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Poles Return To A Taste Of Their Soviet Past: Cheap Milk Bars

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 6:00am

Subsidized greasy-spoon diners called milk bars thrived in Poland in the Soviet era. Their numbers have dwindled, but Poles are once again embracing them for cheap comfort food.

First Listen: Maria Taylor, 'In The Next Life'

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 6:00am

The Azure Ray singer fills her warm, reflective new album with gorgeous, touching songs about family, legacy and the pursuit of contentment.

First Listen: Nina Kraviz, 'Fabric 91'

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 6:00am

The Russian DJ/producer's complex mix for the London nightclub takes a journey through techno's small-town past toward an unreleased future.

First Listen: Zao, 'The Well-Intentioned Virus'

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 6:00am

For two decades, the band has maintained a mix of thoughtfulness and savagery unparalleled in metal. This is peak Zao, back with its most feral and fully realized offering in years.

Ginger Rogers And The Case Of The Authorized Editions

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 6:00am

Before modern fan fiction, there were the Whitman Authorized Editions — a series of mystery novels from the 1940s and 50s that "starred" real movie stars, like Ginger Rogers and Gene Tierney.

In Make-A-Wish Request, Leukemia Patient Asks To Blow Stuff Up

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 5:23am

Luckily for the 12-year-old boy from Australia, the federal police like to blow things up. His two-day extravaganza included a mock-hostage crisis, and he got to blast through doors and brick walls.

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