Barry Gordemer appears in the following:
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.
Friday, May 12, 2017
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is touring communities that have been hit hard by painkiller overdoses and heroin. He says, when it comes to opioid abuse, "We're losing as a nation."
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
For 30 years Bart, Marge, Homer, Lisa, Maggie and the other citizens of Springfield have entertained people around the world. The Simpsons also created a path for many other animated sitcoms.
Sunday, March 27, 2016
NPR has a tradition of sneaking in a fake story on April Fools' Day. Guest host Daniel Zwerdling speaks with longtime producers Art Silverman and Barry Gordemer about their favorites from past years.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Scientists say they can now download signals from your brain — and translate them back into a picture that you saw. The images aren't crystal clear, but you can make out what's going on.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Using lenses and meta-materials, science is finding new ways to bend or reroute light. Like Harry Potter's cloak or H.G. Wells' chemical concoction, it could make an object impossible to see.
Friday, February 13, 2015
World Radio Day was created to celebrate the medium's ability to reach all corners of the globe, due to its affordability and portability. But how common are radios that still fit that description?