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For January, 3 Romances That Prove Love Is Ageless
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Maya Rodale | January 24, 2021
Karen Booth This month in Romancelandia, true love and a happy ever after are possible at any age. Whether it's a teenager's first love, a 50-year-old's forever love, or somewhere in the middle, these three outstanding novels show it's never too early — or too late — for that HEA. ...
Mexico’s Oscar-Winning Directors Embrace Rise Of Fernando Frías De La Parra
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Mandalit del Barco | January 23, 2021
Director Fernando Frías arrives for the screening of the HBO series Los Espookys on June 2019 in New York City.Johannes Eisele | AFP via Getty Images Mexican film directors have enjoyed success at the Academy Awards in recent years. Alfonso Cuarón won an Oscar for directing Gravity in 2014, and ...
Veteran Broadcaster Larry King Dies At 87
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Jeff Lunden | January 23, 2021
The ever-curious Larry King adopted a philosophy of letting his guests be the star of the show and letting them teach him a thing or two.Rich Fury | Getty Images With his trademark suspenders and deep baritone voice Larry King spoke with presidents, world leaders, celebrities, authors, scientists, comedians, athletes ...
Alyda Gilkey On The Life And Legacy Of Her Son David, Who Put ‘Pictures On The Radio’
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Scott Simon | January 23, 2021
David Gilkey and his mother Alyda.Layla Miller To the world, his friends and in his work, David Gilkey was good-humored, loyal, brave, meticulous, at times a little manic, and deeply sensitive. The late photojournalist documented natural disasters and wars by bringing his feet — which he called "the greatest zoom ...
Not My Job: Mandy Patinkin Is Big Into TikTok So We Quiz Him On Clocks
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January 23, 2021
You might know Mandy Patinkin from The Princess Bride, or Sunday in the Park with George, or Homeland, or ... TikTok, where he has nearly 1 million followers. Since Patinkin is such a TikTok star, we've invited him to play a game called "Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock." Three questions about the ...
Check-In: Storytelling With Your Spouse
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January 22, 2021
Ophira and Jonathan chat about how they've run out of things to chat with their spouses about. Does this story have a beginning, a middle, and an end? Not if Ophira's husband is telling it. Heard on Michelle Buteau: 'The Circle' And Van Halen. Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, ...
A Whale of a Quiz
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January 22, 2021
Hosts of the podcast You're Wrong About, Michael Hobbes and Sarah Marshall, join Ophiria Eisenberg and in-house blue whale Jonathan Krillton for a multiple-choice game about whales. To translate for our whale readers: oooooo aaaawWWWOOOOOOOO blub blub blub OOOOOoooo. Heard on Michelle Buteau: 'The Circle' And Van Halen. Copyright 2021 ...
International Movie Changes
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January 22, 2021
Sarah Marshall and Michael Hobbes from the You're Wrong About podcast test their knowledge about international cinematic changes. Heard on Michelle Buteau: 'The Circle' And Van Halen. Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.
Is It A Lizard?
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January 22, 2021
From the Showtime docu-series Love Fraud, directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady answer the most important question of all: Is it a lizard? Heard on Michelle Buteau: 'The Circle' And Van Halen. Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.
The Titular City
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January 22, 2021
Documentary filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Love Fraud) guess the names of cities that are named after objects, or visa versa. What was that joke about Hungary and Turkey, again? Heard on Michelle Buteau: 'The Circle' And Van Halen. Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.