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'Gone With The Wind' Author's Estate A Windfall

Weekend Edition Sunday guest host Linda Wertheimer takes a look at what happened to the estate of Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone with the Wind.

Shuffle The Anagram, K?

This week's puzzle is called "Anagram K-pers." Every answer is a familiar word starting with the letter "K." You identify the words from their anagrams. For example, K + vane will make "knave."

The Movie Simon West Has 'Seen A Million Times'

The Expendables 2 director Simon West says he never gets tired of watching the cult British film Withnail and I. "It's just very funny and very well-written," he says.

Soccer Star Hope Solo On Loving Lost Parents

She's regarded as one of the best goalies in the world, and also as an outspoken player who doesn't mince words. In her newly-released autobiography, Solo discusses her passion for the game and talks about a mother and father who helped her succeed even as they faltered.

Comedian Mike Birbiglia Plays Not My Job

Mike Birbiglia gained fame with his monologues on This American Life. Now, along with TAL host Ira Glass, he's made one of his stories into a new movie called Sleepwalk with Me. He answers three questions about Julia Child, who would have turned 100 on Wednesday.
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Sand Sculptor Creates Art In Ocean City

Sand sculptor Randy Hofman has been making Ocean City a little more beautiful for over 30 years.


For A Better, Leaner Burger, Get To Know Your Proteins

Americans love burgers, but cooking leaner meats on the grill requires some scientific know-how. We turn to Cooking for Engineers blogger Michael Chu for some technical tips for success with leaner meats.

Coffee Is The New Wine. Here's How You Taste It

Specialty roasters increasingly are working directly with coffee growers around the world to produce coffees as varied in taste as wines. They're teaching their clientele to appreciate the subtle characteristics of brews by bringing cupping, an age-old ritual once limited to coffee insiders, to the coffee-sipping masses.
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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, Aug 17

Tricksters and Truth Tellers, Dark Horse, and ‘Scapes.