NPR Geeks Out to Lady Gaga (video)

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Not only does this video let you match faces to the disembodied radio voices of NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg and NPR White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro (no relation to George W. Bush’s press secretary), but you also get to watch them rock out to Lady Gaga’s “Telephone,” the first single off her second album The Fame Monster. Bob Boilan’s favorite moment is the Robert Siegel bit, so he tells readers on his All Songs Considered blog.  What part do you like best? 

 

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Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

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Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

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Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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