Andrew Limbong

Andrew Limbong appears in the following:

The Legacy Of 'Adam's Song,' An Anthem To Darkness, Loss — And Recovery

Thursday, October 04, 2018

The Blink-182 hit was a surprise in 1999: a raw look at suicide and depression from a band more known for naked antics and fart jokes. Two decades later, it stands as an unlikely salve for survivors.

Comment

No Nobel In Literature This Year Following A Sexual Assault Scandal

Thursday, October 04, 2018

The Swedish Academy was in turmoil earlier this year with allegations of sexual harassment and assault. The academy postponed the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature and will award two prizes in 2019.

Comment

The Voice Behind One Of Hip-Hop's Most Famous Hooks

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock put out their debut album 30 years ago featuring "It Takes Two." The song's sample was so widely recognized, it revitalized the career of Lyn Collins, the original artist.

Comment

Alan Yang Of 'Master Of None' Brings New Series 'Forever' To Amazon

Friday, September 14, 2018

Master of None co-creator Alan Yang has a new Amazon series starring Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen, who play a married couple. NPR visits the set in Malibu.

Comment

Paul Taylor, Giant Of Modern Dance, Has Died

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Among the most prolific and influential choreographers of 20th century movement, his movements were often inspired by everyday people doing everyday things. He died Wednesday at age 88.

Comment

'Crazy Rich Asians' Tops Box Offices In Opening Weekend

Monday, August 20, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians made a lot of money at the box office over the weekend, with much of the $25 million coming from Asians who came out to support the movie.

Comment

'The Battle Hymn Of The Republic': An Anthem For Every Cause

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Julia Ward Howe wrote a rousing anthem for the Union in the Civil War. Since then, it's been caught in a cultural tug-of-war over who it's an anthem for.

Comment

One Song Glory

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

The refrain — "Glory, glory, hallelujah" — shows up at labor protests, conservative rallies, church services and football games. It turns out the song, originally a war march, is flexible by design.

Comment

Tentative Settlement Reached In Video Of Baby Grooving To Prince Song

Friday, June 08, 2018

In 2007, a mom posted a YouTube video of her baby boy jumping up and down to Prince's "Let's Go Crazy." Everyone loved the video except the record label. Lawsuits followed.

Comment

Fashion Designer Kate Spade Found Dead At 55

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

The Kate Spade brand of bags is immensely popular, pioneering a wave of playful but still luxury fashion. The designer and entrepreneur behind the brand, Kate Spade, died Tuesday from an apparent suicide.

Comment

Baltimore Museum Says Goodbye Warhol, Hello Younger, More Diverse Collection

Saturday, May 19, 2018

The Baltimore Museum of Art is selling off part of its collection — including works by Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg — to fund the purchase of more work by women and artists of color.

Comment

The Weinstein Co. Gets Court OK To Sell Itself To Lantern Capital Partners

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

The bankruptcy judge approved a $310 million deal that doesn't promise a fund to compensate alleged sexual abuse victims of company co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

Comment

Delaware Judge To Decide Who Gets Weinstein Company's Film And TV Assets

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

A bankruptcy court judge in Delaware is deciding who gets the film and TV assets to The Weinstein Company. Is it solely about financial creditors or is there a moral obligation to provide compensation for the victims of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual assaults?

Comment

New York's Metropolitan Museum Announces Max Hollein As New Director

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Metropolitan Museum in New York City has hired a new director. Max Hollein takes over at a time of increased visitor numbers, but also as the institution deals with financial instability.

Comment

Investor Group To Buy Weinstein Co. And Start New Movie Studio

Friday, March 02, 2018

Days after the Weinstein Co. seemed destined for bankruptcy, a deal emerged for an investment group to buy assets from the troubled firm in order to launch a movie studio that will be led by women.

Comment

'Black Panther' Success Proves That Movies With Black Actors Can Do Well Internationally

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Black Panther broke records and crushed expectations at the box office it. Not just here in the States, but in foreign markets too. That performance, as well as the one by Get Out, can finally put to rest the notion that movies with black actors don't do well internationally.

Comment

Can A Patient Gown Makeover Move Hospitals To Embrace Change?

Sunday, February 11, 2018

A Maryland hospital chain is testing new gowns that offer more coverage for patients' backsides. It's not the first time designers have tried to change the despised garment, without much success.

Comment

Dolores O'Riordan, Cranberries Lead Singer, Dies At 46

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Dolores O'Riordan's voice, heard on hit songs like "Zombie" and "Linger," helped the Irish band rise to international fame in the 1990s. No other information about her death was immediately available.

Comment

Muscle Shoals Songwriter And Producer, Rick Hall Dies At 85

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Rick Hall dedicated his life to putting Muscle Shoals, Ala., on the musical map, and he succeeded. Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Wilson Pickett and others recorded hit songs there, thanks to Hall's work. He died Tuesday at the age of 85.

Comment

Man Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Dies

Thursday, November 30, 2017

His name was Anthony Senerchia Jr., and he lost his 14-year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, on Nov. 25.

Comment