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Television

Where Jokes Go To Die, And Other Observations From Comic John Oliver

According to Oliver, the White House Correspondents' Dinner is not a good room for comedy — but that wouldn't stop him from hosting. His new show, Last Week Tonight, premiers Sunday on HBO.

Bollywood star Anil Kapoor (right) engages the mayor of Tampa Bob Buckhorn in a dance during a press conference for the 15th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday. Jewel Samad /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Movies

Tampa Hosts Bollywood's Biggest Stars At Annual Awards Show

India's Bollywood film industry is increasingly reaching a world-wide audience. To highlight the international appeal, the industry holds its annual awards ceremony every year outside of India.

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Check out NPR Music's latest batch of favorite new songs, including music from tUnE-yArDs, Dan Croll, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, SZA, Dana Falconberry, Ernest Ranglin and more.

Homesick Big Lazy 0:37

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    Big Lazy
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    New Everything
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    Tasankee

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Go Go Prison Big Lazy 1:30

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Palmless Dana Falconberry 0:04

Awake Tycho 0:30

Acceptance 0:03

Liquid Dinner 0:31

Throop Ulf Bandgren & John Stowell 0:23

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    Throop
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    Origin Records

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Nimba Ulf Bandgren & John Stowell 1:30

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    Throop
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    Origin Records

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Holiday Playtime Palmer, King 0:14

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    Music for TV Dinners
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    Scamp

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This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) Talking Heads 0:58

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    Once In a Lifetime, Disc 2
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    Sire

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The Cinnamon Suite Jayme Stone 0:04

This County Is My Home, Concerto For Banjo and Chamber Symphony: Interlude Jayme Stone 1:30

Vladimir's Blues Max Richter 0:03

Dinner and the Ship of Dreams Max Richter 0:31

Beginning Evan Weiss 0:03

Cross Rhodes Shawn Lee, Clutchy Hopkins et. al. 0:21

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    Fascinating Fingers
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Ancient Chinese Secret Shawn Lee & Clutchy Hopkins 1:37

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    Fascinating Fingers
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Postcards from Italy Beirut 0:10

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    Gulag Orkestar
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Friday I'm In Love (For Orchestra) - Single Walt Ribeiro 0:59

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