Mallory Yu

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Why the key change has disappeared from top-charting tunes

Friday, November 25, 2022

A data analyst listened to decades of Billboard's top tunes and discovered that a once-ubiquitous compositional tool, the key change, has all but disappeared from modern hits.


Director Margaret Brown and Veda Tunstall on their new documentary, 'Descendant'

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with director Margaret Brown and Veda Tunstall about their new documentary, "Descendant." It follows the descendants of the survivors from the Clotilda.


California tribes reclaim 200 miles of coastline and will manage it using tradition

Friday, October 21, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Resighini Rancheria Executive Director Megan Rocha about California tribes reclaiming the right to manage parts of the state's coastline.


New York is fighting rats in the streets

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

New York announced a new plan Tuesday to crack down on the city's rat infestation.


Anna May Wong will be the first Asian American person featured on U.S. currency

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with sociologist and author Nancy Wang Yuen about Anna May Wong, the pioneering Asian-American actress who's on the latest coin minted for the American Women Quarters Program.


Actress Sharon Horgan on her TV show "Bad Sisters" and its season finale

Friday, October 14, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with actress Sharon Horgan about her TV show "Bad Sisters" and its season finale. It's about sisters who dispose of one of their husbands — then things get complicated.


The Sanderson sisters are back in 'Hocus Pocus 2.' But why?

Saturday, October 08, 2022

Disney's Hocus Pocus came out in 1993 and gained a devoted fanbase. Almost 30 years later, it has a sequel.


GennaRose Nethercott uses folklore to explore a painful, and personal, history

Saturday, October 08, 2022

A new novel reimagines Baba Yaga — a crone figure in Slavic folklore — as a Jewish woman living in an Eastern European town during a time of pogroms.


What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend reading, listening and viewing

Friday, October 07, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the novel Thistlefoot, "Blessed" by GloRilla, Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers and more.


Bonita Springs deputy mayor on damage left behind by Hurricane Ian

Thursday, October 06, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Deputy Mayor Mike Gibson of Bonita Springs, Fla., on the extent of the damage done there by Hurricane Ian.


A trip to Munich during Yom Kippur changed this woman's view of her religion

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Writer Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer reflects on what the holiest day in Judaism has meant for her after an experience in Germany changed her connection to religion.


In 'Thistlefoot,' GennaRose Nethercott explores painful history through folklore

Monday, October 03, 2022

In her debut book Thistlefoot, author GennaRose Nethercott reimagines the centuries-old character Baba Yaga as a Jewish woman living in a shtetl in 1919 Russia, in a time of civil war and pogroms.


Remembering CBS News' Bill Plante, who protected the public's right to know

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Longtime White House correspondent Bill Plante has died at 84. He was a fixture on CBS News for more than 50 years, covering the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement and four U.S. presidents.


Why tackling climate change means a stronger economy — according to Janet Yellen

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Yellen says the Biden administration is emphasizing action on climate change to make a more resilient American economy. What does that look like for the future of infrastructure and spending?


Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sees a path to bring down inflation

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about the Biden Administration's plans to help the economy absorb supply shocks, which economists think will become more frequent.


Putin's moves to escalate the war in Ukraine has sparked panic and protests in Russia

Monday, September 26, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan, two of Russia's most prominent investigative journalists, about Putin's moves to escalate in Ukraine and dissent within Russia.


Immigration policy expert gives U.S. immigration system an F

Friday, September 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Jorge Loweree of the American Immigration Council about the complex and thorny issue of border security and immigration.


As the weather gets colder, Russian forces have targeted Ukraine's energy supply

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with German Galushchenko, Ukraine's Minister of Energy, for the latest on Russian shelling of Ukrainian power and heating plants as the weather starts to get colder.


Adnan Syed's lawyer reacts to overturned conviction

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Erica Suter, lawyer for Serial subject Adnan Syed, about the overturning of Syed's conviction in the murder of Hae Min Lee.


Jazz icon Dianne Reeves 'lost her breath' as Sheryl Lee Ralph sang her song at Emmys

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Dianne Reeves, whose song "Endangered Species" was sung by Sheryl Lee Ralph when she accepted an Emmy for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy.