Some moviegoers demystify movie magic by pointing out plot holes. In this game, we read an actual movie mistake posted on IMDB — that's the Internet Movie DataBase — and you tell us the movie.
Former Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones talks about the birds and the bees on his upcoming TBS series The Detour, and helps translate Canadian sayings into American.
In this final round, every answer contains a word that has the same vowel twice in a row. To the clue, "this former Daily Show correspondent hosts her own show on TBS," you'd answer, "Samantha Bee."
The actor and comedian from the new series The Detour and former Daily Show correspondent tells us about how he and then Daily Show host Jon Stewart fought to air a particularly ballsy story.
Built on telephone dialing and the sting of a British tongue, American Idol shuffles off this mortal coil on Thursday night, having provided just enough good moments to survive.
Tin House editor Rob Spillman's new memoir chronicles his search for a maybe-nonexistent home across decades and continents. He's a winning writer despite occasional lapses into artsy self-importance.
The first teaser trailer for this year's Star Wars movie has arrived. The film — set after the end of the prequels, but before the original series — is the first stand-alone movie of the franchise.
Author Maggie Nelson's aunt was murdered decades ago; her new book chronicles the trial that ensues when the old, cold case is reopened. It's an uneasy masterpiece that avoids quick catharsis.
Amit Majmudar, Ohio's first Poet Laureate, spends his days looking for abnormalities in X-rays, CT scans and PET scans. He's given his latest poetry collection a provocative name: Dothead.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to writer Ta-Nehisi Coates about his new series of Black Panther comics that explore the character of an African-prince-turned-superhero.
Set amidst Brazil's version of rodeo, Gabriel Mascaro's new film blends hope, melancholy, humor and poetry. Critic John Powers says Neon Bull is a remarkable feature that is filled with funny moments.
The real, historical Thomas Jefferson never wrote anything about Sally Hemings, his slave and companion for decades. But she comes to life in a complex new novel from author Stephen O'Connor.
Winston Moseley, the man who brutally murdered Catherine "Kitty" Genovese in March 1964, has died in prison at age 81. This story originally aired on March 3, 2014, on All Things Considered.
The opera singer Kathleen Battle is set to return to the Metropolitan Opera — 22 years after she was famously dismissed for "unprofessional actions."
Before there were digital computers, there were "human computers," women who used pencils and paper to do the math that helped carry the U.S. into space. Nathalia Holt tells their story in a new book.
Charles Bock could have chosen to write this story as an autobiography. Alice & Oliver is based on a real-life nightmare in which his wife — then, a young mother — was diagnosed with leukemia.
Dan Lyons was in his 50s when he lost his job reporting on the tech industry. He took a job at a start-up, where he was the old guy. His new book is Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble.
Erik Bauersfeld's amphibious rebel commander was far from the biggest role that the Star Wars movies had to offer. But three words transformed a bit part into a fan favorite: "It's a trap!"
Universities have changed significantly since the Middle Ages. James Axtell describes just how far higher education has come in his new book, Wisdom's Workshop.
Robert Hellenga's new collection contains nine searching, mature stories about grand passions, fleeting romantic adventures, and facing the end of life with few illusions.