Posted: 2020-08-08 09:09:00
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Everette Bacon, a board member with the National Federation of the Blind, about Netflix's new playback features, which he says will improve accessibility....
Posted: 2020-08-08 09:09:00
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with essayist Shani Silver on the end of her Refinery29 column covering single womanhood....
Tim Minchin Hauls A Piano Across Australia In...

Tim Minchin Hauls A Piano Across Australia In 'Upright'


Singer, songwriter, and satirist Tim Minchin's new series opens with a bang: A frazzled man is driving an upright piano across the bare Australian landscape when he collides with a mouthy te...
Posted: 2020-08-08 11:55:00
Tim Minchin Hauls A Piano Across Australia In 'Upright'
Singer, songwriter, and satirist Tim Minchin's new series opens with a bang: A frazzled man is driving an upright piano across the bare Australian landscape when he collides with a mouthy te...
Tim Minchin Hauls A Piano Across Australia In...

Tim Minchin Hauls A Piano Across Australia In 'Upright'


Singer, songwriter, and satirist Tim Minchin's new series opens with a bang: A frazzled man is driving an upright piano across the bare Australian landscape when he collides with a mouthy te...
Posted: 2020-08-08 11:55:00
Tim Minchin Hauls A Piano Across Australia In 'Upright'
Singer, songwriter, and satirist Tim Minchin's new series opens with a bang: A frazzled man is driving an upright piano across the bare Australian landscape when he collides with a mouthy te...
PHOTOS: South Africa's Zip Zap Circus Br...

PHOTOS: South Africa's Zip Zap Circus Brings A Big Heart To The Big Top


The circus was founded to lift kids out of poverty and change racial attitudes. It's become a world-famous institution — performing for Barack Obama, for example — while holding true to ...
Posted: 2020-08-08 11:00:00
PHOTOS: South Africa's Zip Zap Circus Brings A Big Heart To The Big Top
The circus was founded to lift kids out of poverty and change racial attitudes. It's become a world-famous institution — performing for Barack Obama, for example — while holding true to ...

Posted: 2020-08-07 07:59:00
NPR's Stacey Vanek Smith talks with Elaine Low, a senior reporter at Variety, about Disney's decision to charge subscribers $30 to watch the new live-action Mulan movie....
Posted: 2020-08-07 03:31:47
Esther Ngumbi, a professor from Kenya, and Ifeanyi Nsofor, a doctor in Nigeria, react to the megastar's movie-length music video — and to criticism from other Africans....
Diego Luna Says Shared Meals On 'Pan Y C...

Diego Luna Says Shared Meals On 'Pan Y Circo' Transformed Cast And Crew Alike


Scientists, artists, thinkers, activists and journalists gather for meals and conservation in the new Amazon Prime show. "We have to sit at the table," says host Diego Luna....
Posted: 2020-08-07 09:00:00
Diego Luna Says Shared Meals On 'Pan Y Circo' Transformed Cast And Crew Alike
Scientists, artists, thinkers, activists and journalists gather for meals and conservation in the new Amazon Prime show. "We have to sit at the table," says host Diego Luna....
'And The World Went Crazy': How Hol...

'And The World Went Crazy': How Hollywood Changed After Hiroshima


Nuclear weapons have given Hollywood a host of dramatic plot possibilities, from the threat of nuclear war to wholesale destruction to over-the-top fireworks....
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:26:00
'And The World Went Crazy': How Hollywood Changed After Hiroshima
Nuclear weapons have given Hollywood a host of dramatic plot possibilities, from the threat of nuclear war to wholesale destruction to over-the-top fireworks....
'It Lowers Your Blood Pressure': Sp...

'It Lowers Your Blood Pressure': Spend A Few Moments With These Hypnotic Trees


In her childhood art classes, Jennifer Steinkamp used to make trees with sponges and paint. Now, as a video artist, her installations feature tree animations — some are named after her art...
Posted: 2020-08-06 02:00:59
'It Lowers Your Blood Pressure': Spend A Few Moments With These Hypnotic Trees
In her childhood art classes, Jennifer Steinkamp used to make trees with sponges and paint. Now, as a video artist, her installations feature tree animations — some are named after her art...

Posted: 2020-08-06 09:00:56
The animated series spoofs Trek with in-jokes and easter eggs and even if the gags aren't yet firing on all nacelles, the premise — Starfleet's D-listers — holds promise....
Posted: 2020-08-06 09:00:56
The animated series spoofs Trek with in-jokes and easter eggs and even if the gags aren't yet firing on all nacelles, the premise — Starfleet's D-listers — holds promise....
With 'Star Trek: Lower Decks,' A Ve...

With 'Star Trek: Lower Decks,' A Venerable Franchise Loosens Up


The animated series spoofs Trek with in-jokes and easter eggs and even if the gags aren't yet firing on all nacelles, the premise — Starfleet's D-listers — holds promise....
Posted: 2020-08-06 09:00:56
With 'Star Trek: Lower Decks,' A Venerable Franchise Loosens Up
The animated series spoofs Trek with in-jokes and easter eggs and even if the gags aren't yet firing on all nacelles, the premise — Starfleet's D-listers — holds promise....
Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa: 'Jour...

Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa: 'Journalism Is Activism'


The documentary A Thousand Cuts focuses on how Ressa and her Rappler news organization navigate Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's attacks on the press. It will be released in the U.S. A...
Posted: 2020-08-06 09:00:30
Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa: 'Journalism Is Activism'
The documentary A Thousand Cuts focuses on how Ressa and her Rappler news organization navigate Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's attacks on the press. It will be released in the U.S. A...
This Audio Portrait Of The 2020 Census Asks: ...

This Audio Portrait Of The 2020 Census Asks: Whose Voices Really Count?


Nigerian American artist Ekene Ijeoma is an MIT professor who draws on sound and data to explore representations of social justice. He's working on a "voice portrait" of the census called A ...
Posted: 2020-08-06 09:00:30
This Audio Portrait Of The 2020 Census Asks: Whose Voices Really Count?
Nigerian American artist Ekene Ijeoma is an MIT professor who draws on sound and data to explore representations of social justice. He's working on a "voice portrait" of the census called A ...

Posted: 2020-08-06 09:00:00
The Disney+ documentary Howard features the life and work of Howard Ashman, a lyricist known for Little Shop of Horrors and one half of the duo that brought the music for three classic films...
Posted: 2020-08-05 09:50:00
Disney announced it would stream the live action Mulan film on its streaming service, Disney+. The movie industry has been watching Mulan as a bell weather for the reopening of theatrical bu...
What 'Mulan's' Disney+ Premier...

What 'Mulan's' Disney+ Premiere Means For The Film Industry


Disney announced it would stream the live action Mulan film on its streaming service, Disney+. The movie industry has been watching Mulan as a bell weather for the reopening of theatrical bu...
Posted: 2020-08-05 09:50:00
What 'Mulan's' Disney+ Premiere Means For The Film Industry
Disney announced it would stream the live action Mulan film on its streaming service, Disney+. The movie industry has been watching Mulan as a bell weather for the reopening of theatrical bu...
What's In A Name? The History Of Karens,...

What's In A Name? The History Of Karens, Beckys And Miss Anns


Before 2020, the Karen was known by other names. NPR's Code Switch looks at the evolution of the entitled white woman, how her name has changed, but her behavior – and its consequences –...
Posted: 2020-08-05 09:50:00
What's In A Name? The History Of Karens, Beckys And Miss Anns
Before 2020, the Karen was known by other names. NPR's Code Switch looks at the evolution of the entitled white woman, how her name has changed, but her behavior – and its consequences –...
Melanie Faye: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert...

Melanie Faye: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert


Melanie Faye stole the show during Masego's Tiny Desk concert, so we invited her to perform her own quarantine concert....
Posted: 2020-08-05 09:00:28
Melanie Faye: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
Melanie Faye stole the show during Masego's Tiny Desk concert, so we invited her to perform her own quarantine concert....

Posted: 2020-08-04 01:33:16
The film project, released Friday on Disney's new streaming service, finds the star seeking out a shared history of Black excellence....
Posted: 2020-08-04 12:17:54
One of our favorite indie rock lyricists performs a four-song concert for our Tiny Desk quarantine series....
Seth Rogen Finds Himself (Twice) In 'An ...

Seth Rogen Finds Himself (Twice) In 'An American Pickle'


In a new film streaming on HBO Max, Rogen plays both a Polish immigrant who wakes up 100 years after falling into a pickle barrel and the great-grandson into whose modern life he emerges....
Posted: 2020-08-04 11:00:25
Seth Rogen Finds Himself (Twice) In 'An American Pickle'
In a new film streaming on HBO Max, Rogen plays both a Polish immigrant who wakes up 100 years after falling into a pickle barrel and the great-grandson into whose modern life he emerges....
Seth Rogen Finds Himself (Twice) In 'An ...

Seth Rogen Finds Himself (Twice) In 'An American Pickle'


In a new film streaming on HBO Max, Rogen plays both a Polish immigrant who wakes up 100 years after falling into a pickle barrel and the great-grandson into whose modern life he emerges....
Posted: 2020-08-04 11:00:25
Seth Rogen Finds Himself (Twice) In 'An American Pickle'
In a new film streaming on HBO Max, Rogen plays both a Polish immigrant who wakes up 100 years after falling into a pickle barrel and the great-grandson into whose modern life he emerges....
Seth Rogen Finds Himself (Twice) In 'An ...

Seth Rogen Finds Himself (Twice) In 'An American Pickle'


In a new film streaming on HBO Max, Rogen plays both a Polish immigrant who wakes up 100 years after falling into a pickle barrel and the great-grandson into whose modern life he emerges....
Posted: 2020-08-04 11:00:25
Seth Rogen Finds Himself (Twice) In 'An American Pickle'
In a new film streaming on HBO Max, Rogen plays both a Polish immigrant who wakes up 100 years after falling into a pickle barrel and the great-grandson into whose modern life he emerges....

Posted: 2020-08-03 06:04:24
This mordantly funny horror film opens on a young woman who awakens with a terrifying premonition of doom. She Dies Tomorrow feels surprisingly in tune with our present moment of unease....
Posted: 2020-08-03 02:00:22
This four-song set for Tiny Desk's quarantine series is utter joy....
New 'Quar-Horror' Films Show Stayin...

New 'Quar-Horror' Films Show Staying At Home Is Scary Too


This year feels like a horror movie, and a select group of filmmakers have taken the pandemic as inspiration. "Quar-horror" ranges from homemade shorts on YouTube to a movie filmed entirely ...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:57
New 'Quar-Horror' Films Show Staying At Home Is Scary Too
This year feels like a horror movie, and a select group of filmmakers have taken the pandemic as inspiration. "Quar-horror" ranges from homemade shorts on YouTube to a movie filmed entirely ...
New 'Quar-Horror' Films Show Stayin...

New 'Quar-Horror' Films Show Staying At Home Is Scary Too


This year feels like a horror movie, and a select group of filmmakers have taken the pandemic as inspiration. "Quar-horror" ranges from homemade shorts on YouTube to a movie filmed entirely ...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:57
New 'Quar-Horror' Films Show Staying At Home Is Scary Too
This year feels like a horror movie, and a select group of filmmakers have taken the pandemic as inspiration. "Quar-horror" ranges from homemade shorts on YouTube to a movie filmed entirely ...
'I'll Be Gone In The Dark' She...

'I'll Be Gone In The Dark' Sheds Light On Both Justice And Its Pursuers


By the end of the HBO docuseries, you may not know much more about the case writer Michelle McNamara pursued until her death. But you will know more about the price of that pursuit....
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:00:59
'I'll Be Gone In The Dark' Sheds Light On Both Justice And Its Pursuers
By the end of the HBO docuseries, you may not know much more about the case writer Michelle McNamara pursued until her death. But you will know more about the price of that pursuit....

Posted: 2020-08-03 09:00:59
By the end of the HBO docuseries, you may not know much more about the case writer Michelle McNamara pursued until her death. But you will know more about the price of that pursuit....
Posted: 2020-08-02 09:05:00
NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with journalist Krystie Lee Yandoli about the multiple allegations of workplace harassment and a toxic culture at The Ellen DeGeneres Show....
Kermit And The Gang Return In New Disney+ Sho...

Kermit And The Gang Return In New Disney+ Show, 'Muppets Now'


NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Kermit the Frog (YES! Kermit!) about his new Disney Plus show, Muppets Now....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Kermit And The Gang Return In New Disney+ Show, 'Muppets Now'
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Kermit the Frog (YES! Kermit!) about his new Disney Plus show, Muppets Now....
Louis Gossett Jr. And Sergio Navarretta Find ...

Louis Gossett Jr. And Sergio Navarretta Find Connection In 'The Cuban'


NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to actor Louis Gossett, Jr. and director Sergio Navarretta about their movie, The Cuban, in which an Afghan refugee helps a Cuban musician with Alzheimer's....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Louis Gossett Jr. And Sergio Navarretta Find Connection In 'The Cuban'
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to actor Louis Gossett, Jr. and director Sergio Navarretta about their movie, The Cuban, in which an Afghan refugee helps a Cuban musician with Alzheimer's....
Kermit And The Gang Return In New Disney+ Sho...

Kermit And The Gang Return In New Disney+ Show, 'Muppets Now'


NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Kermit the Frog (YES! Kermit!) about his new Disney Plus show, Muppets Now....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Kermit And The Gang Return In New Disney+ Show, 'Muppets Now'
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Kermit the Frog (YES! Kermit!) about his new Disney Plus show, Muppets Now....

Posted: 2020-08-02 07:00:09
The actor, who became an Internet sensation for his pronunciation of "diabetes" in a Liberty Mutual ad, died Saturday morning at a Utah hospital....
Posted: 2020-08-02 07:00:09
The actor, who became an Internet sensation for his pronunciation of "diabetes" in a Liberty Mutual ad, died Saturday morning at a Utah hospital....
Actor Jordan Fisher Gets His Dance On In New ...

Actor Jordan Fisher Gets His Dance On In New Netflix Movie


NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Jordan Fisher about his role as a teen dance choreographer in the new Netflix movie, Work It....
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:54:00
Actor Jordan Fisher Gets His Dance On In New Netflix Movie
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Jordan Fisher about his role as a teen dance choreographer in the new Netflix movie, Work It....
Black And White Emmy Nominations Prompt #Lati...

Black And White Emmy Nominations Prompt #LatinosAreOnTVToo


While the 2020 Emmy nominations announced this week were notable for the number of Black shows and creators, they were woefully lacking representation of Latinx talent....
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:00:42
Black And White Emmy Nominations Prompt #LatinosAreOnTVToo
While the 2020 Emmy nominations announced this week were notable for the number of Black shows and creators, they were woefully lacking representation of Latinx talent....
Movie 'She Dies Tomorrow' Reviewed...

Movie 'She Dies Tomorrow' Reviewed


Amy Seimetz's new movie, She Dies Tomorrow, captures the mood of the moment with moody atmospherics, hallucinatory flashes of color, and unsettling editing and humor....
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
Movie 'She Dies Tomorrow' Reviewed
Amy Seimetz's new movie, She Dies Tomorrow, captures the mood of the moment with moody atmospherics, hallucinatory flashes of color, and unsettling editing and humor....

Posted: 2020-07-31 06:04:07
A new comedy from The Muppets Studio features familiar characters and a few new ones. But the Disney+ series isn't nearly as funny as the original — and many of its sketches go on too long...
Posted: 2020-07-31 06:04:07
The Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? host, who died July 24, held the Guinness World Record for clocking more hours on camera than anyone else in the history of TV. Originally broadcast in 201...
'Ellen' Producers Face Another Roun...

'Ellen' Producers Face Another Round Of Allegations, Including Sexual Misconduct


Three of the show's executive producers have been accused of sexual misconduct among complaints made by 36 former staffers to BuzzFeed News. DeGeneres has apologized and pledged change....
Posted: 2020-07-31 03:08:57
'Ellen' Producers Face Another Round Of Allegations, Including Sexual Misconduct
Three of the show's executive producers have been accused of sexual misconduct among complaints made by 36 former staffers to BuzzFeed News. DeGeneres has apologized and pledged change....
'She Dies Tomorrow' Is A Mood...

'She Dies Tomorrow' Is A Mood


Writer/director Amy Seimetz's darkly, darkly comic meditation on the contagious nature of anxiety and paranoia plays with horror conventions while refusing to embrace the genre's pulpy pleas...
Posted: 2020-07-31 11:01:26
'She Dies Tomorrow' Is A Mood
Writer/director Amy Seimetz's darkly, darkly comic meditation on the contagious nature of anxiety and paranoia plays with horror conventions while refusing to embrace the genre's pulpy pleas...
Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' ...

Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' Documentary Breaks The Seal


A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor....
Posted: 2020-07-31 10:04:00
Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' Documentary Breaks The Seal
A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor....

Posted: 2020-07-31 10:04:00
A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor....
Posted: 2020-07-31 10:04:00
A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor....
Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' ...

Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' Documentary Breaks The Seal


A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor....
Posted: 2020-07-31 10:04:00
Showtime's 'The Go-Go's' Documentary Breaks The Seal
A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor....
Funny Guy John Cleese Riffs On 'Why Ther...

Funny Guy John Cleese Riffs On 'Why There Is No Hope' In His New Show


NPR's David Greene talks to John Cleese, best known for being part of the Monty Python comedy troop, the TV series Fawlty Towers and the movie A Fish Called Wanda, about his virtual one-man ...
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:11:00
Funny Guy John Cleese Riffs On 'Why There Is No Hope' In His New Show
NPR's David Greene talks to John Cleese, best known for being part of the Monty Python comedy troop, the TV series Fawlty Towers and the movie A Fish Called Wanda, about his virtual one-man ...
Funny Guy John Cleese Riffs On 'Why Ther...

Funny Guy John Cleese Riffs On 'Why There Is No Hope' In His New Show


NPR's David Greene talks to John Cleese, best known for being part of the Monty Python comedy troop, the TV series Fawlty Towers and the movie A Fish Called Wanda, about his virtual one-man ...
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:11:00
Funny Guy John Cleese Riffs On 'Why There Is No Hope' In His New Show
NPR's David Greene talks to John Cleese, best known for being part of the Monty Python comedy troop, the TV series Fawlty Towers and the movie A Fish Called Wanda, about his virtual one-man ...