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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:13:00 -0400NPR's Robert Siegel talks to British comedian Tracey Ullman about her new sketch comedy show on HBO, which includes many spot-on impersonations of famous figures.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:18:00 -0400Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:43:00 -0400We'll miss Vine, but not just for its goofy, raw, six-second looped videos. We'll miss the platform for its ability to incubate young black talent.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:00:23 -0400We bring you two Halloween-themed segments from our west coast tour: Mallory Ortberg joins us for a Halloween candy debate, and Audie Cornish sits down for our super-difficult Halloween quiz.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:50:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Washington Post reporter Alyssa Rosenberg, who has written a series for the paper about how Hollywood and pop culture has influenced the way the public perceives police.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:43:00 -0400Amazon's new series Good Girls Revolt, set in 1969, was inspired by a landmark gender bias case at Newsweek. Showrunners hired women at every level of the cast and crew — a Hollywood rarity.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:47:00 -0400President Obama returned to ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday. He took 140-character admonishments for his dancing, his alleged condiment preferences and someone else's poor choice of conditioner.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:21:03 -0400They finally did it: The producers of The Walking Dead kicked off season seven by ratcheting up the onscreen gore and brutality until it matches what appears in the original comic.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:23:00 -0400Comic artist Steve Dillon died this weekend in New York City at the age of 54. He was responsible for some of the most iconic comics of the 1990s, including Hellblazer and Preacher.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:03:00 -0400Bill Murray received the 2016 Mark Twain Prize Sunday evening at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. He was gently roasted by friends and fellow comics, and he was droll and deadpan and heartfelt.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400Merriam-Webster noticed the number of unique words coming out of this campaign, and has been using Twitter to report the most searchable words. Lexicographer Peter Sokolowski talks to Rachel Martin.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Metlife is firing Snoopy. The insurance company is saying goodbye to Snoopy and the Peanuts characters as its mascots, ending a three decade relationship.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:38:00 -0400Show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino hatched the idea for the show during a weekend visit to Washington, Conn. It's like "a step back in time," says one resident — and fans are making the pilgrimage.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:55:45 -0400The 3rd season of the dystopian series created by Charlie Brooker is soon available on Netflix. Inspired by shows like The Twilight Zone, it's about the unintended consequences of the digital age.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:51:00 -0400TV critic David Bianculli reviews Fox's remake of the classic '70s musical, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and season 3 of Black Mirror on Netflix. He says both shows leave viewers fully entertained.