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Fun
A Visit With Doctor Laser: New York’s Resident Holographer
An established pioneer in the field offers a peek inside his colorful laboratory.... READ ON
TV
Surprise, Motherf@#&er: Erik King on 10 Years of Dexter
The hot-tempered Sergeant Doakes was based in part on King's dad, a law enforcement officer.... READ ON
Live Smarter
LinkedIn Can Now Estimate Your Chances of Getting Hired
This might actually prompt you to start using the site.... READ ON
Food
How Brooklyn Creamery Ample Hills Dreams Up its Colorful Flavors
The creative creamery will be featuring some of their ice cream at The Village Voice’s upcoming Choice Eats event on March 11.... READ ON
Space
9 Things We Learned From Astronaut Scott Kelly’s AMA
The record-breaking astronaut revealed some out-of-this-world facts about life in space.... READ ON
List
8 Interview Questions You Might Not Know Are Illegal
Sometimes, neither job seekers nor interviewers realize a line has been crossed.... READ ON
Music
Listen to the Musical Stylings of a Toy Piano Virtuoso
How a childhood toy inspired this Juilliard graduate.... READ ON
This Just In
Reddit Is Releasing a Book of AMAs
Did your favorite interview make it into the limited-edition coffee-table book?... READ ON
Books
12 Things You Didn't Know About Sarah Vowell 
The author tells us about her musical beginnings, dirty laundry, and love of index cards.... READ ON
Books
21 Bone-Chilling Secrets About R.L. Stine
The author who terrified (and enthralled) you as kid spills on writing, the state of horror, and his history with humor.... READ ON
Work Study
17 Clues About Puzzlemaster Will Shortz
There's more to the famed wordsman than just crosswords.... READ ON
Books
Check Your Shelf: An Interview with Lushlife
Each week, we're taking artists we admire and asking them to drop some bookshelf-inspired knowledge. This week we talked to the incredible rapper Lushlife.... READ ON
List
5 Things We Learned from Rick Moranis on Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
Why he quit show business, how the Bob and Doug sketches started, and his disastrous early experience on radio.... READ ON
Art
Meet the Woman Who Discovered Bob Ross
The story of how Annette Kowalski and Bob Ross met, founded a worldwide company, and made a surprising star of the mild-mannered painter.... READ ON
Pizza
Secret Pizza Party! (or How to Write the Best Kids' Book)
Secret #1: Get your narrator in cahoots with the reader.... READ ON
Food
The Secret to Homaro Cantu's Genius
When you think of madcap inventors and nerd heroes, it's hard to think of someone more inspiring than Homaro Cantu.... READ ON

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