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Clothes Make The Man (And The Woman, And The Show) On Broadway

Among the hopefuls who might take home trophies at this weekend's Tony Awards are costume designers William Ivey Long and Dominique Lemieux. Jeff Lunden talks to the two about their work on Cinderella and Pippin, two of the season's better-upholstered revivals.

Follow Homer To Find Your Way

For each given category, name something in the category beginning with each of the letters H-O-M-E-R. For example, if the category were "Chemical Elements," you might say Helium, Oxygen, Magnesium, Einsteinium, and Radon.

Time-Traveling Serial Killer Hunts For 'The Shining Girls'

Over the last 15 years, the South African writer Lauren Beukes has been a journalist, a screenwriter, a documentarian — and most recently, a novelist. Her new book is called The Shining Girls, a summer thriller about a time-traveling serial killer and the victim who escapes to hunt him down.

Three-Minute Fiction Reading: 'Beyond The Fence'

NPR's Bob Mondello reads an excerpt of one of the best submissions for Round 11 of our short story contest. He reads Beyond the Fence by Matthew Campbell of Salem, Mass.

The Movie Nick Offerman Has 'Seen A Million Times'

Actor Nick Offerman could watch the John Wayne film The Quiet Man a million times. "It was my dad's favorite and it quickly became mine," he says.

High-Wire Artist Nik Wallenda Plays A Game Called 'Whoops'

In this week's Not My Job segment, we ask Nik Wallenda, a man who crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope, three questions about examples of extreme clumsiness on the job.

Our Surveillance Society: What Orwell And Kafka Might Say

Revelations that the federal government is collecting massive amounts of data about telephone calls and Internet traffic has some people nervous that George Orwell's vision of Big Brother constantly watching them has come true.

A Lannister Always Pays His Debts — But Do Too Many Of His Fans Watch For Free?

Watching Netflix, Hulu Plus and HBO Go with a friend or family member's password? You're not nearly alone — and that may spell trouble for providers.