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At 75, Wonder Woman Lassos In A New Generation With An Ageless Fight

As the launch of the upcoming film coincides with the heroine's Comic-Con fandom, Wonder Woman appears to be hooking new fans for the same reasons she was birthed in 1941: justice, peace and feminism.
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A Cast With Down Syndrome Brings Fresh Reality To Reality TV

With the Emmy-nominated Born this Way poised to begin its second season July 26, the cast, co-creator and fans explain why the show has become such a hit.
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Managing Your News Intake In The Age Of Endless Phone Notifications

This summer, it has felt like the terrible news just won't stop. A digital journalism expert at Columbia University offers advice for dealing with the barrage of news updates flowing to our screens.
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Republican National Convention Parallels Reality Television

Conflict, betrayal, false words: The Republican National Convention is playing out like a reality TV show.
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So Long, VCR. We Hardly Knew You (Were Still Around)

It's been a long time coming for the VCR. After beating out Betamax and LaserDisc for home viewing dominance in the 1980s, VHS players are going away for good.
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Henry Winkler On Garry Marshall: 'He Was An Unstoppable Creator'

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to actor Henry Winkler, who starred in Happy Days, about his memories working with writer and director Garry Marshall.
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Hollywood Legend Garry Marshall Dies At 81

Hollywood legend Garry Marshall died Tuesday at the age of 81. He was responsible for some of the biggest TV hits of the 1970s including The Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley and Happy Days. He also made Julia Roberts a superstar with Pretty Woman.
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'Veep' Showrunner On Politics And The 'Thankless Task' Of Being Second In Command

David Mandel, the Emmy-nominated writer, director and executive producer of the HBO series Veep, discusses the current season of the show, his work on SNL and the 2016 presidential election.
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Fresh Air Remembers Garry Marshall, Creator Of 'Happy Days' And 'Laverne & Shirley'

Marshall, who died yesterday at the age of 81, was a noted writer and director of both television and film. He spoke to Fresh Air in 1991, shortly after the release of his movie, Frankie and Johnny.
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Garry Marshall, A Master Of Comedy On TV And In Film, Dies At 81

The Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley, Happy Days, The Flamingo Kid, Pretty Woman: If you had to live on a deserted island, you could do far worse than to take the work of Garry Marshall with you.

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