A Jazz Legend's Unforgettable Visit To 'Tell Me More'
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Serious impact: Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker, with Jeremy Renner, was one of three 2009 films in which moviemakers finally came convincingly to grips with the Iraq War. Jonathan Olley/Summit Entertainment hide caption

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Bob Mondello: The Year's Top 10 (And Friends)
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John Doe, The Sadies Rock The 'Country Club'
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'Texas Sheik' Mixes Old Sounds With New Style
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Work, Play: Facebook on the laptop, Lolcats on the iPhone, an early version of this story on the desktop and a lifeline to the outside world on those TVs — it's just an average day in the NPR newsroom. Photo illustration by Claire O'Neill/NPR hide caption

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In This Decade, Every Room Is A Screening Room
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Collective Action: When mysterious violence plagues their town, village elders (including the local baroness, played by Ursina Lardi) set out to pinpoint a cause. The trouble, suggests director Michael Haneke, is that causes are everywhere. Films du Losange/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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No Such Thing As 'Too Much' Alice Munro
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'Glee' Star Jane Lynch's Long Road To Fame
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'Tell Me More' Update: Political Cartoonist Expands His Storytelling
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In Memoriam: Activist Poet Dennis Brutus
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Unpredictable, Unforgettable Russell Brand
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds a Kindle e-book reader. The Kindle leads the market in sales of electronic readers. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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How E-Books Will Change Reading And Writing
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In 1951, Sugar Ray Robinson defeated Jake LaMotta in their sixth and final bout in 13 grueling rounds. Click here for a gallery of more photos of Robinson in action. AP hide caption

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Sugar Ray Robinson: Fighting Toward Transcendence
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Thelonious Monk relaxes with his wife, Nellie, before performing at the Royal Festival Hall in London on April 29, 1961. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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In A New Biography, Monk Minus The Myth
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Will The Real Woody Allen Please Stand Up?
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