Music

Mountain Stage
12:01 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

The McCrary Sisters On Mountain Stage

The McCrary Sisters on Mountain Stage.
Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 10:29 am

One of the most in-demand vocal groups on Music Row, Nashville's McCrary Sisters have recorded with Buddy Miller, Patty Griffin, Stevie Wonder, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley, to name a few.

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Barbershop
11:58 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Is It Ever Appropriate To Use The N-Word?

Originally published on Fri June 8, 2012 12:41 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now it's time for our weekly visit to the Barbershop where the guys talk about what's in the news and what's on their minds.

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Faith Matters
11:58 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Born To Be Wild: Catholic Nuns Hit The Road

Originally published on Fri June 8, 2012 12:41 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Coming up, you know the line, Luke, I am your father, but what if Darth Vader was the purveyor of evil in the galaxy and trying to raise his four-year-old son at the same time? As we get ready for Father's Day next week, we'll take a look at this very funny graphic novel with that premise in just a few minutes.

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Books
11:58 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Luke, I Am Your Father, Now Pick Up Your Toys

Originally published on Fri June 8, 2012 12:41 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Switching gears now, Father's Day is a little over a week away and we try to take the day to appreciate the dads in our lives, but if you think you had some tough times with your dad, you've got nothing on this famous film father and son.

(SOUNDBITE OF MOVIE, "STAR WARS: EPISODE V - THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK")

JAMES EARL JONES: (as Darth Vader) Obi Wan never told you what happened to your father.

MARK HAMILL: (as Luke Skywalker) He told me enough. He told me you killed him.

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TED Radio Hour
9:48 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Is The 'Eureka' Moment A Myth?

"Ideas initially take form as hunches. They don't come into the world fully realized. The lightbulb moment is greatly overrated" — Steven Johnson
James Duncan Davidson TED

Originally published on Thu June 14, 2012 4:59 pm

Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode Where Ideas Come From. Watch Steven Johnson's full Talk — Where Good Ideas Come From — on TED.com

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TED Radio Hour
9:48 am
Fri June 8, 2012

How Do Introverts Share Ideas?

"There's something about [solitude] in our culture that's... not permissable, or threatening, or not cool." — Susan Cain
James Duncan Davidson TED

Originally published on Fri June 8, 2012 9:49 am

Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Where Ideas Come From.

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TED Radio Hour
9:48 am
Fri June 8, 2012

What Happens When Ideas Have Sex?

"There's a sense in which this meeting and mating of ideas has ... a momentum of its own" — Matt Ridley
James Duncan Davidson TED

Originally published on Fri June 8, 2012 9:49 am

Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Where Ideas Come From. Watch Matt Ridley's full Talk — When Ideas Have Sex — on TED.com

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Ask Me Another
9:19 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Chuck Klosterman: He Keeps On Shoutin'

New York Magazine, author and essayist, Chuck Klosterman has had a string of unfortunate nicknames. One--"Curtains"--stemmed from a pair of sweatpants his mother made for him." href="/post/chuck-klosterman-he-keeps-shoutin" class="noexit lightbox">
According to New York Magazine, author and essayist, Chuck Klosterman has had a string of unfortunate nicknames. One--"Curtains"--stemmed from a pair of sweatpants his mother made for him.
Richard Fleischman Courtesy of Chuck Klosterman

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 11:10 am

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Monkey See
9:19 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Morning Shots: Can You Walk And Read At The Same Time?

Lev Grossman writes about the problem of reading while walking, explaining that on the one hand, he knows it's "foolish," but he can't help himself. [Time]

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This Is NPR
8:48 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Damon Lindelof Loves NPR

Melissa Kuypers NPR

Originally published on Tue October 16, 2012 1:37 pm

No NPR love was lost on Damon Lindelof, screenwriter of the new Prometheus movie, when he visited our offices in Culver City, CA, this week. All Things Considered host Audie Cornish talked with Lindelof about his new film, opening in theaters today, and the apprehension building among loyal Alien fans anxious to see how the origin film plays out.

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