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Make 'Em Laugh: 'The Comedians' Tells The Story Of Stand-Up

Kliph Nesteroff's book digs into the origins of modern comedy, from the segregated Chitlin' Circuit to the vaudeville refugees who found a new home in the Catskills, to the very first female comics.

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Obama Warns Campus Protesters Against Urge To 'Shut Up' Opposition

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Perspectives Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
Tantric Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
Somewhere PDP

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As Aging Brain's Internal Clock Fades, A New Timekeeper May Kick In

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Safety In Numbers Jakob
Malachite Jakob & Jakob Solace
Satellites Bill Ryder-Jones
Enlace Bill Ryder-Jones
Chameleon Brendan Canning
Always the Same Sun Glitters
Everyday Is a New Start Sun Glitters
It's Your Thing Moms Mabley
Here Comes the Meter Man The Meters

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Fact Check: Did Obama Withdraw From Iraq Too Soon, Allowing ISIS To Grow?

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