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Brooklyn, NY
Host, Radiolab — WNYC
As seen in:  WNYC

Story talker

The Music of La Mancha Screwjob

radiolab.org — (Illustration Credit: Matthew Kielty, Latif Nasser) Radiolab is a very musical show, and I sometimes get more credit for that than I deserve. For our last episode, which was about authenticity and realness (as filtered through professional wrestling and Cervantes), I put out a request on Facebook for songs that include the lyrics "is this real?"

Jad Abumrad - Tickets - Armstrong Hall - Colorado Springs, CO - October 13th, 2014

Insect Army (Job van der Molen)

designandviolence.moma.org — From the curators: In preparation for "unforeseen enemy attacks," Dutch artist Job van der Molen has gradually created his own private insect militia, complete with laser guns, missile racks, and rocket launchers. A practitioner of the delicate process of taxidermy, Molen has weaponized a range of tiny insects, transforming them into six-legged war machines.

Digital Shamanism - Radiolab's Old-Fashioned, Newfangled Storytelling Magic

bigthink.com — Transcript Jad Abumrad: I do feel like the kind of storytelling that I do is somehow independent of the technology that delivers it. I mean, I do happen to work on the radio, and I'm a guy who likes sound, so, in that sense, this technology does suit me.
Apr 26, 2015

RT @tolomaps: @JadAbumrad If you have time but not money, you can contribute by adding to the maps that humanitarian teams use! hot.openstreetmap.org/updates/2015-0…

Apr 26, 2015

RT @Oxfam: We'll provide clean water & food to #NepalEarthquake survivors. Situation critical. Pls give now oxf.am/ZMQP #NepalQu…

Apr 25, 2015

It has been my mission, my passion, to never willingly be subjected to musical theater. But Hamilton just blew my mind. #confused

Apr 22, 2015

The Bollywood ear worm is a dangerous sub-species of ear worm. Vicious, unrelenting. buff.ly/1Oe8oHS

Apr 21, 2015

RT @Transom_org: .@Radiolab's @JadAbumrad is headed to Boston on 5/9 to talk about the pedagogical efficiency of terror. Go! bit.ly/1bpf5Wb

Apr 19, 2015

Acetaminophen might be also be a joy-killer and not just a pain-killer - buff.ly/1Q5OCN5

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