Tell Me More on RADIO IQ http://wvtf.org en Should College Dropouts Be Honored By Their Alma Maters? http://wvtf.org/post/should-college-dropouts-be-honored-their-alma-maters Transcript <p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST: <p>I'm Celeste Headlee and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Michel Martin is away. And it's Friday, that means it's time for our weekly visit to the Barbershop where the guys talk about what's in the news and what's on their minds. Sitting in the chairs for a shape-up this week, writer Jimi Izrael, he's with us from Cleveland, joining us from Pittsburgh, Lenny McAllister. He's the host of "Get Right with Lenny McAllister" on KDKA Newsradio. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:58:00 +0000 editor 20157 at http://wvtf.org Gefilte Fish Shortage: Best Thing Since The Parting Of The Red Sea? http://wvtf.org/post/gefilte-fish-shortage-best-thing-parting-red-sea Transcript <p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST: <p>Speaking of religion still, if there's one thing that goes hand-in-hand with faith, it is generally food. There have been a number of different food shortages in this country you may have heard about lately. We reported on this program about the shortage of limes. We've seen reports of rising beef prices as well. But right now, during Passover, gefilte fish is in short supply. Matt Chaban joins us now from member station WESA in Pittsburgh. He wrote about this for the New York Times. Matt, welcome.<p>MATT CHABAN: Hey, Celeste. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:58:00 +0000 editor 20158 at http://wvtf.org New York's Muslims Push For Public Schools To Close For Eid Holidays http://wvtf.org/post/new-yorks-muslims-push-public-schools-close-eid-holidays Transcript <p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST: <p>Now we turn to a campaign to recognize Muslim religious holidays in the New York public school system. Roughly 10 percent of New York City's public school children are Muslims. And their parents are asking that schools close for the most sacred Muslim holidays. They argue that Christian and Jewish students get their most important holidays off already. Current New York Mayor Bill de Blasio endorsed the idea during his campaign. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:58:00 +0000 editor 20159 at http://wvtf.org Why Did Vanity Fair Give 'Belfies' A Stamp Of Approval? http://wvtf.org/post/why-did-vanity-fair-give-belfies-stamp-approval "Selfie" may have been the 2013 word of the year. But "belfies," or "butt selfies" are now in the spotlight. We learn more about why they earned a fitness model a spread in Vanity Fair magazine. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:49:00 +0000 editor 20100 at http://wvtf.org 'Miserable' Doctors Prescribe A Different Career http://wvtf.org/post/miserable-doctors-prescribe-different-career Transcript <p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Celeste Headlee. Michel Martin is away. It used to be that doctor was a profession many people aspired to - it brought prestige, money of course, a sense of purpose, bragging rights for your parents. But now a growing number of physicians say it's not really all it's cracked up to be.<p>The Daily Beast recently reported that many doctors are discouraging others from joining the profession. There are still doctors out there who are happy with their choice, though. So here to talk about it is Dr. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:49:00 +0000 editor 20101 at http://wvtf.org