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Posted: 2019-05-19 11:00:55
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A Filipina American discovers her favorite cheesy snack has a bloody origin story.
Posted: 2019-05-16 22:46:00
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During his influential career, the Pritzker-winning architect designed everything from schools to skyscrapers. Known for spare geometric forms, Pei said the goal was to "eliminate the inessential."

Posted: 2019-05-20 23:42:12
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The mega-star sold tens of millions of records and had 11 number 1 hits throughout her career. And in less than year, Houston, or at least a light-projected version of her, could be at it again.
Posted: 2019-05-20 15:00:20
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BTS! DJ Khaled! Paul Simon! Kanye West dressed as a bottle of sparkling water! This season of Saturday Night Live had it all, and now all 21 performances have been cruelly ranked for your enjoyment.
Posted: 2019-05-20 08:42:29
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After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a whole lot of characters saying "bend the knee" all the time, HBO's massive fantasy series is finally over.
Posted: 2019-05-19 21:35:00
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Eurovision 2019's Israel Location Draws Controversy
Eurovision came to a close Saturday night in Tel Aviv, amid controversy over the song contest's location in Israel. A Dutch singer won, meaning next year's event will take place in the Netherlands.
Posted: 2019-05-19 12:25:52
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How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary
If you got a manicure lately, chances are your nail salon was run by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. In Nailed It, director Adele Free Pham investigates how refugees built a multi-billion dollar industry.
Posted: 2019-05-18 12:12:00
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Eurovision 2019 Concludes
Europe's favorite music competition, the Eurovision Song Contest, concludes tonight. NPR's Scott Simon talks with William Lee Adams, founder of the Eurovision fan site Wiwibloggs, about the contest.
Posted: 2019-05-18 11:15:21
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'Catch-22' May Not Be By The Book, But It Understands Brutality
Hulu's adaptation of Catch-22 may not be Catch-22 as you know it, but it stands as an often-effective anti-war drama.
Posted: 2019-05-17 20:23:00
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Long Live Grumpy Cat: Remembering The Internet's Favorite Feline
The Internet meme sensation Grumpy Cat died earlier this week at the age of 7.
Posted: 2019-05-17 12:51:56
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Grumpy Cat Dies; Her Spirit Will Live On, Family Says
The cat with the withering stare, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, inspired books and won fans around the world who identified with her permanently unsmiling — yet adorable — features.
Posted: 2019-05-16 21:01:26
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There's No Spoon, But Plenty Of Knives In 'John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum'
The third installment of the Keanu-as-super-assassin series triples down on the gorgeously staged violence, but little things like his character's motivation get hopelessly muddled.

Posted: 2019-05-22 20:52:00
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Singer-songwriter Jakob Dylan and director Andrew Slater talk about the documentary Echo In The Canyon about music from Laurel Canyon in LA that went on to influence a later generation.
Posted: 2019-05-21 18:39:35
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Joanna Hogg's movie, which centers on a young film student, is the first of a projected two-part drama drawing from Hogg's life. It won the top prize in Sundance's world cinema dramatic competition.
Posted: 2019-05-21 09:00:29
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Superhero capes and cartoons headline this year's batch of summer flicks, but there's plenty of smaller and weirder stuff, too. Here are the movies we're looking forward to this season.
Posted: 2019-05-19 12:25:52
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How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary
If you got a manicure lately, chances are your nail salon was run by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. In Nailed It, director Adele Free Pham investigates how refugees built a multi-billion dollar industry.
Posted: 2019-05-18 12:12:00
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Tilda Swinton And Joanna Hogg On 'The Souvenir'
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Tilda Swinton and Joanna Hogg, who are childhood friends, about their new film, The Souvenir. The movie is part memoir and based on a personal relationship of Hogg's.
Posted: 2019-05-17 13:10:26
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'Love Is A Thing That Everyone Wants,' Says Author Of 'The Sun Is Also A Star'
A Jamaican teen threatened with deportation falls in love over the course of a single day in the film adaptation of Nicola Yoon's bestselling young adult romance novel.
Posted: 2019-05-16 21:01:26
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There's No Spoon, But Plenty Of Knives In 'John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum'
The third installment of the Keanu-as-super-assassin series triples down on the gorgeously staged violence, but little things like his character's motivation get hopelessly muddled.
Posted: 2019-05-16 21:00:27
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'Photograph' Captures Romance Blossoming Across Mumbai's Class Divide
The writer/director of 2013's crowd-pleasing romance The Lunchbox returns with another heartwarming tale of unlikely love among the crowded streets of Mumbai.
Posted: 2019-05-16 21:00:26
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'We Have Always Lived In The Castle' — And It Feels Like It
Shirley Jackson's novel is "a Gothic psychodrama that eats itself from the inside." But this adaptation proves too low-key and repetitive to build suspense and succeeds only in testing patience.
Posted: 2019-05-16 21:00:26
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A Passionate Romance, Remembered Dispassionately: 'The Souvenir'
Joanna Hogg's tale of a London film student who falls for a manipulative older man is at war with itself: Hogg's "confessional memoir draws you in, while her clinical style pushes you away."

Posted: 2019-05-20 23:42:12
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The mega-star sold tens of millions of records and had 11 number 1 hits throughout her career. And in less than year, Houston, or at least a light-projected version of her, could be at it again.
Posted: 2019-05-19 11:00:53
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Ten years after leaving his childhood home in West Bengal, photographer Soumya Sankar Bose returned to find that stars of Jatra, a popular local form of folk theater, were fading from public...
Posted: 2019-05-18 12:12:00
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The Latin American Library at Tulane University is digitizing a whopping collection of Cold War-era, must-hear entertainment — Spanish language radionovelas made by Cuban emigrés in Miami.

Posted: 2019-05-22 18:45:07
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Jamie Foxx plays George Jefferson and Woody Harrelson is Archie Bunker in the ABC special Live in Front of a Studio Audience, which recreates individual episodes of two vintage Norman Lear shows.
Posted: 2019-05-20 22:20:00
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Game of Thrones is over, but dark shadows loom on the horizon just beyond the smoldering landscape. The spinoffs are coming.
Posted: 2019-05-20 20:24:03
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NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with celebrity chef Roy Choi about his new TV show Broken Bread.
Posted: 2019-05-20 15:00:20
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'SNL' Musical Guests, Ranked From No. 1 To Greta Van Fleet
BTS! DJ Khaled! Paul Simon! Kanye West dressed as a bottle of sparkling water! This season of Saturday Night Live had it all, and now all 21 performances have been cruelly ranked for your enjoyment.
Posted: 2019-05-20 09:01:12
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News Brief: Abortion Issue Full Employment, 'Game Of Thrones'
Abortion has become a hot topic heading into the 2020 presidential election. The U.S. is nearly full employment, but what does that mean? And, HBO's "Game of Thrones" has aired its final episode.
Posted: 2019-05-20 09:01:12
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Review: 'Game Of Thrones' Fails To Deliver Epic Ending
After eight extraordinary seasons, HBO's "Game of Thrones" aired its final episode Sunday night. Our reviewer says the show had a "good ending", but "not a great one."
Posted: 2019-05-20 09:01:12
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Gayle King Is Front And Center After 'CBS This Morning' Revamp
CBS' Gayle King is having a moment at a time of scandals and ratings struggles at the network. She's emerged with a hefty new contract and a new team as the new CBS This Morning debuts Monday.
Posted: 2019-05-20 08:42:29
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'Game Of Thrones' Finale, Season 8, Episode 6: 'No One Is Very Happy'
After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a whole lot of characters saying "bend the knee" all the time, HBO's massive fantasy series is finally over.
Posted: 2019-05-19 21:35:00
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Eurovision 2019's Israel Location Draws Controversy
Eurovision came to a close Saturday night in Tel Aviv, amid controversy over the song contest's location in Israel. A Dutch singer won, meaning next year's event will take place in the Netherlands.
Posted: 2019-05-19 12:25:52
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'Fleabag' Returns For Season 2
The second season of the acclaimed Amazon series Fleabag brings back creator/writer/star Phoebe Waller-Bridge in her role as an angry, funny, mixed-up young woman living in London.