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Hannah Gadsby's 'Nanette' Is A Scorching Piece On Comedy And Trauma

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Hannah Gadsby, an Australian comedian, has a Netflix special that talks about the construction of jokes, the pain of self-deprecation, and what we owe to ourselves and the people who hear our stories.

Were We Looking For D.B. Cooper In The Wrong Place All Along?

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The legend and theorizing about Northwest skyjacker D.B. Cooper just won’t die. A new documentary about the unsolved 1971 hijacking introduces a new twist to the tale.

Netflix Falls Short On Subscriber Target, Spooks Investors

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The streaming service and production house fell short of its second-quarter target by more than a million subscribers, even as it posted better-than-expected earnings for the period.

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Watch Your Mouth

This week on the Hidden Brain radio show, we explore how the constantly evolving nature of languages can give us different ways of understanding ourselves as well as the world we live in.

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Fresh Starts

Unpredictable things happen to us all the time. On this week's radio episode, we bring you two stories of loss and the change it brings.

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Inspired By The Beatles' Love Gospel, 'Submarine Churches' Bucked Tradition

The Beatles weren't always simpatico with organized religion. But "submarine churches," inspired by the band's "love is all you need" gospel, emerged in the U.S. shortly after the 1968 movie release.

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It's Summer, And It's Time For Some 'Pew-Pew-Pew' Research

Can a person who once had an Atari 2600 learn to love games without characters made up of colored squares visible to the naked eye? This summer, we'll try to find out.

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Who Gets Power — And Why It Can Corrupt Even The Best Of Us

This week on Hidden Brain's radio show, we tackle a big topic: power. From our conflicted feelings toward the powerful, to the ways we gain and lose power ourselves, and how power can corrupt.

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Casino Comeback: 'Atlantic City's Best Days Are In Front Of It'

Legendary gambling destination Atlantic City, N.J. has had a tough few years. Now, it wants to re-make itself to offer more: shows, spas, a local beach and dining.

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In A World

In this game, clues are delivered in the form of fake movie trailers. Contestants must answer every clue with the phrase, "in a world..."

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Whale Watching

Thar she blows! At the Nantucket Film Festival, movies and whale-watching combine. In this audio quiz, contestants identify clips from movies featuring whales.

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François Clemmons: From Mozart to Mister Rogers

AMA heads to the Nantucket Film Festival with François Clemmons. Known for his role as Officer Clemmons on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he reflects on his life and the film Won't You Be My Neighbor?

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Get A Key Grip

Paul Simon's song "Kodachrome" is reimagined in this musical parody game where contestants are quizzed on movie making jobs.