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Fifty Shades Of Dr. Ruth

This week, we revisit the 20th century with Billy Joel, write novels the Robert Ludlum way, and catch words with a subtle silent "t". Plus, we talk "Fifty Shades of Grey" with our V.I.P. (that's "Very Important Puzzler"), superstar sex doctor Dr. Ruth Westheimer.

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Dr. Ruth and Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg crack each other up. Their conversation--covering sex and love in the 21st century, monogamy and a certain sexy novel--might crack you up, too. Steve McFarland/NPR hide caption

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Sir Patrick Stewart Recites Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space'

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