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Red Carpet Glam: NPR's Coverage Of A Night At The Oscars

Updated at 12:17 a.m. ET.: Amidst a whirl of diva performances and jokes that left many reeling, Argo won the Oscar for best picture, Jennifer Lawrence claimed best actress and Daniel Day-Lewis snagged best actor. Here's the full winners list.

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Hollywood's biggest night is here.

Celebrities, producers, directors, writers — some are wearing skin-tight gowns while others are sporting cummerbunds — it's all happening at this year's 85th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. And we're watching along with you.

Join Monkey See's live blog of the broadcast to keep track of tonight's winners and losers. Linda Holmes and friends Stephen Thompson and culture writer Marc Hirsh, are all doing their best to keep you up past your bedtime.

And if you think you have better jokes than this year's awards host, Seth MacFarlane, chime in any time on our live chat.

Speaking of funny, check out Wait,Wait's live photo-blogging with red carpet commentary, we can assure you, you won't see anywhere else.

Can't tell the difference between Armani Prive and Alexander McQueen? Don't worry our friends over at Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me, can't either — but that doesn't mean they don't have an opinion.

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Christopher Marlowe Credited As Shakespeare's Co-Author On Henry VI Plays

True authorship of Shakespeare has been debated for centuries. Now, the New Oxford Shakespeare edition will list Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe as co-author on the three Henry VI plays, part one, two and three. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Florida State University professor Gary Taylor, one of the general editors of the new volume.

2,500 Years Ago, This Brew Was Buried With The Dead; A Brewery Has Revived It

In an ancient burial plot in what is now Germany, scientists uncovered a cauldron with remnants of an alcoholic beverage. They teamed up with a Milwaukee brewery to re-create the recipe.
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Do Hyper-Local Term Limits Work?

Montgomery County residents are voting this fall on term limits for their local council representatives. Are they picking up on lessons learned from Prince George's County?

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AT&T’s Proposed Acquisition Of Time Warner

AT&T’s bid to acquire Time Warner: Join us to talk about what the proposed merger of the country’s second-largest wireless carrier and a major content company could mean for consumers and the future of U-S media and telecommunications.

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