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Univision Incident Reignites Questions About Diversity In Latino Media

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 4:45pm

Fashion critic and host Rodner Figueroa has been let go for offensive comments about First Lady Michelle Obama. Critics see the incident as an example of racism in Spanish-language broadcasts.

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What's Familiar Becomes Unnerving In 'It Follows'

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 3:54pm

NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews It Follows, a film that he says works some interesting changes on the horror genre.

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If Drugs Could Talk: In 'Delicious Foods' They Do

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 3:54pm

In James Hannaham's novel Delicious Foods, addiction itself is a character — it even narrates some of the chapters. The book imagines what slavery would look like in modern America.

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In 'I Hate Christian Laettner,' ESPN Explores The Belly Of The Beast

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 2:13pm

Christian Laettner played basketball for Duke in the early '90s, and ESPN's excellent documentary series investigates the intriguing vehemence with which people ... well, hated him, and still do.

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Horror Film Fans Beware: 'It Follows' Isn't The Fun Kind Of Scare

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:36pm

The film is about a teenage girl who sleeps with a boy and is suddenly under a curse. Critic David Edelstein says he didn't enjoy feeling "sick with dread," but the ending is unexpectedly moving.

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Making Pies For Pi Day: Think Inside The Circle

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 10:37am

As math lovers know, it's almost Pi Day. And what better way to celebrate than by rolling out the dough? An NPR editor known for her experimental baking shares some of her favorite recipes.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Cultural Anniversaries And Great Things For Kids

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 9:20am

On this week's show, live from NPR HQ, we talk with Guy Raz about anniversaries and kid things, and we rattle off our favorite happy-making things.

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Behold! The Cosmos Created From The Contents Of A Kitchen

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 6:03am

From spices, flour, milk, water and food coloring, a photographer creates startlingly realistic-looking images of space. These photos are convincing enough to impress an astrophysicist.

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A Girl, A Shoe, A Prince: The Endlessly Evolving Cinderella

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 6:01am

We take a stroll through just a little of the cultural history of Cinderella, the shoe-wearing, prince-finding, stepmother-vexing heroine who's been around for hundreds of years — at least.

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