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'We Wanted To Entertain': Jon Spencer On 25 Years In New York

Spencer is equal parts Little Richard and Iggy Pop, the funky, yelping frontman for the Blues Explosion. The band's new album is called Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party 2015.

Lamya Kaddor teaches Islamic studies in Germany. She's written a new book, Zum Toeten Bereit (Ready To Kill), about the experience of having five former students flee to Syria to join jihadist groups. Andre Zelck/Courtesy of Piper Verlag GmbH hide caption

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After Students Went To Wage Jihad, Teacher Highlights Youth Radicalization

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Jay Jackson, as Perd Hapley, interviews Amy Poehler's character Leslie Knope during the sixth season of Parks and Recreation. Colleen Hayes/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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'I'm Perd Hapley, And I Just Realized I'm Played By An Actual Newscaster'

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