Fishko Files

Fishko Files

Episodes

  • Ms.

    Jul 23, 2014 | 8 min
    In this Fishko Files, Ms. Fishko considers the honorific "Ms.," its checkered history and final entry into common usage. WNYC Production Credits Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister Associate Producer: Laura Mayer WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann
  • Last Tango

    Jul 16, 2014 | 8 min
    In this archival edition of Fishko Files, WNYC’s Sara Fishko recalls one inflammatory film of 1972, starring Marlon Brando, that was proclaimed a game-changer for movies. Was it? Here is the next Fishko Files... WNYC Production Credits Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister Associate Producer: Laura Mayer WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann
  • Lee Grant's 12 Years on the Hollywood Blacklist: 'Rage is a Good Word'

    Jul 9, 2014 | 8 min
    A new book by the actress and director Lee Grant is out this week. It recounts her life story in detail, but as WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, this is not your average “movie-star memoir.” Lee Grant's memoir, I Said Yes to Everything, is available now. WNYC Production Credits... Associate Producer: Laura Mayer Mix Engineer: Paul Schneider and Wayne Shulmister Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann
  • Tap

    Jul 2, 2014 | 8 min
    With a midsummer tap dance show now at the Joyce Theater, WNYC’s Sara Fishko turns to Tap, old and new. Here is this Fishko Files… Savion Glover will perform at the Joyce Theater through July 12th. For tickets and more information, visit their website. WNYC Production Credits Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister Associate Producer: Laura Mayer WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann
  • Guthrie Archive

    Jun 25, 2014 | 8 min
    This Fishko Files was produced in 2012, on the centenary of the birth of Woody Guthrie. Woody's daughter, Nora Guthrie, pulls out some great old tapes and records and talks with WNYC's Sara Fishko about her father’s gifts and his legacy... Select Woody Guthrie recordings used in this edition of Fishko Files... The Greatest Songs of Woody Guthrie. Vanguard Records, 1991. Live Wire. Rounder/Umgd, 2011. WNYC Production Credits... Associate Producer: Laura Mayer Mix Engineer: Paul Schneider and George Wellington Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann

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