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To Access Her Big, Boxy Muse, Photographer Set Her Sights On Allen Ginsberg

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 4:11pm

From a bland suburban upbringing, Elsa Dorfman emerged into a creative life inspired by her 6-foot Polaroid camera. And the famed Beat poet turned out to be the key to that astounding metamorphosis.

Frodo, Bilbo, Kullervo: Tolkien's Finnish Adventure

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 6:00am

While still at university, J.R.R. Tolkein became fascinated by Finnish mythology, abandoning his Classics degree to adapt the epic Story of Kullervo — work that led to the creation of Middle Earth.

Buster Keaton And Samuel Beckett Walk Into A Movie Studio ...

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 4:55am

In 1964, the silent film master and the celebrated playwright made a film together. It was Beckett's first movie — and it showed. Notfilm tells the story of their collaboration.

#NPRpoetry Moment: Poem Of The Potato

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 4:29pm

This National Poetry Month, All Things Considered asked you to submit Twitter poems. Lisa Fitzpatrick writes poetry to help her Spanish skills and Emily Jones writes about her love of the potato.

#NPRpoetry Moment: 'Love Is A Rube Goldberg Machine'

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 4:29pm

This National Poetry Month, All Things Considered challenged listeners to submit Twitter poems with the hashtag #NPRpoetry. Listener Tommy Welty wrote about his family.




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