

She was the last person to be hired at Andy Warhol’s Factory and she wants to talk about it. Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni wants to talk about all of her experiences including an affair with Mick Jagger when she was a seventeen-year-old school...

Improbable, Yet Believable. A Conversation with Augustus Rose on Life Elsewhere

“This is a remarkable debut novel, on finishing, I flipped to the first page to start over…just in case I missed something!” This is Norman B on The Ready Made Thief by Augustus Rose. The...

Intriguing, Alluring: Samana. Redux on Life Elsewhere

Samana are huge favorites at Life Elsewhere. They have appeared on the show a number of times, talking about their music and even suggesting presents for the Holiday Season. We think you deserve to hear...

Terrorism Then & Wealth Now on Life Elsewhere

The Weathermen. The Symbionese Liberation Army. The FALN. The Black Liberation Army.  The names may seem almost quaint now, when not forgotten altogether. But there was a time in America, during the 1970s, when bombings by domestic underground...

Funny Guys, Seriously. Redux* on Life Elsewhere

With an insult Tweeting President, our world appears so preposterous it’s almost possible to believe we are all living out the fantasy of a comedian’s mind. That maybe going to far, even comedians are not amused by the...

Art & Activism on Life Elsewhere

“There is an art to every practice, activism included.” Says Stephen Duncombe, co-founder of The Center For Artistic Activism. “This is a place to explore, analyze, and strengthen connections between social activism and artistic practice. Our...

The Misunderstood Affliction on Life Elsewhere

Julie Rehmeyer was so sick she sometimes couldn’t turn over in bed. The top specialists in the world were powerless to help, and scientific research on her disease was at a near standstill. She was...

A Summer Read Or An Observation On Misogyny? on Life Elsewhere

Is Sonia Taitz’s new novel, Great With Child, a well-crafted summer read about an aspiring lawyer, who happens to be single and pregnant, involved in a love triangle while engaged in an intriguing sub-plot? Or,...

Our Theme Music Was Composed By…(on Life Elsewhere)

He is one of the few NPR stars who has left his mark without saying a word. He is the award-winning composer of some of the best-known Public Radio themes you’ve been listening to for...

Hilarious, Moving & Unpredictable: Life Elsewhere

Eleanor Oliphant struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka,...

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