In 2013 NPR's Scott Simon interviewed Debbie Reynolds. She shared a lesson she learned from Fred Astaire on the set of Singin' in the Rain — that even great artists have to work hard.
Some Simon & Schuster authors are outraged over plans to publish the book by Milo Yiannopoulos, widely known for his attacks against actress Leslie Jones on Twitter.
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Elie Wiesel survived concentration camps in Auschwitz and Buchenwald to become a Nobel Laureate, activist and defender of human rights. He died this summer at age 87.
The comic initially avoided joking about politics on The Late Show for fear that he would fall into his Colbert Report persona. Originally broadcast Nov. 2, 2016.
Every year at this time, we revisit our resolutions and our predictions from 2016 and we make new ones for 2017. From creating more to who might win Oscars, we're working hard to figure out 2017.
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Actress Debbie Reynolds died just one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher's sudden death — which has led some to speculate that grief might have been a contributing factor.
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Ben Affleck wrote the screenplay, directed and stars in this bloated genre exercise, which never slows down enough to pack any real emotional impact.
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Director Pablo Larrain digs beneath the poetry to offer a warm, humorous and revealing biopic of Pablo Neruda, neatly avoiding the genre's tendency to lionize its subjects.
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Tonight is the third night of Kwanzaa. Those who celebrate the seven-day festival will gather around the Kinara and light the last red candle. The holiday is also observing it's 50th anniversary.
Just over a year ago, Toledo, Ohio tattoo artist Brian Finn began offering free tattoos to people to cover their scars from trauma. We take a year-end look at his work.
This is the time of year when critics release their best-of lists. Usually, they pick the ten best — but our film critic Bob Mondello couldn't narrow it down that much. He picked 18 of his favorites.
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Coppola was 29 years old when he signed on to direct a film. "I was young and had no power," he says, "so [the studio] figured they could just boss me around." Originally broadcast Nov. 16, 2016.
They've been run over with cars, exploded by fireworks, bombarded by cannons and squished under children's snow boots. But in Australia, these baked buildings are demolished for charity — and fun.
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Bar Moju in Shanghai is tiny and only serves authentic concoctions created by its owner, Moe. To visit, you must make a reservation.
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The bar Moju will be serving a drink called the Sakura. It's made with Botanist gin, Cointreau triple sec, a twist of lemon and the bright pink syrup of the cherry blossom flower, imported from Japan.
The 84-year-old star of film, TV, Broadway and Las Vegas was reported to have signs of a stroke.
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In addition to rehabbing homes, some HGTV stars are also selling a lot of books. In 2016, Drew and Jonathan Scott ("The Property Brothers") and Chip and Joanna Gaines appeared on best-seller lists.
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Shadow of a Doubtfire: In this "silly yet profoundly moving" German-Austrian comedy, a father uses disguises, a false identity and a whoopie cushion to get his corporate-minded daughter to loosen up.
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In addition to playing Princess Leia in the original Star Wars movies, Fisher was also the author of Postcards from the Edge and The Princess Diarist. Originally broadcast in 1990, 2004 and 2016.
In the wake of the death of George Michael, we take a moment to appreciate "Freedom '90," not his biggest hit, but an irresistible mix of independence and vulnerability.
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