Mallory Yu appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Author and music critic Maria Sherman talks about her new book, Larger Than Life: A History of Boy Bands from NKOTB to BTS and forgoing rock elitism to give into the joy of boy band pop songs.
Monday, June 15, 2020
Find recommendations for fantasy, poetry, new fiction, old fiction, comics, fairy tales and more, hand-picked by authors Ben Philippe, Jade Chang, Raina Telgemeier, Tess Taylor and Thomas Pierce.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Author J.K. Rowling has been criticized after a series of tweets that many read as transphobic. Rowling's insistence that "sex is real" and immutable has saddened her trans and genderqueer fans.
Friday, May 29, 2020
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to Tracee Ellis Ross about starring in The High Note, a movie about an over-40 superstar singer navigating the music industry with her assistant, who has her own music dreams.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to the pop superstar and former One Direction member about the creative and commercial pressure behind making his sophomore album.
Monday, January 27, 2020
Sundance is known as the largest independent film festival in the country. This year, there haven't been many big sales after the first weekend — but that doesn't mean there aren't notable projects.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Writer Shaun Hamill's debut novel Cosmology of Monsters is a compelling exploration of monstrousness, human or otherwise.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
China's economic growth has been slowing down for years. Tariffs have contributed to slower growth since early 2018, when the economic standoff began, but it's hard to pinpoint how much.
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Hundreds of millions have climbed out of poverty, but an equality gap has widened. Seventy years after Mao's revolution, many Chinese people reflect on their own stories of struggle and mobility.
Sunday, July 21, 2019
At San Diego Comic-Con, fans strut their stuff in all kinds of costumes — some homemade, some elaborately professional. Even pets and little kids get in on the act.
Saturday, July 20, 2019
On the second full day of San Diego Comic-Con, highlights include the last-ever (maybe) Game of Thrones panel and the Eisner Awards, celebrating the best work in comics. (Also, some good cosplay.)
Friday, July 19, 2019
San Diego Comic-Con kicked off Thursday, with more than 130,000 attendees expected. Big draws of the day were Lin-Manuel Miranda and Arnold Schwarzenegger — and a surprise appearance from Tom Cruise.
Sunday, June 02, 2019
Sarah Kuhn's new novel, about a Japanese American girl wrestling with her identity and her place in the world during a visit to Japan, is at once universally relatable and specifically Asian American.
Saturday, June 01, 2019
A lot of us stumble over conversations about sex. But people who are into kink make an art of talking about what they want or don't want. Here's their advice for making awkward talks sexy.
Friday, May 17, 2019
The kink community spends a lot of time talking about sex. So what can the rest of the world learn from those conversations?
Thursday, May 09, 2019
A new book, Flash Count Diary, celebrates the emotional and creative freedom of postmenopausal intimacy. Author Darcey Steinke is here to say, sex can be better than ever after midlife.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
The bill for Woodstock 50 has been announced featuring acts like Imagine Dragons, Jay-Z and Miley Cyrus. The lineup is prompting conversation online. NPR Music's Stephen Thompson weighs in.
Friday, March 01, 2019
Filmmaker Dan Reed discusses his four-hour documentary, Leaving Neverland, which features two men claiming Michael Jackson sexually abused them as children.
Friday, February 01, 2019
Writer and director Dan Gilroy brings back Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo for his newest feature, a horror-comedy set in the modern art world. Also, the male lead is named Morf.
Monday, December 24, 2018
Tillie Walden's graphic memoir, Spinning, won a prestigious Eisner Award this summer. She says she wishes she'd had a book like it when she was young and coming to terms with her sexuality.