comedy

How to Reconnect with Your Partner

A couple try a practice to bring more excitement and passion into their relationship, even while sheltering-in-place.
How to Reconnect with Your Partner

Six Months After Maria, Puerto Rico Struggles to Rebuild

March 20, 2018: Six months ago, in the waning hours of September 20th, Hurricane Maria made landfall in the southeast of Puerto Rico. Winds peaking at more than 150 miles per hour tore through the island, leaving a trail of wreckage that continues to be felt today. Things have improved, but more than 100,000 are still in the dark, thousands of small businesses have yet to reopen, and hundreds of thousands of people have left the island, many for good. The Takeaway looks at the 3,500 Puerto Ricans still living in temporary housing as they struggle to rebuild their lives. Plus, we discuss a massive new study that finds racial inequality persists even among the most privileged African-American families; the proposed "right to repair" law in California that has major tech companies up in arms; 'overlooked' Harlem Renaissance author Nella Larsen who is now getting an obituary in The New York Times; and comedian Aparna Nancherla whose lifelong anxiety has prepared her for this political moment.

Six Months After Maria, Puerto Rico Struggles to Rebuild

Wynn, Lose and Draw For the RNC

Jan. 29, 2018: Casino mogul Steve Wynn is facing allegations of sexual misconduct. How will the Republican Party, which employed him as finance chair, respond? The Takeaway explores that question, plus a conversation with Olympian Dominique Moceanu, who discusses abuse allegations at USA Gymnastics; a look at the escalating violence in Afghanistan; China's shifting stance on recycling; reforming America's parole and probation systems; and the stars of Comedy Central's show "Another Period." 

Wynn, Lose and Draw For the RNC

Off Script

This week, Kurt goes through the looking glass into the world of conspiracy thrillers. Plus, Matt Walsh breaks down how he improvises comedy on the set of “Veep.” And Jimmy Iovine explains how he sold music in the ever-shifting music industry. 

Off Script

A Global Hunger Crisis, Fighting for Religious Freedom, Comedian Todd Barry

March 15, 2017:

1. U.N. Warns of Crisis as Five Nations Teeter on the Brink of Starvation (6 min)

2. Community College Students Struggle With Hunger, Homelessness (6 min)

3. After Decades, Military Commissaries Ready For Big Changes (4 min)

4. Hero Female Veteran Fights for Equality at Home (10 min)

5. Useful Tips For Your NCAA Tournament Bracket (5 min)

6. Comedian Todd Barry Searches for Humor Outside the Big City Bubble (8 min)

A Global Hunger Crisis, Fighting for Religious Freedom, Comedian Todd Barry