As National Poetry Month continues, we share two listeners' poems about education funding in Oklahoma and another about the importance of activism.
Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from married women who disagree with their husbands about having children.
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Hickenlooper came to Colorado to work for an energy company but opened a brewpub instead. The beer must have been pretty good, because he was elected mayor of Denver and later governor of the state.
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Bachelorette parties aren't the only source of business for bakers who specialize in racy confections. Think divorces, vasectomies, breast implants, military deployments and even funerals.
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Father and son comedy legends Carl and Rob Reiner have their hand and footprints immortalized in front of the Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
Comments about diversity in superhero comics made last week by a Marvel executive unleashed an online firestorm. But heroes who look more like the growing comics readership are here to stay.
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Their Finest is a film within a film about making wartime movies in Britain. Bill Nighy stars as an aging matinee idol. Gemma Arterton plays a young copywriter — the script department's secret weapon.
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Scott Simon talks with author Sarah Dooley about her book Ashes to Asheville. It's about sisters trying to fulfill their mother's dying wish to spread her ashes in the last place the family was happy.
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Carrington's complete short stories have just been published, along with a re-release of her wrenching memoir Down Below. She's one of many mid-20th century female writers now reaching new audiences.
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It embodies the belief that anyone can take the stage and interpret one of the most accessible art forms and "reveal poetry as a living art."
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Your Name. was the most popular film in the world for the first two months of 2017. Now, the deeply resonant body-switching anime comes to the U.S.
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On this week's show, we delve into the latest hit podcast, S-Town, and we breeze through the delightful sitcom Chewing Gum, imported from the UK and available on Netflix.
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Anne Hathaway plays a woman mysteriously linked to a monster in South Korea in her latest film. Critic David Edelstein says Colossal shows that "even the dumbest genres can be used to profound ends."
After 9/11, Dalia Mogahed saw an increase in negative perceptions of Muslims in the media, so she made it her job to speak up for her faith and fight prejudice with better understanding.
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Clint Smith is a poet and doctoral candidate at Harvard. As a high school English teacher, he taught his students the dangers of staying quiet and the importance of finding their voice.
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Social psychologist Adam Galinsky studies why it's so daunting to speak up — and what can help. He says the most powerful factor that compels us to take that risk is "moral conviction."
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When James Hansen spoke up about climate change in the 1980s, he risked the loss of his job and reputation. But, he says, it was worth it — because he could not be silent about something so important.
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Esra'a is an activist who lives in Bahrain and identifies as queer — which puts her at great risk. Despite that, she's speaking out to build community and empathy within the LGBTQ community.
DeForge's new book Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero grew out of a collection of Tumblr strips. It follows a woman who flees into the Canadian forest to escape a family scandal and make a new life.
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This remake of a wry 1979 comedy about three retirees risking it all for a big score ditches the original's sense of urgency to focus instead on subplots and sentiment.
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