The Brian Lehrer Show


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WNYC— Listeners call in to thank a stranger who helped them out of a jam in the past.

WNYC—Brian Lehrer Show Quiz: Local Geography Part 2. Listeners call-in to test their knowledge of local geography—and for a chance to win a prize.

WNYC—Surgeon General; Whales Dying in NY & NJ; Brian Lehrer Show Quiz: Local Geography; Thanking a Stranger; Summer Arts Roundup: Outdoor Cinema. Coming up on today's show: US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy talks about why he has issued a warning about the lack of data on the safety of social media's effects on developing brains. Andy Read, professor of marine biology and the director of the Duke University Marine Laboratory, talks about why so many beached whales are turning up on the New York and New Jersey coastlines, and why claims from some groups that surveying for wind farms is causing the deaths are untrue. Call-in to test...

WNYC—Brian Lehrer Weekend: Trans Joy, Just A Job, Airline Etiquette. Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Tuck Woodstock, journalist, educator and host of the Gender Reveal podcast, and Imara Jones, journalist, and founder and creator of Translash Media, and callers that identify as transgender shed light on what it's like to live as a trans person, what gives them gender euphoria, and answer most commonly asked questions about being trans. (First) | Simone Stolzoff, journalist and consultant and the author of The Good Enough...