WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

How To Write Short

Today you can carry the complete works of Shakespeare on a thumb-sized device, and the Internet provides an endless page for bloggers, journalists and aspiring writers of all stripes. But in a time-starved culture with a serious case of information overload, the skill of using fewer words may be the most effective writing technique of all. Witness the rise of Twitter, the 140-character revolution in communication. We explore the skill of short-form writing.


'If They Have It, It's Undeniable': Lorne Michaels On Casting 'SNL'

The Saturday Night Live executive producer says criticism of the show's perceived lack of diversity frustrated him, but that the perception needed to be addressed.

Chef Paul Prudhomme Will Live On Through His Restaurants, Spices And Books

Chef Paul Prudhomme has died at the age of 75. He revolutionized Cajun and Creole cuisine and popularized it throughout the world, creating a craze for "blackened" everything.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.


Beyond The 'Like' Button: Facebook Comes To Our Emotional Rescue

Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."

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