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Director John Sayles shot his latest film, Amigo, in the Philippines with a primarily Filipino cast. Mary Cybulski/Variance Films/Anarchists' Convention hide caption

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Sayles' 'Amigo' Takes On Little-Known American War

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Not all college students drink, says sociology professor Thomas Vander Ven. But drinking to excess has become part and parcel of the college experience for many young people. Jason Reed/Reuters hide caption

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Understanding Why Students Love 'Getting Wasted'

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Penn Jillette is one half of the magic duo Penn & Teller. He co-hosts a Showtime series, as well as the Discovery Channel's Penn & Teller Tell A Lie. Michael Cogliantry/Simon & Schuster hide caption

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Magician Penn Jillette Says 'God, No!' To Religion

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Brooke Gladstone has served as senior editor for NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday and All Things Considered. She is currently host and managing editor of NPR and WNYC's On The Media. W.W. Norton & Co. hide caption

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Drawing Lessons From The Media 'Machine'

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Linguist John McWhorter says sign languages function in ways that no other languages do. But, he says, like all spoken languages, they also morph over time. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Linguist Considers 'What Language Is' — And Isn't

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