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Golden Globes Deliver Surprises In Television Categories

This year's Golden Globes did not come without some surprises, especially in the TV categories. Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle won best TV comedy, and the show's main character, Gael Garcia Bernal, won best actor in the category. USA's Mr. Robot beat out Fox's Empire and HBO's Game of Thrones in the Best TV drama category. NPR reviews some of these unexpected wins.
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Ziggy Stardust Was A Star On-Screen, Too

David Bowie may have been best-known for his music, but NPR's movie critic Bob Mondello points out that he was also a gifted actor, both onstage and in movies like The Man Who Fell To Earth.
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'Last Stop On Market Street' Wins Newbery Medal, 'Finding Winnie' Takes Caldecott

Matt de la Peña becomes the first Hispanic author to win the Newbery award for children's literature, while the Caldecott picture-book prize went to a book about the real-life Winnie the Pooh.
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Revisiting The 'Last Interview' Of Ernest Hemingway, Philip K. Dick And Nora Ephron

A series of books published by Melville House gathers together the final interviews conducted with prominent deceased writers and thinkers. Critic Maureen Corrigan reviews the latest in the series.
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'East Los High' Isn't Just A Soapy Teen Drama — It's Also A Science Experiment

Social scientists and health workers worked with screenwriters and studio execs to create a binge-worthy show designed to help young Latinas make healthy life choices.
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David Bowie, An Icon Who Wrote Anthems For The Alienated

Bowie died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, according to a representative. He released his latest album, the critically acclaimed Blackstar, on Friday, which was also his 69th birthday.
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'Revenant,' 'Martian' Take Top Honors At Golden Globe Awards

At the Golden Globe awards Sunday night, The Revenant won for best drama film and The Martian won for best comedy. Those were just two of the awards handed out during a ceremony in Beverly Hills.
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Rock Icon David Bowie Dies At 69

The singer — whose career spanned decades and included collaborations with John Lennon, Mick Jagger and Stevie Ray Vaughn — released his latest album, Blackstar, on Friday. He died Sunday of cancer.
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Here Are The Winners Of The Golden Globes

At the Sunday night ceremony, The Martian won for best motion picture, comedy, while The Revenant won in the drama category. Here is the full list of winners — and the fellow nominees they beat out.

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With 'Superstore,' America Ferrera Aims To 'Move The Dial' On Representation

For the Latina actress, diversity in casting helped her new show broach difficult material. "This diversity gives us the opportunity to approach topics like race from a place of experience," she says.

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