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'Star Wars' Editors Defy Hollywood Conventions

In a film industry often dominated by men, there's at least one exception: Many editors are women. Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey speak about their work on the new Star Wars.
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Not My Job: We Quiz The Duplass Brothers On Sibling Rivalry

Mark and Jay Duplass take a break from writing, directing, acting and producing to play a game called "Hating you is like hating myself."
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In New Memoir, Eurythmics' Dave Stewart Tells Of Life Before And After 'Sweet Dreams'

"Life can change you on amazing trails if you let it," Stewart says. His new memoir tells the story of those changes — and his complicated relationship with Annie Lennox.
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Comic T.J. Miller: Trained Clown And Student Of Nietzsche

The Silicon Valley actor, and former Shakespearean clown, says his latest role is right up his alley: "I'm interested in morality and mortality, and Deadpool kind of has all of these themes."
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'Trapped In Time,' The Last Showgirl Revue On Vegas Strip, Closes

With its elaborate headdresses, colorful sequined gowns and statuesque dancers, Jubilee was the classic Las Vegas show. But times and tastes change, and the last performance took place on Feb. 11.
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Don't Be Fooled, 'The Vegetarian' Serves Up Appetites For Fright

In "The Vegetarian," a young woman is tormented by violent dreams that drive her to give up meat. Author Han Kang says that extremes of human behavior compelled her to write the book.
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HBO's '70s Rock Series 'Vinyl' Sings A Familiar Tune

The new series from Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger expertly re-creates the music industry of decades ago, but the story plays like a well-worn record.
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#NPRreads: 4 Eye-Opening Stories To Read This Weekend

A medical mystery that started in Brazil. Nairobi's bustling food scene. Women and guns. And the man behind a new literary movement.
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'It's A Surviving Tool': 'Native' Tells Satirical Stories Of Life In Israel

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to author Sayed Kashua, an Israeli-Palestinian whose satirical weekly columns in Haaretz newspaper are collected in his new book called Native.
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To Sorkin A Mockingbird: Screenwriter Will Adapt Novel For Broadway

How will Aaron Sorkin's rapid-fire dialogue fit with Harper Lee's tale of racism and justice in the South?

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