Mike Myers' documentary Supermensch chronicles the work of Shep Gordon, who has "jump-started" the careers of superstar musicians and chefs. Now, it's Gordon's turn for a taste of celebrity.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the brand new creation from Taco Bell labs, the Quesarito. It's a quesadilla combined with a burrito.
Netflix's Orange is the New Black is back, and Laverne Cox returns to her role as transgender prisoner Sophia Burset. For Tell Me More's "In Your Ear" feature, she shares her favorite music.
After Alex Tizon emigrated to the U.S., he grew up feeling that Asian men were considered 'less than' in America. He shares his experience in a new memoir, Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self.
Summer is the time for indulgence, whether that means lingering in farmer's markets, or partaking in some usually forbidden pleasures — the fried, the icy sweet, the charred and meaty.
Audra McDonald walked off the stage as the most decorated actress in the event's history Sunday night. Other winners included Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston.
Sunday night's Tony Awards got off to a jumping start, but from there, they seemed to hit a few rough patches.
Also: Edan Lepucki interviews her agent; Karl Ove Knausgaard on the downsides of success.
Tom Rob Smith's latest thriller is based on his own frightening real-life experience with his mother's mental illness. Smith says he hopes readers will take away something positive from his story.
Alan Rabinowitz grew up with a terrible stutter, but he felt comforted by the big cats at the zoo. Now an accomplished jaguar expert, Rabinowitz tells his touching boyhood story in a book for kids.
Tim Winton is one of Australia's most decorated literary novelists. Rachel Martin speaks to Winton about his new novel, Eyrie, where good struggles with evil.
Aaron Martin's poem, "Meth," won this year's poetry contest for youths serving time in correctional facilities. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Martin and his teacher, Kim DeForest.
Who should read YA? Journalist Ruth Graham thinks adults should be embarrassed to read young adult books. She speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the criticism she's received for writing that in Salon.com
Planning a vacation can be daunting, especially for people with disabilities. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Carole Zoom, a disability activist who's traveled the world.
Disney movies are typically dubbed into Egyptian Arabic, but the movie Frozen has been dubbed into Modern Standard Arabic. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Elias Muhanna of Brown University about why.
The film follows a comic as she gets dumped, fired and pregnant from a one-night stand. Director Gillian Robespierre says despite the film's dark opening, she always knew it'd have a happy ending.
Weekend Edition is asking authors to recommend some great reads; the conversations kick off with Clever Girl author Tessa Hadley, who touts Irish novelist Dierdre Madden's Time Present and Time Past.
Sunday night's Tony Awards will honor actors and actresses, but not those who create their elaborate coiffures. That's because the best in the business know how to stay out of the spotlight.
When Brando Skyhorse was 3, he and his mother were abandoned by his Mexican father. So his mother created a new story line for the family, identifying herself and her young son as American Indian.
Buttling — the proper term for what butlers do — is a booming vocation, mostly in emerging economies. The popularity of the PBS drama series Downton Abbey is helping to revitalize the status symbol.