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Sunday Puzzle: Flipping R's To S's

Listener Richard McCurdy of Sherman Oaks, Calif., plays this week's puzzle with New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz.

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Not My Job: Zach Galifianakis Plays A Game Called 'Between Two Derns'

The comedian is best known for his internet series Between Two Ferns, so we've invited him to answer three questions about actors Bruce and Laura Dern.

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Some 'Podunk' Town In The Middle Of Nowhere

"Podunk" is supposed to be bleak and isolated. But there are a few things that people who use the term might not know. For one, it really exists. For another, its history predates the United States.

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In The 'Downton Abbey' Film, A Royal Visit Proves Rather A Spot Of Bother

The new film is "less a victory lap than a cakewalk." Everything about the TV series — those aspects you loved, and those you didn't — is reproduced here with astonishing fidelity.

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'There Isn't Just One Type Of Black,' Says Comedian Nicole Byer

The rising comedy star and host of the Emmy-nominated cooking competition Nailed It! has gone to therapy weekly, escaped grief on stage and taught herself to do her own makeup for television.

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Comedian Shane Gillis Fired From 'Saturday Night Live' For Racist Remarks

The comedian's rising star has dimmed in a controversy over a series of derogatory statements he made on his podcast. SNL said the show had no idea. He said, "I was always a Mad TV guy anyway."

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Sunday Puzzle: It's Game Day

Listener Holly Ashworth of Oak Park, Ill., plays this week's puzzle with New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz.

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MoviePass Has Officially Shut Down, And We Don't Know If There Will Be A Sequel

The service announced Friday that it would be suspending service for an undefined amount of time.

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Not My Job: We Quiz WNBA Star Tina Charles, A Former UConn Husky, On Huskies

Charles has won two Olympic golds, the WNBA Rookie of the Year and MVP awards, and now is the starting center for the New York Liberty.

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Marie's Rape Was Deemed 'Unbelievable.' Kaitlyn Dever Portrays Her Story

The actress was last seen starring in the high school comedy Booksmart. But her newest character, on a new Netflix series, is a woman who recants being raped. It's based on a true story.