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A Father-Daughter Dance — In Prison?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 8:23am

Angela Patton works to help girls and fathers stay connected and in each others' lives — but that becomes harder when the father is in jail. Patton tells the story of a unique father-daughter dance.

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What Makes Siblings Bond?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 8:23am

Writer Jeffrey Kluger explores the profound life-long bond between brothers and sisters, and the influence of birth order, favoritism and sibling rivalry.

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What Happens To Our Brain When We're In Love?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 8:23am

Anthropologist Helen Fisher questions what happens in a brain when we're in love.

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Can You Use Algorithms To Find Love?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 8:23am

Amy Webb was having no luck with online dating. So she started treating the world of online dating into data — effectively hacking her way to finding a spouse.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Comedy, The News And A Bat Quiz

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 7:05am

We take the opportunity of John Oliver's new HBO show to chat about political and topical comedy and the news cycle. Then, Glen delivers a very difficult quiz about a guy in a cape.

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Book News: Polish Poet With Mission To 'Create Poetry After Auschwitz' Dies

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 6:38am

Also: Mary Gaitskill turns an essay about Celine Dion into a reflection on authenticity and vulnerability; gay Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina is on Time's list of most influential people.

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Tampa Hosts Bollywood's Biggest Stars At Annual Awards Show

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 2:15am

India's Bollywood film industry is increasingly reaching a world-wide audience. To highlight the international appeal, the industry holds its annual awards ceremony every year outside of India.

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Where Jokes Go To Die, And Other Observations From Comic John Oliver

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 2:05am

According to Oliver, the White House Correspondents' Dinner is not a good room for comedy — but that wouldn't stop him from hosting. His new show, Last Week Tonight, premiers Sunday on HBO.

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Tracing One Life, Lost In The Desert

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:08pm

Who Is Dayani Cristal?, a documentary narrated by actor Gael Garcia Bernal, examines the journey that costs many migrants to the United States their lives.

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In 'Blue Ruin,' Revenge Is Not Served Cool

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:03pm

The revenge drama Blue Ruin demonstrates that the famous dish, often served more cool than cold, can sometimes be more dangerous in the hands of the sincere but inept.

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A Biography Of Your Cubicle: How This Became The Modern Workplace

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:01pm

The office has long been seen as a symbol of boredom: It's a killer of spirits, a destroyer of spontaneity. But reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says a new book brings out its entertaining side.

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An Eater's-Eye View Of Literature's Most Iconic Meals

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

With intricately composed photographs, designer Dinah Fried puts readers at the table for 50 of her favorite literary spreads. Her new book is called Fictitious Dishes.

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A Punching Movie That Packs A Punch For People Who Like Punching

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 2:24pm

'Brick Mansions,' a completely inessential remake of the French film District B13, follows a war of good guys and gangsters up and down the walls of a hypothetical Detroit under siege.

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Tyler Hicks Tells The Story Behind His Pulitzer-Winning Nairobi Mall Photos

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 2:16pm

The New York Times photojournalist happened to be nearby when Islamist militants launched an attack on shoppers inside an upscale Kenyan mall — he rushed inside and took photos as the event unfolded.

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Debbie Allen On 'Fame,' Stage And Men In Tights

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 11:18am

Debbie Allen won Fame for playing an iconic dance teacher in film and television. Now, she's getting new fans for roles on shows like Grey's Anatomy. She talks about the highs and lows of her career.

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'The Other Woman': When Terrible Movies Happen To Funny Actresses

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:58am

A film that seems designed to demonstrate the dire circumstances in which funny women can still find themselves, The Other Woman is a grotesque pantomime of female empowerment.

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Snoopy, Garfield And Friends Go Bald For Kids With Cancer

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:31am

Kids don't want to look different, especially if the reason they look different is because they've lost their hair to chemotherapy. If Hello Kitty's gone bald, too, maybe it won't feel so bad.

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Four-Letter Friends

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:15am

We don't have to bleep a single word in this final round. Rather, identify famous folks who have four letters in both their first and last names, like the Grammy-winning singer of "I Try," Macy Gray.

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This Quiz Never Bothered Me Anyway

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:13am

Frozen's married songwriters Bobby Lopez (Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez let their competitive swagger shine in a game where the answers are mashed-up musicals.

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Working Title

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:13am

Which sounds like a more appealing read, The Great Gatsby or Trimalchio in West Egg? They're the same book, but now you've learned Fitzgerald's working title. Identify more book titles in this game.

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