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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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All Is Not So Well In The NFL Ahead Of Super Bowl Sunday

NPR News - 17 min 2 sec ago

Deflategate tops a "tough year" for the league, says Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL has also grappled with domestic violence and child abuse claims.

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All Is Not So Well In The NFL Ahead Of Super Bowl Sunday

NPR News - 17 min 2 sec ago

Deflategate tops a "tough year" for the league, says Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL has also grappled with domestic violence and child abuse claims.

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Merkel: No Relaxing Of Terms On Greek Debt

NPR News - 59 min 37 sec ago

The German chancellor says she wants to keep Athens in the eurozone, but that EU lenders have already made substantial concessions on the terms of the bailout.

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Merkel: No Relaxing Of Terms On Greek Debt

NPR News - 59 min 37 sec ago

The German chancellor says she wants to keep Athens in the eurozone, but that EU lenders have already made substantial concessions on the terms of the bailout.

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Serena Williams Wins Australian Open For 19th Grand Slam Title

NPR News - 2 hours 1 min ago

The tennis superstar beat Russia's Maria Sharapova in the final 6-3 7-6 (7-5). She is now third in a list of Grand Slam singles champs.

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Rod McKuen, The Cheeseburger To Poetry's Haute Cuisine

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 27 min ago

Poet Rod McKuen was loved by millions but mocked by literary critics. He died this week at age 81.

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An Arctic Institution, Sweden's Ice Hotel Turns 25

NPR News - 2 hours 27 min ago

This year marks 25 years of the original Ice Hotel, carved from snow and ice bricks in far northern Sweden. It's also an annual art contest, where visiting artists sculpt and created their own rooms.

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Rod McKuen, The Cheeseburger To Poetry's Haute Cuisine

NPR News - 2 hours 27 min ago

Poet Rod McKuen was loved by millions but mocked by literary critics. He died this week at age 81.

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Prime Minister Loses His Noggin But Keeps Talking In 'Head Of State'

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 28 min ago

Who says a beheaded man can't still be head of state? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with British journalist, author and TV host Andrew Marr about his novel, Head of State.

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A Mismatched Crew Dreams Of Swashbuckling In 'We Are Pirates'

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 28 min ago

Acclaimed writer Daniel Handler, a.k.a. Lemony Snickett, drew criticism last year for a racist comment at a literary event. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Handler about his new novel, We Are Pirates.

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Amiri Baraka Didn't Worry About His Politics Overpowering His Poetry

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 28 min ago

"The real hallmark of an effective political artist is that the politics is accepted with the art," said Baraka. A new career-spanning anthology collects his work from 1961 to 2013. He died in 2014.

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In LA, Women Build A Mosque Where They Can Call To Prayer

NPR News - 2 hours 28 min ago

A women-led mosque held its first jumma'a, or Friday prayer service, in Los Angeles this week. The group is hoping to strengthen the Muslim community in America by empowering the faith's women.

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Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Drags On Into WInter

NPR News - 2 hours 28 min ago

Government troops are locked in a fierce battle with Russian-backed separatists, while civilians suffer freezing cold. Correspondent Corey Flintoff shares the latest with NPR's Scott Simon.

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What Romney's Retreat Means For GOP Hopefuls

NPR News - 2 hours 28 min ago

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with senior Washington editor Ron Elving about the narrowing Republican presidential field for 2016 and what we've seen so far in the first month of the new Congress.

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Pennsylvania Law Allows NRA To Sue Cities Over Gun Rules

NPR News - 2 hours 28 min ago

The NRA has already filed suit against Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Lancaster, claiming the cities' gun ordinances are illegal.

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What Romney's Retreat Means For GOP Hopefuls

NPR Politics - 2 hours 28 min ago

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with senior Washington editor Ron Elving about the narrowing Republican presidential field for 2016 and what we've seen so far in the first month of the new Congress.

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Just Your Typical Teenagers Helping To Fight World Poverty

NPR Education - 2 hours 59 min ago

Their goal is to make the world a better place 15 years from now. And the U.S. State Department listened to their ideas. But that doesn't mean they are oblivious to Justin Bieber and Gossip Girl.

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8 Picture Books You Don't Have To Be A Kid To Love

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 59 min ago

Here at NPR Books, we may be grown-ups, but we still enjoy channeling our inner 7-year-olds. And this week, we have the perfect excuse: Monday's Caldecott Medal announcement for picture book artistry.

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Just Your Typical Teenagers Helping To Fight World Poverty

NPR News - 2 hours 59 min ago

Their goal is to make the world a better place 15 years from now. And the U.S. State Department listened to their ideas. But that doesn't mean they are oblivious to Justin Bieber and Gossip Girl.

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