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  • What Makes a Great Disease Story?

    On The Media

    A rare muscle cancer made David Grover sick—and famous—when he was just a kid. But then the media moved on. 

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  • Noah Baumbach Isn’t Getting Any Younger

    Studio 360

    With “While We’re Young,” Noah Baumbach has made his happiest, most optimistic film yet. But, he warns, don’t get used to it.

  • The Cautionary Tale Of A Big-Time Bracket Bust

    All Things Considered

    In 2010, police arrested a New Jersey man running an football pool — with a payout totaling nearly $900,000. If you're the one holding money in your office's college basketball pool, take heed.

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  • Architecture Treasures from Latin Mega-Cities

     “The goal was to correct the fact I was taught nothing about Latin America with three degrees in architecture," said MoMA curator Barry Bergdoll about the new exhibition.

  • Eight Months and $100,000 Later, the Reality of Cancer Treatment Hits Hard

    There’s one side effect of cancer treatment that's financial, not physical.

  • As Schumer Ascends, Menendez Fights for Political Life

    Two local U.S. Senators find themselves in the headlines, for very different reasons.

  • Improper Gas Work May Have Led to Building Explosion, de Blasio Says

    Gas line may have been "inappropriately accessed," mayor says.

  • Scrappy Chefs Transform Food Waste Into Primo Grub

    A restaurant takes snout-to-tail cooking one step beyond.

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  • The World Through a Photographer's Eye

    The Leonard Lopate Show

     For the last 40 years, Sebastião Salgado has traveled the continents, witnessing some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus.

  • Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

    Studio 360

    Charli XCX skewers social media and Vin Diesel maybe trolls the universe to win the internet this week.

  • Fashions, Farce, and A Swindle

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    Rachel Napoleon and Kurt Rhoads, along with Jonathan Banks, discuss the new production of Ferenc Molnár’s play, “Fashions for Men,” set in a high-class haberdashery in Budapest.

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  • Quiz: Are You an Indie Film Superfan?

    Take our quiz for a chance to win a pair of passes to this year's Tribeca Film Festival.

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  • Noah Baumbach Explains Why HBO Dropped "The Corrections"

    Studio 360

    The director Noah Baumbach explains why his adaptation of Jonathan Franzen's "The Corrections" for HBO fell through, and why he may just not be cut out for TV.

  • Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'

    All Things Considered

    The filmmaker of Going Clear, which is critical of the church, says the documentary treats the dangers of "blind faith." Scientology officials have hit back with their own public relations effort.

  • Small Batch Edition: Talking 'X-Files' With Kumail Nanjiani

    On today's Small Batch Edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, we talk to comedian, actor and podcaster Kumail Nanjiani about the return of The X-Files — a TV show about which he has a podcast.

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