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  1. 'The Radium Girls' Is Haunted By Glowing Ghosts

    04.27 / 16:53 npr.org Npr.org - Arts
    Kate Moore's account of the sufferings and struggles of the Radium Girls — factory workers who were poisoned by the glowing radium paint they worked with — reads like a true crime nar…
  2. In 'Walkaway,' A Blueprint For A New, Weird (But Better) World

    04.27 / 11:17 npr.org Npr.org - Arts
    Cory Doctorow's latest novel is set in a ripped-from-the-headlines near future dystopia, where the creative and the capable — and the lost — are walking into the wilderness to build a new wor…
  3. 'Handmaid's Tale' Wants You To Feel Like 'This Could Happen Here'

    04.26 / 23:22 npr.org Npr.org - Arts
    Elisabeth Moss and Samira Wiley star in Hulu's TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 1985 dystopian novel — in which fertile women become reproductive surrogates for powerful men and their barren w…
  4. The High Price Of Fake Authenticity: $425 'Muddy' Jeans Inspire Mockery

    04.26 / 19:49 npr.org Npr.org - Arts
    This week, the Internet discovered that Nordstrom sells premium denim with a "crackled, caked-on muddy coating" — that is, fake dirt. Former Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe had some thoughts about t…
  5. 'Veep' Executive Producer On Making A Show About The 'Craven Desire For Power'

    04.26 / 18:44 npr.org Npr.org - Arts
    The HBO series is now in its sixth season. Producer Frank Rich also writes a column for New York magazine about the intersection of politics and popular…
  6. Jonathan Demme And The Simple Power Of The Close-Up

    04.26 / 17:36 npr.org Npr.org - Arts
    Demme, who directed 36 feature films and documentaries over the course of his long and varied career, died this morning. He was a filmmaker fascinated by the pure emotional force of the human…