Neda Ulaby Neda Ulaby reports on arts, entertainment, and cultural trends for NPR's Arts Desk.

Phoebe Snow onstage at the Berks Jazz Festival in Reading, Pa., in 2009. Andrew Lepley/Redferns hide caption

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Phoebe Snow, 'Poetry Man' Singer, Has Died

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Matt Smith stars as The Doctor in a new season of Doctor Who. BBC hide caption

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A New 'Doctor Who' Tries To Make Peace With Its Impatient Stateside Fans

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Greg Mortenson, the author of Three Cups of Tea and Stone Into Schools, poses with Nowseri schoolchildren in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Central Asia Institute hide caption

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'Tea' Debacle Reflects The Murky Waters Of Memoirs

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Emilia Clarke plays the exiled teenage Princess Daenerys Targaryen, whose family ruled the kingdom for years before their violent ouster. Helen Sloan/HBO hide caption

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HBO Lures Fantasy Fans With 'Game Of Thrones'

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WWE Superstar Randy Orton celebrates victory during WrestleMania XXVI in March 2010. Orton appears in a dramatic role in That's What I Am, a WWE Studios production coming out in April. Rick Scuteri/AP hide caption

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WWE Wrestles Its Way Into Indie Film Industry

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Radioactive monster Godzilla stomps through a city and eats a commuter train in a scene from Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, directed by Ishiro Honda and Terry O. Morse. The 1956 film was a re-edited version of the 1954 Japanese film Gojira, directed by Honda. Embassy Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Movie Mutants Give A Face To Our Nuclear Fears

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Japan Disaster Strikes Home Among Anime Fans

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Comedian Gilbert Gottfried, seen here at the Comedy Central Roast Of David Hasselhoff in August 2010, recently lost his job voicing the Aflac duck over his tweets about Japan. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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The Hazards Of Twitter: How Much Is Too Much In 140 Characters Or Less?

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