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Getting Your Laughs Where You Can In The Wide World Of Stand-Up

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| Pop Culture Happy Hour had so much fun finding stand-up specials to recommend that we figured we'd write it all down so you can find the ones you really want.

MIT Clears Junot Diaz Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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After a monthlong investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and verbal abuse, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz has been cleared by MIT to continue teaching there next year.

24 awesome things to do this weekend in Southern California

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There’s plenty to do with (or without) dad! Cat art, chalk art, donuts, murals, art deco cocktails, a silent dance party and dungeon master training... with Wil Wheaton.

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21 awesome weekend events in Los Angeles

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This Southern California weekend is flush with summer fun — from Pride Week and a design festival to free concerts and a Tom Hanks theater debut.

21 best things to do in Southern California this weekend

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Rain, rain, go away. Angelenos come out to play. From bioluminescent art to a chili cook-off, these events should be on your weekend calendar.

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Reading The Game: The Long Dark

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Our occasional series on storytelling in video games returns with a look at the survival simulator The Long Dark, which uses sound and silence to build a world not long into some terrible disaster.

Amishi Jha: How Can We Pay Better Attention To Our Attention?

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What exactly is attention, and how can we reclaim it? Neuroscientist Amishi Jha says there's a powerful link between mindfulness, meditation and attention.

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How a veteran writer got Paul Simon to open up about his legendary career

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Author Robert Hilburn convinced the singer/songwriter to talk about making music before, during, and after his days with Art Garfunkel.

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Jennifer Fox's film 'The Tale' helps clear up child sex abuse misconceptions

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The filmmaker uses her own experience as a target of abuse to explore the contradictions that surround both victims and victimizers.

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