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3:20 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

'Smitten Kitchen' Takes The Fuss Out Of Cooking

Deb Perelman

Originally published on Thu November 1, 2012 2:26 pm

Think of the smallest kitchen you can imagine, and then take away a few square feet. That's Deb Perelman's New York kitchen. It's so small that the blogger, and now author, literally has to wedge herself between the stove and the refrigerator to cook.

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The Two-Way
3:19 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Coal Mine Inspection Sweep Targets Cause Of Black Lung

Originally published on Thu November 1, 2012 4:59 am

Federal regulators have announced the results of a September inspection blitz targeting 13 coal mines in seven states "previously cited for violations regarding respirable dust sampling ... inadequate dust control ... and hazard complaints" involving excessive coal dust.

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This Is NPR
3:19 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Just Treats: Pumpkins Heart NPR

Elise and Matt Stiles

Originally published on Wed October 31, 2012 5:25 pm

As trick-or-treaters put on their costumes and go from house-to-house tonight in search of treats, the goblins and fairy princesses might see some of these glowing gourds gracing front porches. With such a cheery message carved into their pumpkins, we are pretty sure these are the kind of houses that give out full-sized candy bars.

This Is NPR
3:18 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

NPR In The News: Comics Edition

Pearls Before Swine from Tuesday, October 30
gocomics.com

Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 4:29 pm

You hear her almost every day, and she's also been featured in print and on TV and movie screens. Now, Fresh Air Host Terry Gross makes an appearance in a rather unexpected medium: comics.

In Tuesday's Pearls Before Swine, Terry conducts an embarrassing interview with the strip's characters Rat and Pig.

Election 2012
3:16 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Spend Election Night With NPR, Wherever You Are

Katie Burk NPR

Originally published on Wed October 31, 2012 4:44 pm

Next Tuesday, as polls close and votes are counted to determine our next president, NPR will have correspondents stationed in 19 locations (including Washington, D.C.) across the country (charted on the map above) to cover key races from Arizona to Indiana to North Dakota. We will be reporting live from both campaigns' headquarters: Ari Shapiro with the Romney Campaign in Boston and Scott Horsely with President Obama's team in Chicago.

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Moogfest 2012
3:14 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Richie Hawtin In Concert: Moogfest 2012

Adam Kissick for NPR

Originally published on Thu June 19, 2014 1:30 pm

Richie Hawtin came up in the Detroit techno scene during the '90s and built his reputation on minimalist dance music. It's not for everyone, but those who follow any of Hawtin's numerous aliases do so with impassioned vigilance. Hawtin is a regular winner of international DJing awards and has a devout following in Europe.

Here, Hawtin performs live as part of Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C., on Oct. 26.

Moogfest 2012
3:13 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Andy Stott In Concert: Moogfest 2012

Adam Kissick for NPR

Originally published on Thu June 19, 2014 1:29 pm

Andy Stott is known for deep, brooding techno that's shrouded in fuzzy tones. Hailing from Manchester in the U.K., the producer has released music under his own name and as Andrea for almost a decade. His latest album, Luxury Problems, is dark, textural and balanced with haunting, elegant vocals.

Here, Stott performs live at Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C.

Moogfest 2012
3:13 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Disclosure In Concert: Moogfest 2012

Adam Kissick for NPR

Originally published on Thu June 19, 2014 1:30 pm

Brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence grew up on the outskirts of London, and got their start in the U.K. garage scene under the name Disclosure. One of their most popular remixes — of "Running" by U.K. pop newcomer Jessie Ware — gained support from BBC radio DJs like Annie Mac, and secured their status as one of the most exciting teams to hit the club circuit in years.

Here, Disclosure performs live at Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C.

Moogfest 2012
3:12 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Morton Subotnick In Concert: Moogfest 2012

Adam Kissick for NPR

Originally published on Wed July 9, 2014 10:55 am

  • Listen To The Performance
  • Listen To The Interview

Morton Subotnick released the first all-electronic album, Silver Apples of the Moon, in 1967. Last Friday, he returned to Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C., to perform the whole thing live.

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Author Interviews
2:11 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

An 'Oddly Normal' Outcome For A Singular Child

Courtesy of Gotham

Originally published on Thu November 8, 2012 11:59 am

John Schwartz and Jeanne Mixon first suspected that their son, Joe, was gay when he was 3 years old — and they wanted to be as supportive and helpful as they could.

"As parents you love kids," Schwartz tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. "As parents, you want your kid to be happy."

Schwartz and Mixon drew on the experiences they had raising their other two children and by asking their gay friends about the best way to talk to Joe about his sexuality.

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