Happy Memorial Day from The Takeaway! We're bringing you an hour chock-full of interesting stories to help you make the most of your holiday weekend. First we hear from author Kenneth Davis. He discusses how U.S. history has been shaped by war. Next up, Pam Dixon of the World Privacy Forum explains how companies and law enforcement use the digital breadcrumbs we leave behind. Jerry Linenger, a former NASA astronaut, fills us in on the problem of human trash in space. Need some new music? Artist Vijay Iyer drops by to discuss his new album. Finally, three African authors—Adéwálé Àjàdí, Alain Mabanckou, and Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor—join us for a roundtable discussion.
It's Memorial Day Weekend, and if you are planning to head to your local park for a picnic, we're here to help you get it right. Dan Pashman, host of WNYC Radio's food podcast, The Sporkful, shares his tips.
This week in “Thanks, Internet" there's a final revisit to the first episode of Late Night, rappers vet the 2016 Presidential candidates for us, there's a worldly collection of "Do Not Disturb" signs, and more.
Kristen Meinzer, co-host of The Movie Date Podcast, is here to review the new releases hitting the box office this Memorial Day Weekend. She weighs in on the remake of "Poltergeist" and the Disney film "Tomorrowland."
The Takeaway looks at Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage, we explore the oil spill in California, and we've got tips on perfecting your Memorial Day picnic.