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Tobias Jesso Jr. vs. The World

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A few years ago, Tobias Jesso Jr. got dumped, was hit by a car, and found out his mom had cancer. From that low point, he’s now a pop music darling.

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Pack Your Knives And Go Play Trivia

Thursday, March 26, 2015

VIP: Gail Simmons

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The Scientology spokesman who left, Ken Burns on cancer, fairy tales reframed 03/36/2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Ex-Scientology spokesman Mike Rinder on Going Clear, a new HBO doc about the Church of Scientology. Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns on what we still don't understand about cancer. Plus, why The Turnip Princess will uproot your ideas about fairy tales.

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Noah Baumbach Isn’t Getting Any Younger

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

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John Cameron Mitchell, Noah Baumbach, & Making a Video Game about Cancer

Thursday, March 26, 2015

John Cameron Mitchell, the writer and original star of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," returns to the role; Noah Baumbach on two decades of filmmaking; and a video game deals with cancer.

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The Scariest Video Game Villain of All: Cancer

Thursday, March 26, 2015

After a couple lost their young child to cancer, they found comfort in an unexpected place: by making a video game about their son.

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John Cameron Mitchell Slips Back into the Dress

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The original transgender rock operetta, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” found its inspiration in the militarized atmosphere of Cold War Berlin.

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Sideshow Podcast: Al Madrigal on Being 'Half'

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Daily Show's "Senior Latino Correspondent" explores his ambivalence with his ethnic identity, discovering that he can't pronounce his own name — and that he doesn't really care.
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Out of Surgery and Back to Work

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

I checked into NYU Langone Medical Center the morning of January 29. I woke up seven hours later in complete pain, horror, and, surprisingly, relief.
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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Scamp Stamp Edition

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the HBO documentary It's Me, Hilary, Jacob Rubin's Slate piece on the art of celebrity impressions, and Laura Kipnis' essay about teacher-student relationships, "Sexual Paranoia Strikes...

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AsapSCIENCE founders, rising songwriterTobias Jesso Jr., actress Linda Cardellini 03/25/2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

AsapSCIENCE founders Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown on making science cool in the age of YouTube. Rising songwriter and piano troubadour Tobias Jesso Jr. performs. Former E.R., Freaks and Geeks actress Linda Cardellini on the new Netflix drama, Bloodline.

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Jerry Roll: Seinfeld’s Theme Music Works Well With Everything

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Internet loves mashing up the "Seinfeld" theme with everybody from Kendrick Lamar to Limp Bizkit, and it's gold, Jerry. Gold!
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GG winning painter Sandra Meigs, Pixar animator Pete Docter, bounce queen Big Freedia 03/24/2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

GG award-winning painter Sandra Meigs on channelling grief into art. Veteran Pixar animator Pete Docter on his surreal new film, Inside Out. Big Freedia on his transition from gospel choir leader to maven of New Orleans hypersexual bounce music.

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Scrutinizing Mars One, John Patrick Shanley, White History Month, Hayden performs 03/23/2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

Will the Mars One project really make it off the ground? A candidate and journalist weigh in. Oscar-winning screenwriter John Patrick Shanley on embracing life's messiness. Elliot Ross on the surprising case for White History Month. Plus, Hayden performs!

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Canada Reads winners, House of Cards' Beau Willimon, David McCallum's freedom, Etiquette performs 03/20/2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

Canada Reads 2015 book champion Cameron Bailey and winning author Kim Thúy on Ru; House of Cards showrunner Beau Willimon on why Underwood's no cynic; David McCallum on freedom following a wrongful conviction; and Etiquette performs throughout the show!

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Harassment Behind the Curtain

Thursday, March 19, 2015

A playwright speaks out against the culture of sexual harassment that lingers on and off Broadway.

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Looking For Answers

Thursday, March 19, 2015

VIPs: Looking castmembers

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Discovering an Imaginary Soul Star

Thursday, March 19, 2015

He’s made more albums than anyone else, but you’ve never heard a note he’s played.

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Making Mondays Joyful

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Mondays are the worst. That’s why we gave the most unlovable day of the week a loving redesign.

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Cassandra Wilson Sings One Last Song for Lady Day

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Cassandra Wilson—arguably the most important jazz singer of her generation—pays tribute to the legendary Billie Holliday with her latest album, “Coming Forth by Day.”

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