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Pitcher R.A. Dickey is a rare bird in major league baseball: a master of the knuckleball. Now he's also a children's author. NPR's Don Gonyea talks with him about his new book, Knuckleball Ned.
A look at the age-old ritual where baseball fans, wielding pencil and scorecard, annotate every play of a game from the stands. The dying practice still has some hard core practitioners.
Boyfriends, or roommates? Decades ago, commercials like this 1994 Volkswagen...
Decades ago, commercials left homosexual relationships implied, in a sort of secret code. These days, gay-friendly advertisements don't feel the need to be covert.