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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Parks And Rec' And 'Better Call Saul'

1 hour 35 min ago

It's a week of good TV as we say farewell to Pawnee, Indiana and dive into the story of Breaking Bad's grimy defense attorney, who now has his own prequel.

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This Month (And Every Month), Black Sci-Fi Writers Look To The Future

2 hours 8 min ago

For years, black authors stood out in science fiction and fantasy because there were so few. Now, says Alaya Dawn Johnson, though there are still obstacles, black authors are making themselves heard.

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This Month (And Every Month), Black Sci-Fi Writers Look To The Future

2 hours 8 min ago

For years, black authors stood out in science fiction and fantasy because there were so few. Now, says Alaya Dawn Johnson, though there are still obstacles, black authors are making themselves heard.

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

5 hours 32 min ago

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

5 hours 32 min ago

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

5 hours 32 min ago

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

5 hours 32 min ago

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

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Impressionist Hero Édouard Manet Gets The Star Treatment In Los Angeles

5 hours 38 min ago

Manet was not himself an Impressionist, but he mightily influenced the movement. Two of his paintings are now in L.A. The Railway is making its West Coast debut, and Spring just sold for $65 million.

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Impressionist Hero Édouard Manet Gets The Star Treatment In Los Angeles

5 hours 38 min ago

Manet was not himself an Impressionist, but he mightily influenced the movement. Two of his paintings are now in L.A. The Railway is making its West Coast debut, and Spring just sold for $65 million.

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Impressionist Hero Édouard Manet Gets The Star Treatment In Los Angeles

5 hours 38 min ago

Manet was not himself an Impressionist, but he mightily influenced the movement. Two of his paintings are now in L.A. The Railway is making its West Coast debut, and Spring just sold for $65 million.

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'Don't Be Afraid Of The Bullets' A Memoir Of Reporting In Yemen

February 26, 2015 - 4:52pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to journalist Laura Kasinof about her memoir on her experience reporting in Yemen during the Arab Spring called, Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets.

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Remembering Bertrice Small, One Of The Original 'Avon Ladies'

February 26, 2015 - 4:51pm

Small, who died this week at 77, was one of a group of authors who helped transform romance in the 1970s from a relatively tame, demure genre to the bold, bawdy books that sell by the millions today.

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'Battle Creek' Has The Flavor Of A TV Throwback From An Earlier Age

February 26, 2015 - 2:39pm

The new CBS show about two very mismatched investigative partners plays like a comedy. The characters are complicated and surprising, and the dialogue is crisp and quick. It's "a lot of fun to watch."

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From Naked Mole Rats To Dog Testicles: A Writer Explores The Longevity Quest

February 26, 2015 - 2:38pm

"Nature knows how to let animals live a very long time," says Bill Gifford, whose latest book is Spring Chicken, a look at the history of anti-aging schemes and current ways people try to live longer.

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ISIS Video Shows Extremists Smashing Priceless Artifacts

February 26, 2015 - 11:27am

Bearded men wielding sledgehammers are seen shattering ancient statues and friezes in the Iraqi city of Mosul. One of the militants says God commanded them to remove the idols and statues.

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Just Because

February 26, 2015 - 10:53am

What famous spy likes his martinis shaken, not stirred? Every answer for this final round is the name of a person or fictional character with the initials JB.

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N-E-R-D Alert

February 26, 2015 - 10:53am

Be on the lookout for 'banner drops,' 'dinner dates' and other words, names and phrases that have the letters N-E-R-D in order.

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The World Makes Money Go Round

February 26, 2015 - 10:53am

What Swiss currency buys you exactly one hot dog? A Frank! Play this game for more international currency puns.

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Chore Song

February 26, 2015 - 10:53am

This game makes chores sound almost fun. Can you guess the household chore being described in this rewrite to the classic Elton John hit, "Your Song"? Guest musician Julian Velard is on the keys.

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Bring Your 'Eh' Game

February 26, 2015 - 10:53am

What sound does a frog make when it plays this popular lawn game in Canada? Croak-eh? All the answers in this game are words that become other words when pronounced with a Canadian accent.

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