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Anti-ISIS Satire Lampoons Militant Group's Hypocrisy
Audie Cornish talks to professor Arwan Kraidy, who studies TV and social media in the Arab world, about the slapstick sketches and music videos that poke fun at ISIS in sometimes bizarre ways.
For Nigerians Fleeing Boko Haram, A Desperate Life On The Run
The Islamist extremists have seized a string of towns in the northeast, displacing hundreds of thousands and creating a humanitarian crisis. Monday's attack on a boys' school killed up to 50 students.
Microsoft Wants To Mine Data Like A Social Network
Microsoft is going social. With more than a billion people using Office, the company hopes to gather data and create social tools to help users be more productive in their workplaces and lives.
Superstorm Sandy Inspires Bleak, Poetic Landscapes In 'Let Me Be Frank'
In Richard Ford's brilliant collection of four short stories, protagonist Frank Bascombe returns to be "frank" about touchy topics. His awareness, particularly of mortality, is profound and hilarious.
Accordionist Interprets French Waltz Tradition In 'Musette Explosion'
Will Holshouser has played all kinds of music on the accordion, including Cajun, avant garde jazz and indie rock. He joins Fresh Air's Terry Gross in her studio to play features from his new album.
Burger King Opens Restaurants In India
The fast-food chain has opened 12 restaurants in India. It was tricky, since hundreds of millions of Indian Hindus do not believe in eating beef.
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