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In 'Red Sky At Noon,' A Western On The Eastern Front

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 5:05am

Simon Sebag Montefiore's new novel, set during World War II, follows a Jewish political prisoner who's pressed into a battalion of convicts and Cossacks and sent to fight the Nazis on horseback.

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Nixon's Manhunt For The High Priest Of LSD In 'The Most Dangerous Man In America'

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 3:17pm

Author Bill Minutaglio's new book chronicles Timothy Leary's international escape from a California prison and the president's campaign to make him the poster child for his war on drugs.

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'Get Out' Sprang From An Effort To Master Fear, Says Director Jordan Peele

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:59pm

Peele says that his turn as the director of a horror/thriller film comes from a "deeper place in my soul" than his previous comic work. Originally broadcast March 15, 2017.

'The Strange Ones': A Road Trip With An Enigmatic Destination

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:55am

Two brothers (Alex Pettyfer and James Freedson-Jackson) are running from something — and/or running to something — in this stylish but muddled indie thriller.

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Alex Trebek Takes A Break From 'Jeopardy!' Following Brain Surgery

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:16am

Trebek had the operation last month to treat a subdural hematoma that developed after he took a fall. The longtime game show host said Thursday he expects to be back in the studio "very, very soon."

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Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:00am

First up, a word game that reimagines a movie's plot based on its anagrammed title. tPlus, a high stakes game about low stakes horror films, and a final round that will "Melt" your "Frozen" heart.


Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:00am

We revisit our interview with actor-director brothers Jay and Mark Duplass. Then, a music parody game about unlikely movie-to-musical adaptations.


Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:00am

First, you've heard of dinner and a movie, but what about dinner in a movie? Then, a James Bond themed parody game about other people named James.

U.S. Bakeries Grab A Slice Of A Latin American Tradition: 3 Kings Cake

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 3:55am

In some Latin American countries, Three Kings Day — Jan. 6 — is a bigger deal than Christmas. As the U.S. Latino population grows, so does interest in the holiday's signature cake, rosca de reyes.

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