A Chicago couple go on a first date-that's-not-a-date in 1989 in Southside With You. Her name is Michelle. His is Barack.
Richard Tanne's new film is a dramatization of Barack and Michelle Obama's first date in 1989. Critic David Edelstein says the movie's mix of politics and romance has a "naive kind of charm."
As she approached 60, the co-founder of Ms. magazine says, she entered a new phase in life, one in which "you can do what you want." Originally broadcast Oct. 26, 2015.
On this week's podcast, we dug into rape allegations filed 17 years ago against the highly lauded black actor and director. Join Gene Demby and the Code Switch team to continue the conversation.
Andromeda Dunker, narrator of HGTV's House Hunters reads real estate ads and contestants identify what celestial body she's describing.
We took the "Ghostbusters" theme song and rewrote it to be about other things that end with "busters," such as... gangbusters, or bunker busters.
In this game we mash up the name of a famous person with the name of a company. If we said, "This California Gurls singer tries her hand at men's fashion," you'd answer, "Katy Perry Ellis."
For this final round, every correct answer contains the name "Jack." For example, if we said, "A person who cuts down trees," you'd answer, "He's a lumberjack," and be O.K.
Naturi Naughton and Omari Hardwick reveal what inspires their characters on Starz's Power, then sing the titles to classic 90s R&B hits.
Rebecca McMackin works in Brooklyn, and she has hired some temporary workers to help her out with an interesting problem. Ophira and Jonathan must figure out who these workers are, and what they do.
In this game, contestants tell us if something is a real or fake SkyMall product.
Early in his career, video artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo noticed the way people breeze past works of art. He describes how his deliberate, slow-moving installations encourage people to stop and think.
Lakshmi Pratury reflects on the dozens of letters she received from her father, while he was alive, and on the painstaking time it takes to pen a letter.
Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe says one path to happiness is ten minutes, each day, to stop and enjoy the sensation of doing nothing.
Blogger Tim Urban explains his process of extreme procrastination in which his brain wages war between instant gratification and the moment of pure panic just before a deadline.
Despite being a self-described 'pre-crastinator, psychologist Adam Grant says those who slow down — even procrastinate — tend to be more creative, original thinkers.
Norwegian TV producer Thomas Hellum describes why his programs — which feature hours of train rides, fishing, and knitting — help viewers slow down and return to life in 'real time.'
On this week's show, we visit with Disney's latest live-action effort and talk about why kids have, and love, their friendly monsters.
A remote mountain village once was home to hundreds. Now it has just 30 residents. Tskukimi Ayano, 67, is one of the younger ones. She has repopulated the village by making scarecrow-like figures.
First hired in the 1950s, Floyd Norman is still drawing. "Creative people don't hang it up," he says. "We don't walk away, we don't want to sit in a lawn chair. ... We want to continue to work. "