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Actress Brooke Shields Plays Not My Job

When Shields was 16, she famously appeared in an ad for Calvin Klein jeans with the tagline: "You want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing." We'll quiz her on three Calvins who are not Calvin Klein.
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Kurt Andersen: "True Believers"

You know Kurt Andersen as a journalist and host of public radio's Studio 360. But he's also a novelist and joins Kojo to talk about his latest book and varied career.


More Women Than Ever At San Diego's Comic-Con

Melissa Block checks in with Nina Gregory about what's hot at this year's Comic-Con, the big annual entertainment convention held in San Diego.

'American Idol' Judging Desk Down Two Seats

The TV show American Idol has lost two of its judges in two days. Both Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler have announced they're leaving the show.
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"Reading Rainbow" Returns: LeVar Burton

Actor LeVar Burton on the roles that have defined his career and the relaunch of "Reading Rainbow."


Wish You Were Here: The Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk

Writer David Rowell always imagined what a seaside town with a boardwalk could be. He found it as an adult, on Delaware's Rehoboth Beach.

An Olympic-Sized Outrage Grows Over French Fry Sales At The Games

McDonald's deal to block others from selling fries at the Olympics is giving some people heartburn. Hear more tonight on All Things Considered, and check out our Storify of what we're reading now.

Looking For The Megabucks? Think Megapixels

The safest bet for a box-office draw is not a superhero, action or sci-fi film — it's computer animation. Franchises like Toy Story, Ice Age and Shrek consistently make billions for their studios, Bob Mondello writes — and that's before DVD and toy sales kick in.