Tuesday

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Author Interviews

'Incognito': What's Hiding In The Unconscious Mind

Neuroscientist David Eagleman says everything we think, do and believe is determined by complex neural networks battling it out in our brains. In Incognito, he explains what scientists are learning about this hidden world of cognition.

'Incognito': What's Hiding In The Unconscious Mind

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The cast of True Blood lounges in the bayou of Louisiana, where the show is set. The vampire soap's fourth season begins June 26. HBO hide caption

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Fangtastic Voyage: 'True Blood' Vampires Live On

The third season of HBO's vampire soap True Blood is now out on DVD. TV critic David Bianculli says the show's success proves that vampires — more than werewolves, zombies or witches — will turn out to be the most durable media monsters of all.

Fangtastic Voyage: 'True Blood' Vampires Live On

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Monday

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Keith Richards is ranked 10th on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Deborah Feingold hide caption

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Music Articles

Keith Richards' 'Life' With The Rolling Stones

The guitarist opens up about his music, his legendary journeys on the road with The Rolling Stones and his occasionally contentious relationship with lead singer Mick Jagger in his memoir, Life.

Keith Richards' 'Life' With The Rolling Stones

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Friday

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John Waters darkens his mustache with an eyebrow pencil. "It's there," he says, "but it needs help, just like everything needs help that has some kind of style to it. It doesn't come naturally. It needs a little bit of help." Greg Gorman hide caption

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Ambrose Akinmusire would rather fit into a cohesive band and spread the solos around than put himself way out front. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ambrose Akinmusire: An Expressive Range Emerges

Akinmusire would rather fit into a cohesive band and spread the solos around than put himself way out front.

Ambrose Akinmusire: An Expressive Range Emerges

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Part creation epic and part family drama, The Tree of Life stars Jessica Chastain and Brad Pitt as the parents of three boys in the '50s. Critic David Edelstein says Terrence Malick's film is self-indulgent — but that some selves are better indulged than others. Merie Wallace/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Movies

'The Tree Of Life': A Creation Trip Worth Taking

Terrence Malick's film, part creation epic and part Oedipal family drama, recently won the Palme d'Or — the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Critic David Edelstein says reaction to the film has been mixed, but he "recommends the experience unreservedly."

'The Tree Of Life': A Creation Trip Worth Taking

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Thursday

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Animals

The New Science Of Understanding Dog Behavior

Animal behaviorist John Bradshaw has spent much of his career debunking bad advice given to dog owners. His new book Dog Sense details what pet owners should expect from their dogs — and what their dogs should expect in return from their owners.

The New Science Of Understanding Dog Behavior

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Wednesday

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Actors Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha and Ed Helms reunite in Thailand for The Hangover: Part II. Melinda Sue Gordon hide caption

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Movie Interviews

Bradley Cooper: A Wild 'Hangover' Set In Bangkok

Bradley Cooper starred as a schoolteacher heading to Vegas for a wild bachelor party in the 2009 raunchy bromance The Hangover. He reprises his role for the sequel, alongside actors Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms — and a drug-dealing monkey named Crystal.

Bradley Cooper: A Wild 'Hangover' Set In Bangkok

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Brad Pitt and Laramie Eppler star in Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life, which won the festival's Palme d'Or prize. Merie Wallace/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Tuesday

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Crisis In The Housing Market

How 'Reckless' Greed Contributed To Financial Crisis

Pulitzer Prize-winning financial reporter Gretchen Morgenson chronicles the failings of Wall Street regulators in Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed and Corruption led to Economic Armageddon.

How 'Reckless' Greed Contributed To Financial Crisis

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Raphael Saadiq's fourth studio album is titled Stone Rollin'. Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com hide caption

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Music Articles

Raphael Saadiq: Paying Homage To Soul's Past And Future

Saadiq has become one of the leading lights in the "neo-soul movement." Rock critic Ken Tucker says the singer's new album, Stone Rollin', broadens his canvas to take on other soulful styles, as well.

Raphael Saadiq: Paying Homage To Soul's Past And Future

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Monday

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Television

Late Night 'Thank You Notes' From Jimmy Fallon

Fallon is thankful for slow walkers, people named Lloyd and the word "moist." The comedian and host of Late Night collects more than 100 nuggets of gratitude in a new book called Thank You Notes. He talks with Terry Gross about giving thanks and doing impressions.

Late Night 'Thank You Notes' From Jimmy Fallon

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Friday

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Quanah Parker was the last chief of the Comanches — and the son of Cynthia Ann Parker, who was captured as a child by the Comanches. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Music Articles

Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Classic Sounds On 'Heirloom Music'

Gilmore travels back to the 1930s for inspiration on his forthcoming album, Heirloom Music. The Texas singer talks about his songs and his performance at the 2011 South by Southwest music festival.

Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Classic Sounds On 'Heirloom Music'

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Owen Wilson, playing the time-traveling hero Gil, wants to write novels instead of movies, much to the horror of his fiancee Inez, played by Rachel McAdams. Roger Arpajou/Sony Picture Classics hide caption

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Thursday

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The Book of Mormon features music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone and plays at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York City. John Marcus/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Wednesday

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"I think more and more people are beginning to realize that food is the new oil in the sense that there's a real struggle now to control sources of food and food supplies," says Lester Brown. "The exporting countries are obviously in a strong position now." Joel Carillet /iStockphoto.com hide caption

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"Can something be called chicken or pork if it was born in a flask and produced in a vat?" asks Michael Spector. "Questions like that have rarely been asked and have never been answered." iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Food

Burgers From A Lab: The World Of In Vitro Meat

Would you eat a steak grown in a laboratory? Science writer Michael Specter examines the progress scientists have made in developing test-tube meat. "Depending on what your definition of any sort of life is, this is as fundamental as any animal is," he says.

Burgers From A Lab: The World Of In Vitro Meat

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