Neda Ulaby

Neda Ulaby appears in the following:

The YouTube Star Who's Teaching Kids How To Bake

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Celebrity chef Rosanna Pansino hosts the YouTube show Nerdy Nummies and has more than 8 million subscribers. Among her fans are thousands of children who want to learn how to bake.


'Game Of Thrones' Finds Fans Among Disability Rights Activists, Too

Monday, July 10, 2017

Several main characters in the HBO series happen to have disabilities. "I had never seen my own experience in life reflected so accurately, so vividly, so viscerally," says one disability activist.


60 Years Ago, 2 Boys Met And The Beatles Began

Thursday, July 06, 2017

On the anniversary of John Lennon and Paul McCartney's first meeting, revisit the church garden party that changed the course of popular music forever.


Set Designer Uses Broadway Experience To Design Times Square Restaurant

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

In addition to designing sets for Broadway shows and concert tours, David Korins is working on a new restaurant. We go behind the scenes of a Times Square restaurant, where eating is theater.


Canadian Comics Celebrate Their Country's Birth At LA Comedy Clubs

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Canada turns 150 on July 1 and a celebration is underway in Los Angeles comedy clubs, of all places, in honor of the long comedy tradition between the country to the north and LA.


DAAAAAAAD! On Father's Day, An Homage To The Terrible Jokes They Tell

Sunday, June 18, 2017

"Dad jokes are just a verbal form of play," says behavioral scientist Peter McGraw. "It's just a different way to tickle and roughhouse with your kids."


Yoko Ono Joins John Lennon With Credit Line For Writing 'Imagine'

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The song "Imagine" is an international anthem of peace and, well, imagination. Until this week, John Lennon had sole credit for writing the song, but in his lifetime, Lennon wanted that changed.


It's Polyamorous Polysaturation — Unconventional Relationships Abound On TV

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Unconventional relationships are all over TV. Open marriages and three-ways have driven stories on scripted shows like House of Cards, Transparent and Orphan Black — and reality TV isn't far behind.


With 'Check Please,' A Comics Creator Rewrites The Rules — And Scores

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bitty Bittle is a gay college hockey star who loves making pies. He's the main character in the popular hockey webcomic "Check Please," created by Ngozi Ukazu — who incidentally cannot skate.


Writers Guild Of America Reaches A Tentative Deal With Studios

Monday, May 01, 2017

A writers' strike was narrowly averted Tuesday, as a tentative three-year pact was reached between members of the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.


'Obit' Follows The 'Times' Team Charged With Turning Lives Into History

Saturday, April 29, 2017

A documentarian spent six days filming The New York Times obit desk at work. One staffer describes the process of writing an obituary as "equal parts exhilaration and terror."


Filmmaker Jonathan Demme, Director Of 'Silence Of The Lambs,' Dies At 73

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Filmmaker Jonathan Demme died this morning in his New York apartment, of complications from esophageal cancer. He was 73 years old. Demme had the seemingly effortless ability to cross over from big budget Hollywood movies like "Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia" to documentaries about Haiti and rockumentaries about Talking Heads and Neil Young.


Robert Pirsig Dies At 88; Motorcycle Trip Inspired Popular 'Zen' Book

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance has been described as one of the most influential books of popular philosophy. Author Robert Pirsig died Monday "after a period of failing health."


Famously Eccentric Comedian Irwin Corey Dies At 102

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

"The World's Foremost Authority" has died at age 102. Professor Irwin Corey was a staple on late-night TV. In his 90s, he was panhandling for social causes in Manhattan.


Celebrating Lunar New Year With The Woman Who Changed Chinese Food In The U.S.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Many Chinese-Americans are celebrating the start of the Lunar New Year Saturday. We'll meet the 97-year-old who helped revolutionize Chinese food in America and find out how she's celebrating.


Debbie Reynolds Dies, One Day After The Death Of Her Daughter Carrie Fisher

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds has died at the age of 84. Reynolds had a celebrated career as a film actress - she was in the classic Singin' in the Rain and a TV, Broadway and Las Vegas star.


At Last, Harriet Tubman Strides Onto Our Screens

Monday, December 26, 2016

The legendary abolitionist hasn't had a big place in popular culture. But with an upcoming movie starring Viola Davis and her appearance in the TV show Underground, that's starting to change.


Christmas Cookie Cocktails: Nice, Naughty Drinks For (21+) Boys And Girls

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

They sound completely disgusting. But cookie-dough-themed cocktails are a trend this holiday season, including at a D.C. pop-up where they're the most popular drinks.


Zsa Zsa Gabor, An Icon Of Camp, Glitz And Glam, Dies At 99

Sunday, December 18, 2016

The screen siren was probably most responsible for the notion of "famous for being famous." NPR's Neda Ulaby looks back at Gabor's contributions to pop culture and to our ideas about celebrity.


Dolls With Disabilities Escape The Toy Hospital, Go Mainstream

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Longtime toymakers are broadening their horizons — offering dolls and other figures with hearing aids, wheelchairs and insulin pumps in city scenes, not just hospitals. That's a start, activists say.