Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

Julia Louis-Dreyfus: 'I Don't Think I've Made It ... And I Like That'

Friday, August 23, 2019

Nominated for a ninth Emmy Award in acting, the star of Veep and Seinfeld talks about getting her first laugh, her rocky start at Saturday Night Live and the #MeToo movement.

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Looking Back On 'Bitches Brew': The Year Miles Davis Plugged Jazz In

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Christian McBride about the impact of Miles Davis' seminal album Bitches Brew — an electrified sound that ushered in decades of jazz fusion 50 years ago.

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Saying Something 'That Is Us': The Villalobos Brothers Raise Their Voices

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Ernesto, Luis and Alberto Villalobos took a detour from the classical music world to embrace the sounds of their childhood with the band's latest album, Somos.

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Our Language Is Evolving, 'Because Internet'

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Whether you're extremely online or still confused by how a simple period can be interpreted as passive-aggressive, linguist Gretchen McCulloch has a guide to how our on-screen speech is morphing.

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'Wanna Be Mine?': K.Flay Extends An Open Invitation Of Sisterhood With 'Solutions'

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with singer-songwriter K.Flay about her song "Sister," her latest album Solutions, and redefining sibling relationships.

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What TikTok's Explosion Could Mean For Music

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Alyssa Bereznak of The Ringer about how the social media platform TikTok could serve as the future of music sharing.

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Dapper Dan, Telling Stories In Leather, Fur And Logos

Monday, July 08, 2019

The legendary hip-hop designer is now partnering with the big fashion labels who originally shut him down for bootlegging their logos. He's got a new memoir out, called Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem.

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Greg Kinnear's 'Phil' Is Depressed, And Then Obsessed

Friday, July 05, 2019

The actor plays a dentist fixated on learning why a patient with a seemingly perfect life killed himself. For Kinnear, who is making his debut as a director, it was a "life-affirming" screenplay.

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How The U.S. Citizenship Oath Came To Be What It Is Today

Thursday, July 04, 2019

If you are born in the United States, citizenship is a birthright. But if you immigrate to this country, the work of the citizenship process culminates in the reciting of an oath.

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Danny Boyle On 'Yesterday,' A Magical Realism Mystery Tour Of Beatles Songs

Friday, June 28, 2019

The director's newest film stars Himesh Patel as a struggling musician who wakes up to find he's the only person across the universe who remembers the Fab Four.

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Hannah Gadsby: If Political Correctness Can Kill Comedy, It's Already Dead

Thursday, June 27, 2019

The Australian comedian publicly called it quits in her breakout special, Nanette, last year. That only got more people to pay attention. She now returns with a new tour, Douglas.

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From 'Buffy' Superfan To Pulitzer Prize, A Critic Celebrates TV On Her Own Terms

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Emily Nussbaum's new book, I Like To Watch, is a collection of essays that span her career and the age of prestige TV. She wants to "explode and expand" the types of shows we take seriously, she says.

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After Years Of Hit-Making For Others, Mark Ronson Puts His Feelings First

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

On Late Night Feelings, Mark Ronson tapped into the melancholy side of disco, pop and country for what he calls "sad bangers." The super-producer spoke with NPR's Audie Cornish about making the album.

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Tessa Thompson, New 'Men In Black' Agent, Found Inspiration In The Originals

Friday, June 14, 2019

Thompson stars in the new Men in Black: International, and she says she might never have thought of movie stardom if she hadn't seen Will Smith on television and in the original Men in Black films.

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From Chuck Berry To Tupac Shakur: Taking Stock Of The 2008 Universal Fire

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The loss from the 2008 Universal Studios backlot fire was thought to be a few movie sets and film duplicates. But Jody Rosen reports that it was one of the largest losses in recorded music's history.

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Alabama Commissioner Lays Out How State Plans To Curb Violence In Prisons

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Two months after the U.S. Department of Justice put Alabama on notice for its unconstitutional prison conditions, the state's Department of Corrections has unveiled a three-year plan to improve.

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50 Years Young: How The Music Of 'Sesame Street' Keeps Up With The Times

Monday, June 10, 2019

Sesame Street team members Dr. Rosemarie Truglio and Bill Sherman discuss writing songs for the iconic show over the years.

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'It Starts With Me': Ty Herndon On Re-Releasing His Country Hit With Male Pronouns

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Country singer Ty Herndon came out as gay in 2014 and this year, he's re-releasing his 1995 hit "What Mattered Most" with updated lyrics to fit his true identity.

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One LA Community Where Folk And Rock Converged

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.

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Once A Homeless D.C. Teen, Now A Georgetown Graduate

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

In 2014, Rashema Melson was a homeless high school senior who was awarded a full scholarship to college. Now, she is a graduate of Georgetown University who hopes to return to help her community.

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