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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:29:00 -0500In the new podcast, "Making Oprah," journalist Jenn White follows Oprah Winfrey's rise from Chicago talk show host to media mogul.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:58:00 -0500Blue Seal ice cream was launched after World War II for American soldiers stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Today, it's a fusion of American and Okinawan tastes that's loved by locals and tourists alike.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:13:44 -0500We take a moment to chat with KQED pop culture writer Emmanuel Hapsis about the TV Land series Younger, which just closed its third season.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:39:00 -0500Once a day until December 25th, NPR's "Monkey See" blog is highlighting a small, good thing that happened in pop culture this year.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 05:18:00 -0500The new short web film "It's Asian Men!" aims to tackle a big issue: Why Asian-American men are rarely cast on TV or in movies as the romantic or sexy lead. No Long Duk Dong here.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:42:00 -0500Nicole Maines and Kylar Broadus are both featured in the new HBO documentary. "We all come out publicly," Broadus says. "There is no hidden way to come out as a trans person."
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:22:00 -0500Glen Weldon and Audie Cornish discuss the first season of HBO's densely plotted science fiction series.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:39:00 -0500It's a regular event for TV critics to gather in Los Angeles for press conferences with networks and cable companies. But this year, top executives won't hold question and answer sessions.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500Lauren Graham is the fast-talking Lorelei Gilmore, on Gilmore Girls, a role she recently reprised on Netflix. She tells NPR's Ailsa Chang about her memoir, Talking As Fast As I Can.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:09:00 -0500Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:08:00 -0500On this week's show, we return to Stars Hollow and travel to Disney's latest gorgeous world with Daisy Rosario and super-librarian Margaret H. Willison.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0500A food blogger's fascination with retro entertaining pays off in a colorful volume of curious eats.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0500Before modern fan fiction, there were the Whitman Authorized Editions — a series of mystery novels from the 1940s and 50s that "starred" real movie stars, like Ginger Rogers and Gene Tierney.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 04:42:00 -0500TV doesn't have the best track record with public transportation; in the '90s and early 2000s, even shows set in New York rarely showed characters on the subway or bus. Now, that's starting to change.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:26:00 -0500The beloved show Gilmore Girls returned to the screen last week. In a Netflix revival, the characters are facing new challenges, but one character has been seen as a disappointment: Rory Gilmore. Megan Garber of The Atlantic describes why.