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Monkey See
12:53 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Character Makeovers And Our Summer TV Quiz

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The Two-Way
12:34 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Russia Is Not Propping Up Syrian Regime, Putin Says

President of Russia Vladimir Putin arrives for a meeting with German President Joachim Gauck, not seen, at Bellevue Palace in Berlin, Germany on Friday.
Markus Schreiber AP

Originally published on Fri June 1, 2012 12:38 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin denied claims made by Secretary of State Hilary Clinton that Russia is "in effect, propping up" the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

"We don't supply weapons that can be used in civil conflicts," Putin told reporters in Berlin after he met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Deceptive Cadence
12:26 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Music Depreciation 101

Pablo Helguera

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 4:51 pm

Got an idea for a classical cartoon, or a reaction to this one? Leave your thoughts in the comments section.

Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist working with sculpture, drawing, photography and performance. You can see more of his work at Artworld Salon and on his own site.

BackTalk
11:36 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Listeners React To The Impact Of Absentee Fathers

Host Michel Martin and Tell Me More editor Ammad Omar open up the inbox for listener comments. They discuss reactions to a story on the auto industry offering subprime loans to car buyers, and they hear feedback to an emotional conversation about the impact that absent fathers have on black girls.

Barbershop
11:36 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Should John Edwards Be Retried?

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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 Barber Shop, where the guys talk about what's in the news and what's on their minds.

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Faith Matters
11:36 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Does Commitment To Faith Trump Loyalty To Law?

Pedro Hernandez was recently charged for the 1979 death of 6-year-old Etan Patz. The New York Times reports that Hernandez confessed to his Catholic prayer group in the 1980s, but no one went to authorities. Host Michel Martin explores the legal and religious aspects of confession with lawyer Daniel Van Ness and Father Robert Kaslyn.

World Cafe
11:26 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Lana Del Rey On World Cafe

Nicole Nodland

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 11:19 am

Lana Del Rey got her start at 18, when she was still known as Lizzy Grant and moved from Lake Placid to New York City to write songs and perform in clubs. In 2008, under her given name, she produced and released the EP Kill Kill independently. In 2010, her first album β€” the doubly eponymous Lana Del Ray [sic] a.k.a. Lizzy Grant β€” came out and was quickly pulled from circulation, though it'll be reissued this summer.

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TED Radio Hour
10:17 am
Fri June 1, 2012

When Does Creativity Start And End?

Poet Billy Collins
James Duncan Davidson TED

Originally published on Thu June 14, 2012 5:00 pm

Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Creative Process.

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TED Radio Hour
10:17 am
Fri June 1, 2012

What Do China And The Banjo Have In Common?

"Is it an original idea? Or is it something where you're literally a creative collagist? You're taking pieces of the world that you see around you and that are inside of you and put them together in a way that you see fit." β€” Abigail Washburn
Shervil Lainez Courtesy of Abigail Washburn

Originally published on Fri June 1, 2012 3:37 pm

Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Creative Process.

About Abigail Washburn's TEDTalk

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TED Radio Hour
10:17 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Do All Of Us Possess Genius?

"There's a courageous leap that has to happen for anybody who's working in the creative field." β€” TED Media Executive Producer June Cohen, on working with Elizabeth Gilbert in crafting her TEDTalk.
Asa Mathat TED

Originally published on Thu June 14, 2012 5:01 pm

Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Creative Process.

About Elizabeth Gilbert's TEDTalk

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