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Creepers, Golliwog, Spalding

Studio 360 - January 18, 2038 - 11:14pm
Kurt Andersen talks to novelist Anne Rice about the mystery and allure of monsters across movies, art, and literature.
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Jury Finds Tradition Is No Excuse For Brutal Hazing

NPR News - 1 hour 36 min ago

Dante Martin faces a possible 22 years in prison for manslaughter in the death of fellow Florida A&M band member Robert Champion.

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Boko Haram Says Kidnapped Girls Are Now 'Married'

NPR News - 1 hour 36 min ago

The Nigerian extremist group says more than 200 girls it kidnapped from a school in April have been married to fighters. The group also denies stories that it has reached a cease fire deal.

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Reviving A Grand Tradition Of 'Black Prophetic Fire'

NPR Arts & Culture - 1 hour 43 min ago

Cornel West's new book laments the decline of what he calls "prophetic fire" among black leaders, and lifts up six examples of people who were willing to risk their lives in the service of the truth.

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At This Museum, Falling Back An Hour Takes The Whole Weekend

NPR News - 1 hour 43 min ago

When Daylight Saving Time arrives, who adjusts all those old clocks? Noel Poirier, director of the National Watch and Clock Museum, tells NPR's Scott Simon he has to turn back 60 pendulum clocks.

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'Ciao, Carpaccio!' Painter's Reputation No Longer Sliced Thin

NPR Arts & Culture - 1 hour 43 min ago

Jan Morris's new book is an ode to Renaissance painter Vittore Carpaccio. Yes, the thinly sliced meat is named after him. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Morris about her life, work and favorite painter.

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Rocket Explosion Raises Questions About Private Space Ventures

NPR News - 1 hour 43 min ago

NPR's Scott Simon talks to reporter Joel Glenn Brenner about the Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two crash. She knew both pilots who were on board the spacecraft.

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Press Freedom Dwindles In Egypt

NPR News - 1 hour 43 min ago

Egypt's president says the nation is involved in a war against terrorism and the media is falling in line. Some talk show hosts have been pulled off the air for criticizing the government.

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Foot Power Wins In A Landslide, And Other Unsavory Election Trivia

NPR Politics - 1 hour 43 min ago

Heading into the midterm elections, NPR's Scott Simon talks to know-it-all AJ Jacobs about some old voting tricks, such as getting the citizens smashed before they cast their ballots.

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Hollaback! Video Calls Out Catcallers, But Cuts Out White Men

NPR News - 2 hours 44 min ago

In the video, most of the men who street-harass, who cat-call, yell sand follow the woman are black and Latino. Noticeably absent from the video? White men.

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Election Night Eating: A Tasting Menu For What's At Stake

NPR Arts & Culture - 3 hours 44 min ago

NPR's politics team is hosting an election night party Tuesday. But you can't have a party without good grub. So we've put together a menu inspired by the politics in play.

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Election Night Eating: A Tasting Menu For What's At Stake

NPR News - 3 hours 44 min ago

NPR's politics team is hosting an election night party Tuesday. But you can't have a party without good grub. So we've put together a menu inspired by the politics in play.

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Election Night Eating: A Tasting Menu For What's At Stake

NPR Politics - 3 hours 44 min ago

NPR's politics team is hosting an election night party Tuesday. But you can't have a party without good grub. So we've put together a menu inspired by the politics in play.

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Tech Week: Tim Cook's Reveal, Net Neutrality And Big Data Dishes

NPR News - 4 hours 18 min ago

Tim Cook publicly acknowledged that he's gay, the head of the Federal Communications Commission may have another net neutrality plan and IBM's supercomputer is helping chefs create new dishes.

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Ebola Design Challenge Says Yes To The Wedding Dress Designer

NPR News - 4 hours 21 min ago

There were engineers. And virologists. And one wedding dress designer. Together, they're trying to devise a better design for protective gear worn by health workers in the Ebola ward.

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A Century Of Black Glamour In This Fine 'Vintage'

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 24 min ago

Nichelle Gainer's new Vintage Black Glamour, based on the popular Tumblr, collects a wealth of historical and biographical information — alongside gorgeous imagery — on great black entertainers.

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Five Reasons Why Your Financial Outlook Just Got Better

NPR News - 4 hours 26 min ago

Even if a big raise is not imminent for you, five factors are helping stretch today's paycheck: cheap gasoline; a strong dollar; low interest rates; fierce retail competition and a huge corn harvest.

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With Style And Silo, 'Modern Farmer' Melds Agrarian With Urban Hip

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 26 min ago

Modern Farmer is less than two years old but it's already won a National Magazine Award. "We're making fun of ourselves, in a way, because we don't know anything about farming," says the editor.

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With Style And Silo, 'Modern Farmer' Melds Agrarian With Urban Hip

NPR News - 4 hours 26 min ago

Modern Farmer is less than two years old but it's already won a National Magazine Award. "We're making fun of ourselves, in a way, because we don't know anything about farming," says the editor.

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With Style And Silo, 'Modern Farmer' Melds Agrarian With Urban Hip

NPR Health&Science - 4 hours 26 min ago

Modern Farmer is less than two years old but it's already won a National Magazine Award. "We're making fun of ourselves, in a way, because we don't know anything about farming," says the editor.

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