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Tank And The Bangas: Tiny Desks And Disney Musicals

NPR | May 26, 2017 9:56 a.m.

Tiny Desk Contest winners Tank and the Bangas tell us why they almost didn't apply for the NPR music competition. Plus, they throw down on Disney tunes, and play a few of their own!

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NPR | May 26, 2017 9:26 a.m.

In this final round, every answer contains the letters A-H-A in consecutive order, somewhere in the answer.

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What & Where Did I Eat?

NPR | May 26, 2017 9:26 a.m.

In this game, contestants help Ophira remember what she ate and where she ate it. The trick is, wherever she goes, she only eats foods that rhyme with her geographic location.

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Don't Quit Your Day Job

NPR | May 26, 2017 9:26 a.m.

Guess the celebrities from listening to their attempts to carry a tune, some more successful than others.

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Parents Just Don't Understand

NPR | May 26, 2017 9:26 a.m.

Contestants must guess movies based on a real description of their risque content.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Alien: Covenant' And 'Veep'

NPR | May 26, 2017 6:22 a.m.

Alien fan Chris Klimek joins us to talk about the newest entry in the decades-old franchise, and we check in with the fast-talking, faster-swearing people of HBO's Veep.

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Reading The Game: Witcher 3

NPR | May 25, 2017 1:20 p.m.

Our occasional series on storytelling in video games returns with an epic, week-long journey into The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the latest installment of the adventures of monster-hunter Geralt of Rivia.

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'The Bachelorette' May Have A Black Star, But It's Still Set In A White World

NPR | May 23, 2017 3:41 p.m.

Some may see Rachel Lindsay's rise as progress; but diversity isn't about expecting black people to assimilate into a mostly white world.

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He Called Himself '1 Lucky Bastard:' Sir Roger Moore Dies At 89

NPR | May 23, 2017 7:55 a.m.

British actor Sir Roger Moore has died. He began his career as a model and small-time MGM studio player, but was best known for stepping into the role of James Bond in the 1970s and 1980s.

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David Lynch's Trippy 'Twin Peaks' Revival Is A Love Letter To Hardcore Fans

NPR | May 22, 2017 8:44 a.m.

Lynch has assembled a rambling, surreal story that vaults from a spiritual limbo to towns all over the country. But as any Twin Peaks fan can tell you, the story really isn't the point.