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Tracing the linguistic history of A-hole.
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Geoffrey Nunberg talks to Jim Fleming about his book, "Ascent of the A-Word: Assholism, The First Sixty Years."

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16:06
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Is this Philip K. Dick's world and are we just living in it? It sure seems like it these days. This hour, we explore his life and work. More

Anne R. Dick and Philip K. Dick
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Anne R. Dick shares her memories ofher marriage to Philip K. Dick.

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8:42
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Jonathan Lethem considers Philip K. Dick one of his literary heroes.  Lethem talks about how Dick was able to combine his brilliant imagination with his original mainstream ambitions to produce the groundbreaking literary science fiction that he's known for.

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4:48
Anthony Bourdain
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The chef, storyteller and world-traveler has died at age 61. We revisit Steve Paulson's interview with him in 2004.

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