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I Don't Want To Be The Breadwinner In My Marriage Anymore!

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:28:15 -0500

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from a woman who doesn't like making more money than her husband does.



Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 3: Two Of 'RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars' Bring It

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:00:16 -0500

Alyssa Edwards. Tatianna. Rihanna's "Shut Up and Drive." This is what a lip-sync battle looks like, Jimmy Fallon.



Fresh Air Weekend: Carrie Fisher; Michael Chabon's 'Moonglow'; Activist Cleve Jones

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 09:00:16 -0500

Fisher, 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.



'Out Of The Wreck I Rise' Supports Addiction Recovery With Literary Hero Companions

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Sara Bader and Neil Steinberg about their book, "Out Of The Wreck I Rise: A Literary Companion to Recovery," a new anthology about addiction and sobriety.



Silicon Valley 'Bubble' Reflects On Role In Trump Era

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500

Silicon Valley has been soul searching since the election last month. Tech entrepreneur Ben Parr tells Scott Simon that collaboration with Washington is needed in an age of accelerating technology.



The Latest In Sports

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine about the return of two of America's great football teams and baseball's new collective bargaining agreement.



Yemen Crisis: Humanitarians Need 'Unconditional Access' To Reach The Food-Insecure

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500

The civil war in Yemen has killed more than 10,000 people and left most of its population in need of humanitarian assistance. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Muhannad Hadi, Middle-East regional director for the World Food Program, who recently returned from a visit there.



CNN Anchor Christiane Amanpour Concerned For U.S. Journalism In Trump Era

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500

NPR's Scott Simon talks with CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour about a speech she gave last week in New York calling for the freedom of the press — in the United States.



Trump's Call With Taiwan President Breaks Decades Of Diplomatic Tradition

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500

President-elect Donald Trump's phone call with the President of Taiwan had diplomats apoplectic. The conversation broke nearly four decades of diplomatic practice with Taiwan and China.



'O Emmanuel' Composer Mixes In Jazz To Provide 'Respite' Within Traditional Hit

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500

Composer J.J. Wright combines sacred music with jazz for a project based on texts and melodies of Advent. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to him from Rome where he now interns with the Sistine Chapel Choir.



Daughter Of African-American Filmmaker Asks, What Happened To Kathleen Collins?

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Nina Collins about a new book of short stories written by her late mother, Kathleen Collins, one of the first African-American filmmakers. The book is called "Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?"



'Half Of Humanity Has Something To Say': Composer Kaija Saariaho On Her Met Debut

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500

Saariaho isn't the first woman composer to stage an opera at New York's Metropolitan Opera — just the first in more than a century. Her opera, L'Amour de Loin, has its New York premiere this week.



NPR Holiday Leftovers Presents: Nina Totenberg's Cranberry Sauce

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:34 -0500

Weekend Edition is featuring the holiday recipes of NPR staff. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NPR's Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg about her very own cranberry sauce recipe.



Trump National Security Roster Slim On Cybersecurity

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:34 -0500

This past election season featured hacks, leaks, and cyberattacks. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Susan Hennessey, a Brookings Institution fellow of National Security Law, about what cybersecurity policy could look like under a Trump presidency.



Italy's Big Vote Could Rattle Europe Once Again

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:34 -0500

Italy's had more than 60 governments in the past 70 years. A referendum Sunday is designed to make governing less chaotic, but could bring down the country's leader and give Europe another jolt.