Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

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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Rebel Historian Who Reframes History Receives MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Kelly Lytle Hernández's work challenges the historical narratives surrounding mass incarceration and immigrant detention. The UCLA professor was named one of this year's 26 MacArthur Fellows.

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Through Grief and Growing Pains, Kemba Creates 'Gilda'

Friday, September 20, 2019

New York rapper Kemba speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about the themes of his debut album, Gilda, and the emotional labor that went into making it.

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Background On The Intelligence Community Whistleblower's Complaint

Friday, September 20, 2019

What was so concerning that a U.S. intelligence official filed a whistleblower complaint? That's the question in Washington. When asked about it, President Trump tried to put the focus on Joe Biden.

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Millions Of Young People Take To Streets To Combat Climate Change

Friday, September 20, 2019

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg joins other school strike activists in New York and around the world ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit.

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Trump Dismisses Whistleblower's Claims

Friday, September 20, 2019

President Trump dismissed a whistleblower's claims that he had made inappropriate promises to a foreign leader during a phone call earlier this year. He also announced new sanctions on Iran.

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Life, Love, Coming Out And Culture Shock In 'Juliet Takes A Breath'

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Gabby Rivera's new young adult novel, Juliet Takes a Breath, follows a Puerto Rican girl from the Bronx who comes out to her family just before leaving for an internship in Portland, Ore.

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'There Isn't Just One Type Of Black,' Says Comedian Nicole Byer

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The rising comedy star and host of the Emmy-nominated baking competition Nailed It! has gone to therapy weekly, escaped grief onstage and taught herself to do her own makeup for television.

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Aparna Nancherla: 'I'm Still Shy,' Even As A Stand-Up Star

Friday, August 30, 2019

A comedian who has often found the laughs in anxiety, she reflects on her start in stand-up, being a shy kid and her experience in television writers' rooms in a public conversation.

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Actress Poorna Jagannathan: 'I Want To Portray The Mess Of My Life'

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Known for her work on series like The Night Of, Big Little Lies and Ramy, the actress says she's "come a long way" to where she — and South Asian women — are now offered complex, nuanced roles.

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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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