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Mad Men‘s End: Creator Matthew Weiner Interviewed by NPR

“Mad Men” Creator On Don Draper‘s Losses And The End Of The Road NPR interviews Matthew Weiner on the end of Mad Men, Don Draper’s drama, and what’s next With only two episodes remaining, AMC’s excellent series Mad Men is coming to an end. Series creator Matthew Weiner sat down for an interview with NPR […]

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Video Games

NPR Discovers the Racist Stereotypes of Street Fighter II

If you played video games in the 1990’s then you know all about Street Fighter II, the arcade classic from Japanese video games publishing powerhouse Capcom, makers of other classics like Mega Man, Ghosts and Goblins, Resident Evil, and Monster Hunter. NPR’s Gene Demby recently wrote a nostalgia piece for their Code Switch blog in […]

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Neil Gaiman’s New Novel, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Neil Gaiman’s latest novel, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, initially began as a short story but morphed into a full-fledged novel told in romantic, fairy tale-esque language but with an edge that hints at a darker underlying narrative direction. You can read an excerpt of The Ocean at the End of the Lane here […]

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Science & Technology

Apple’s Silence and ‘The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs’

When Mike Daisey’s off-broadway monologue “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” aired on NPR’s This American Life, it sparked a controversy around one of the world’s most valuable companies, Apple, and its suppliers in China, particularly Foxconn. The monologue, derived from a collection of first-hand accounts Daisey had during a Foxconn factory visit […]

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