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12:28am

Thu December 27, 2012
Technology

Music-Streaming Services Hunt For Paying Customers

Originally published on Thu December 27, 2012 5:58 am

2012 has been a strange year for content creators — authors, producers, musicians. It was a year when the very idea of physical ownership of a book or CD or even a song file became almost passe.

It was also the year in which music-streaming services like Spotify and Pandora launched major efforts to convince people to pay for something they didn't own. But it's been slow going.

Music-streaming services have been trying to win over two types of customers: a younger generation that doesn't buy at all and an older generation that still likes owning physical albums.

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12:28am

Thu December 27, 2012
Music Interviews

Rye Rye Just Wants To Be 'Young And Playful'

Originally published on Thu December 27, 2012 5:58 am

Rye Rye.
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12:25am

Thu December 27, 2012
Author Interviews

Shake It Up! Vintage Cocktails Are Ripe For Revival

Originally published on Thu December 27, 2012 1:34 am

American bartender Harry Craddock mixes a drink at the Savoy Hotel in London in 1926. Craddock is known for helping to popularize the Corpse Reviver, one of the drinks featured in historian Lesley Blume's book about vintage cocktail culture.
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It's the holiday season and for some people that means celebrating with friends, family and cocktails. But instead of settling for the standard martini or Manhattan, author and historian Lesley Blume suggests you reach for a taste of bygone cocktail culture.

In Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition, Blume outlines more than 100 lesser-known oldies that are both delicious and delightful. She joins NPR's David Greene to discuss cocktail history and how to make vintage recipes part of a modern-day party.

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4:43am

Wed December 26, 2012
Around the Nation

Blind Dog Returned To Alaska Family

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4:33am

Wed December 26, 2012
Around the Nation

Zappos Logs Record Service Call

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