WNYC's Transmitter

Aug 31

Instagram of the day: Manhattan Bridge, by @jnsilva 

Instagram of the day: Manhattan Bridge, by @jnsilva 

Aug 30

Instagram of the day: @davidmctiernan's submission to our #whyistay project

Instagram of the day: @davidmctiernan's submission to our #whyistay project

Aug 27

Classic first lines of literature in emoji. Well played, Slate. 
—Sean, sideshow

Classic first lines of literature in emoji. Well played, Slate

—Sean, sideshow

Mary Poppins is 50 today, but she doesn’t look a day over supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. 
http://bit.ly/1zFXga9

Mary Poppins is 50 today, but she doesn’t look a day over supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. 

http://bit.ly/1zFXga9

datanews:

WNYC looked at complaints against the NYPD that were ruled valid by the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) and included punishment recommendations. In only 10% of those cases did the NYPD follow the CCRB’s recommendations for punishment, downgrading the vast majority. Click through to the live interactive or listen to the WNYC story. 

datanews:

WNYC looked at complaints against the NYPD that were ruled valid by the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) and included punishment recommendations. In only 10% of those cases did the NYPD follow the CCRB’s recommendations for punishment, downgrading the vast majority. Click through to the live interactive or listen to the WNYC story

Aug 26

Twelve people who upstaged Seth Meyers at the Emmys last night (and probably should have hosted instead), from McConaughey and Woody to Weird Al to Cranston and Louis-Dreyfus.
http://bit.ly/1tG8J8O

Twelve people who upstaged Seth Meyers at the Emmys last night (and probably should have hosted instead), from McConaughey and Woody to Weird Al to Cranston and Louis-Dreyfus.

http://bit.ly/1tG8J8O

"Rude" by Magic! is the #1 song in America. It might also be the most hated song in America. Slate scolded the entire country for its taste in reggae, but no one has been as harsh as critic Jia Tolentino, who says the song’s guitar solo “sounds like somebody just falling down and pooping their pants.” 
How did “Rude” become the worst best song of the summer?
http://bit.ly/YWcNat

"Rude" by Magic! is the #1 song in America. It might also be the most hated song in America. Slate scolded the entire country for its taste in reggae, but no one has been as harsh as critic Jia Tolentino, who says the song’s guitar solo “sounds like somebody just falling down and pooping their pants.” 

How did “Rude” become the worst best song of the summer?

http://bit.ly/YWcNat

Aug 25

[video]

#EmmyFace
—Sean, sideshow

#EmmyFace

—Sean, sideshow

Aug 24

Instagram of the day: by @twheat

Instagram of the day: by @twheat

Aug 23

Instagram of the day: by erickhurcules 

Instagram of the day: by erickhurcules 

Aug 22

Happy Friday from Phil and Will. And RIP, James. 
—Sean, sideshow

Happy Friday from Phil and Will. And RIP, James. 

—Sean, sideshow

(Source: mydreamsmylifemyrules)

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The Smithsonian has been bringing history to life by animating images from its archives on tumblr. Four staff members contribute to the blog, “mostly on lunch breaks.” They confess, “We <3 tumblr because it’s the sassiest of all the social media platforms.” 
We <3 the Smithsonian.
http://bit.ly/XF9YKN

The Smithsonian has been bringing history to life by animating images from its archives on tumblr. Four staff members contribute to the blog, “mostly on lunch breaks.” They confess, “We <3 tumblr because it’s the sassiest of all the social media platforms.” 

We <3 the Smithsonian.

http://bit.ly/XF9YKN

Aug 21

Good tweet.
-Jody, BL Show-

Good tweet.

-Jody, BL Show-