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Behind The Motorcycles In 'Easy Rider,' A Long-Obscured Story

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 3:58pm

The alleged last authentic motorcycle used in the 1969 film Easy Rider is going up for auction. The man who designed the bikes, Clifford Vaughs, says he has never gotten proper credit for his work.

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Hugs For Hecklers: Cameron Esposito On Life As A Lesbian Comedian

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 3:58pm

Esposito discusses her new album, Same Sex Symbol, and tells NPR's Arun Rath she feels concern for the people who heckle her about her sexuality: "I just wonder, what's up with your life? Are you OK?"

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A Slow Simmer Of Grief And Strength In 'Nora Webster'

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 6:03am

Colm Tóibín's new novel is set in his Irish home town in the early 1970s, and follows the titular Nora as she and her family struggle to cope with the loss of her beloved husband.

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'Schiaparelli': The Shocking, Shadowed Life Of A Fashion Icon

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 5:14am

A new biography by Meryle Secrest looks at the troubled life of designer Elsa Schiaparelli — renowned as the Queen of Fashion, a glamorous innovator whose career never recovered from World War II.

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