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Jonathan Groff plays an FBI agent and criminal profiler in the Netflix series Mindhunter. Patrick Harbron/Netflix hide caption

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'Mindhunter' Actor Jonathan Groff On His Most Life-Altering Roles

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Left: A bartender at Hops & Barley brew pub pours a pint of beer in Berlin, Germany. Right: A portrait of Martin Luther. The protest that Luther launched 500 years ago not only revamped how Europe worshiped, but also how it drank. He and his followers promoted hops in beer as an act of rebellion against the Catholic Church. left: Adam Berry Right: Ullstein bild via/Getty Images hide caption

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A portrait of Patience Gray taken in 1959 by a colleague at the Observer. A British food writer, Gray advocated slow food and foraging long before the rest of the food world. Her work had outsized influence on chefs from Alice Waters on. A new biography tells her story. Photo by David Sim hide caption

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The Architecture Behind The Quintessential Haunted House

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NPR intern Kevin Garcia endures the sour taste of Warheads hard candy. Why are we tempted by candy that pretends to be made of hazardous chemicals, that threatens to nuke our taste buds, or that dares us to be disgusted? Photo illustration by Josh Loock/NPR hide caption

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Tom Hanks And Matthew Weiner Cross Over Into The World Of Fiction

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John Hodgman's previous books include That Is All and The Areas of My Expertise. Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP hide caption

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John Hodgman Reflects On His Mother's Death And White Privilege

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Panda Express came up with the recipe for Orange Chicken 30 years ago today. It's the company's signature dish and top seller. Nina Gregory /NPR hide caption

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Orange Chicken, Panda Express' Gift To American Chinese Food, Turns 30

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After a fellow actor made allegations against him, Kevin Spacey says, "if I did behave then as he describes I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior." Aude Guerrucci/Getty Images hide caption

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Harassment Scandals Shine Spotlight On Confidentiality Clauses

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'Long Way Down,' By Jason Reynolds. Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books hide caption

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In 'Long Way Down,' The Ghosts Of Gun Violence Chill A Plan For Revenge

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While in the film "Circle of Life" is sung by a voice off-screen, Rafiki takes on the opening number in the The Lion King musical. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Bold Experiment Turned Broadway Hit, 'Lion King' Continues To Thrill — And Heal

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