Actor Cary Elwes, best known for his dashing performance as the heroic farm boy Westley in The Princess Bride, has a new book out, full of memories from the cast of the cult classic.
Dating from the last quarter of the 4th century B.C., the mosaic covers a space of nearly 15 feet by 10 feet. It features two horses, a man, and the god Hermes, in colorful detail.
Nerd-about-town Glen Weldon explains to a non-comics-reading guy exactly what is up with the impending death of Wolverine. (That's not a spoiler; the miniseries is actually called Death of Wolverine.)
Neil Young loves his cars so much he wrote a second memoir, Special Deluxe, devoted to them. He speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about music, the environment and, of course, automobiles.
The new film Field of Lost Shoes follows a group of VMI cadets who fought at the Battle of New Market. The film is one in a long history of Civil War movies, many of which have been problematic.
NPR's Ari Shapiro gets schooled in the art of being interesting by Benjamin Errett, the author of the new book, Elements of Wit.
Michelle Raffin's new The Birds of Pandemonium is an impassioned but occasionally jumbled memoir of her adventures in the noisy, smelly, exhausting, rewarding world of rare bird conservation.
Host Arun Rath asked TV giant Norman Lear where he got the confidence to spend three years fighting to get All In The Family on air. His answer: "Can you say 'beats the **** out of me' on NPR?"
Got a killer tat? There's no reason for it to die with you. Thanks to a Dutch tattoo artist, if you sign the right forms and pay the right price, a lab can preserve your body art after you die.
A follow-up to 2010 Emmy-winner Star Wars Uncut, the film is a pastiche of live action, stop-motion and animation that shows both the contributors' talents and their passion for the original.
The alleged last authentic motorcycle used in the 1969 film Easy Rider is going up for auction. The man who designed the bikes, Clifford Vaughs, says he has never gotten proper credit for his work.
Esposito discusses her new album, Same Sex Symbol, and tells NPR's Arun Rath she feels concern for the people who heckle her about her sexuality: "I just wonder, what's up with your life? Are you OK?"
Colm Tóibín's new novel is set in his Irish home town in the early 1970s, and follows the titular Nora as she and her family struggle to cope with the loss of her beloved husband.
A new biography by Meryle Secrest looks at the troubled life of designer Elsa Schiaparelli — renowned as the Queen of Fashion, a glamorous innovator whose career never recovered from World War II.
The American League Championship Series begins tonight. Writer Kate Tuttle says Roger Angell's 1988 collection of essays, Season Ticket, is the perfect accompaniment to the postseason.
Once derided as Scottish food better suited to horses than people, porridge these days is more cool than gruel. In the U.K., competitions have porridge lovers battling with their best recipes.
Director Damien Chazelle's second film centers on the agony of a drummer in a high-powered music school. The movie ties you into knots: The fear of failure is omnipresent. So is the jazz vibe.
The Showtime show is about two people who betray their spouses and fall into a relationship. It's told from more than one perspective, and the actors are so likable, you forgive them their trespasses.
In Little Failure, the novelist recounts his emigration from the USSR to the U.S. when he was 7. For the first few years, he says, he would sit alone in the cafeteria, talking to himself in Russian.
As The Walking Dead returns for a fifth season Sunday, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says some storylines offer extra meaning for fans who have read the graphic novels which inspired the show.