Programs A-Z

  • Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound Opinions, the world's only rock and roll talk...

  • StarDate debuted in 1978, making it the longest-running national radio science feature in the country. 

    StarDate tells listeners what to look for in the night sky, and explains the science, history, and skylore behind these objects. It...

  • Delve deep into the ever-changing cultural landscape with novelist and co-founder of legendary "Spy" magazine, Kurt Andersen. Studio 360 is public radio's smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each...

  • Fresh and inviting, upbeat and inspiring, Sunday Baroque is a weekly radio program featuring beloved and appealing music composed in the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. The music may be centuries-old, but it's the...

  • A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.

  • There are tens of thousands of podcasts out there. So how do you know what to listen to? On The Big Listen — THE broadcast about podcasts from WAMU and NPR — host Lauren Ober introduces you to podcasts you might not have ever heard of,...

  • This show of shows is a white-hot mega blast of wig singeing rock & roll, hip shakin’ soul music, and industrial strength rhythm & blues. It is the music that moves through you like electricity, the music that uses you as lightning rod,...

  • The Loh Down on Science is the fun way to get your daily dose of science in less than two minutes. The program explains the world of science with a dash of humor. Hosted by writer/performer and Caltech alumna Sandra...

  • The Moth Radio Hour is a weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight...

  • The New Yorker Radio Hour is a weekly mix of in-depth interviews, profiles, and short bursts of humor presented by the magazine’s editor, David Remnick. Produced by The New Yorker and WNYC Studios. 

  • Go on a sonic adventure into unexpected corners of the health and science world each week with host Maiken Scott.

  • Red River Ramble is a bluegrass show produced locally by David Smith, who was nominated for a ‘broadcaster of the year’ award by The International Bluegrass Music Association.

  • The Takeaway is a daily national news program focused on you. What you know and what you share helps to shape our daily discussion. 

    The Takeaway is driven by America's national conversation — if a conversation connects or you have a...

  • The Thomas Jefferson Hour is a weekly radio program dedicated to the search for truth in the tradition of Thomas Jefferson.

    Our third president, Thomas Jefferson, was a man of the Enlightenment, a student of human nature and...

  • There's a theme to each episode of This American Life, and a variety of stories on that theme. Most of the stories are journalism, with an occasional comedy routine or essay. 

    This American Life is broadcast weekly on...

  • A fun, hour-long, practical talk show with lively conversation between travelers and the experts as we learn to explore our world smartly, smoothly, and thoughtfully.

  • Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and...

  • While you were out over the weekend, the All Things Considered team was putting together “must hear” Saturday and Sunday shows.

  • Weekends are made for Weekend Edition. The Saturday program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour...

  • Join us each month as we engage in philosophical discussions about the most common-place topics with host Jack Russell Weinstein, professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the

  • Women in Music with Laney Goodman is a weekly, one-hour radio series with an eclectic mix of some of the best music of female artists from around the world.

  • World Cafe is hosted and produced by Talia Schlanger in Philadelphia at WXPN presents interviews and...

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