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Name That Song Challenge with Taylor Swift

Name That Song Challenge with Taylor Swift

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-The Roots are gonna start playing a song one instrument at a time. Taylor and I can buzz in and guess as soon as we know the song. But if you guess wrong, the other person gets a chance to steal. -Ugh. Treacherous. -You can play — -Crazy. -You can play along at home. Roots, […]

KEITH RICHARDS NY Public Library (Part 1)

KEITH RICHARDS NY Public Library (Part 1)

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Ruth Tatlow on Bach’s Numbers: Compositional Proportion and Significance (NOW IN PAPERBACK!)

Ruth Tatlow on Bach’s Numbers: Compositional Proportion and Significance (NOW IN PAPERBACK!)

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Imagine the immeasurable vastness of creation, and that this vastness could be captured and measured. Imagine then capturing these creation proportions and putting them into music. That is what Bach did. What effect do these creational proportions have upon the music that we know to be Bach’s? And why did he do it? What did […]

Writing Stand-Up vs. Writing a Book (feat. Josh Gondelman) – You Up w/ Nikki Glaser

Writing Stand-Up vs. Writing a Book (feat. Josh Gondelman) – You Up w/ Nikki Glaser

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– I really love the effort you’re making to see me again and I think you’re so hot, and I had a lot of fun with you until the chaos that erupted at the end of our hang last time. That awkwardness and how weird I felt has stayed with me a little too much […]

Talking Corey Feldman, Comic Books and Tekashi 6ix9ine (feat. Matt Braunger)

Talking Corey Feldman, Comic Books and Tekashi 6ix9ine (feat. Matt Braunger)

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– ♪ Oh, your blackbird sound in the dead of night ♪ (man singing indistinctly) Fuck, he sucks. (laughter) You know, uh– Speaking of… – Dude, you can’t do that to me ’cause I’m sick, so it was either snot or coffee. ♪♪ – This is “Bonfire.” – Yeah. – And– and we got the […]

Lupita Nyong’o Captures Her Struggle with Colorism in a Children’s Book

Lupita Nyong’o Captures Her Struggle with Colorism in a Children’s Book

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-You were telling me, because I was like, “Us” is the scariest thing I’ve ever seen ever. -Yeah. -You do that movie and I go, how do you keep it light on set? -Oh. Okay, so Winston Duke was like the king of dad jokes. [ Laughter ] And so he would tell these awful, […]

A Woman Asked Chris Colfer to Autograph Her Baby at a Book Signing

A Woman Asked Chris Colfer to Autograph Her Baby at a Book Signing

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-Chris, it’s always great to have you on the show. -Thanks for having me. -One of my favorite guests. You got to see Lin-Manuel backstage? -I haven’t yet. -Oh, really? -But I’m planning on pitching him a few musicals. [ Light laughter ] -Oh, he — -Yes. -He’d probably love that. -I’m sure it never […]

Jake Tapper on the President’s Tweets, and His Daughter’s Inspiring Book

Jake Tapper on the President’s Tweets, and His Daughter’s Inspiring Book

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All right, Tap man. So talk to us. The president is attacking John McCain. Yeah. He did it once. And then now I think he’s done it twice that I know of. Now he’s continuing to do it. I think three– no four times at this point. I’m sorry, I’m having trouble keeping track. Yeah, […]

Jane Mayer on Robert Mercer & the Dark Money Behind Trump and Bannon’s Radical Vision

Jane Mayer on Robert Mercer & the Dark Money Behind Trump and Bannon’s Radical Vision

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NERMEEN SHAIKH: We turn now to look at the man who is said to have out-Koched the Koch brothers in the 2016 election. His name is Robert Mercer, a secretive billionaire hedge-fund tycoon who, along with his daughter Rebekah, is credited by many with playing an instrumental role in Donald Trump’s election. Trump’s chief strategist, […]

Denzel Washington Paid for Chadwick Boseman to Study at Oxford

Denzel Washington Paid for Chadwick Boseman to Study at Oxford

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-But lookie here. This is like… [ Cheers and applause ] First of all, I mean… Why did you — Why are you doing this, dude? You know you’re gonna lose this eventually, right? Now you got to maintain this. You got to take your shirt off everywhere now. -Yeah, you got to remember when, […]