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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:27:00 -0500Late night TV shows heavy on sharp satire of President Donald Trump are scoring well in the ratings. NPR takes a look at the phenomenon.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:58:53 -0500Author Glenn Frankel says the 1952 film High Noon was inspired by the toxic political climate of the time. "People ... felt they want to get their country back," Frankel says.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:22:00 -0500"I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming," the former teen idol, 66, says of his condition.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:41:00 -0500Jordan Peele discusses his new film in which he addresses the politics of race. It's about an African-American man meeting his white girlfriend's family for the first time and the horror that ensues.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:51:39 -0500The Good Fight is a spinoff of CBS's award-winning drama, The Good Wife. It brings back star Christine Baranski, whose character's savings were wiped out in a financial scam.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:49:00 -0500TV critic David Bianculli reviews two shows premiering this weekend: HBO's miniseries, Big Little Lies, and CBS's The Good Fight, which will be relocating to the network's subscription streaming site.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:32:00 -0500On this week's show, TV critic Alan Sepinwall joins the table to talk about two new shows: FX's 'Legion' and the follow-up to the BBC's beloved 'Planet Earth.'
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:01:00 -0500How the border wall might keep undocumented migrants in the country; a study measures the effects of voter ID laws on minority turnout; and what Bey's Grammy snubs illustrate about race and merit.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:59:00 -0500The original BBC series was one of the first blockbuster high-definition TV shows. A decade later, drones and light-weight steady cams give viewers a front-row view of nature's majesty and fragility.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:47:00 -0500Monopoly is dumping one of its traditional game pieces: the thimble. We reached the thimble for a completely imaginary conversation about obsolescence.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:41:00 -0500The comic plays a clown school dropout who finds work with a rodeo. He describes the show as "a weird mix" of drama and comedy. "It's an acquired taste," he says.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:13:00 -0500Just imagine Beyoncé, one of the world's most celebrated, recognized and highest-paid stars, being asked to "mother" Adele and Faith Hill. Not happening.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:55:00 -0500The poet August Kleinzahler considers some recent studies on LSD's effect on music listening and remains ... unconvinced.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:11:00 -0500Calls for a boycott are not new for Adele. And now, embroiled in the politics of both left and right, she will likely think longingly back to her first, uncomplicated boycott — about her tea-making.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:23:00 -0500Television shows don't have to be good or smart to tell you something about the culture that spawns them, and you might be surprised how much The Bachelor has to say about power.