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The Movie Common Has 'Seen A Million Times'

Rapper-actor Common could watch the Eddie Murphy comedy Coming to America a million times. "No matter how many times I've seen it, I still laugh," he says.
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Tech Guru Guy Kawasaki Plays Not My Job

Thirty years ago, Kawasaki went to work for a computer company that was trying to change the business with a product named after a fruit. Since helping launch the Macintosh computer, Kawasaki has been a venture capitalist, author and business consultant. We ask him three questions about Scientology.
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25 Years Strong, 'Phantom Of The Opera' Kills And Kills Again

Invited guests packed the Majestic Theater on Saturday night to celebrate the longest-running Broadway musical ever. Times have changed, but the Phantom, that tortured genius who haunts the Paris Opera House, creating havoc and causing the chandelier to fall, has endured.
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'Stand Up Guys' Director Takes Cues From Hollywood Greats

Stand Up Guys is a new film starring legendary actors Christopher Walken, Al Pacino and Alan Arkin. Host Rachel speaks with the film's Oscar-winning director Fisher Stevens about the demands of directing these Hollywood luminaries.
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Two Blanks For The Price Of One

You will be given some sentences with two blanks. Add the letters E and Y to the word that goes in the first blank to get a new word that goes in the second blank.
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Oysters Rebound In Popularity With Man-Made Bounty

Along the East Coast, wild oysters have been decimated over the years by man and nature. Food commentator Bonny Wolf says oyster farming is exploding, and raw oyster bars are all the rage.
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Ship Those (Virtual) Chips: The Rise And Fall Of Online Poker's Youngest Crew

In the early 2000s, the get-rich-quick scheme of choice for young college dropouts was online poker. In his new book Ship It Holla Ballas, Jonathan Grotenstein follows two young players as they rake in the dough.
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The Movie Jeffrey Wright Has 'Seen A Million Times'

Actor Jeffrey Wright could watch Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now a million times. "It probably features the most effective narration of any film in the history of cinema," he says.

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