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What's The 'Best Daym Takeout' In America?

Food critic and YouTube sensation Daymon 'Daym' Patterson travels the country to find the best takeout spots. He eats in the front seat of his car - when the food is hottest and freshest. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks with him about his new Travel channel show Best Daym Takeout.

Catch Of The Day, Grilled The Turkish Way

The fishermen are out in all weather in Turkey's Bosphorus Strait. So there's no question that the fish is fresh, as area chefs carry on the tradition of the ancient Greeks, Romans and Ottomans in putting fish to the fire.

Hip-Hop Sign Language Is Hard Work

For most people, attending a concert is all about the sounds of a live performance. But sign language interpreter Holly Maniatty makes concerts come alive for the hearing impaired too. She's worked with several big names — Jay-Z, Phish and the Wu Tang Clan — but has earned fame for her own work.

The FDA Doesn't Want Chickens To Explore The Great Outdoors

The FDA's new proposal aims to reduce the risk that chickens will pick up salmonella from wildlife and lay contaminated eggs. But the proposal could make it much harder for organic farmers who believe in keeping their free-range birds on true pastures.

Book News: Jane Austen To Replace Darwin On The 10-Pound Note

Also: the history of blurbs; Buzzfeed launches a book section.

How Musicians Helped Integrate The Silver Screen

America's first Freedom Riders may well have been the black musicians who, in the '30s and '40s, broke ground by appearing in Hollywood films. Those could have been milestone moments, but the industry responded to provincial concerns and allowed Jim Crow markets to cut out integrated scenes.

Taste Of Summer Finalist: Diane's Dad's Sandwich

Marti Olesen's favorite summer recipe is plucked straight from the garden — and the faster it gets to your plate, the better. The key to Diane's Dad's Summer Sandwich is in its layering and secret ingredient: chunky peanut butter.
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Summer Of The Gun: Baltimore's Violence In Black And White

Kojo explores the stories behind the sobering new "Summer of the Gun" photo series in Baltimore's City Paper.


'My Lunches With Orson' Puts You At The Table With Welles

For years, there were rumors that filmmaker Henry Jaglom had taped hours of his conversations with Orson Welles but that the tapes had been lost. They weren't. Now the transcripts have been released in a new book, edited and introduced by Peter Biskind.

After WWII, Europe Was A 'Savage Continent' Of Devastation

In his book, which has just won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History, Keith Lowe describes a land with no governments, schools, banks or shops, where rape was rampant and women prostituted themselves for food. Flying in the face of usual post-WWII narratives, Lowe sheds light on a complex history.