Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.