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What Nora Ephron Taught Me About Love In The Movies

To say I was the target audience for a particular segment of Nora Ephron’s work is to understate the case. […]

‘Gypsy’: Something’s Rotten, This Time In Slovakia

Dad just died violently. Mom married the man who might be his killer. And now the dead man’s ghost is […]

Post-Storm, A Fairy Tale And Reality-Check In One

Quvenzhane Wallis, the pint-sized African-American star of the wonderfully inventive film Beasts of the Southern Wild, was plucked from a […]

The International Flavors Of All-American Coleslaw

I encountered what’s called “coleslaw” for the first time on the Fourth of July, at a picnic at the home […]

Aretha, Einstein And Knowing ‘Too Much’

America is a nation of fans. And though you might not know it by whichever forgettable pop singers are currently […]

Reading Romance Between (And Under) The Covers

I grew up in a house full of poetry and the classics. Slim, gloomy volumes filled the bookshelves and piled […]

Four Books To Help You Master Chicago Politics

The term “Chicago politics” gets bandied about whenever people complain about what they see as corruption and abuse of power. […]

Reflective Art Brings Light, Color To Historic Spaces

This is a story about amazing beauty, imagination and magical effects — and it begins, ironically enough, at a one-time […]

As The Earth Slows, This ‘Miracle’ Becomes Calamity

Imagine waking up to find that Earth’s rotation has slowed — inexplicably — and the 24-hour day now has 56 […]

Fresh Air Remembers Broadway’s Richard Adler

This interview was originally broadcast on Aug. 9, 1990. In 1955, The New York Times called Richard Adler and his […]

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For two hours every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Michele Norris and Melissa Block present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features.

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Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and economics.

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Juke Joint Revival

Juke Joint Revival rivals any Rockabilly/Roots show on the air today, and the host of that program, Jenni Zee, lives and breathes the Rockabilly lifestyle. Her show has drawn the attention of Rockabilly fans the world over.

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