At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? BJ Miller is a palliative care physician who thinks about how to create a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients.
As an emergency medical technician, Matthew O'Reilly was used to telling a white lie when patients asked if they were dying. O'Reilly describes what happened when he decided to tell the truth.
Can we commit our bodies to a cleaner, greener Earth, even after death? Jae Rhim Lee says it's possible by using a special burial suit seeded with pollution-gobbling mushrooms.
Amanda Bennett explains why having hope while watching a loved one die shouldn't warrant a diagnosis of "denial." She calls for a more heroic narrative for death — to match the ones we have in life.
Artist Candy Chang turned an abandoned house into a giant chalkboard with the prompt: "Before I die I want to ____." Her neighbors' answers described the aspirations of their community.
The gang's been snowed in, but there's still a new episode of the show, thanks to Linda Holmes' onstage discussions — one with Armisen and one with Night Vale creators Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor.
"He was a completely despicable human being, but in order to achieve that he had to be lovable," says Dreyfuss, who plays the Ponzi-scheme perpetrator in an upcoming, two-part, ABC miniseries.
Kahlo painted Dos Mujeres (Salvadora y Herminia) in 1928 and sold it in 1929. Conservators at the Museum of Fine Arts say the maids in the portrait may have cared for Kahlo after a violent car crash.
The late Chuck Williams of Williams-Sonoma collected 4,000 cooking artifacts from around the world. The vast collection will be the basis of a new museum run by the Culinary Institute of America.
With its vibrant watercolor illustrations and delicate hand-lettered recipes, artist Marcella Kriebel's cookbook is as much an art project as a manual for making tasty meals from Latin America.
When the news leaves you speechless, let Twitter take the wheel.
Rachel Cantor's new novel tries to draw out the connections between love and scholarship in a tale of a frustrated translator looking for a new life. But it's occasionally too clever for its own good.
NBC's new comedy, Telenovela, parodies a Spanish-language soap opera. Commentator Cynthia Leonor Garza says it's an attempt at bringing Latin culture into the mainstream — but it could do it better.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to director Amos Gitai about his new film, Rabin, the Last Day, which merges news footage and dramatized scenes of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
In this final round, all of the answers are a food or drink that has an American geographic location in its name.
Every answer begins with his signature saying "Oh Myyy" and is mashed up with something that starts with the "my" sound.
VIP George Takei has such a smooth, deep voice, anything he says goes down like a fine whiskey.
In a tribute to the Katy Perry song, we ask contestants to channel their inner teen and guess the less romantic teenage things we're singing about.
Is Holiday in the Sun an Agatha Christie novel or a Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen movie? Those are the categories in this installment of "This, That or the Other."
In this adorable rhyming game, each answer is two words: an animal, and a word that rhymes with that animal.