As a little kid who watched TV, writer and director Jill Soloway says she wanted to be on "the other side of the glass." Now she's the creator of "Transparent," a show based on her personal experience having a parent come out as transgendered. Soloway off...

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How should the U.S. address problems of violent policing? As a nation, we may be asking the police to do certain things that they shouldn't, says Ta-Nehisi Coates. The Atlantic correspondent offers his Brief But Spectacular take on the legacy of white sup...

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Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer offer their brief but spectacular take on how they went from struggling for stage time in an improv group to creating their own cable comedy show, "Broad City."

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If you had two minutes to give the world your take, what would you say? Each week, PBS NewsHour's new series "Brief but Spectacular" will feature some of the brightest minds of today, offering passionate takes on topics they know well. The first installme...

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