Last Build Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 09:00:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 09:00:00 -0500Dean Baquet of The New York Times talks about covering Donald Trump. Fox News host Kelly discusses Trump's "de-legitimization" of the media. Critic Maureen Corrigan presents the 10 best books of '16.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:27:00 -0500The second album by the California-based singer features an optimism often associated with West Coast pop. Critic Ken Tucker says Little World creates an "alternate universe of the sunniest sounds."
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:27:00 -0500A jazz keyboardist and an aspiring actress fall in love in Damien Chazelle's new romantic musical. Critic David Edelstein says La La Land features thrilling chemistry and magical music numbers.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:27:00 -0500David Bianculli offers an appreciation of Tinker, who died last month. Also, we listen to a Fresh Air interview with Tinker from 1994, and an interview with Tinker's wife, Mary Tyler Moore, from 1995.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:33:00 -0500Dean Baquet talks about covering tweets as news, his decision to use the word "lie" in a headline about Trump and why he's not worried about libel suits from the new president.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:30:00 -0500Book critic Maureen Corrigan says that if there's one word that characterizes her list this year, it's "serious." These books certainly aren't grim or dull, but they take on big, difficult subjects.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:27:00 -0500The Fox News host tells Fresh Air that she worries about Trump's "de-legitimization" of the media. "Too many millions of Americans aren't listening at all to what the press tells them," Kelly says.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:42:33 -0500Lambert's new release features 24 songs on 2 CDs. Critic Ken Tucker calls The Weight of These Wings a collection that "keeps on giving the deeper you get into it."
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."
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 09:00:00 -0500Fisher, who played Princess Leia in Star Wars, talks about the affair she had with her older, married co-star. Maureen Corrigan reviews Chabon's Moonglow. Jones discusses the gay rights movement.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:19:00 -0500Rich, who died in 1995, was known for "countrypolitan" music, which featured orchestral arrangements and backup singers. A new Rich tribute album has just been released. Originally broadcast in 1992.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:19:00 -0500Christenberry, who died on Monday, drew on his childhood experiences in Alabama. One of his pieces was inspired by an encounter he had with a Klansman. Originally broadcast in 1997.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:19:00 -0500A new biopic takes audiences into the White House in the days following JFK's assassination in Dallas. Critic David Edelstein says Jackie conveys both the shyness and slyness of Jacqueline Kennedy.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:30:42 -0500Halvorson, a prolific jazz guitarist, plays with harmonies and melodies as she leads an eight-piece band on her new album. Critic Kevin Whitehead calls Away With You "richer than ever."
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:18:00 -0500The New York Times' Eric Lipton says that Donald Trump could take actions as president that would benefit his business holdings. But Lipton doubts congressional Republicans would probe such conflicts.