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Ursula K. Le Guin's Voice Rings Out In New Nonfiction Collection

NPR

Ursula K. Le Guin's mastery of fiction has remained so consistent, it's easy to overlook her accomplishments in other forms — but her new nonfiction collection goes a long way towards fixing that.

A Play About Politics For (But Not About) The Age Of Trump

NPR

The Minutes is a new drama by Tracy Letts, who won a Pulitzer and a Tony for August: Osage County. It's a dark comedy about a city council meeting — and a secret the town is hiding.

Not My Job: Katy Tur Of NBC News Gets Quizzed On Turducken

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The correspondent and anchor, known for her reporting from Donald Trump's presidential campaign, fields questions about the multi-poultry Thanksgiving delicacy.

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Reading The Game: This War Of Mine

Our occasional series on storytelling in video games returns with This War of Mine — a game about surviving during wartime that proved so wrenching, our critic couldn't bring himself to finish it.

Books | Arts

A Father's Cruel Mission To Create 'The Only Girl In The World'

Maude Julien's new memoir chronicles her extraordinary — and awful — childhood with fanatical parents determined to turn her into the ultimate survivor through deprivation, violence and endless tests.

Arts

Potent Cocktail Of Drama And Documentary Explores A Mysterious Death: 'Wormwood'

Filmmaker Errol Morris employs fictional techniques — and famous actors — in this 241-minute meditation on the demise of a CIA operative in 1953 that left a son obsessed with finding answers.

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For 'Last Jedi' Director, The Journey To 'Star Wars' Began With Action Figures

Rian Johnson remembers playing with the toys as a kid. "Those were the first movies I was making in my head," he says. The Last Jedi is the first of four Star Wars movies he's slated to work on.

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Roxane Gay: The Facts And The Furious: Orlando Drift

AMA's at Hard Rock Live Orlando! Roxane Gay talks about writing the memoir she planned to avoid, and her 243-point Scrabble play. Plus, a game about her favorite movies: The Fast and the Furious.

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Rhymes With Orange

Contestants are challenged to a quiz about obscure words that rhyme with famously unrhymable words.

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What's So Funny?

Can you tell a Fran Drescher from a Seth Rogen? In this quiz, contestants have to identify famous people from their distinctive laughs.

Arts | Entertainment

Hard Times

Did you know that Neil Diamond is a ten on the Mohs Scale of Hardness? In honor of our venue, Orlando's Hard Rock Live, we rewrote famous rock 'n roll songs to be about things that are hard.

Arts | Entertainment

F-L-A To Win

Finally, an Ask Me Another quiz made for Flava Flav fans: We crowned our big Orlando winner with a final round in which every answer contains the consecutive letters F-L-A.

Arts

Rollicking 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Introduces Welcome Shades Of (G)Rey

Writer/director Rian Johnson joins the Star Wars franchise to deliver a chapter that's fast, fun and freewheeling, even as it introduces surprising nuance to the classic Dark Side vs. Light Side beef.