Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

Step Aside Election 2000: This Year's Election May Be The Most Litigated Yet

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In 2000, lawyers and election officials endlessly examined and debated butterfly ballots and hanging chads. Now, the legal arguments are more complex and center on the rules governing mail-in voting.


Alicia Keys Wants You To Know You're Doing Great

Friday, September 18, 2020

Keys speaks with Audie Cornish about delivering her seventh album, Alicia, during the pandemic, and the strange new resonance of songs written before anyone knew what this year would be like.


Presidential Campaigns Prepare For Potential Election Result Delay

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The 2000 election remained undecided for more than a month. NPR discusses how the presidential campaigns are gearing up for potential legal challenges to this year's election results.


Often, It's Not What You Say, But 'How You Say It'

Monday, September 07, 2020

Psychology professor Katherine Kinzler's new book looks at how people sound when they talk — and how that affects the way they're perceived. She says even children form biases around language use.


Claudia Rankine's 'Just Us' Is A Conversation, Not A Prescription

Thursday, September 03, 2020

In her new collection, Just Us, Claudia Rankine, without telling us what to do, urges us to begin the discussions that might open pathways through this divisive and stuck moment in American history.


'Finish The Fight' Paints A Different Picture Of Women Who Pushed For A Vote

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment offers an opportunity to take a closer look at stories of women of the movement — those we think we already know, and those that have been lost to history.


Rep. John Lewis, A Force In The Civil Rights Movement, Dead At 80

Friday, July 17, 2020

Lewis began his nearly 60-year career in public service leading sit-ins at segregated lunch counters in the Jim Crow-era South. He went on to serve in Congress for more than three decades.


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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.