On Being Blog

Friday, September 25, 2009 - 14:43

The story of a doll that "wreaked havoc" among faculty at the University of Miami.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 16:12

As the glitz of the Emmys starts to fade, and the cast of 30 Rock laugh and smile all the way back to New York with their third consecutive Best Comedy Series award, I am reminded of our pal Oscar Wilde. The writers for 30 Rock and the late playwright are all masters of wise-cracking, snappy writing and to us impart their brand of wisdom (usually backhanded).

I watched a production of “The Importance of Being Earnest,” last week, which had all the puns, double-speak, and plot twists as any of the best modern day sit-coms. In the last scene of the play, Jack finds out that a lie he’s been telling other people for years is actually true and offers this simple act of apology… sort of.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 10:56

Preparing for our production of this show.

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Monday, September 21, 2009 - 15:08

A compelling multimedia report on life as a woman in Afghanistan.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 05:13

Comments from two cosmologists and NASA's images from a refurbished Hubble.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 12:42

O'Donohue's insight inspires the question: how do you express your inner gifts through your work?

Monday, September 14, 2009 - 09:41
Friday, September 4, 2009 - 06:11

Hi all. We receive a lot of glowing comments and rich stories about the impact of the show on people’s lives. We also get the occasional e-mail from a listener who calls us to task on a particular point (e.g., Why didn’t Krista push Brooks on…) or on covering more minority religions (Zoroastrianism for one) and so on and so forth.

But yesterday this e-mail from a listener in California got passed around (the links are mine):

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 05:52

Our executive producer experiences rehabilitative yoga after a foot surgery.

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