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Got-Junk

Got Junk?

The CEO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK explains the highs and lows of growing his small business into a $200 million dollar junk empire.

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3 White Jews...Greatest Rap Group, Ever!

This is a story about the most unlikeliest bands to become (statistically speaking) the greatest rap group in history. [Pic c. 1984 (L to R): Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Rick Rubin, Adam "MCA" Yauch].

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Tom Waits' Story Of A Song: "I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You"

This tender storyteller with a boozy baritone—while wearing a $7 suit and an old man’s weathered fedora hat—expresses what a billion men have felt, not the least, on a Saturday night.

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A Day With Dad In The Delta

Randall Haley reminisces about the yearly Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

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Dred Scott in Spikes!!

George Will tells the spellbinding story of Curt Flood, the player who sued Major League Baseball…..so that he wouldn’t be their slave.

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