Station News & Events

12:29pm

Fri February 7, 2014
Station News & Events

Q Features Adam Sternbergh on His Thriller "Shovel Ready" for 2-7-14

TODAY on "Q" 

--  Gill] talks to ADAM STERNBERGH, culture editor at the New York Times Magazine, about his hard-boiled futuristic thriller, "Shovel Ready", a novel set in a post-nuclear New York. The book has already been optioned as a film, starring Denzel Washington.

-- From Sochi, Jian talks to TIM STEVENSON, a Vancouver city councillor and minister who, in the absence of an official Pride House at the Winter Olympics, is acting as a welcome committee for LGBT visitors and competitors on site.

12:27pm

Fri February 7, 2014
Station News & Events

On PRI's The World--The Sochi Olympics Are Open

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

And just like that, the Sochi Winter Olympics are officially open.

We'll go on the ground to Sochi to figure out how the opening ceremonies went, but more importantly -- to figure out what events we should be looking out for this weekend. Then, to Moscow where residents look back at the 1980 Summer Games. Also, a Bostonian tells Marco Werman about the challenges of doing business in Russia, and The World's resident history buff Chris Woolf fills us in on Sochi's crazy backstory.

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12:41pm

Thu February 6, 2014
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"Love Illuminated" Editor Daniel Jones on Q for 2-6-14

TODAY on "Q" 

--  MODERN LOVE -- DANIEL JONES is the long-time editor of the popular and much-discussed essay column Modern Love, in the Sunday New York Times. He discusses his new book called "Love Illuminated", a collection of some of the column's most harrowing, touching, funny and thought-provoking tales of romantic experience.

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12:14pm

Thu February 6, 2014
Station News & Events

Sochi and Security on PRI's The World for 2-6-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Toothpaste. Really?

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2:02pm

Tue February 4, 2014
Station News & Events

A Look at America's Self-Help Culture and the Director of the World Privacy Forum on Q for 2-4y

TODAY on "Q" 

--  PAM DIXON is the director of the World Privacy Forum, a non-partisan public interest research group that is concerned about the data broker industry. She discusses suspicion that some companies are compiling targeted lists of individuals along the lines of 'rape victims' and 'people whose loved ones have been killed in car accidents'... and selling that personal information to marketing companies.

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