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Comedian Michael Che Picked For SNL's 'Weekend Update' Chair

Saturday Night Live is bringing a new face to the Weekend Update chair — comedian and former SNL writer, Michael Che.
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Film Triptych 'Eleanor Rigby' Tells Three Sides Of A Breakup Story

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby's three incarnations share similar scenes with subtle differences. Director Ned Benson calls his project "delusional," especially for a first-time feature filmmaker.
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Futuristic 'Bone Clocks' Encompasses A Strange, Rich World Of Soul-Stealers

David Mitchell's latest fantasy is an odyssey into the dark side, spanning from 1984 to 2043. It's about a teenager who runs away from her London home and becomes prey to a ghastly gang of mystics.
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Richard Kiel, Actor Who Played Jaws In Bond Films, Dies At 74

Kiel delighted moviegoers with his quiet menace and his metal teeth in the role of Jaws, the Bond villain henchman who not only survived his encounters with 007, but also lived happily ever after.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Sept. 11

You can hear musical styles from around the world or see a documentary film about professional baseball during a time of experimentation and social change.

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Minor White, Who Lived A Life In Photographs, Saw Images As Mirrors

White was an outsider with a quirky sense of humor who used photography to look inward. He died in 1976, and now an exhibit at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles celebrates his work.
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Preserving Black History, Americans Care For National Treasures At Home

The relics of African-American families help tell the story of America, the Smithsonian says. Museum experts are traveling the country to help identify and care for items of cultural significance.
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Ken Burns' 'The Roosevelts' Explores An American Family's Demons

In a new PBS documentary series, Burns turns his lens to Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and how each triumphed over adversity.
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Weekly Innovation: A Hair Blowout That Comes To You

Yes, you're busy. Now you can get a salon style, without the salon. Following a trend of on-demand everything, there's an app and service for updos and blowouts that come to you.
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3 Roosevelts Come Alive In PBS Documentary, Ken Burns' Best Yet

A 14-hour biography of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Delano starts Sunday. Actors including Paul Giamatti and Meryl Streep put on Emmy-worthy vocal performances reading from an Emmy-worthy script.

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