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Not My Job: We Quiz Lena Headey On Games Worse Than 'Game Of Thrones'

NPR | Feb. 6, 2016 8:25 a.m.

Game of Thrones may have killed off many major characters, but the manipulative, scheming Queen Cersei is still standing. We've invited Headey to play a game called "You win and you die."

Arts | Entertainment | Food

Small Batch: How To Eat The Super Bowl

NPR | Feb. 5, 2016 1:48 p.m.

Dan Pashman from The Sporkful podcast joins us for a talk about the eternal question: If you're watching the Super Bowl, what are you eating while you do?

Arts | Entertainment | Music

Spike Lee On Michael Jackson's Evolution From Child Star To 'Off The Wall'

NPR | Feb. 5, 2016 11:51 a.m.

"Michael is alive, because his music is still here," Lee says.

Arts | Entertainment | Food

'Food Surgeon' Dissects Candy And Fruit With Weirdly Hypnotic Flair

NPR | Feb. 5, 2016 9:36 a.m.

The Food Surgeon, a channel on YouTube, turns a camera and a doctor's operating tools on familiar foods. It's just art, says the guy behind the videos, a food-loving engineer in Seattle.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' 'Grease,' TV Musicals

NPR | Feb. 5, 2016 7 a.m.

It's a show full of good tunes as we visit with the CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and take a tour of the recent spate of televised live musicals (with more to come).

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'Madoff' Tells Its Tale To The Camera

NPR | Feb. 3, 2016 12:25 p.m.

Richard Dreyfuss plays Bernie Madoff in a new ABC miniseries as a con men who — like many of his kind — looks right at the viewer.

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Cochran Would Be 'Leading The Charge' In Ferguson, Says Actor Courtney Vance

NPR | Feb. 2, 2016 3:38 p.m.

Actor Courtney B. Vance plays lawyer Johnnie Cochran in the FX miniseries The People v. O.J. Simpson. "Finally, on the biggest stage, a black man worked the system," Vance says.

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Not My Job: We Ask 'Madoff' Star Richard Dreyfuss About Fonzie Schemes

NPR | Jan. 30, 2016 9:13 a.m.

Since Dreyfuss will be portraying the financier behind a $65 billion Ponzi scheme, we'll see how much he knows about Arthur Fonzarelli on Happy Days.

Entertainment | Music

I Guess We Gotta Talk About Macklemore's 'White Privilege' Song

NPR | Jan. 29, 2016 9:08 a.m.

You won't have any thoughts about the rapper's new song about racial inequality, and his place as a white dude in hip-hop, that you didn't have before, in part because he plays it so safe.

Arts | Business | Entertainment

Richard Dreyfuss: Like It Or Not, There's A Bit Of Bernie Madoff In All Of Us

NPR | Jan. 29, 2016 7:30 a.m.

"He was a completely despicable human being, but in order to achieve that he had to be lovable," says Dreyfuss, who plays the Ponzi-scheme perpetrator in an upcoming, two-part, ABC miniseries.