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Creepers, Golliwog, Spalding

Studio 360 - January 18, 2038 - 10:14pm
Kurt Andersen talks to novelist Anne Rice about the mystery and allure of monsters across movies, art, and literature.
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Ward 21, 'Cyaa Duh Wi Nutten'

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 6:32pm

Veteran dancehall troupe and guaranteed bringers of good times Ward 21 dropped a new video on Friday.

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Surströmming Revisited: Eating Sweden's Famously Stinky Fish

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 5:39pm

Sweden has the distinction of producing surströmming, one of the foulest-smelling foods in the world. More than a decade ago, NPR's Ari Shapiro tried eating it and failed. It's time for a rematch.

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Former Basketball Player Scores As A Filmmaker

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 5:27pm

While Deon Taylor was playing professional basketball in Germany, he had an epiphany: he wanted to make movies. The self-taught director's latest film, Supremacy, was released this Friday.

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Former Basketball Player Scores As A Filmmaker

NPR Arts & Culture - January 31, 2015 - 5:27pm

While Deon Taylor was playing professional basketball in Germany, he had an epiphany: he wanted to make movies. The self-taught director's latest film, Supremacy, was released this Friday.

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Mindy Kaling's Super Bowl Ad: Are Indian Women Invisible?

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 5:13pm

In a commercial, the comedian pretends no one can see her. One Indian journalist says there's more to the ad than selling insurance. Being visible comes with a risk of violence for women in India.

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Mindy Kaling's Super Bowl Ad: Are Indian Women Invisible?

NPR Arts & Culture - January 31, 2015 - 5:13pm

In a commercial, the comedian pretends no one can see her. One Indian journalist says there's more to the ad than selling insurance. Being visible comes with a risk of violence for women in India.

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Mindy Kaling's Super Bowl Ad: Are Indian Women Invisible?

NPR News - January 31, 2015 - 5:13pm

In a commercial, the comedian pretends no one can see her. One Indian journalist says there's more to the ad than selling insurance. Being visible comes with a risk of violence for women in India.

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Impressions From The Ice: A Poet Returns From Antarctica

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 5:04pm

Jynne Dilling Martin spent six weeks living on the bottom of the world and watching scientists work. The experience inspired many of the poems in her new collection, We Mammals in Hospitable Times.

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Impressions From The Ice: A Poet Returns From Antarctica

NPR Arts & Culture - January 31, 2015 - 5:04pm

Jynne Dilling Martin spent six weeks living on the bottom of the world and watching scientists work. The experience inspired many of the poems in her new collection, We Mammals in Hospitable Times.

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In Super Bowl This Sunday, Don't Forget The Guys Behind The Superstars

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 5:04pm

We know all about the stars playing in Sunday's Super Bowl: Tom Brady and Richard Sherman, to name two. But there are lesser-known players and positions whose roles are just as essential.

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DEA Using License Plate Readers To Spy On Drivers

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 5:04pm

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has been tracking the movement of vehicles around the U.S. and storing that information. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Devlin Barrett.

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Recent Attacks Highlight Difficulty In Combating ISIS

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 5:04pm

ISIS militants continued their deadly attacks this week, evidence that the campaign by Iraq and the U.S. to defeat the group could take years. NPR's Arun Rath talks with correspondent Alice Fordham.

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After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 5:04pm

Greg O'Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. "More and more I don't recognize people," he says.

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Bach, Brits And A Bodacious Boston Orchestra: New Classical Albums

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 5:04pm

From a sensational soprano to an audacious new work for orchestra, NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Arun Rath spin a broad selection of new classical albums.

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After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

NPR Health&Science - January 31, 2015 - 5:04pm

Greg O'Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. "More and more I don't recognize people," he says.

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After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

NPR News - January 31, 2015 - 5:04pm

Greg O'Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. "More and more I don't recognize people," he says.

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Cumberbatch Wants Britain To Pardon Men Convicted Under Anti-Gay Law

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 4:15pm

The Oscar-nominated star of the Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game has joined actor and comedian Stephen Fry in calling for a blanket pardon of 49,000 men punished under long-defunct law.

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Cumberbatch Wants Britain To Pardon Men Convicted Under Anti-Gay Law

NPR News - January 31, 2015 - 4:15pm

The Oscar-nominated star of the Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game has joined actor and comedian Stephen Fry in calling for a blanket pardon of 49,000 men punished under long-defunct law.

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Video Appears To Show Beheading Of Japanese Hostage Kenji Goto

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 31, 2015 - 3:50pm

The SITE Intelligence group has acquired footage that appears to show the execution of the Japanese journalist a week after another Japanese hostage was killed by the so-called Islamic State.

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