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After The Ferguson Decision, A Poem That Gives Name To The Hurt

1 hour 27 sec ago

This week, a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, the officer who killed Michael Brown. Writer Syreeta McFadden turns to Audre Lorde's poetry to make sense of this decision.

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Diversity On 'The Walking Dead' Wasn't Always Handled Well

1 hour 27 sec ago

AMC's hit zombie drama The Walking Dead airs its midseason finale Sunday. It's now one of TV's most diverse shows, but critic Eric Deggans says it hasn't always served non-white characters well.

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'New Yorker' Cover Shows A Broken St. Louis

1 hour 38 sec ago

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Bob Staake, illustrator of the controversial cover of The New Yorker, which depicts the St. Louis skyline divided in half by the colors black and white.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Kid Stuff And Leftover Outtakes

7 hours 30 min ago

On this week's show, Guy Raz of NPR's TED Radio Hour joins us to talk about kids' movies and the cultural fascination with outtakes.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Kid Stuff And Leftover Outtakes

7 hours 30 min ago

On this week's show, Guy Raz of NPR's TED Radio Hour joins us to talk about kids' movies and the cultural fascination with outtakes.

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Gold-Plated Gowns And 8-inch Pumps: The Stuff That Made Starlets Shimmer

13 hours 51 min ago

Actress Mae West was petite, but on screen — thanks to a pair of platform shoes — she looked larger than life. A show in Boston examines the fashion and jewelry of Hollywood's golden age.

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Gold-Plated Gowns And 8-inch Pumps: The Stuff That Made Starlets Shimmer

13 hours 51 min ago

Actress Mae West was petite, but on screen — thanks to a pair of platform shoes — she looked larger than life. A show in Boston examines the fashion and jewelry of Hollywood's golden age.

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'Queen Of Crime' PD James Was A Master Of Her Craft

November 27, 2014 - 4:18pm

A remembrance of murder mystery writer PD James, who died Thursday at her home in Oxford, England.

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'Queen Of Crime' PD James Was A Master Of Her Craft

November 27, 2014 - 4:18pm

A remembrance of murder mystery writer PD James, who died Thursday at her home in Oxford, England.

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Beware The 'Babadook,' The Monster Of Your Own Making

November 27, 2014 - 4:18pm

The monsters of repression are what terrorize a mother and her son in this independent, Australian, horror movie. "I wanted it to look more low-fi and more handmade," says director Jennifer Kent.

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Beware The 'Babadook,' The Monster Of Your Own Making

November 27, 2014 - 4:18pm

The monsters of repression are what terrorize a mother and her son in this independent, Australian, horror movie. "I wanted it to look more low-fi and more handmade," says director Jennifer Kent.

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The Holiday Films Are Coming, From 'Moses' To 'Annie'

November 27, 2014 - 4:18pm

Bob Mondello offers a selective preview of what Hollywood has in store for the holidays. There are musicals, there are biopics, and the seas literally will part.

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The Holiday Films Are Coming, From 'Moses' To 'Annie'

November 27, 2014 - 4:18pm

Bob Mondello offers a selective preview of what Hollywood has in store for the holidays. There are musicals, there are biopics, and the seas literally will part.

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For P.D. James, A Good Mystery Celebrated Human Intelligence

November 27, 2014 - 12:12pm

The British author of best-selling detective stories has died at age 94. "In a sense, the detective story is a small celebration of reason and order in our very disorderly world," she told NPR.

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For P.D. James, A Good Mystery Celebrated Human Intelligence

November 27, 2014 - 12:12pm

The British author of best-selling detective stories has died at age 94. "In a sense, the detective story is a small celebration of reason and order in our very disorderly world," she told NPR.

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For P.D. James, A Good Mystery Celebrated Human Intelligence

November 27, 2014 - 12:12pm

The British author of best-selling detective stories has died at age 94. "In a sense, the detective story is a small celebration of reason and order in our very disorderly world," she told NPR.

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British Mystery Novelist P.D. James Dies At 94

November 27, 2014 - 9:00am

The author of such books as The Black Tower was best-known for her series featuring Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh.

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British Mystery Novelist P.D. James Dies At 94

November 27, 2014 - 9:00am

The author of such books as The Black Tower was best-known for her series featuring Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh.

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Christmas Bells Are Ringing, And Cable Holiday Movies Are Unrelenting

November 26, 2014 - 4:53pm

Christmas cable movies are a genre unto themselves. We take a look at some of the Hallmark (and other) romances that are surprisingly big business this time of year.

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Christmas Bells Are Ringing, And Cable Holiday Movies Are Unrelenting

November 26, 2014 - 4:53pm

Christmas cable movies are a genre unto themselves. We take a look at some of the Hallmark (and other) romances that are surprisingly big business this time of year.

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