December 2017

Entertainment

How one of your favorite animated characters got her voice

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John Roberts is a voiceover actor most famous for his character Linda Belcher on FOX’s Bob’s Burgers. Roberts imitated his Brooklyn-born mother in comedy videos on YouTubeBob’s Burgers creator Loren Bouchard took note and turned the character into Linda. 

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Tech

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Business

A Better Way To Think About This Month’s Jobs Numbers

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Lifestyle

Significant Digits For Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

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