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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:38:00 -0400The new Fox show Shots Fired follows two investigators looking into a police shooting where a black cop kills an unarmed white man. It's one of a handful of new network shows that are about policing.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:40:00 -0400Barris died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in Palisades, N.Y., according to publicist Paul Shefrin. Critics called Barris "The King of Schlock" or "The Baron of Bad Taste."
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:21:00 -0400It's a tricky thing, casting. Directors have a vision for their lines — but what if that vision doesn't include a more inclusive palette?
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:39:18 -0400Holmes, who grew up a devout Christian, says he saw himself as a "Good Boy" comic in the early stages of his career. "I was basically picturing [Jesus] in the back of the club."
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:44:00 -0400The podcast came to an anticlimactic end as a mystery, but it says a lot about the demands of being a public figure.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:31:00 -0400Comedian Iliza Shlesinger's standup is physical. She contorts and snorts and stalks the stage as she becomes the characters in jokes that explore what it's like to be a woman in today's society.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 05:02:00 -0400Julia has bright red hair, big green eyes and she loves to draw. She can be a little shy, but Elmo and Abby Cadabby don't mind. She's voiced by Stacey Gordon, whose son is on the autism spectrum, too.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:52:00 -0400Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to John Ourand of SportsBusiness Journal about competitive video game players. Esports competitions are growing and some schools are offering scholarships.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:43:00 -0400Berry was central to the development of rock 'n' roll, with indelible hits like "Maybelline," "Roll Over Beethoven," "Rock and Roll Music" and "Johnny B. Goode."
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:12:26 -0400The children's show Teletubbies is celebrating its 20th anniversary. NPR's Scott Simon talks with former PBS executive Alice Cahn about the show's popularity and criticism from some parents.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:15:00 -0400Andrews presides over a quintet of youngsters who are putting on a play in her new Netflix series. Critic David Bianculli calls Julie's Greenroom a celebration of creative collaboration.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:01:00 -0400Somehow, we got all wrapped up in the evolution of Monopoly pieces, so we're here to close the circle by letting you know what's staying and what's going in the new editions of the game.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:55:00 -0400This week, we bring you two segments with comedian Guy Branum from our fall tour, and our friend Petra Mayer chats with author Neil Gaiman about Norse mythology.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:56:00 -0400What does it mean to be black? What does it mean to be blacker?
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:50:00 -0400Fogelman says he was genuinely surprised to learn that his NBC family drama has a reputation for making audiences teary. "It was not the intent, nor something I expected," he says.