Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:23:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:23:00 -0400Donald Trump isn't the first politician to use coarse language, but linguist Geoff Nunberg says the 2005 Access Hollywood tape of him discussing women's genitalia wasn't like other live-mic incidents.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:22:00 -0400Rick Hasen, founder of the Election Law Blog, discusses Donald Trump's claims of potential voter fraud. "He's threatening the bedrock of democracy, and doing it to claim he's not a loser," Hasen says.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:38:00 -0400Gethard tells stories of hitting rock bottom in his new one-man off-Broadway show, which is billed as a comedy about "suicide, depression, alcoholism and all the other funniest parts of life."
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:00:00 -0400Playwright Tarell McCraney and director Barry Jenkins discuss their new film Moonlight. Maureen Corrigan reviews Mary Oliver's Upstream. Charlie Brooker dramatizes tech nightmares in Black Mirror.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:35:00 -0400Ava DuVernay's new film takes its name from the amendment that abolished slavery, but allowed for prisoner servitude. Critic John Powers says 13th puts forth a searing interpretation of U.S. history.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:35:00 -0400Now 82, Cohen has a new album, You Want It Darker, with songs that wrestle with mortality, question God and long for transcendence. Originally broadcast May 22, 2006.
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.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:58:00 -0400Playwright Tarell McCraney and filmmaker Barry Jenkins drew on their own childhood experiences in making Moonlight, a film about a boy growing up in a Miami housing project.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:23:00 -0400In the 1940s and '50s, Jackson was the most famous gospel singer in the world. A new record, Moving On Up A Little Higher, presents never-released tracks from that era. Critic Milo Miles has a review.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:23:00 -0400Oliver's latest collection of essays reflect the author's passion for nature and literature. Critic Maureen Corrigan says Upstream presents a portrait of a visionary poet — and a "tough old broad."
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:23:00 -0400Journalist Beth Macy talks about George and Willie Muse, black albino brothers who were born in the Jim Crow South and were forced to become circus freaks. Her new book, Truevine, retells their story.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:51:00 -0400Five decades after Smith began recording, the trumpeter and composer is having his moment. Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews America's National Parks, recorded by Smith's Golden Quintet.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:24:00 -0400Author and law professor Tim Wu says much of the "free" content on the Web comes at a price to users, who are subjected to ads that are targeted specifically at them and increasingly hard to ignore.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 09:00:28 -0400Transparent star Gaby Hoffmann talks about her childhood in Manhattan's Chelsea Hotel. Critic Ken Tucker reviews Dacus' debut album. Safran Foer discusses his new novel, Here I Am.