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All Songs Considered for July 31, 2013

Apr 24, 2014 — In this age of social media, is every negative experience a possible class action?
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Apr 24, 2014 — It's a helluva time to be a '90s emo kid. Teased over social media for weeks, the band behind the influential albums The Power of Failing and EndSerenading will tour this September.
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Apr 24, 2014 — A computer support technician convicted of possessing ricin to use as a weapon wants the Supreme Court to hear his appeal. He says prosecutors denied him due process by failing to disclose evidence.
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Apr 24, 2014 — A standoff over sovereignty of the Senkakus, also claimed by China — which calls the chain Diaoyu — has been a source of deep tension between the two countries in recent years.
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Apr 24, 2014 — Kids don't want to look different, especially if the reason they look different is because they've lost their hair to chemotherapy. If Hello Kitty's gone bald, too, maybe it won't feel so bad.
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Apr 24, 2014 — We don't have to bleep a single word in this final round. Rather, identify famous folks who have four letters in both their first and last names, like the Grammy-winning singer of "I Try," Macy Gray.
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Apr 24, 2014Frozen's married songwriters Bobby Lopez (Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez let their competitive swagger shine in a game where the answers are mashed-up musicals.
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Apr 24, 2014 — Which sounds like a more appealing read, The Great Gatsby or Trimalchio in West Egg? They're the same book, but now you've learned Fitzgerald's working title. Identify more book titles in this game.
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Apr 24, 2014 — What's the weirdest thing you've ever Googled? Search histories can be so incriminating. In this round, guess celebrities based on their common search terms, like "height" and "goes crazy on Oprah."
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Apr 24, 2014 — The songwriters behind Disney's Frozen, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Bobby Lopez, recall their courtship and how a walk in the park led to the showstopper that won them an Oscar (and Bobby an EGOT).
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