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A Conservative Tax Analyst On The GOP Tax Plan

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 7:00am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Scott Greenberg, senior analyst at the right-learning Tax Foundation, about the GOP tax plans. He says it may be hard to reach consensus because of internal disagreements.

Bluff The Listener

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 6:19am

Our panelists read three stories about bunnies in the news, only one of which is true.

Not My Job: We Quiz 'Bizarre Foods' Host Andrew Zimmern About White Bread

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 6:19am

The chef and TV host who seeks out the world's weirdest regional delicacies answers our questions about the least bizarre food.

(Image credit: Nick Tininenko/Getty Images for Food & Wine)

Not My Job: We Quiz Author Nora Roberts (aka JD Robb) On J.D. Salinger

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 6:19am

If you added up all the time the author has spent just in the No. 1 spot of the New York Times best-seller list, she would clock in at more than 4 years. Originally broadcast on Feb. 18, 2017.

Not My Job: Comedian Bassem Youssef Gets Quizzed On Tubers

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 6:19am

Bassem Youssef was a successful surgeon in Cairo when he was inspired — thanks to Jon Stewart and The Daily Show — to start his own satirical show on YouTube. Originally broadcast on July 22, 2017.

Panel Round

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 6:19am

Cheesy Restaurant

Not My Job: We Quiz Moguls Skier Hannah Kearney On Business Moguls

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 6:19am

Hannah Kearney is one of the greatest moguls skiers of all time. She's won 43 World Cup medals, three U.S. Championship medals and two Olympic medals. Originally broadcast May 13, 2017.

Gaslighting: How A Flicker Of Self-Doubt Warps Our Response To Sexual Harassment

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 6:00am

From a teenager's encounter to today's revelations about Harvey Weinstein, Charlie Rose and so many more, a writer wrestles with the ways women are taught to doubt their own experiences.

(Image credit: Bettmann Archive)

Panning For Gold And Self-Awareness In John Adams' New Opera

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 6:00am

Set in the California mining camps of the 1850s, Girls of the Golden West, sifts through themes that still weigh heavy today.

(Image credit: Stefan Cohen/San Francisco Opera)

Brush Up Your Shelley With 'Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years'

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 6:00am

Christopher Frayling's new celebration of Frankenstein is half art book, half scholarly study, tracing the famous monster's path from page to stage to screen, just in time for his 200th birthday.

(Image credit: Reel Art Press)

PHOTOS: People Think The Twins Of Abidjan Can Make A Wish Come True

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 6:00am

Photographer Anush Babajanyan discovered an unusual belief about twins when she visited the Ivory Coast.

(Image credit: Anush Babajanyan)

Even After 100 Years, People Are Still Reaching For The Moon(Pie)

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 5:58am

Though the marshmallow-chocolate-graham cracker treat began a century ago as a coal-miner's snack, it is still made by the same Chattanooga bakery and has since become a cultural icon of the South.

(Image credit: Melanie Peeples Lewis for NPR)




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