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Examining Bill Cosby's Legacy As 'The Cosby Show' Turns 30

1 hour 27 min ago

As The Cosby Show celebrates its 30th birthday, NPR's Eric Deggans talks with the author of a new Bill Cosby biography on how the show and the comedian have shaped perceptions of black families.

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Examining Bill Cosby's Legacy As 'The Cosby Show' Turns 30

1 hour 27 min ago

As The Cosby Show celebrates its 30th birthday, NPR's Eric Deggans talks with the author of a new Bill Cosby biography on how the show and the comedian have shaped perceptions of black families.

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Keeping Heirloom Apples Alive Is 'Like A Chain Letter' Over Many Centuries

1 hour 33 min ago

Scott Farm in Vermont grows 100 apple varieties, some of them dating back to the 1700s. These apples may not look as pretty as the Red Delicious, but what they lack in looks they make up for in taste.

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Keeping Heirloom Apples Alive Is 'Like A Chain Letter' Over Many Centuries

1 hour 33 min ago

Scott Farm in Vermont grows 100 apple varieties, some of them dating back to the 1700s. These apples may not look as pretty as the Red Delicious, but what they lack in looks they make up for in taste.

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A Detective's 'Walk Among The Tombstones' Is Gripping But Unsatisfying

3 hours 58 min ago

In the '70s, novelist Lawrence Block created New York private investigator Matthew Scudder who chases extreme bad guys. Liam Neeson now plays the character the new grisly film directed by Scott Frank.

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Women Can't Make Sushi, And Other Fishy Myths, Busted

5 hours 37 min ago

Sushi is supposed to be eaten at room temperature and right after it's made. So why are we buying out of the cold case at the supermarket? And where are all the female sushi chefs?

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How Can Someone Move Beyond Murder?

7 hours 44 min ago

At the age of 19, Shaka Senghor was jailed for shooting and killing a man. That event started his years-long journey to redemption.

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How Do You Reveal A Life-Changing Transformation?

7 hours 44 min ago

For most of Geena Rocero's career modeling lingerie and swimsuits, no one knew she was born a boy. Rocero talks about her decision to risk her career and reveal her background.

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How Did The Son Of A Terrorist Choose Peace?

7 hours 44 min ago

Zak Ebrahim is the son of terrorist El-Sayyid Nosair, one of the masterminds of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. He tells the story of being raised to hate and how he chose a very different path.

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Terry Gilliam Sees Future Through Familiar Eyes In 'The Zero Theorem'

8 hours 47 min ago

Terry Gilliam's latest sci-fi drama stars Christoph Waltz as a computer whiz working to decipher the titular equation. But the film's future is disappointingly similar to those we've seen many times.

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Terry Gilliam Sees Future Through Familiar Eyes In 'The Zero Theorem'

8 hours 47 min ago

Terry Gilliam's latest sci-fi drama stars Christoph Waltz as a computer whiz working to decipher the titular equation. But the film's future is disappointingly similar to those we've seen many times.

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A Tall And Silly Tale Signifies Nothing In 'Tusk'

8 hours 48 min ago

Kevin Smith's horror story about a podcaster who gets his kicks by humiliating others winds up making primarily its own director and cast look bad.

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A Tall And Silly Tale Signifies Nothing In 'Tusk'

8 hours 48 min ago

Kevin Smith's horror story about a podcaster who gets his kicks by humiliating others winds up making primarily its own director and cast look bad.

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Crossing The Desert, Making 'Tracks'

8 hours 49 min ago

Mia Wasikowska takes a long and lonely trek across the Australian desert in a film that leaves her character a bit unformed, but features a strong central performance and a surprising friendship.

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Crossing The Desert, Making 'Tracks'

8 hours 49 min ago

Mia Wasikowska takes a long and lonely trek across the Australian desert in a film that leaves her character a bit unformed, but features a strong central performance and a surprising friendship.

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'This Is Where I Leave You' Makes A Family Story Too Ordinary

8 hours 50 min ago

The new comedy-drama brings four siblings — and one strong cast — together to mourn, but it rarely manages to rise above the ordinary, with one exception.

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'This Is Where I Leave You' Makes A Family Story Too Ordinary

8 hours 50 min ago

The new comedy-drama brings four siblings — and one strong cast — together to mourn, but it rarely manages to rise above the ordinary, with one exception.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Fall Films Preview And Betting On New Television

8 hours 50 min ago

On this week's show, we look back on the Toronto International Film Festival, then ahead to the fall season of new television.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Fall Films Preview And Betting On New Television

8 hours 50 min ago

On this week's show, we look back on the Toronto International Film Festival, then ahead to the fall season of new television.

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Cartoonist Alison Bechdel Awarded MacArthur Fellowship

12 hours 40 min ago

She is one of the first cartoonists to be recognized. Besides her graphic novels and memoirs, Bechdel developed a simple three-question test for how women are represented in films.

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