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Music Interviews

'Anything That Connects': A Conversation With Taylor Swift

Just shy of 25, Swift's been in the music industry nearly half her life. In an extended interview with NPR's Melissa Block, she addresses what's changed in music, media, feminism and her own career.

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Television

Like Olive Kitteridge, Actress Frances McDormand Was Tired Of Supporting Roles

"I've made a career of playing small supporting roles," McDormand says. And in a four-hour HBO miniseries she plays Kitteridge, a supporting character who "should be a leading lady."

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Book News & Features

Spine-Tingling With A Twang: Great Alabama Ghost Stories

There's nothing like a good ghost story on Halloween — and some of the best tales were told by the late storyteller and NPR commentator Kathryn Tucker Windham.

My Boo Usher & Alicia Keys 0:17

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Night Shot Polock 0:20

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I Love You (Verse) Gilad Edelman 0:28

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Cold Nites How to Dress Well 0:13

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Like a Ghost in Your Own Life Ulrich Schnauss 1:29

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Theme from Halloween Los Straitjackets 0:56

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Tie Up My Hands Starsailor 0:33

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Witchcraft Gerry Beaudoin, Gerry Beaudoin & The Boston Jazz Ensemble et. al. 1:28

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All I Want Kodaline 0:10

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Out of the Woods Taylor Swift 0:10

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Fake Empire The National 0:43

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Givin Up Food for Jah The Lions 1:28

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Monster Mash Crab Corps 0:12

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Main Title Theme (Ghostbusters) Elmer Bernstein 0:55

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