Barry Gordemer appears in the following:
Friday, September 24, 2021
Over the last decade, singer-songwriter Mickey Guyton has been trying to convince the country music industry that she is country. NPR's Noel King talks her about the highs and lows she's experienced.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
It's been called the "Skinny House" or the "Spite House." The legend is that two brothers shared land but one built on more than his share, so the other built a skinny house to block access and views.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Forecasters used nine Greek letters to name the final storms of last year's Atlantic hurricane season. This year, the National Hurricane Center has a new plan.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
The Dance Your Ph.D. contest is meant to get scientists to explain their research through dance. This year's winners created a choreographed rap video to explain how clouds are formed.
Friday, March 05, 2021
A year ago, as the pandemic began, fitness instructor Joe Wicks started a daily exercise class for kids on YouTube. The videos became popular with kids and their parents. Now the series is ending.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
An artist in Washington, D.C., who got laid off during the pandemic, fills his days by making automatons — mechanical sculptures that come to life with the turn of a crank.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
The online game Blaseball is about building community and organizing against malevolent forces beyond your control. It's also surreal, bizarre and a little weird.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
The photo on Twitter shows scientist Gretchen Goldman sitting behind her laptop being interviewed by CNN. She's in the middle of a living room that has been turned upside down by her young children.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Noel King speaks to music therapist and musician Julie Be of the group Ants on a Log about a new all-star children's album that celebrates trans and nonbinary kids.
Friday, June 12, 2020
NPR asked essential workers — who normally would not be asked speak at a commencement ceremony — to offer insight forged by the simple act of showing up every day and doing what needs to be done.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Morning Edition debuted on Nov. 5, 1979. The newsmagazine show had a rocky beginning, including a total revamp of hosts and leadership, an internal boycott by reporters and resource challenges.
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit is about to go back on public display after a Smithsonian effort to preserve it. The effort wasn't to make it pristine. Lunar dust still covers the boots.
Thursday, November 22, 2018
From bourgeois turkeys to Mother Goose, music commentator Miles Hoffman introduces us to classical music about fowls.
Friday, September 07, 2018
The famed singer-songwriter says his fourteenth album, out now, will be his last. Simon also tells NPR's David Greene that he's ready to stop touring.
Friday, August 24, 2018
The Happytime Murders is a new movie starring Melissa McCarthy and a cast of extremely raunchy puppets. It's definitely not for kids — which continues a legacy dating back to the Middle Ages.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
The enterprising beach bum's Broadway play opens this month. It may be a jukebox musical, but for Parrotheads, it offers a welcomed escape.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Writer David Sedaris talks about the 25th anniversary of the radio piece that launched his career. Ira Glass, who produced it for Morning Edition, knew when he recorded it that it was special.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Music commentator Miles Hoffman remembers the remarkable Carnegie Hall debut of the violinist, considered by many to be one of the greatest in history.
Monday, September 04, 2017
No self-respecting cook would admit to using the food-nuker for anything more than heating up last night's pasta, but it's hard to deny the influence this little machine has had on American life.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
The CEO of the company that runs Chuck E. Cheese pizza parlors says its animatronic house band simply can't live up to the expectations that kids today have for entertainment.