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This Week's Edition
Reliving Selma's 'Bloody Sunday'
Protests come to life in the words of one who walked the walk.
Performances have included an all-black "Reservoir Dogs" and an all-female "Glengarry Glen Ross."
The Real-Life Muse Behind Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel'
Behind the kooky japes, 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' hides the kaleidoscopic mind of Stefan Zweig.
The Decemberists Are Sorry. Really.
Colin Meloy of the Decemberists may live on a farm outside of Portland and write children’s books, but don’t put him in a flannel box.
'X-Files' Behind Her, Gillian Anderson Is a Believer
Best known as the skeptical Scully, Anderson is demonstrating with two hit shows that she’s still the biggest ballbuster on television.
Iain Banks's Unseen Poems Now in Print
The poetry of the late writer, written 30 years ago, is collected in a new anthology.
The Joyful, Gossipy and Absurd Private Life of Virginia Woolf
The author's great niece explores her lighter side by re-reading her letters and diaries
Selling 'Beast Mode' After a Super Bowl Loss
After a stunning defeat in the Super Bowl, Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch is facing a challenge: how to get people to buy his hoodies?
Fallon Is the King on YouTube but Not on the Night's Talk Shows
The Fallon Fallacy: Jimmy cracks corn every night, racking up YouTube views and Facebook likes with his schtick, but the talk is cheap.
Tornado in a Teacup
Lori Nix lovingly creates monumental disasters on a tabletop.
Treasures From New York's Frick Collection Come to Europe
The Mauritshuis in Holland is to host to the largest ever art loan from New York's Frick Collection.
Newsweeks Past: Barcelona Surrenders to Franco
26 January 1939 marked a convincing victory to the civil war that had been raging for three years.
HBO's Crime Drama 'The Jinx' Succeeds Where Others Fail
Several unsolved murders, a high-powered real estate family, a volatile millionaire—HBO’s "The Jinx" is better than most fictional crime dramas.
The City of Fallen Angels and 'Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America'
Black-on-black crime makes Los Angeles a cauldron of ghetto-cide.
Hello, Boredom, My Old Friend
A radio series argues that our endless digital distractions stymie serious thought and creativity.
Fur Will Fly
Exploding Kittens is bringing back cards while attracting $5 million in investment, setting a Kickstarter record.
The Arrival of the Wearable Dating App
Pendants that check your iTunes playlist, vibrate when a compatible partner is nearby encourage 'love on the go'.
Ignition Law: A Revolution in London's Legal Community
Sponsored Insight: Ignition has set out to tear up the rule book on traditional law practices.
John Coltrane's 'A Love Supreme' Is Still a Masterpiece After 50 Years
The album defined its era and has transcended time.
The Israel Air Force and the Americans Who Helped Make It
A new documentary celebrates the birth of the Israeli air force and the American pilots who helped birth a nation.
Faroe Islands Takes Nordic Cuisine to the Limits
Puffins, whale meat and cured lamb are among the taste offerings on the islands.
The Man Who Fought His Way Back From A Coma
At first, the only phrase musician Edwyn Collins could say was "the possibilities are endless".
Backstreet Boys to Men
A new film covers the group’s inevitable comedown and its former dominance.
Charles Brackett's Tales of a 'Foolish' Tinseltown
The diaries of Charles Brackett, who co-wrote some of Billy Wilder’s best films, provide a ringside seat to the Old Hollywood circus.
The Foodie's Oscars
At San Francisco’s Good Food Awards, culinary artisans taste the mango ketchup.
Hacking the Novel
Lately, the novel has started to tilt toward oblivion. Is a restoration possible?
Follow the Bleeder
Writer-director David Robert Mitchell takes the sex-is-scary trope of horror films and makes a monster as unstoppable as an STD.
Seductress or Scholar - The Real Anne Boleyn
As the BBC's Wolf Hall sparks another bout of Tudor mania, Henry VIII's most alluring wife remains enigmatic.
Hollywood Movies Take Aim at the Indomitable Critic
Two new films, 'Birdman' and 'Big Eyes', feature acid reviewers, igniting memories of other 'twisted assassins'.
Why Hitchcock’s Film on the Holocaust Was Never Shown
The most important movie Alfred Hitchcock ever worked on didn't make it to the screen.