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Affleck: 'Gone Girl' Was Freeing, And 'Batman' Will Be No 'Daredevil'

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Ben Affleck says playing a character shrouded in suspicion was liberating, because "likability was sort of thrown out of the window." He also looks back on where his career began: Voyage of the Mimi.

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Béla Fleck And Abigail Washburn On Teaming Up, Finally

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, banjo superstars and a couple of 10 years, speak with NPR's Arun Rath about why they waited so long to make their first album together.

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A Virologist Takes You Inside The Ebola Protective Suit

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Virus hunter Joseph Fair speaks about the needs and challenges ahead for containing the outbreak, and why he thinks things will get worse before they get better.

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Becoming The Barr Brothers, A Band Of Friends And Neighbors

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Thin walls can ruin a great apartment. Not so for Brad Barr, who met harpist Sarah Page when he overheard her playing next door.

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Growing Up Broke Strengthened Daughter's Bond With Working Mom

Friday, October 03, 2014

A mother talks to her daughter about how hard it was to make ends meet as a single mom in the '90s, through the good times and the bad.

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'Bob's Burgers' Serves Up Gently Savory Entertainment

Friday, October 03, 2014

The winningly sweet, wacky (and now Emmy-winning) cartoon follows a family and their struggling seaside burger joint. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard.

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'People Don't Expect You To Write Your Own Music': Jhené Aiko On 'Souled Out'

Friday, October 03, 2014

The R&B artist, who started her career singing (or singing in) other people's songs, speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about her solo debut and the difficulty of making a space for her own voice.

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Live at 12:30 PM (ET): What's Next With The Ebola Disaster?

Thursday, October 02, 2014

How did a single case of Ebola in Guinea turn into a crisis that has now reached the United States? Four experts join NPR in a webcast to talk about how this happened — and how to stop further spread.

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David Fincher Talks 'Gone Girl,' Avoids Spoilers (Hooray!)

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The director, whose previous work includes Fight Club and The Social Network, talks to NPR's Audie Cornish about the challenges of taking Gillian Flynn's intimate drama from the page to the screen.

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Julian Casablancas: New Band, New Album, No Compromises

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

The Strokes frontman — now with a new band, The Voidz — returns with his most challenging release yet: a strange, dark album influenced by '80s hardcore and underground world music.

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Millennial Jews Do An About-Face, Start Keeping Kosher

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher. That's almost twice the rate of their baby-boomer parents.

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Vaccine Controversies Are As Social As They Are Medical

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In writing her new book On Immunity, Eula Biss found that questions about vaccination touch on attitudes about environmentalism, citizenship and trust in the government.

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Hands-Free, Mind-Free: What We Lose Through Automation

Monday, September 29, 2014

Robert Siegel is joined by author Nicholas Carr for a look at the future of automation and automobiles. Carr's new book, The Glass Cage, warns against the rise of automation in our lives.

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How Did 'Bailando' Become A Spanglish Crossover Hit?

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Enrique Iglesias' catchy song went to No. 1 on the Latin streaming charts before jumping to the Billboard Hot 100. It's hardly the first crossover hit — but demographic shifts might be at play too.

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An Inviting Apocalypse: John Luther Adams On 'Become Ocean'

Sunday, September 28, 2014

John Luther Adams' Pulitzer Prize-winning composition, Become Ocean, evokes the end of the world — but it also welcomes us to take a swim.

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Inaugural Poet Recalls A Closeted Childhood Of Cultural Tension

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Richard Blanco, who read "One Today" at Obama's inauguration in 2013, explores the collision of sexual, artistic and cultural identity in his new memoir about his childhood in Miami.

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The Experts The Ebola Response May Need: Anthropologists

Sunday, September 28, 2014

The scientists who study humans and their cultures could help health care professionals treat people who are reasonably, desperately afraid, they argue.

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Moon Hooch's 'Cave Music,' As Funky As It Is Unlikely

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The trio Moon Hooch got its start on the subway platforms of New York City, trying to recreate the sounds and energy of dance club music with two horns and a drum set.

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Virtual Reality, Corporeality Collide In Cronenberg's First Novel

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Director David Cronenberg's debut work of fiction is not for the faint of heart. Consumed follows two journalists as they chase stories of cannibalism, backroom surgeries, self-mutilation and murder.

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Meeting Country Music's Superstars: Behind Each Portrait, A Story

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Nashville-based photographer Raeanne Rubenstein recalls working with charismatic stars like Johnny Cash. Jerry Lee Lewis, on the other hand, dodged her (and his audience) by leaping out a window.

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