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Zachary Green

Associate Producer

Video: American Voices: Dan Ariely

For many people, saving money isn’t just difficult; it’s a foreign concept. A recent study found that 58% of Americans do not have a formal retirement plan in place.¹ Why is even thinking about saving money so daunting to so many of us? We spoke with Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics at […]


Video: Echoes of a shooting

Exactly 20 years before the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a student went on a sudden shooting rampage that killed two people. Today, both the survivors and family members of those killed in the Simon’s Rock shooting are still trying to come to terms with what happened.


Video: Health care reform and the ER

Peter Smulowitz, M.D., says ER visits increased immediately after Massachusetts health reform.


Video: Dan Savage on ‘It Gets Better’

The syndicated sex-columnist discusses the challenges that gay and lesbian adults have faced in reaching out to LGBT kids who need their help.


Video: Dan Savage on the ‘final frontier for full civil equality’

Columnist Dan Savage on how marriage equality would change the lives of same-sex couples and why this issue has become so important to the LGBT movement.


Keeping tabs on President Obama’s same-sex marriage endorsement

NTK’s Zachary Green talks to The Nation’s Richard Kim about President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage. Plus, Dan Savage’s candid take on the president’s “evolution.”


Video: American Voices: Dan Savage

Nationally syndicated columnist Dan Savage speaks to NTK about life for gay and lesbian members of the military after the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, and about how these changes might affect the larger fight for LGBT equality.


Where did ‘cummerbund’ come from?

If you’ve got 10 minutes to kill and a burning desire to learn the origin of certain expressions, check out “The History of English in 10 Minutes.”


‘The Wire,’ now readable as a Victorian novel

“‘When It’s Not Your Turn’: The Quintessentially Victorian Vision of Ogden’s ‘The Wire’” re-imagines the television show as a serialized Victorian novel written by Horatio Bucklesby Ogden, a fictional contemporary of Dickens.