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Basil Twist: A Genius, With Many A String Attached

Basil Twist has been called a genius. The art he’s a genius at? Puppetry — which he knows can be […]

Cooking School Spreads Immigrants’ Skills And Ethnic Recipes

If you want to learn how to make Vietnamese egg rolls, you can always check out a cookbook, a food […]

Actress Ana Gasteyer Plays Not My Job

Ana Gasteyer wrote and performed a sketch on Saturday Night Live about a fake NPR show called Delicious Dish, which […]

Niecy Nash Puts Her Blended Family In The Reality Spotlight

If you know the actress and comedian Niecy Nash, you’re probably either excited about her new reality show, Leave It […]

Pop Culture Happy Hour: You Know The Music, You Make Up The Words

WELCOME BACK! Oh, wait. We’re the ones who are back. Anyway. We’re back from South By Southwest, and although Trey […]

’4:44′ Imagines Earth’s End — Only With A Whimper

Throughout the 21st century, the movies have been telling us how we’re all going to die: by environmental catastrophe, contagion, […]

‘The Deep Blue Sea’: A Moving Melody of Escape

Propriety and recklessness make for uneasy bedfellows in The Deep Blue Sea, a shimmering exploration of romantic obsession and the […]

First Read: ‘The Beginner’s Goodbye’ By Anne Tyler

The following is an exclusive first look at chapter two of Anne Tyler’s new book, which will be published on […]

Making ‘The Muppets Movie’ Was ‘Dream Come True’

This interview was originally broadcast on November 23, 2011. Nicholas Stoller made his directorial debut with the raunchy 2008 comedy […]

‘Man Men’ Returns, Cocky And Confident As Ever

Yes, it was worth the wait. Absolutely. Mad Men returns Sunday with a two-hour season premiere — and by the […]

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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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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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