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'Just Another Version Of You' Celebrates Norman Lear's TV Legacy

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to legendary television producer Norman Lear about some insights into his character featured in a new documentary about his life called Just Another Version of You.

At LA's MOCA, A Celebrated Chef Serves Up Dinner As Art Installation

Craig Thornton is behind some of the most coveted meal reservations in LA. For the past five months, he's been melding dining, sculpture and taxidermy at the city's Museum of Contemporary Art.

Pokemon Go Is Catching Us All — In Unexpected Ways

After being released last week, the augmented reality game is the most popular app in the world, landing people in odd places and weird, sometimes dangerous situations.

2 Brilliantly Written Novels From Mexico Head Up A Wave Of Literary Talent

Critic John Powers says there's a boom in good fiction emerging from Mexico. He recommends Among Strange Victims, by Daniel Saldaña París, and The Transmigration of Bodies, by Yuri Herrera.

Christopher Eccleston On 'The A Word,' And Rethinking His Faith After 'The Leftovers'

The British actor plays a grandfather in the new SundanceTV drama series, The A Word, about a family coping with a boy's autism diagnosis. He also co-starred in the HBO series, The Leftovers.
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Your Turn: Community Policing

It's "your turn" to join a conversation about where the D.C. region fits into the reinvigorated national debate about race, community policing and accountability.


Slice, Dice, Chop Or Julienne: Does The Cut Change The Flavor?

When it comes to produce, the answer is yes, experts tell us. But the reasons are complicated — and sometimes mysterious even to restaurant critics, chefs and food scientists.

Black Lives Matter Activists Take It Off The Street And Into The Museum

A postcard from the Underground Museum in Los Angeles, featuring reactions to the week's events from several founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Gotta Catch 'Em All, Or At Least A Few: A Pokemon Neophyte Tries 'Pokemon GO'

In which a middle-aged guy who doesn't know a Charizard from a Jigglypuff tries out the just-released "augmented reality" game Pokemon GO, and promptly creeps out his neighbors.


'Ask Polly' Columnist Tells Advice-Seekers 'How To Be A Person In The World'

It's not easy to be a person, but Heather Havrilesky of the "Ask Polly" column has some advice on how to follow your dreams, figure out career and family — and dump wishy-washy, noncommittal guys.