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Lifetime Promises To Bring Out The 'Strong Black Woman' In White Women  |   

Lifetime's new makeover show layers racial politics on top of the uncomfortable dynamics of manipulating beauty and style choices, and comes up with something to offend just about everyone.

Louis C.K. Reflects On 'Louie,' Loss, Love And Life  |   

C.K. won an Emmy for outstanding writing in a comedy series for an episode on his FX show Louie. In 2011, C.K. told Fresh Air about making his comedy special and his relationship with other comedians.

Playlist: Time Out  |   

Take a moment to reflect on some big and beautiful ideas.

Small Batch Edition: Undressing 'Project Runway'  |   

Glen Weldon and Linda Holmes take a few minutes to check in on the state of the Bravo-to-Lifetime reality show that dares to ask: Is it shiny enough for Heidi?

Book News: Calif. Law Calls For Textbooks To Teach Significance Of Obama's Election  |   

Also: Kobo will release a waterproof e-reader; new poems from Idra Novey and Marylen Grigas.