Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

Soccer Mommy On 'Color Theory': 'I Want To Keep Growing Until I Hit The Ceiling'

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Ahead of the release of her new album Color Theory, Soccer Mommy's Sophie Allison spoke with NPR's Audie Cornish about her songwriting process, her '90s inspirations and her career ambitions.

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'Hillary' Documentary Sets Clinton's Career And Marriage Against Culture War Backdrop

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

A new documentary reveals behind-the-scenes footage from Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and explores her life and career against the backdrop of the culture wars of the 1990s and 2000s.

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Encore: Reflections From Conversations With Women In Comedy

Monday, February 17, 2020

NPR's Audie Cornish looks back on her series of conversations with women navigating the male-dominated world of comedy.

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Whither The Deficit Hawk: Changing Attitudes On Budget Red Ink Among The GOP

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

William Hoagland, who for years helped shape GOP budget policy, says the public just doesn't see rising deficits as a major issue at a time when the economy is doing well.

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Author L.L. McKinney: Barnes & Noble 'Diverse Editions' Are 'Literary Blackface'

Thursday, February 06, 2020

Barnes & Noble suspended its campaign to reissue classic books with covers depicting protagonists as people of color after many authors, including McKinney, criticized the initiative.

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Reflections From Conversations With Women In Comedy

Thursday, January 30, 2020

For the past six months, NPR's Audie Cornish has held a series of conversations with women navigating the male-dominated world of comedy. Here are some highlights.

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On Their Debut Album, Stretch And Bobbito Are Taking 'No Requests'

Friday, January 17, 2020

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with longtime DJs and producers Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia about their debut album, No Requests, loaded with new renditions of some of their favorite songs.

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Need Lodging In Calgary? Try Renting An Igloo

Thursday, January 16, 2020

As of last weekend, you could rent an igloo through Airbnb in Calgary, Alberta. There's no kitchen, bathroom or Wi-Fi. All you get is an outdoor firepit and a bunch of wood.

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The Day In Impeachment: Senate Trial Set In Motion

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Speaker Nancy Pelosi transmitted the articles of impeachment to the Senate today, and announced the members of Congress who will serve as impeachment managers.

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From Dixie Chicks To Rihanna: Our Music Predictions For 2020

Monday, January 06, 2020

NPR Music's Ann Powers and Rodney Carmichael discuss albums they're looking forward to, as well as the artists they're begging to come back.

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Comedian Margaret Cho: 'I Invented The Cancellation'

Friday, December 20, 2019

Loud and unapologetic, and a trailblazer on race and sexuality, the stand-up comic discussed "cancel culture," Asian American comedy and her short-lived sitcom All-American Girl.

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It's Time To Talk About 'Cats'

Thursday, December 19, 2019

The movie musical Cats premieres this week. It adapts Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical of the same name, which is both divisive and still very popular.

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Kids' Books To Read Again, And Again, And Again, And Again, And Again, And ...

Monday, December 16, 2019

Kids almost never want to read a book just once. So we asked children's author (and dad) Matt de la Peña to share recommendations for books that stand up — even on their 10,000th reading.

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Why The Trump Decision To Delay Aid To Ukraine Is Under Scrutiny

Friday, December 06, 2019

There are lots of reasons U.S. foreign aid can be held up or frozen. There's even a law that governs the issue. But many experts say what happened over the summer with Ukraine is highly irregular.

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'Sorrow Is Not The Same As Pessimism': Comedian Jenny Slate

Monday, November 18, 2019

Now that she's released her first Netflix stand-up special (Stage Fright) and her first book (Little Weirds), Slate says she's finally finding her comedic voice in smallness.

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Special Report: What You Need To Know From Marie Yovanovitch's Public Testimony

Friday, November 15, 2019

The former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, testified in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Friday in the public phase of the impeachment inquiry.

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Special Coverage: Day 1 Of The Public Impeachment Inquiry Hearings

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Two senior State Department officials testified in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday in the first public impeachment hearing in more than two decades.

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Evangelical Voters In N.C. Discuss Trump's Divisive Comments On Race

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

White evangelicals overwhelmingly support President Trump. But when a group of white and black evangelicals get in the same room, it gets complicated.

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'I Found The Key': FKA Twigs Learns To Write For Her Voice On 'Magdalene'

Friday, November 08, 2019

On songs like "Cellophane," the British artist steps out of her self-imposed cage and tests the limits of her tremendous soprano.

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'His Dark Materials' Producer Jane Tranter Stays True To The Story

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Where will HBO go next after Game of Thrones? The network is betting on a big-budget adaptation of Philip Pullman's classic His Dark Materials trilogy, helmed by veteran TV producer Jane Tranter.

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