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Rundown for November 22, 2012
12:06 PM EST 2 Comments

Will Schwalbe: ‘The End Of Your Life Book Club’

Will and his mother Mary Anne loved to read and discuss what they were reading – a love that grew even more important after Mary Anne was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

12:35 PM EST Comment

After Sandy, Crab Shack Serves Turkey Dinner

The Mud City Crab House in Manahawkin, N.J. was put it out of commission by Superstorm Sandy. But the seafood shack will be serving up Thanksgiving dinner for 1,000 displaced people.

12:39 PM EST 3 Comments

‘Native Advertising’ Disguises Ads As News Stories

Some news organizations are working with marketers to disguise their ads as news stories. Here & Now media analyst John Carroll warns this so-called “native advertising” could be a death certificate for news organizations because they’re risking their own credibility.

12:48 PM EST Comment

Thanksgiving Tradition: Snow Geese Migration In Vermont

We revisit host Robin Young’s trip with her now-late uncle, Lachlan Maclachlan Field, to see the migrating snow geese at the Dead Creek Refuge in Addison, Vermont.

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December 18 Comment

College Counselor: ‘A Deferral Is Not A Denial’

Lisa Micele shares tips for applying to college — especially for students who have been deferred under early decision.

December 18 17 Comments

America’s Political Dynasties

Americans under 38 have only experienced one presidential election that did not involve a Bush or a Clinton.

December 17 2 Comments

Atticus Lish’s ‘Preparation For The Next Life’

The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.

December 17 3 Comments

Diagnosing Ear Infections With Your Smartphone

The CellScope Oto is a clip-on gadget that turns a smartphone into an otoscope — the tool doctors use to check out a patient's eardrum.