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Teen Porn Industry Exposed in 'Hot Girls Wanted'

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Rashida Jones joins us to discuss her new documentary, which explores the realities of the “amateur” porn world, and the steady stream of 18-to-19-year-old girls entering into it.

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Morning Edition

The Very Strange Life Of Nepal's Child Goddess

Thursday, May 28, 2015

She's young and beautiful, and a glimpse of her is believed to bring good fortune. She's Nepal's living goddess, or kumari, who is selected as a small child and lives a life of isolation and secrecy.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Fighting Teen Porn, Drought, and Corruption

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Takeaway looks at the new documentary "Hot Girls Wanted," we explore the abuse of water permits in California, and the DOJ's case against FIFA.

The Takeaway

Celebrating 125 Years of Agatha Christie

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

 In the run-up to Agatha Christie's 125th birthday in September, the writer's estate is asking her fans to vote on their favorite Agatha Christie novel. 

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The Takeaway

Slow Computing: The Conscientious Guide to Tech

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In an homage to the slow food movement, an advocate for "slow computing" calls on consumers to understand how their devices and software affect the environment and their fellow man.

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Internet Explorer

Julie Klausner, Pick Up Artists and the tale of Mr. Eggs

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Pick up artist Roosh V gets owned by Dr. Oz and Julie Klausner indulges her love for weirdos on the internet with a guy Katie and Ryan know and love: Mr. Eggs.

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The Takeaway

'Kablammo!' Ash Comes of Age With New Album

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

From the Irish troubles to personal struggles, vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler of the band Ash talks about the process of growing up all while making catchy rock gems.

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Morning Edition

Do Touch The Artwork At Prado's Exhibit For The Blind

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The renowned Spanish museum has made 3-D copies of some of its most iconic works to allow blind people to feel them.

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Another Round

Episode 11: Bob Loblaw

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A special mental health episode with NYC's First Lady Chirlane McCray, plus a Jason Bateman quiz.

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Morning Edition

An Island Wonders: Why Are The Sharks Attacking So Often?

Monday, May 25, 2015

Since 2011, the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has had 16 shark attacks, seven of them fatal. It's a sharp rise from previous years; Australia is the only country with more deaths during this span.

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The Sporkful

You Suck At Drinking: A Guide To Buzz Management

Monday, May 25, 2015

Dan talks Buzz Management with Matthew Latkiewicz, author of "You Suck At Drinking," and the founders of Bitch Beer pair beers with weather forecasts. Plus, Dan rants about light beer.

All Things Considered

What Archbishop Romero's Beatification Means For El Salvador Today

Friday, May 22, 2015

Saturday's ceremony ends a long fight for recognition of the staunch defender of the poor, who was assassinated in 1980. But some say the violence-wracked country is no better now than it was then.

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The Dinner Party Download

Episode 306: Michael Ian Black, Angel Olsen, Marlon James, Lizzo

Friday, May 22, 2015

This week, it's a special live(ly) edition of the DPD, recorded at the historic Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota. Comedian Michael Ian Black comes bearing terrible casseroles and terribly funny etiquette advice... Rocker Angel Olsen plays the lights out... Acclaimed novelist Marlon James remembers the time when his inner diva took center-stage, then introduces us to Jamaican geek subcultures... We connect the dots in the history of Twister - a game once derided as "sex in a box"... And hip-hop phenom Lizzo closes the show with an anthem of self-acceptance.

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The Takeaway

The Future Isn't What It Used to Be

Friday, May 22, 2015

The future used to be a bright shiny thing covered in chrome and dreams. But as "Tomorrowland" reminds us, the future isn't what it used to be. 
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The Takeaway

The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, May 22, 2015

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

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The Takeaway

Perfecting the Memorial Day Picnic

Friday, May 22, 2015

It's Memorial Day Weekend, and if you are planning to head to your local park for a picnic, we're here to help you get it right. 

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Peering Into Rembrandt's Eyes

Friday, May 22, 2015

Commentator Alva Noë weighs in on the Late Rembrandt exhibit at the Rijksmuseum — and what he took away from some of the artist's portraits.

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The Takeaway

Ireland Votes on Marriage Equality

Friday, May 22, 2015

Today the people of Ireland will vote on a referendum on same-sex marriage. If it passes, Ireland will become the first nation to support gay marriage by a popular vote.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Ireland Votes, Santa Barbara Cleans Up, and a Memorial Day Picnic

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Takeaway looks at Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage, we explore the oil spill in California, and we've got tips on perfecting your Memorial Day picnic.

All Things Considered

China Kicks Off 'Great Leap Forward' On The Soccer Field

Thursday, May 21, 2015

China is rolling out an ambitious soccer program. President Xi Jinping is reported to be a big fan who wants China to win a World Cup. Critics say there's too much emphasis on quick results.

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