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A Haunting ’60s Film About Mental Illness And Incarceration Becomes A Ballet

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‘Obit’ Documentary Follows Journalists Who Tell Lively Stories Of Death

NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews Obit, a documentary about obituary writing at The New York Times.

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Fyre Festival Fiasco: Luxury Music Experience Turns Into Vacation Nightmare

Attendees to the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas were promised a luxury music festival experience. Instead they found themselves in a vacation nightmare.

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Listening Back To A 2009 Conversation With Director Jonathan Demme

The Oscar-winning filmmaker, who died Wednesday, directed The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Married to the Mob and Stop Making Sense. We'll hear a clip of his 2009 conversation with Dave Davies.

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In ‘The Circle’, What We Give Up When We Share Ourselves

The film, based on the book by Dave Eggers, presents a dystopian view of where Silicon Valley is taking the world and captures the tech industry's failure to acknowledge the downside of its creations.

(Image credit: Frank Masi/STX Entertainment)

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Mystery Guest

Our Mystery Guest Stacey Gordon has an interesting job that takes her from Phoenix to a street in New York City. Can you guess what it is before Ophira and Jonathan?

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Things With Wings

Inspired by the 1980s band from Phoenix, Arizona, we rewrote the Mr. Mister hit song "Broken Wings" to be about things...with wings.

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Are We There Yet?

In honor of our long flight from Brooklyn to Phoenix, this final round is called, "Are We There Yet?" Every answer contains something that sounds like a method of transportation.

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Daylight Saving Time Travel

Fun fact! Phoenix, Arizona does not recognize Daylight Saving Time! So we wrote an audio quiz with clips from famous works involving time travel.

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Penn Jillette: Fool Us Once

Ask Me Another rises from the ashes in Phoenix, AZ with Penn Jillette! He pulls back the curtain on his distaste for magic, his strictly working relationship with Teller, and his love of being fooled.

(Image credit: Trevor Huxham/KJZZ)

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