1001 Nights [to the best of our Knowledge]

Sendetermin 01.11.2014 14:00 bis 15:30
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Heute auf c/o eine Sendungsübernahme: "1001 Nights"

The bedtime stories of Sinbad, Ali Baba and Aladdin are enchanting stories. They’re also much more: violent, sexually explicit, political, and feminist.

1001 Nights 101

The Thousand and One Nights have been told and re-told for centuries, censored and banned in the Middle East, and made into cheesy Disney movies for kids. But have you ever read them? Here's the backstory with Steve Paulson.

1001 Nights: A Retelling - Hanan Al-Shaykh

Sheherezade –  the world’s first feminist. Lebanese writer Hanan Al-Shaykh has re-told some of her stories in a new collection.

SONIC SIDEBAR: Orhan Pamuk on The Arabian Nights

How relevant are 1001 Nights today? Well, they’re still a powerful influence for some very famous writers. Here' Turkish author, Orhan Pamuk.

Salman Rushdie on "Luka and the Fire of Life"

The first stories in "Thousand and One Nights" were written down in the ninth century. They’ve been added to over the years. In some ways, it’s not so much a book as a living river of stories. Some of the most recent additions come from the celebrated novelist Salman Rushdie.

Dangerous Idea: No Laugh Track

Author Chuck Klosterman's Dangerous Idea? Laugh tracks are the most philosophically stupid thing. Ever.

On Our Minds: Defense Contractors

Erik Prince was the founder and CEO of Blackwater, the controversial private military contractor. He's also been called a soldier for hire and a mercenary. 

Podcast to the best of our Knowledge


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