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Music Articles

Forster, McLennan and The Go-Betweens

The '80s cult band from Australia has a new CD called Oceans Apart. After recording throughout the 80s, Grant McLennan and Robert Forster broke up to pursue solo careers. This is their third CD since they reunited in 2000. They're on an international tour.

Forster, McLennan and The Go-Betweens

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'Freaks and Geeks' Creator Feig Has New Book

Paul Feig is the creator of the cult classic TV series Freaks and Geeks. His new book Superstud: Or How I Became a 24-Year-Old Virgin, is the follow-up to his 2002 book Kick Me: Adventures in Adolescence. Feig was an actor before moving on to writing for TV and film.

'Freaks and Geeks' Creator Feig Has New Book

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Arts & Life

A Brave New 'War of the Worlds'

Film critic David Edelstein reviews War of the Worlds, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise. Edelstein calls the movie "a masterpiece," combining momentous special effects with a subtle depiction of the human struggle.

A Brave New 'War of the Worlds'

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Interviews

'I, Fatty' Examines Life of Vaudevillian Arbuckle

Writer Jerry Stahl's book, I, Fatty tells the story of vaudeville and early film actor Fatty Arbuckle. It's about to be released in paperback. This interview was originally broadcast on July 21, 2004.

'I, Fatty' Examines Life of Vaudevillian Arbuckle

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Interviews

Jazz Vocalist and Pianist Barbara Carroll

At 80, Carroll is still performing. She's released a number of CDs this year. Her latest is Live At Birdland. For many years, Carroll performed at Bemelman's Bar at the Carlyle Hotel in Manhattan. This interview was originally broadcast on June 9, 2003.

Jazz Vocalist and Pianist Barbara Carroll

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Graphic Novelist Daniel Clowes

Clowes' new book is called Ice Haven. It's the story of a small Midwestern town populated by characters including poet laureate Random Wilder, Julie Patheticstein and Blue Bunny. Ultimately, it's based on the story of Leopold and Loeb.

Graphic Novelist Daniel Clowes

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Kudrow, King: You Can Call It a 'Comeback'

Lisa Kudrow (Friends) stars in and executive producer Michael Patrick King (Sex and the City) created the new HBO comedy series The Comeback. It's a mock reality show that follows the career of a celebrity desperate to return to the spotlight.

Kudrow, King: You Can Call It a 'Comeback'

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Music Articles

Celebrating Jazz Pianist Hank Jones

The legendary jazzman turns 87 on July 31, 2005. He and his trio have just released a new CD, For My Father, and he joins John Patitucci and Jack De Johnette for the Great Jazz Trio's upcoming CD, S'Wonderful.

Celebrating Jazz Pianist Hank Jones

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