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A scorned lover and a hapless music producer record an album on the streets of New York in Begin Again, starring Keira Knightly and Mark Ruffalo. Director John Carney speaks with NPR's Scott Simon.
Producers, deal makers, and thousands of screaming fans turned out this week for VidCon, the largest conference for online video producers, which wraps up today.
In a recent piece on the World Cup, Phil Stark was incorrectly identified as a "wannabe comedian." It turns out that he is actually a professional comedian — and he has a joke to prove it.
On the occasion of his departure, former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney talks to Audie Cornish about his time spent at the White House podium.
Alan Cheuse reviews Warburg in Rome, a new book from James Carroll.
As part of the series "Unfolding Science," NPR's Joe Palca presents the science of protein folding. A properly folded protein keeps you alive; a misfolded protein can kill you.