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Jimmy Fallon And The Roots Help Restore The Charm Of Mariah Carey’s Christmas Classic

You’d really think that last year’s weird, distasteful Mariah Carey/Justin Bieber video-slash-Macy’s-commercial that made a creepy slop out of “All […]

Forty Years After ‘Free To Be,’ A New Album Says ‘It’s Okay To Do Stuff’

Forty years ago, Marlo Thomas assembled a gang of big-name musical and comedic talent — Mel Brooks and Diana Ross […]

The Year’s Best Sci-Fi Crosses Galaxies And Genres

This was a good year for cross-genre pollination. It was packed with brilliant books that stretched the boundaries of what […]

Feminism Turns Fatal In A 1970s Classic

Mary Stewart Atwell is the author of Wild Girls. This may be an exaggeration, but as I remember it, I […]

Learning To Cook Under Pressure

Depending on your age and how much time you spent in the kitchen with your mother or grandmother, you may […]

Susan Straight: One Home Town, Many Voices

Think of all the great writers who have made their hometowns literary history — William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, Thomas […]

Home Video Review: ‘Lawrence Of Arabia’ On Blu-Ray

Time now for some home-viewing advice from our movie critic, Bob Mondello. This week, a 50th-anniversary Blu-ray release of the […]

An Aging ‘Quartet,’ Still Polishing Their Legends

“Wrinklies,” a widely accepted British term for elderly people, is by a generous margin more affectionate fun than the anodyne […]

PBS Remixes ‘Reading Rainbow,’ Delights Map And Book Nerds Everywhere

PBS Digital Studios started its “Icons Remixed” series with a charming Fred Rogers video that was hugely successful this summer, […]

‘Inventing Wine’: The History Of A Very Vintage Beverage

Wine is our original alcoholic beverage. It dates back 8,000 years and, as Paul Lukacs writes in his new book, […]

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On Being

On Being engages listeners across the spectrum of belief and non-belief in conversation about life's deepest questions. From autism to the ethics of torture, Krista and her guests reach beyond the headlines to probe faith and meaning, ethics and new ways of being, amidst the political, ecological, economic, cultural and technological shifts that define 21st century life.

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Weekend Edition Sunday premiered on January 18, 1987, and was the last of NPR's major newsmagazines to hit air. Since then, Weekend Edition Sunday has covered newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicans, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of news events.

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Sound Opinions

Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound Opinions-the world's only rock and roll talk show.

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