WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The Onion Book Of Known Knowledge

Headlines like "Drugs Win Drug War" have made the satirical news agency The Onion a household name. Young audiences tend to gravitate toward mock-news sources like "The Daily Show" and The Onion, and in an election year, headlines are ripe for parody. We check in with the editor of The Onion about its coverage of election 2012 and latest book, “The Onion Book of Known Knowledge."

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A Conversation With "Broad City" Co-Star Abbi Jacobson

What do Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour and Michael Jordan carry in their bags? Abbi Jacobson imagines the things you might find in her new illustrated book, "Carry This Book." We talk to the "Broad City" co-star about what you can learn from the contents of bags—and her success creating and starring in the hit Comedy Central show.

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New Approaches To Tackling Local Youth Hunger

The First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe and other regional leaders are exploring new, innovative ways to combat local food insecurity.

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What Washington Really Thinks of the Rest of America

Kojo explores the surprising findings of a Johns Hopkins survey on what D.C.'s federal workers and unelected policy makers really think of the American public.


Researchers Build 'Nightmare Machine'

An MIT project rolled out just in time for Halloween uses artificial intelligence to generate horror images.

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