Art Silverman appears in the following:
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Singer-songwriter Jakob Dylan and director Andrew Slater talk about the documentary Echo In The Canyon about music from Laurel Canyon in LA that went on to influence a later generation.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Smithsonian Folkways archivist and Pete Seeger expert Jeff Place talks about Pete Seeger: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, due out on what would have been Seeger's 100th birthday.
Monday, July 16, 2018
A California mayor used his reading of a German study of the ill-effects of neckties on the human brain to call for a ban on mandatory necktie-wearing at local businesses.
Monday, June 18, 2018
South Korea's men's soccer team tried to confuse scouts from Sweden's team by swapping jerseys so their opponent couldn't tell the players apart. But could a strategy like that actually work?
Thursday, February 08, 2018
These shoes for shoes latch onto your first pair via Velcro straps. The brand's publicist says they are practical, not just fashion for fashion's sake.
Thursday, January 04, 2018
William Eggleston is renowned for making the art world take color photography seriously. He started taking pictures when he was a kid, around the same time he started playing piano.
Monday, June 05, 2017
Silicon Valley is known as the nation's tech hub, but decades ago New Jersey had that distinction. The state was once home to Thomas Edison's lab and Bell Labs, the home of Nobel laureates.
Friday, April 07, 2017
As the U.S. entered World War I, German culture was erased as the government promoted the unpopular war through anti-German propaganda. This backlash culminated in the lynching of a German immigrant.
Monday, April 03, 2017
Uber has been testing driverless cars in the city for the past six months. Local officials are happy for the investment the experiment brings and for the boost to the city's reputation as a tech hub.
Monday, December 05, 2016
NPR's Art Silverman reads a lot of crime thrillers. In the last year, he's noticed "The Internet of Things" seems to being playing a big role as the weapon of choice.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Youth from 4-H clubs, groups and school programs across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., to participate in "Drone Discovery." It's part of the 4-H NYSD 2016 Engineering Design Challenge. Young people are comfortable with the remote flying devices and expect them to be a big part of their future.
Sunday, March 27, 2016
NPR has a tradition of sneaking in a fake story on April Fools' Day. Guest host Daniel Zwerdling speaks with longtime producers Art Silverman and Barry Gordemer about their favorites from past years.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
During Thursday's snow storm, some people in Washington, D.C., defied an 1876 U.S. Code that bans sledding on Capitol Hill.
Monday, September 02, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
A lot of the stand-up comedy that gets done in Los Angeles is really just comics auditioning for parts in TV or movies.
Not at UnCabaret: For 25 years, it's been a place to hear unvarnished, rough-edged ideas being tried out — mostly for the first and possibly ...