You may know him as "Billy On The Street" but there's more to comedian Billy Eichner than meets the eye. He gives his Brief but Spectacular take on the most difficult person he knows: himself.

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She's written about Jimi Hendrix, Toni Morrison and Dave Chappelle, but essayist and critic Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah says she's more interested in the moments that these legends have been true to themselves. Ghansah offers her Brief but Spectacular take on f...

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Jad Abumrad, co-host of Radiolab, says he grew up in a kind of in-between space, as an Arab kid in Nashville. That experience molded him as a journalist, able to stand back as an observer, and to allow the fumbling awkwardness of discovery to come through...

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Journalist and author A.J. Jacobs has been called a "human guinea pig," a title he's earned by diving into his subjects and radically changing his lifestyle: he once spent a month without telling a single lie, and a year obeying every rule in the Bible. H...

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