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John Hammond: The Time Tom Waits Wrote Me A Song On The Spot

Bluesman John Hammond was at a recording session in 1992 when a surprise guest arrived on the scene. His new live album, Timeless, includes the song he reaped that day and many others from his 50-year career.

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Health

'Worth The Pain': A Life Transformed Overnight By Meningitis

Just three weeks before Andy Marso finished college, meningitis turned his life upside down. All of his toes and fingers, except his right thumb, had to be amputated. In a book about the ordeal, Marso writes that the experience made him more empathetic and a better journalist.

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Television

Fumbling Through 'Fatherhood,' Even With The Best Advice

For a new documentary Web series, actor Hank Azaria set out to discover why anyone would want to be a dad. Then, he became an expectant father himself. So he asked fellow celebrity dads a new question: Now what should I do?

Sunrise Ryan Bingham

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'Worth The Pain': A Life Transformed Overnight By Meningitis
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Troubleman Electric Guest

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Vikings Of The World, Unite In Battle: The Apocalypse Is Upon Us
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Act 3, scene 3: "Fliegt heim, ihr Raben!" Richard Wagner
Little Eli Grey Reverend

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Mike Rowe's Own Dirty Job: Selling Knick-Knacks Overnight
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John Hammond: The Time Tom Waits Wrote Me A Song On The Spot
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Sky Is Crying John Hammond, Jr.
Cha Cha Cha In Blue Junior Wells