Audie Cornish

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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.


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.


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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


'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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.