Weekend All Things Considered

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3:59pm

Sun September 22, 2013
The Salt

Move Over Vodka; Korean Soju's Taking A Shot At America

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 2:35 pm

Boxes of empty Jinro soju bottles sit in a downtown Seoul, South Korea, shop on April 1, 2005.
Jung Yeon-Je AFP/Getty Images

Every year, the trade magazine Drinks International puts out a list of the top-selling alcohols in the world, and in the category of spirits, there is one brand that more than doubles the sales of its closest competitor every year. Smirnoff, Jack Daniel's and Bacardi don't even come close.

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3:59pm

Sun September 22, 2013
Author Interviews

'Hollywood Said No,' But 'Mr. Show' Fans Said Yes!

Originally published on Sun September 22, 2013 5:19 pm

From left, Bob Odenkirk and David Cross co-created the sketch comedy series Mr. Show. They have since played long-running roles on Breaking Bad and Arrested Development, respectively.
Sharon Alagna Courtesy of Grand Central Publishing

1:17pm

Sun September 22, 2013
Music Interviews

?uestlove And Elvis Costello On Writing Together

Originally published on Mon September 23, 2013 8:34 am

?uestlove and The Roots play backing band to Elvis Costello on the new collaborative album Wise Up Ghost.
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4:45pm

Sat September 21, 2013
Music News

Walking The Sunset Strip, A Fading Beacon Of Cool

The Whisky a Go Go club on the storied Sunset Strip, once the hub L.A.'s music scene, acknowledged the May 2013 death of The Doors' keyboardist on its marquee: "Rest In Peace Ray Manzarek, Thanks for the Memories."
Jason Kempin Getty Images

In a city with 6,500 miles of blacktop, one stretch of road might be the most legendary in Los Angeles: the Sunset Strip. It's where the vibrant L.A. music got its vibe; imagine The Doors blaring through the gates of one club and The Byrds softly strumming just a few doors down. From one decade to the next, from folk to metal to hip-hop, iconic music was born there.

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4:03pm

Sat September 21, 2013
Media

Westerly Weekends: 'All Things Considered' Shifts Viewpoint

Originally published on Sat September 21, 2013 4:45 pm

The weekend broadcast of All Things Considered has moved to Los Angeles. This view of the city comes from from Griffith Observatory.
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Like many pioneers before it, All Things Considered has moved west. On Saturdays and Sundays, the show will air from NPR studios in Culver City, Calif., with a new host, Arun Rath.

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