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Arts, Culture & Media

Lizz Winstead

Faith talks to Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, about her new off-Broadway comedy, "Shoot the Messenger."

Arts, Culture & Media

Ira Glass

Faith talks to fellow public radio host Ira Glass about his upcoming live "This American Life" special, to be broadcast in select movie theaters.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Benson Lee, director of a new documentary called "Planet B-Boy: Breakdancing has Evolved." The film documents the global expansion of breakdancing -- including an annual hip-hop competition called "The Battle of the Year."

Arts, Culture & Media

Autism and Creativity

Documentaries like ?Autism: The Musical? are showing how the arts can help autistic children express themselves and interact with others. Corbett explores the connection between autism and forms of creativity. She also addresses some of the controversies surrounding autism including the debate on childhood vaccinations and the emerging neurodiversity movement among adults on the disorder spectrum.

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Lucy

In Damien Atkins' play "Lucy," an anthropologist named Vivian gets custody of her severely autistic daughter. Vivian's approach to Lucy's condition leads her to an extreme hypothesis: that autism isn't a disorder ?- it's the evolution of the species. Produced by Eric Molinsky.

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