All Things Considered announces the winners in the revived listener contest called "Commercials for Nicer Living Project." It's a reprise of an early item on this program, in which we asked listeners to tell us some of the things that make life just a little bit better — things that money can't buy. We chose our favorites and produced them as radio commercials.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Mathew Peters, the head chef for the U.S. team for the prestigious Bocuse d'Or competition. They were the first Americans to win the competition in the 30-year history of the contest.
The Black List is an anonymous survey of the year's best film scripts. It's generally an indicator of movies that will be critical successes. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to journalist Alex Wagner about her piece in The Atlantic on the Black List.
Moore, who died Wed. at the age of 80, played a single professional woman on the 1970s show named after her, and an assertive housewife on The Dick Van Dyke Show. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Our finalist compete for the win-- literally! In this final round, all answers contain the consecutive letters W-I-N.
Zazie Beetz shares her theories as to why FX's Golden Globe-winning series "Atlanta" resonated with fans and critics in its first season.
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Every answer is a multisyllabic word, followed by a word found inside that word.
Jonathan Coulton parodies your 28th favorite Beatles' song, "I'm Looking Through You," to be about (you guessed it) things that you can look through.
This week's Mystery Guest is Maddy Joyce, who has a hobby that has been practised for thousands of years, all over the world, but not by many women.
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Contestants guess the word we have replaced with its Cockney slang equivalent, which rhymes with the word it's replacing.
We're turning sweet endings into bitter beginnings! In this game, the comic becomes tragic when we describe movie plots in reverse.
The CW has brought the Archie comics to television as dark and gritty versions of their paper selves. We talk about this show and about the long history of the high school drama.
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George Orwell's dystopian classic is dominating the news these days. It happens to be NPR Books editor Petra Mayer's all-time favorite; she says it's one of those books that burrows deep in your mind.
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Roe tells the stories of "Jane Roe" and the lawyer who argued her side of the case. Playwright Lisa Loomer says it may be a history play, but so much of what happens in it still happens today.
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The competition pits 24 chefs against each other and is billed as the "most demanding and prestigious reward in world gastronomy," started by legendary French chef Paul Bocuse.
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As a Tehran couple perform Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, troubling parallels emerge in their home life. Writer-director Asghar Farhadi's nuanced film is one to which attention must be paid.
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Director Justin Kelly documents the life of the inscrutable Michael Glatze (James Franco), who rejected his gay identity in favor of a strict Christian faith, without judging the man, or his choices.
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Matthew McConaughey gained weight and lost hair to throw himself into this tale of a real-life stock-market swindle. The film aches for us to admire his reckless, grasping selfishness; we don't.
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A dog cycles through several canine lifetimes while teaching a series of owners to live, laugh and love. Critic Scott Tobias found the film's repeated, mawkish depictions of doggy death "wearying."
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The ABC series Grey's Anatomy, set in a hospital full of possibly cursed doctors, has been on TV for 13 seasons. We talk about what has kept it popular with its fans for so long.
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