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On Inside Amy Schumer, the comic (here with Jon Glaser and Adrian Martinez) deploys everything from scripted vignettes to stand-up comedy and man-on-the-street-style interviews. Matt Peyton/Comedy Central hide caption

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Carole King is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She has written or co-written 118 pop hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Richard Drew/AP Photo hide caption

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Michael C. Hall has played the serial killer Dexter Morgan for eight seasons on Showtime. Showtime hide caption

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Saoirse Ronan plays Eleanor, an ancient (and uncharacteristically ethical) vampire in Neil Jordan's Byzantium. IFC Films hide caption

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In the current New Yorker, Michael Specter explores the conflict among some people who suffer from Lyme disease, and the doctors who study it. aanton/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Duke Ellington (1899-1974) at the piano at the Fairfield Hall, Croydon, during a British tour on Feb. 10, 1963. John Pratt/Getty Images hide caption

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Amy Schumer isn't afraid to talk sexting, dirty talk or even the fine line between rape and deeply troubling sex in her comedy. Peter Yang/Comedy Central hide caption

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In Sofia Coppola's film The Bling Ring, about the excesses of Los Angeles materialism, Emma Watson plays narcissistic party girl Nicki. Merrick Morton/A24 hide caption

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In his new memoir, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson describes his life in music — and how he mimicked beats at just 10 months old. Danny Clinch/Grand Central Publishing hide caption

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As kids, Jorma Taccone, Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer were all obsessed with hip-hop and TV shows like Yo! MTV Raps. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Yeezus is Kanye West's seventh studio album. Guillaume Baptiste/Getty Images hide caption

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In his new book, The Center Holds, Jonathan Alter looks at President Obama's re-election campaign. Simon & Schuster hide caption

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Actor James Gandolfini speaks at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards in January 2013. He died on June 19. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images hide caption

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The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Md. Saul Loeb/Getty Images hide caption

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Oldenburg's fascination with simple, everyday objects often led him to food as a subject, as with Pastry Case, I, 1961-62. Claes Oldenburg/Museum of Modern Art hide caption

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