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"Tucked away on the sixth floor of a Beijing apartment block is a mini replica of the cafe, orange couch and all, whose owner Du Xin introduces himself by saying, 'Everyone calls me "Gunther" here.'"   Read Story »
It's called "A Family Man" and it's great.   Read Story »
Man oh man are the StoryCorps videos great. This is going to be the best/last year yet!   Read Story »
Is there anything better than a new Story Corps video? I mean, BESIDES kids krumping? No. Watch Miss Devine here.   Read Story »
How are these StoryCorps videos not a TV show? This should be a TV show! At this point, reality TV programming is such a calcified thing with its own rules and structures (and copious amounts of free…   Read Story »
Oh, by the way, Tina Fey was on Fresh Air with Terry Gross this week to talk about her new book and about how Japan can use high powered cement pumps to stave off any further disaster at the…   Read Story »
Ron Schiller is/was the senior vice president for fundraising at NPR. (He is leaving very soon, and maybe now even sooner, for an arts funding job in Colorado, according to the NPR website.)…   Read Story »
David Sedaris was the interview guest on last night's the Daily Show, which also included a new John Hodgman segment featuring a guest appearance by Ira Glass. This isn't everyone's thing, but to the…   Read Story »
Enough! Let's turn those frowns upside down! Zach Galifianakis was on Fresh Air yesterday. Let's listen here. Better.   Read Story »
The NPR StoryCorps project has started creating animated videos to illustrate their pieces, and they're really good. No sarcasmo. They're great. Watch them.   Read Story »