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'The Walking Dead' Gets Real In Season 7 Premiere

NPR | Oct. 24, 2016 1:21 p.m.

They finally did it: The producers of The Walking Dead kicked off season seven by ratcheting up the onscreen gore and brutality until it matches what appears in the original comic.

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Remembering Steve Dillon, Co-Creator Of 'Preacher'

NPR | Oct. 24, 2016 12:24 p.m.

Comic artist Steve Dillon died this weekend in New York City at the age of 54. He was responsible for some of the most iconic comics of the 1990s, including Hellblazer and Preacher.

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Not My Job: We Ask The Choreographer Of 'The Lion King' About Lying Kings

NPR | Oct. 24, 2016 8:26 a.m.

We recorded the show in Rochester, N.Y., this week, which is home to the Garth Fagan Dance company. We'll ask acclaimed choreographer Garth Fagan three questions about really deceitful people.

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'The Four Top': Session Beers Back, Fast Casual Dining And The War On Minimum Wage

OPB | Oct. 24, 2016 midnight

What's "fast casual dining"? Is it OK to love the simple session beer? And what do new minimum wage laws mean for restaurants? Listen to “The Four Top” from Oct. 24, 2016.


Hark! Who Goes There? Why, It's A Puzzle For A 'Guard'

NPR | Oct. 23, 2016 6:26 a.m.

This is a game of categories based on the word "guard." For each category given, name something in it starting with each of the letters G-U-A-R-D.

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PHOTOS: Finalists For The 2016 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 12:12 p.m.

A bear being fish-slapped. A decidedly not-regal eagle. An unfortunate buffalo/bird interaction.

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Ti West & James Ransone: In A Valley Of Trivia

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 9:21 a.m.

In the spirit of the Western, our VIPs face off in an Ask Me Another showdown! Ophira and Jonathan give clues to an answer with the word "West" in it — first to buzz in with the correct answer wins!

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Star Trek Species, Energy Drink, Or Infomercial Product?

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 9:19 a.m.


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Brush Up Your Shakespeare

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 9:19 a.m.

This game was written by someone who studied Shakespeare's plays a long time ago, but has since forgotten almost everything about them.

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Home Improvement

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 9:19 a.m.

In this final round, every answer contains an object you'd find in a hardware store. So if we said, "He's the rapper who was '2 Legit 2 Quit,'" the answer would be "M-C Hammer."