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Luther Campbell Of 2 Live Crew On Fame, Obscenity And Community

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Before joining the notoriously shocking rap crew, Campbell was a party-rocking DJ in Miami. Even then, he knew that being aggressively different could lead to success.

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Aviator Beryl Markham Soars Again In 'Paris Wife' Author's New Book

Saturday, August 01, 2015

"It is my fate to illuminate the lives of these one-of-a-kind notable women that have been somehow forgotten by history," says Paula McClain. She shines her spotlight on Markham in Circling the Sun.

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A Lawyer's Advice For Black Men At Traffic Stops: 'Comply Now, Contest Later'

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Attorney Eric Broyles teamed up with a police officer to pen a handbook for African-American men dealing with police encounters. Above all, he recommends clarity, empathy — and getting badge numbers.

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76 Years Later, Lost F. Scott Fitzgerald Story Sees The Light Of Day

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The story, called "Temperature," had never been published and was presumed lost. Long after magazine editor Andrew Gulli began his search for the story, he finally found it — and put it in print.

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More Than A Toy: Lego Enthusiasts Have Built A Community

Saturday, August 01, 2015

A LEGO Brickumentary chronicles how children and adults alike use Legos for work, play and therapy. The documentary also explores the Lego Group's near demise — and meteoric return.

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For Penn & Teller's Magical Partnership, The Trick Is Telling The Truth

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The duo Penn Jillette and Raymond Teller are back on Broadway. They both talk — yes, even Teller — with NPR's Scott Simon about magic, danger and the remarkable endurance of their 40-year partnership.

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At The Purple Pie Place, Where The Crusts Are Just Sweet Enough

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Bobkat's Purple Pie Place is a fixture in Custer, S.D. From chicken pot pie to strawberry rhubarb, Trevor Yehlie and his family have been baking and serving pies at the local favorite since 2009.

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Black Lives Matter: Coming To A Museum Near You?

Saturday, August 01, 2015

How do you curate a museum exhibit about the protests in Ferguson, Mo.? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the director National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open next fall.

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An Immigrant's Experience, Recast As Noir, In 'Dragonfish'

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Author Vu Tran's debut novel reflects his own experiences escaping Vietnam as a child. He tells NPR he was drawn to crime fiction as a way to dig into the sometimes-untold stories of immigrants.

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With 'Faded Gloryville,' Lindi Ortega Explores The Rougher Edges Of Fame

Saturday, August 01, 2015

It's hard to believe a sound so country and Americana is coming out of Ontario — NPR's Scott Simon speaks with singer Lindi Ortega about her new album, Faded Gloryville.

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Blueprints Before High Tide: An Architect Explains The Perfect Sandcastle

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Famed architect Renzo Piano is best known for his massive skyscrapers and innovative designs. But the sandcastle enthusiast also has thoughts on how to plan a building that's a bit more ephemeral.

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Maj. Bambi: Meet The Marine Who Was Disney's Famous Fawn

Friday, July 31, 2015

A gritty Marine, Donnie Dunagan fought in Vietnam, earned decorations for his service and retired as a major. But all his life, there was one thing he could never escape: He was the voice of Bambi.

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Jason Isbell Has Conquered Fear, But He's Still Learning About Himself

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The country artist's chart-topping new album, Something More Than Free, comes at a turning point in his life.

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#TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A provocative New York magazine cover featuring a photo of 35 women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault is the latest in a growing movement of survivors publicly sharing their stories.

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Through Doubt And Dark Times, Joss Stone Lets Her Voice Light The Way

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The British soul singer, whose new album Water for Your Soul is out July 31, is known for her big voice. But since she began performing at age 14, she's also learned a thing or two about perseverance.

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100 Swoon-Worthy Romances: The Printable List

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Here's a convenient, printable version of our Summer of Love swoon-worthy romance list.

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Happy Ever After: 100 Swoon-Worthy Romances

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It's the NPR Books Summer of Love, so to celebrate, we asked our readers to nominate their favorite romances. And the results are in: 100 love stories to help every reader find a happy ever after.

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Investigation Underway Into Killing Of Cecil, Zimbabwe's Best Known Lion

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The killing of the beloved lion, hunted for sport, has been condemned by wildlife conservationists. A conservationist in Zimbabwe says a ban should be imposed on the hunting of endangered animals.

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Oceans Called A 'Wild West' Where Lawlessness And Impunity Rule

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish spoke with Ian Urbina, investigative reporter for The New York Times, about his four-part series, The Outlaw Ocean. He says the lack of rules contributes to the ocean's dire state.

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Narcissistic, Maybe. But Is There More To The Art Of The Selfie?

Monday, July 27, 2015

Some say selfies are a mark of our narcissistic culture. But what about a little photoshopping? Is this further evidence of our vanity — or a platform for our personal brand and self-expression?

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