Top New Shows: Week of 1/27/14

1. Working at the Car Wash

Workin' at the car wash with Joe Lo Truglio.

2. Working at a Drive-Thru

The guys talk about the value of working hard and going the extra mile. When Yo recalls his days as a drive through attendant; Jo imagines Mama & Papa Yo visiting him at work. During Power to the Tweeple, we hear the gang's most embarrassing moments & read some of your tweets. Beau is demoted to intern. Blacky White recounts how he spent the Martin Luther King holiday.

3. Work/Life Balance

How Do You Maximize The Time You Have For Each? Today's AskPat question is from Nick, who asks about how to balance and maximize time when working when you're in work mode, and family time when you're in family mode. I get a little personal in this one.

4. Esta Soler: How we turned the tide on domestic violence

When Esta Soler lobbied for a bill outlawing domestic violence in 1984, one politician called it the "Take the Fun Out of Marriage Act." "If only I had Twitter then," she mused. This sweeping, optimistic talk charts 30 years of tactics and technologies -- from the Polaroid camera to social media -- that led to a 64% drop in domestic violence in the U.S.

5. Tracy K. Smith reads Kevin Young and her own work.

Tracy K. Smith reads a poem by Kevin Young and her own work, and has a discussion with the New Yorker poetry editor, Paul Muldoon.

6. Managing a Monster

The Slender Man is the internet's monster - the subject of countless remixes, tributes, and parodies. He's so ubiquitous he feels like he's been around for ages, like folklore. But Slender Man has an owner and a point of origin. Alex talks to Eric Knudsen, the creator of Slender Man. Thanks for listening. If you like the show, you can subscribe to us on iTunes. Also, please check out all our previous episodes!

7. Cat Art

Today wevisit L.A.'s first cat art show, debate the value of the humanities versus manufacturing jobs and we get prepped for the Super Bowl.

8. A Jazzcast for Musicians

In conversations with his musical collaborators and friends, Chick reveals insights into his music universe. From the tour buses and airports to the recording studios and backstage. You'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the details of the creative process from the legends of jazz.

9. Cyborg Cockroaches

Aereo sold out of antennas, the Microsoft board could meet over the Super Bowl weekend, Yahoo considers getting back into search, and a cockroach-powered fuel cell.

10. Straight to the Point - “Blind Eye”

This week Jake and "That Guy" Todd geek out about Deathstroke's appearance in Starling City, wish Moira Queen a happy birthday, and discuss Laurel finally getting what's been coming to her (drugs are bad, mkay). Plus the guys derail into Stephen Amell calling people dickweeds, and the imminent returns of Michael Jai White's Bronze Tiger, and The Huntress!!!And that... is just the tip.

11. PWR PrimeTime TV

Discussion on CM Punk walking out of WWE, The Royal Rumble, MVP to TNA and Daniel Bryan!

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