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Listen to a collection of audio segments and stories related to the 2012 Academy Awards.

Listen to a collection of audio segments and stories related to the 2012 Academy Awards.
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Listen to a collection of audio segments and stories related to the 2012 Academy Awards.

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‘A genius of a different kind:’ Princeton colleague reflects on John Nash’s

5/24/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioThe post A genius of a different kind: Princeton colleague reflects on John Nashs legacy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Duration: 00:04:27


The Culture Gabfest: Stupid and Contagious

5/6/2015
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck, the lure of boxing with Seth Stevenson, and Dad Bods. The Slate Culture Gabfest is sponsored by Selma, the Academy Award winning film now available on Blu-ray combo pack and DVD. Selma tells the incredible true story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic effort to ensure voting rights for all Americans, from Paramount Pictures and rated PG-13. And by The Honest Company, featuring safe...

Duration: 00:58:01


Senate standoff over human trafficking bill stalls Loretta Lynch confirmati

3/16/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSFinding hope and reality in Obama’s speech at Selma For GOP, a bigger problem than finding a way to fund Homeland Security Analyzing the impasse over Homeland Security, politics at the Oscars GWEN IFILL: How many hot buttons can they push at one time? The Senate turns a confirmation debate into a standoff over human trafficking and abortion. And, in New Hampshire, two likely Republican presidential candidates test the waters. For more on the...

Duration: 00:08:24


The Culture Gabfest: Decapitated Swan Dress Edition

2/25/2015
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens along with Carl Wilson review the Oscars, Bjork's latest album, and weigh in on the audiophile debate.

Small Batch: The 2015 Oscars

2/23/2015
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In this small batch edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson wrap up the The 87th Annual Academy Awards.

Duration: 00:08:29


Oscars Get Political, As Acceptance Speeches Wade Into Social Issues

2/23/2015
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At the Academy Awards, many of the big winners were expected — but the ceremony drew energy from their speeches, which addressed a gamut of issues, from equal pay for women to immigration.

Duration: 00:07:03


'Birdman,' Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne Win Biz Oscar Prizes

2/23/2015
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Birdman was named best picture at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Julianne Moore won best actress for her work in Still Alice, and Eddie Redmayne won best actor in The Theory of Everything.

Duration: 00:07:15


The 2015 Oscars Omnibus

2/20/2015
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This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and Bob Mondello sit down for the anual Oscars Omnibus. They'll talk about the nine best picture nominations--will Birdman, Boyhood, or another film take home an Academy Award for best picture? All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.

Duration: 00:48:47


02-20-2015- Morning Report- Who are you wearing, and how much did they pay

2/20/2015
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Airing on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015: As part of its wage initiative, Wal-Mart is giving more of its workers fixed schedules. Having a fixed schedule, rather than being on call, has many advantages for low-wage workers. Like, you can schedule a second job. Plus, with the Oscars coming up this weekend, we take a look at the economy of the red carpet.

Duration: 00:06:42


We Interrupt Our Regularly Scheduled Program To Bring You This Message

2/19/2015
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Unfortunatley the Oscars Omnibus will arrive late in your podcast feeds. Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson explain why.

Duration: 00:02:08


The Oscar Nominees Are In; The Shanghai DVD Sellers Are Stocking Up

2/3/2015
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The Academy Awards are coming this month and if you're still trying to see all the nominated films, it may be easier to find them in China than the U.S. As long as you don't mind the pirated version.

Duration: 00:04:02


Director Richard Linklater collaborates with the future in ‘Boyhood’

2/2/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSRichard Linklater: 5 classic films you should watch now ‘Boyhood’ director Richard Linklater on growing up in the Super 8 generation The 2015 Oscar nominations are in: GWEN IFILL: One of the most honored movies of the year, and a leading candidate for several Oscars, is Boyhood, a film by an independent director with a unique style of telling stories. Jeff spoke with him recently, as part of our occasional feature, NewsHour Goes to the Movies....

Duration: 00:07:27


Jane The Virgin, The Boy Next Door, And Erotic Thrillers

1/30/2015
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This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Barrie Hardymon discuss Jane The Virgin. Then they'll talk about The Boy Next Door and other erotic thrillers. All that, plus What's Making Us Happy.**Pop Culture Happy LIVE: The Oscars Omnibus Featuring Bob Mondello**When: Tuesday February 17th, 2015 at 7:00pmWhere: Studio 1, NPR Headquarters, 1111 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20002Tickets go on sale February 3rd at 12PM ET at...

Duration: 00:43:13


‘American Sniper’ provokes debate on Iraq, depictions of war

1/29/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSChris Kyle, among the deadliest American military sniper, shot by a fellow veteran Photographer captures how veterans experience the collision of war and the civilian world Soldiers find special bond with dogs trained for war JUDY WOODRUFF: Now a look at a movie that has been at the top of the box office for the past two weekends, as well as generating a lot of conversation and controversy. Jeffrey Brown has that. Its part of our occasional...

Duration: 00:07:14


How the Oscars’ lack of diversity reflects who runs Hollywood

1/15/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSRita Moreno reflects on life as an entertainer, stereotype roles in Hollywood Director Ava DuVernay on sharing the story of ‘Selma’ and deconstructing American heros Two film critics take a look at 2014’s best movies GWEN IFILL: It took only minutes after this years Oscar nominations were announced this morning for the criticism to begin. Much of the reaction centered on what was missing, namely, diversity among nominees for actor, actress,...

Duration: 00:07:07


Actress Luise Rainer Made Hollywood History — Then Walked Away

12/30/2014
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Luise Rainer was the first person to win back-to-back Academy Awards (in 1936 for The Great Ziegfield and 1937 for The Good Earth). Ranier died Monday at her home in London. She was 104 years old.

Duration: 00:02:34


He Turned Classic Books Into Oscar Winners — And Hit-Singer Into Nemesis

12/28/2014
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Saul Zaentz only made a dozen films, but three of them won Best Picture Academy Awards. As a record label owner, his biggest success — and worst relationship — was with Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Duration: 00:02:55


Remembering Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, a ‘spiritual leader for goo

10/22/2014
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCharacter above all: BEN BRADLEE Legendary Watergate editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93 Newspaper Editor Ben Bradlee Discusses Career, Journalism Quinn Bradlee Talks About Life with Learning Disability JUDY WOODRUFF: Now, we remember one of the nations most revered newsmen. Ben Bradlee was 93 when he died of natural causes yesterday at his home in Washington. He left his mark as the steward of the principal newspaper in the nations capital, spanning a...

Duration: 00:08:06


Danny Aiello: "I Only Know Who I Am When I'm Somebody Else"

10/13/2014
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Actor Danny Aiello has appeared in more than 85 films, including “Moonstruck” and “Godfather II.” He received an Academy Award nomination for his role as the embattled pizzeria owner Sal in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing.” But Aiello never had any formal acting training. In a new memoir, Aiello says he has always felt like an outsider in Hollywood. Born in the 1930s, Aiello grew up one of seven children in the tenements of New York City and worked as a shoeshine boy and pool hustler. Aiello...

Duration: 00:51:26


From stutterer to star: How James Earl Jones found his voice

10/12/2014
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJAMES EARL JONES: 1, 2… I was to stand there, say the 10 numbers. 4, 5… and then fall over fall flat over. That was exiting. And the kids liked that, too. Thats the one thing they remember— 9, 10 JEFF BROWN:In 1969 James Earl Jones was the first celebrity guest to appear on Sesame Street. Since then he has lent his voice to some of the most recognizable characters in popular culture. LUKE SKYWALKER: He told me you killed him. DARTH VADER: No. I am your...

Duration: 00:08:49

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