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Aha Moment: Lee Ann Womack

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Sometimes a song on the radio can change your life. How “I Hope You Dance” saved one woman from a very expensive mistake.

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4,000 Years of Picturing the Stars

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A new book surveys the history of humanity’s attempts to depict the universe, with results both beautiful and surprisingly accurate.

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Will Hollywood Start to Close Its Gender Pay Gap?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Sony hack revealed how Hollywood pays female actors less than their male counterparts. That knowledge might help actresses finally close the gap.

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Q

Oscar nominees 2015, magician Ricky Jay, unlikely star Doug Seegers 01/15/15

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Q's Oscar panel reconvenes to share their thoughts on the surprises, snubs and shoo-ins among this year's Academy Award nominees. Conjurer Ricky Jay on the art of sleight-of-hand. Formerly homeless country star Doug Seegers on finding stardom in Sweden.

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Glenn Close: Strong Women Aren’t Evil

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Over a prolific career, Glenn Close has specialized in portraying powerful female characters that don’t need you to like them.

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French Political Cartoonist Tomi Ungerer's First Retrospective in US

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The French cartoonist and illustrator has skewered the powerful for decades. The 83-year-old's first U.S. museum retrospective opens in New York this week.
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A Primate Example

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

(Rebroadcast) Brush up on your British slang with Andy Serkis (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Lord of the Rings), who talks about getting into the mind of Caesar the ape, reveals the origin of Gollum's creepy voice, and teases us ever-so-slightly about his upcoming role in Star Wars VII.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Expensive Speech Edition

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma, the culture of protest in today's internet world, and Merriam Webster's updated online edition with Slate writer Stefan Fatsis.

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Q

Cuddlr app co-creator, cartoonist Scott McCloud, filmmaker Rory Kennedy 01/14/2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Cuddlr co-creator Charlie Williams on the platonic cousin of today's popular dating apps. Cartoonist Scott McCloud on forthcoming graphic novel, The Sculptor. Filmmaker Rory Kennedy on her Oscar-nominated film, Last Days in Vietnam.

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Photos Transform Office Workers Into Athletic Gods

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Regular people are transformed into awesome-looking athletes in Benjamin Von Wong's highly stylized photographs.
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Sideshow Podcast: Anything Goes at the Comedy Store’s Roast Battle

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The roast is a sacred tradition for stand-ups, but a group of comedians is taking it to ever more insulting places at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. 
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Young Drunk Punk Bruce McCulloch, Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara, Craig Davidson's dark side 01/13/2015

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Bruce McCulloch of Kids In The Hall brings 'Young Drunk Punk' to TV. SCTV alums Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara reunite for riches-to-rags comedy, Schitt's Creek. Craig Davidson on The Deep, his new horror novel penned under the "Nick Cutter" alias.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Play and Parenting at KidZania

Monday, January 12, 2015

Rather than escape into a fantasy world, at KidZania children take jobs, purchase items branded by corporate sponsors, pay taxes, and even run a legal system. Impressive, or spooky?

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Glenn Close: The Quiz

Monday, January 12, 2015

Glenn Close's career spans more than 50 productions in more than 40 years. Can you match the role to what she has to say about it? 
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The rise of E-Sports, John Vaillant on The Jaguar's Children, re-framing Vivian Maier 01/12/2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

Pro gamer Christopher Loranger and journalist Nick Wingfield on the rise of spectator video games. Non-fiction heavyweight John Vaillant on his first novel, The Jaguar's Children. Stephen Bulger on the enigmatic "nanny photographer" Vivian Maier.

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Who Won and Who Won Us Over at the Golden Globes

Sunday, January 11, 2015

On Tina and Amy's last night as hosts, Golden Globes viewers scouted their replacements. 
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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, January 09, 2015

Political cartoonists, Haruki Murakami, Nicolas Cage, and emojis win the internet this week. 
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It’s a Giant Dirt Igloo – Want to Buy It?

Thursday, January 08, 2015

An architect designing a lunar colony for NASA discovered that the dome-shaped buildings could work as inexpensive housing here on Earth.

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Mike Leigh: Most Movies Are Boring

Thursday, January 08, 2015

After decades of making acclaimed movies about how we live now, the auteur has turned to history with a portrait of J.M.W. Turner, one of Britain’s greatest artists.

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Aha Moment: Jane Austen & Clueless

Thursday, January 08, 2015

A TV writer learned about love — and how to write a great love story — from the novels of Jane Austen.

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