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2.18.15: Red Carpet Revolt, The Upside Of Losing A Million Dollars, & Miranda July

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The Oscars are Hollywood’s top award for recognizing achievement in film – and of course, fashion. On today’s show: why some actresses are bucking against the red carpet parade.

Then, for most of us, the prospect of winning a million dollars is a daydream, but for Justin Peters, it was just two right answers away. He’ll explain how losing Who Wants to Be a Millionaire changed his life for the better.

Plus, a conversation with artist, writer and filmmaker Miranda July.

Listen to the full show and click Read more for individual segments.

Red Carpet Revolt

Red Carpet Revolt

The Upside of Losing a Million Dollars

The Upside of Losing a Million Dollars

Captain Galactic

  • Producer Josie Holtzman brings us the story of a man who never outgrew his childhood dream to go to space.
  • You can listen to this story again at PRX.org.

Miranda July

Miranda July

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