Dr. Seuss Suited For The Senate; Shakespeare, Not So Much

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Ernest Hemingway, shown here in 1939. AP hide caption

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Hemingway's Rejected Early Work Is Fit To Print After All

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As NPR's Scott Simon observes, a lot of tattoo parlors' business comes from walk-in clients "who want to leave with a dragon on their shoulder." That's the case whether the tattoo shop is in Washington, D.C., or — as in this image — in Sao Paulo. Micael Tattoo Faccio/Flickr hide caption

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D.C. Wants To Make Sure You Truly Want That Tattoo

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Leo del Aguila (from left), Vesa Gashi, Scott Simon, Erblin Mehmetaj and Shawn Fox in 1999 in a housing complex in Pristina. Del Aguila, Simon and Fox were covering the Kosovo conflict for NPR; the children lived in the war-stricken area. Courtesy of Erblin Mehmetaj hide caption

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When Weighing Intervention In Syria, Consider The Children

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What if we're all from Mars? AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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If Life Traveled From Mars To Earth On A Rock, Who Are We?

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Many of Elmore Leonard's stories have been adapted for the screen, from the movie Get Shorty to the TV show, Justified. Vince Bucci/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Elmore Leonard, A Writer Who Hated Literature

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If the 325 lines from Thomas Kyd's play The Spanish Tragedy become accepted as William Shakespeare's work, it will be the first time new work has been added to Shakespeare's canon since Edward III was acknowledged as his in the 1990s. Library of Congress hide caption

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Might Bad Handwriting Lead To 'Lend Me Your Beers'?

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'Three Jewish Husbands, But No Guilt': My Mother's Wisdom

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Reporters swarm around former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer as he attempts to collect signatures for his run for New York City comptroller. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Retire The Phrase, 'This Wouldn't Be A Scandal In Europe'

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Jim Nayder, host of the The Annoying Music Show and Magnificent Obession, died this week. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon, left, remembers his good friend. Courtesy Scott Simon hide caption

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'Annoying Music' Host Leaves 'Magnificent Obsession' Behind

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James Gandolfini played Tony Soprano in the hit TV series The Sopranos. Gandolfini died of cardiac arrest in Italy this week at age 51. Barry Wetcher/HBO hide caption

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Bidding Farewell To Tony Soprano

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Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon says he now realizes ATM machines represented the dawn of the digital age. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Did ATMs Represent The Dawn Of The Digital Era?

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Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower addresses American paratroopers in England on the evening of June 5, 1944, as they prepare for the Battle of Normandy. Library of Congress hide caption

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The Speech Eisenhower Never Gave On The Normandy Invasion

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Student newspapers may be the latest victims of social media. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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High School Newspapers: An Endangered Species

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With a city still in shambles from a deadly tornado, high school students in Moore, Okla., are graduating Saturday. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Words Of Wisdom For The Graduating Class Of Moore, Okla.

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