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Florida Pastor Makes World Record Attempt At Longest Speech
Some church sermons seem like they go on forever, but Florida pastor Zach Zehnder's takes the cake. He recently spoke for 58 hours and 18 minutes — on purpose.
What's With All Of The 'Hairy Arms' In Graphic Design?
The term "hairy arms" is used in the world of graphic design and illustration. But what does that mean? Melissa Block talks to graphic designer Jessica Frease about the industry lingo.
Outpouring Of Grief For Iranian Pop Star Catches Regime Off Guard
Melissa Block speaks with New York Times Tehran bureau chief Thomas Erdbrink about the massive public gatherings in Iran following the death of a young pop star that have caught the regime off guard.
Examining The Grand Jury Proceedings In The Michael Brown Case
The grand jury proceedings in the Michael Brown case are unusual in their length and in the large amount of evidence being heard. Host Melissa Block speaks with attorney and law professor Susan McGraugh.
Friend Remembers Unconventional Life, Career Path Of Peter Kassig
Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter Kassig, is the most recent American captive beheaded by ISIS. Melissa Block speaks with Kassig's college friend, Joe Dages.
In 'Straight White Men,' A Play Explores The Reality Of Privilege
One of the hottest playwrights in American theater right now is 40-year-old Young Jean Lee. The Korean-American dramatist talked to NPR's Neda Ulaby about her new play opening tonight off Broadway.
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