A musician finds grace in the wake of destruction and a cartoonist reflects on caring for aging parents.
God's Pocket, the directorial debut of Mad Men's John Slattery, can't draw its sad story of loss with a strong enough hand to make it feel real.
The balloon hit power lines and video showed the basket on fire. Witnesses said they heard an explosion and saw people jumping or falling from the balloon.
The albums, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs Considered host in his tracks this week. This week: Dave Grohl throws his childhood heroes a rocking hometown party.
In a collection of old photos, Barbara Scheiber spotted her father and his mistress on the Coney Island boardwalk. She talks to NPR's Scott Simon about her new book: We'll Go to Coney Island.
Delicate folk vocals combine with thumping electronics in Sylvan Esso's debut album. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the duo of Amelia Heath and Nick Sanborn.
The spectacle of the NFL draft round enters its third day. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Tom Goldman about meritocracy, race and politics in sports.