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All Songs Considered
9:25 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Cayucas Spins A Twinkly Summer Daydream

Zach Yudin of Cayucas.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 12:41 pm

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Planet Money
9:25 am
Sat April 6, 2013

The Jobs Report Puzzle

Lam Thuy Vo / NPR

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 12:23 pm

Lots of people are surely looking at today's jobs headlines somewhat puzzled, asking one significant question: How can it be that hiring was much worse than expected in March and the unemployment rate still fell — to 7.6 percent?

The answer isn't a happy one. There are a couple of ways the unemployment rate can fall.

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Monkey See
9:24 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Let's Rush To Judgment: 'Grown Ups 2'

Tracy Bennett Sony Pictures

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 12:03 pm

This is an experiment with a minimalist approach to the Let's Rush To Judgment post.

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Ask Me Another
9:24 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Dr. Ruth: Let's Talk About Sex

Dr. Ruth and Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg crack each other up. Their conversation--covering sex and love in the 21st century, monogamy and a certain sexy novel--might crack you up, too.
Steve McFarland NPR

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 8:14 am

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Deceptive Cadence
9:23 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Rocking Horse

Pablo Helguera

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 10:58 am

Got an idea for a classical cartoon or a reaction to this one? Leave your thoughts in the comments section.

Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist working with sculpture, drawing, photography and performance. His new book is Helguera's Artunes. You can see more of his work atArtworld Salon and on his own site.

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Monkey See
9:23 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Pop Culture Happy Hour: In The Long Run

NPR

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 10:46 am

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On this week's extremely punchy round-table podcast, once we cover our most important landmark of the week, Stephen Thompson gets through some preposterous claims loosely connected to this video and we get on the topic of

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The Two-Way
9:23 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Rutgers Athletic Director Is Out Of A Job

Rutgers University Athletic director Tim Pernetti.
Elsa Getty Images

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 1:17 pm

(We most recently updated the top of this post at 2:15 p.m. ET.)

The abusive actions of the men's basketball coach at Rutgers University, who was videotaped physically and verbally abusing his players during the team's practices and was fired after the scenes were broadcast by ESPN, have now also cost the school's athletic director his job.

Tim Pernetti submitted his resignation Friday morning.

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Krulwich Wonders...
9:19 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Monty Python's John Cleese Almost Explains Our Brains

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Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 9:50 am

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'It's All Politics': NPR's Weekly News Roundup
9:19 am
Sat April 6, 2013

It's All Politics, Apr. 4, 2013

Susan Walsh AP

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 8:12 am

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President Obama launches a brain mapping initiative, but he can't concentrate enough to shoot better than 2-for-22 on the basketball court during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. Mark Sanford wins the GOP runoff in South Carolina and faces Stephen Colbert's sister next month. Plus, NPR's Ron Elving and health correspondent Julie Rovner on the NRA's proposal of having armed guards in schools.

The Picture Show
9:18 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Donna De Cesare's Lens On Central America, Children And Civil War

Donna De Cesare (second from left) and the family of Carlos Perez, who took the photograph. De Cesare met Perez when he was 18 years old and was involved with gangs, and they became close friends. He became her photo assistant, slowly eased out of gang life and is now a working artist.
Courtesy of Carlos Perez

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 6:47 pm

"Be a human first and a journalist second," Donna De Cesare once told me.

Even before she became my professor at the University of Texas, Austin, I had been well aware of De Cesare's work and the recognition it had earned her — like a Fulbright fellowship and the Dorothea Lange prize from Duke University — so I was pretty daunted by the time I enrolled.

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