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Oscars Still So White: Academy Nominates Nearly All White Actors, Again

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 3:31pm

For the second year in a row, no non-white actor was among the 20 acting nominations for the Academy Awards.

Here Are The New TV Shows You Should Watch This Year

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR reviews some of the new shows coming to network and cable television over the coming weeks.

Norway's National Library Discovers Rare Atlas — With A Little Help From Reddit

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 2:34pm

The Cedid was one of the first printed atlases from the Muslim world. There were 14 known copies in existence — until a Norwegian reference librarian with a fondness for /r/MapPorn noticed something.

'Fiddler' Songwriters Discuss Putting Themselves In The 'Soul Of The Characters'

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 1:07pm

Together Sheldon Harnick and the late Jerry Bock wrote the songs for the Broadway show Fiddler on the Roof. Both men spoke to Fresh Air in 2004; Harnick spoke to Fresh Air again in 2014.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'The Hateful Eight' And Theatrical Experiences

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 10:41am

This week's show is all about Tarantino's latest, how to sit at the movies, digital and film, and what's making us happy this week.




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