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Jeff Perry (left) and Dan Bucatinsky  play Cyrus Beene and James Novak in ABC's Scandal.

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To the shock and awe of viewers, main characters were killed off on ABC's Scandal and CBS' The Good Wife in recent weeks. Author K.M. Weiland offers advice on successfully killing a character.

Do you see what I see? That's the question Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield asks about this image he took from the International Space Station.

The image comes from Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who gained fans last year when he tweeted photos and messages about his stint on the International Space Station.

Actor Ken Jeong, formerly a doctor, credits his first big break to the 2007 film Knocked Up, which led to his role in the Hangover series.

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Before Ken Jeong played Señor Chang in Community and the infamous Mr. Chow in The Hangover, he was known by his patients as Dr. Jeong.

The bad boys of Puerto Rico have grown up. Step brothers Rene Perez Joglar and Eduardo Cabra of Calle 13 have a new album that takes a more thoughtful route to deliver their message.

Willie Perdomo's new collection is inspired by the salsa jam bands of '70s-era Puerto Rican New York. The poems are performance-page crossovers, rich in sound, slang and musical detail.

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Adam Begley says Updike created an everyman in his Rabbit book series, and inhabited him fully, "allowing that everyman's senses to be totally open to the American experience."

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It's the first week of baseball season so we'll ask three questions about The House of David baseball team — one of the weirdest and most religious teams in the history of the game.

Is it possible there's too much good TV? Sunday nights are starting to look that way. Between Game of Thrones, Mad Men and many more, there's a lot to navigate. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans helps.

Chris Evans is Captain America. But who's Captain America?

On this week's show, Matt Thompson joins us for a chat about the new Captain America movie, whether the internet can be trusted with anyone's writing, and what's making us happy this week.