In this week's edition of This, That, or the Other, contestants must decide: is it a Muppet, a Beanie Baby or a college sports mascot?
This word game is about cereal...the breakfast, not the podcast. We'll describe a brand, and you guess the name with one letter changed.
AMA goes back to school at Haverford College with all-student contestants! Plus, comedian Eugene Mirman, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in comedy, plays Burger of the Day—AMA style.
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On this week's show, HBO explores the Vatican, and two brothers get in a lot of trouble in one of 2016's best-reviewed films.
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Washington, D.C., is not just about government. It's a city with cultural and social scenes. The unofficial D.C. has been preparing for the Trump family's arrival.
Neuroscientist David Linden thinks that of the five senses, touch is the most overlooked, and perhaps the most important for promoting psychological health.
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Pheromones are mysterious compounds that can make a mammal smell more sexy--but that's not true for humans. Zoologist Tristram Wyatt says human pheremones are hard to find.
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Isaac Lidsky lost his sight by age 25. Now, he says, losing his eyesight was a blessing — because it taught him that he is in control of his own reality.
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Scientists have long believed we have just five tastes - salty, sweet, bitter, sour and umami (or savory). Geneticist Nicole Garneau argues we might be able to taste a sixth — fat.
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When astronomer Wanda Diaz Merced lost her eyesight, she thought she'd never succeed in astronomy. Eventually, she discovered a way to hear the stars.
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The latest film by writer/director Alain Guiraudie (Stranger by the Lake) is a brutally frank meditation on polymorphous carnality in rural southern France.
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A 49-year-old Vin Diesel returns to the hugely unlikely franchise that he and director Rob Cohen launched in 2002. Because sometimes only an "extreme-sports/black-ops squad" can save the world.
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In this wordless film, a man stranded on a tropical island struggles against the forces of nature to leave — until those same forces provide a reason to stay.
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As the businessman who built a network of McDonald's franchises while nastily — and gleefully — disenfranchising his business partners, Keaton exudes a sleazy brio.
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The Sundance Film Festival begins Thursday night in Park City, Utah. Some of the themes that have emerged for this year's festival include climate change, Syria and coming-of-age films.
As Donald Trump's inauguration approaches, Hollywood faces the question of how this polarizing president might affect its work — and how to tell politically charged stories for a divided audience.
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Carrie Vaughn — known for her Kitty Norville urban fantasies — ventures offworld with Martians Abroad, a high-school adventure that pays fun, thoughtful homage to Robert Heinlein's "juveniles."
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In her book, How to Be Bored, Eva Hoffman says we should embrace those moments when we'd otherwise be looking for stimulation. Her book is part of a self-help series called The School Of Life.
The theater — part of the Yale School of Drama — has given leading playwrights a place to refine their work. August Wilson said it was crucial to his development.
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The characters in Ottessa Moshfegh's new collection are cold, unfiltered, frequently pathetic — all suffering from unease and nameless longing, made understandable by each perfectly-built story.
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