#Batman vs. Superman

Ben Affleck Regrets ‘Daredevil’. That Makes Two Of Us.

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"Indeed I have regrets about 'Daredevil'." Ben Affleck speaks frankly about 'Batman V Superman' and that other superhero he played.

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‘Columbusing’ Is The Newest Scourge To Infect Our Social Lives And Popular Culture

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What is 'Columbusing?' Why it's oldest/newest trend to annoy everyone you know.

USA! USA! USA!

Important Science Explains Why You Should Always Get The Bigger Pizza

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NPR compared 74,476 pizza prices to answer the question: what do you pay per square inch of pizza for different pizza sizes?

The Tiny Desk Concerts

Watch: John Legend’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ With NPR

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Singer explains producing <em>12 Years A Slave</em> soundtrack and how the slave narrative held an extremely close connection to his own family history.

#Twitter

NPR 'Weekend Edition' Host Scott Simon Has Been Livetweeting His Mother's Death

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The host of NPR's "Weekend Edition," Sam Simon, has been tweeting about his mother's death. It's the most depressing thing ever.

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NPR Has Named Ryan Lochte The Perfect Bro

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Finally, NPR has weighed on on what is and is not a Bro.

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Guilt-Free Listening: Wavves’ ‘Afraid of Heights’ Album Stream

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I started writing for TSS three years ago in the summer of 2010.

THOM YORKE

Guilt-Free Listening: Atoms For Peace’s “Amok” Album Stream

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So that whole Thom Yorke side-project, Atoms For Peace, actually culminated into a finished project.

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Terry Gross’s ‘Fresh Air’ Interview With Maurice Sendak, Illustrated

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Illustrator Christoph Niemann was so moved by Maurice Sendak's 2001 "Fresh Air" interview that he was inspired to illustrate the first five minutes of it.

Young Turks

Guilt-Free Listening: The xx’s “Coexist” Album Stream

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Fans of The xx can finally click play on the group's first full-length project since 2009 with the full stream of Coexist.

#BREAKING BAD

7 Things We Learned From Dean Norris’ Appearance On NPR’s Fresh Air

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When I downloaded the latest podcast of NPR's Fresh Air this morning I was delighted to learn that Dean Norris -- aka Hank Schrader from Breaking Bad -- was Terry Gross's guest on the show. Here are a few of my favorite moments from the interview.

PODCASTS

Alec Baldwin, NPR Podcast Host

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In arguably the funniest sketch in SNL history (Who ya got.

this american life

The Ira Glass/Terry Gross Sex Tape No One Asked For Is Hilarious

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There are a handful of podcasts I listen to on a regular basis, and NPR's "This American Life" with Ira Glass and "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross are two of them.

#SNL

You Can Finally Put Some Delicious Schweddy Balls In Your Mouth

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All the way back in 1998 Ana Gasteyer, Molly Shannon, and Alec Baldwin (as Pete Schweddy) starred in an SNL skit called <a href="http://snltranscripts.jt.org/98/98idish.phtml">The Delicious Dish</a>, in which they poked fun at NPR and introduced us all to Alec Baldwin's Schweddy Balls.

WAIT WAIT DON'T TELL ME

Bill Clinton Is Totally A Broney

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As you may have noticed, some people have gone a bit gaga over "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" -- which is a really good show -- and have made <a href="../music/2011/06/wu-tang-clan-beastie-boys-and-seinfeld-headline-the-best-of-my-little-pony-youtube-mashups/">funny song mashups</a> and <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/05/physical-impossibilities-in-my-little-pony-friendship-is-magic">A+ physics presentations</a> about the ponies.

The Tiny Desk Concerts

Video: Adele’s Tiny Desk Concert For NPR

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=170180"> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/adele">Adele's</a> raw, powerful voice draws emotion to the surface like a pump drawing oil from deep within the heart of the Earth.


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