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11:22 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Ask Me Another's Grand Prize Winners

Eric Nuzum NPR

Originally published on Wed December 19, 2012 4:43 pm

Ask Me Another's grand prize winners have walked away with some enviable, one-of-a-kind gifts, which were chosen and presented by none other than their show's Mystery Guest.

Here are some of the season's best prizes:

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Ask Me Another
11:03 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Christina Tosi: A Chef Walks Into A Milk Bar

Momofuku Milk Bar chef Christina Tosi in her kitchen laboratory.
Gabri Stabile Courtesy of Momofuku Milk Bar

Originally published on Fri December 21, 2012 2:20 pm

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Movie Reviews
4:39 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

A Writer In Retreat, And An Unlikely 'Collaborator'

Robert (Martin Donovan, left), a writer in need of inspiration, sits with his uncultured kidnapper, Gus (David Morse), in Collaborator. Donovan also wrote and directed the film.
Julie Kirkwood Tribeca Film

Robert Longfellow, the auspiciously named playwright at the center of Collaborator, was at one point good enough to be sincerely called "the voice of his generation." What a convenient shortcut for a film about a writer! The moniker says everything — he's basically Arthur Miller, see? — without his needing to say anything. It doesn't matter what the man wrote, only that people thought it was grand.

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It's All Politics
4:26 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Obama Touts Auto Bailout In Ohio Tour

President Obama at a campaign event at the Wolcott House Museum Complex in Maumee, Ohio.
Kevin Lamarque Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Thu July 5, 2012 7:02 pm

President Obama began a two-day bus tour of swing states Ohio and Pennsylvania on Thursday and spent part of the time campaigning on his bailout of U.S. automakers.

"My experience has been in saving the American auto industry. And as long as I'm president that's what I'm going to be doing, waking up every single day thinking about how we can create more jobs for your families," Obama said at a rally in Maumee, Ohio.

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It's All Politics
4:15 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Federal Judge Richard Posner: The GOP Has Made Me Less Conservative

Judge Richard Posner of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.
John Gress Reuters /Landov

Originally published on Fri July 6, 2012 10:12 am

Judge Richard Posner, a conservative on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, has long been one of the nation's most respected and admired legal thinkers on the right. But in an interview with NPR, he expressed exasperation at the modern Republican Party, and confessed that he has become "less conservative" as a result.

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