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2:48 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

When Your Best Friend Is A Star — And You're Her Minion

Dolly Wells (left) and Emily Mortimer have been real-life friends since childhood. Now they're co-starring in an inside-showbiz comedy airing on HBO.
HBO

Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 3:29 pm

HBO has done very well in the past with comedy series that explore and expose the inner workings of show business, from Garry Shandling in The Larry Sanders Show to Ricky Gervais in Extras. Wednesday night, the network presents its newest entry in that self-obsessed Hollywood genre: Doll & Em, a British comedy series that's a vanity production in the most literal sense of the word.

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
1:14 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Joanne Brackeen On Piano Jazz

Joanne Brackeen.
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Joanne Brackeen has been called the "Picasso of jazz piano," a nickname that encompasses her adventurous style and visionary approach.

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Beauty Shop
12:26 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Plan Bossy Instead Of Ban Bossy?

Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 12:44 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

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Around the Nation
12:08 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

New Yorker Writer: 'Don't Ban Bossy'

Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 12:44 pm

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Race
12:08 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Consequences When African-American Boys Are Seen As Older

Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 12:44 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. We're going to spend the next part of the program talking about some new conversations people are having about the way we look and talk about kids, both boys and girls. In a few minutes, we'll dip into the debate over whether we should stop calling some girls bossy as Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg suggests we should. She says it dampens girls' desire for leadership. We're going to have a variety of opinions about that.

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