Scott Simon speaks with ABC News producer Rym Momtaz and comic book artist Dalibor Talajic about Marvel's new comic, "Madaya Mom." It's the story of a woman in a Syrian town that has been held by rebels since July 2015.
The theater director's latest production was inspired by the civil war in Syria. It tells the story of Yudishtira, a prince who is overwhelmed by guilt after he wins a bloody war.
Scott Simon speaks with ABC News producer Rym Momtaz and comic book artist Dalibor Talajic about Marvel's "Madaya Mom." It's the story of a woman in a Syrian town held by rebels since July 2015.
Samuelsson was raised in Sweden so we suspect he's no doubt tired of hearing about the beloved Muppet character, The Swedish Chef. So we'll ask him three questions about other Muppets.
Rabih Alameddine's new novel begins with Satan and Death arguing, in the mind of a poet on the verge of a breakdown. Satan wants him to remember those lost to AIDS; Death preaches forgetfulness.
The NFL's TV ratings dominance was once bulletproof. But this year, they are down 10 percent across the board. And experts are struggling to find a reason why. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to reporter Joe Flint, who wrote about this for the Wall Street Journal.
Nate Parker's rebellion film The Birth of A Nation and Ava DuVernay's documentary 13th tackle America's racial history, but intersect in complicated ways.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church are a middle aged couple in a crumbling marriage. Show creator Sharon Horgan says she thought it would make "funny and sad and terrifying viewing."
The new movie, which tells the story of Nat Turner's 1831 slave revolt, is a righteous-vigilante tale — and an answer to D.W. Griffith's 1915 film of the same name.
Bob Mondello joins us for a look at the fall films from the Toronto International Film Festival, and we jump into our annual fall television pool.
In this final round, every answer contains multiple sets of double letters, just like the state Tennessee.
Connie Britton talks about her work as a UN Development Program Goodwill Ambassador. In honor of the various awesome moms she is known for playing, her VIP game is all about iconic fictional TV moms.
In this game, we quiz contestants on the supposed origin story of commonly-used phrases.
Country music icon Martina McBride shares insight into her writing process. Then she sings a rewritten version of her song "Happy Girl" in a game about famous women from Tennessee.
NPR music critic Ann Powers lends her expertise by leading an extra difficult music game. We made a word game out of artist names hidden in other musical act names.
In honor of the classic pick-up line involving "Tennessee," the answer to every clue in this game is either more than ten or fewer than ten.
Rae's new HBO show is the first premium cable scripted series created by and starring a black woman. She plays an ordinary, sometimes-awkward character, not a high-powered lawyer or music executive.
Iranian-born director Babak Anvari's tale of motherhood and madness one-ups 2014's thematically similar The Babadook by bringing a larger sociopolitical context to the creepy goings-on.
Sarah Paulson brings old-fashioned movie star charisma to this intimate two-character film that comes alive when the camera captures the emotions that flicker across her face from scene to scene.
Director André Téchiné returns to a subject he famously explored in 1994's Wild Reeds: sexual awakening between teenage boys. This time, a stripped-down approach imbues his film with raw emotion.