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Jerry Seinfeld's Intense Dedication to His Craft

Some people make their craft look easy, but there are often years of discipline and practice behind their craft. Consider the comedian Jerry Seinfeld. ...


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Mr. Heimlich Puts His Maneuver Into Practice

It's called the Heimlich maneuver—saving a choking victim with a bear hug and abdominal thrusts to eject a throat obstruction. Since its inception ...


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Search for Wedding Ring Tossed Out In Trash

What would you do if your wedding band ended up in a garbage truck? Do you make arrangements to get it replaced or search through literally tons of trash? ...


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Comedian Told to 'Embrace Bombing' to Get Better

The NPR radio show "This American Life" featured a story about a French comedian named Gad Elmaleh, probably the most famous stand-up comedian in France. ...


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Professor Loses Manuscript in Hurricane

Kris Lackey thought he had hurricane-proofed his manuscripts. An English professor at the University of New Orleans, he had saved his fiction and papers ...


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The Old Preacher's 67,600 Pages of Sermons

In Marilynne Robinson's beautiful novel Gilead, the old preacher John Ames starts digging through a box of sermons in his attic. One day he figures ...


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Our Brains Are Wired to Connect Via Stories

The power of story is getting unlikely attention. In a fascinating collaboration, literary scholars and neuroscientists have teamed up to explore the ...


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Star Wars Film Shows We Need Good Stories

According to an article in The New York Times, "The Walt Disney Company's Star Wars: The Force Awakens earned roughly $517 million in worldwide ticket ...


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Living Under the Rule of ISIS

How do you get an accurate view of reality when you're living under the rule of ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria)? When Mosul, the second ...


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News Stories About Our Biblical Illiteracy

A stream of opinion surveys and widely reported anecdotes document an alarming decline in biblical literacy among Americans; that is, there is ignorance ...


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