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People reach out in all kinds of ways to try to get their point across—messages in code, over the phone, and from beyond the grave.

A growing body of research that suggests we may be on the verge of a new approach to some of the biggest challenges facing American schools.

When an aspiring stand-up fails to express his true feelings, his anxiety comes out in increasingly funny and dangerous sleepwalking incidents.

An estate attorney discovers a financial scheme that's all reward and no risk. The only catch? You have to die to get the money.

Several papers have dropped Journatic, and there's some strife internally at the company as well.

We invited listeners to write us if they believe they've spotted Cindy Sherman or someone claiming to be her at her retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art.

People pretending to be people they're not: sometimes it's harmless, sometimes it's harmful, and sometimes it's hard to tell.

David Sedaris, David Rakoff, Tig Notaro, Glynn Washington, Terry Gross, Mike Birbiglia, Ryan Knighton, dance by Monica Bill Barnes & Company, music by OK Go (who created an app so the audience could play along with the band).

Religion makes clear the difference between mortal sins and venial ones. But in our everyday lives, it can be really difficult to determine just how bad we've been.