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Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir Finds The Humanity In 'Joker'

Joker is a psychological character study of a disturbed man who turns violent. To give the comic book villain human depth, composer Hildur Guðnadóttir had to dig deep and empathize with the character.

Out of Town Kupla & J'san
Raindrops Kupla & J'san
Simple Skalpel
Salvadanio Skalpel
Soothing Laura Marling
Biologic Trust Sleep Maps
The Life Beyond Sleep Maps
A Hundred Moons GoGo Penguin
Raven GoGo Penguin
Pop Star Explosion Skinny Williams, Stephen Goodson
Deep Sleep Devo

Then-U.S. special envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker speaks during a news conference in Kyiv on July 27. Volker is being deposed on Thursday as part of the House impeachment inquiry. Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Diplomat Kurt Volker Caught Up In Whirlwind Of Impeachment Inquiry

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Shirley Sherrod is co-founder of the New Communities Land Trust founded 50 years ago as a safe haven for African-American farmers thrown off their land during the civil rights movement. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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5 Decades Later, New Communities Land Trust Still Helps Black Farmers

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Acoustic Ninja Trace Bundy
Dueling Ninjas Trace Bundy

Karen Bradley worked at St. Clare's Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y., for 24 years. Along with hundreds of others who worked at the Catholic hospital, she has learned that the pension she was counting on for retirement is gone. Craig Miller for NPR hide caption

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'Why Is There Nothing Left?' Pension Funds Failing At Catholic Hospitals

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Birch Tree Foals
Lonely Hunter Foals
Black Balloons Local Natives
Vines Emancipator
Siren Emancipator

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Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir Finds The Humanity In 'Joker'

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Call Me Joker Hildur Guðnadóttir
Meeting Bruce Wayne Hildur Guðnadóttir
Souvlaki Space Station Slowdive

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