Mary Louise Kelly

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Jason Isbell On The Past Lives That Inspired His New Album, 'Reunions'

Friday, May 15, 2020

Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell talks about releasing his new album early to independent record stores and reconnecting with a younger version of himself after being sober for almost a decade.


Judith Warner's New Book On Middle School Suggests It Doesn't Have To Be All Bad

Friday, May 08, 2020

The author of And Then They Stopped Talking To Me tells NPR, "I expected middle schoolers to be these sorts of monsters. And they weren't. They were just kids."


Alaska Restaurant Owner: Reopening Far From Profitable, But Still Worth It

Monday, May 04, 2020

Three of Matanuska Brewing Company's four locations are operating under new coronavirus safety guidelines, such as hourly sanitizing and a maximum capacity of 25%. Business is brisk, the owner says.


Without Federal Funding, Ohio Mayor Faces 'Very Painful' Cuts To Services

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Dayton, Ohio, is one of many U.S. cities facing financial struggles amid the pandemic. The city has already laid off 25% of its workforce, says Mayor Nan Whaley.


This Is 'Creepy': Lawrence Wright Wishes His Pandemic Novel Had Gotten It Wrong

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The End of October is about a mysterious virus that starts in Asia, sweeps across continents, cripples the health care system, wrecks the economy, and kills people worldwide.


Who'd Have Thought We'd Be Watching The 'Homeland' Finale To 'De-Stress'?

Monday, April 27, 2020

For eight seasons, Homeland has closely tracked real-life events and anxieties. Now, the show drops its finale in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic — a terrifying real world plot twist.


'I Get Angry, Too': Lucinda Williams On Her Politically Charged New Album

Thursday, April 23, 2020

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Americana artist Lucinda Williams about her new album Good Souls Better Angels and the spirit of protest that she says has "always been in my blood."


Elizabeth's More Serious Sister Mary Takes The Spotlight In 'The Other Bennet Sister'

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice follows Elizabeth Bennet's effort to marry. Now, Janice Hadlow has made the least of the sisters in that story, Mary, the star of her own novel of self-discovery.


How The United States Failed To See The Coronavirus Crisis Coming

Friday, April 03, 2020

The U.S. has reported far more cases of coronavirus than any other country. How did the country not see this coming as recently as late February? What went wrong with the messaging from the top?


To Stop The Pandemic, Seema Verma Is 'Getting Rid Of A Lot Of Regulations'

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

As head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Verma says she's working to ease safety rules and lighten licensing requirements, to expand the number of hospital beds and health workers.


'All Giving Is Very Necessary.' Ways To Give To Charity During The Coronavirus Crisis

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Many lives have been turned upside down by the coronavirus crisis, and many want to help. But what is the best way to give in this uncertain time? Here are some tips for picking your charity wisely.


Swamp Dogg On Reinvention, Country Music And Getting Another Rolls-Royce

Monday, March 09, 2020

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to the longtime outsider soul artist about his new country-influenced album Sorry You Couldn't Make It, which features contributions from Bon Iver and Jenny Lewis.


Ronan Farrow Lauds #MeToo After Verdict: 'There Are Harvey Weinsteins Everywhere'

Friday, February 28, 2020

The New Yorker journalist, who led the reporting on the movie producer's decades of alleged sexual assault, hailed the bravery of the women who spoke up. Still, he said, "there's a long way to go."


Harry Styles On 'Fine Line,' Stevie Nicks And His Definition Of Success

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.


Revisiting Beethoven's Beloved, Radical Symphonies For His 250th Birthday

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts all nine symphonies this year. He spoke about the surprisingly political side of Beethoven's music with All Things Considered.


At 25 Years, Understanding The Longevity Of Craigslist

Monday, February 24, 2020

While other sites keep updating, Craigslist just looks old. "It's like a shark that's never had to evolve," says Jessa Lingel, who's written about the history of Craigslist.


Encore: NPR's Full Interview With Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo

Saturday, January 25, 2020

In a Friday interview with All Things Considered, co-host Mary Louise Kelly questioned Pompeo about Marie Yovanovitch's treatment as U.S. envoy to Ukraine.


3 Years In, 'A Very Stable Genius' Authors Say Trump Decisions Are 'More Chaotic'

Friday, January 17, 2020

Reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker tell NPR they wanted to make sense of the rapid churn of Trump-era news. In a new book, they emerge with a portrait of an "undisciplined, impulsive leader."


Need Lodging In Calgary? Try Renting An Igloo

Thursday, January 16, 2020

As of last weekend, you could rent an igloo through Airbnb in Calgary, Alberta. There's no kitchen, bathroom or Wi-Fi. All you get is an outdoor firepit and a bunch of wood.


What It Was Like To Report From Iran Last Week

Monday, January 13, 2020

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks about her week of reporting in Iran — just after the targeted killing of a top Iranian general by the U.S. Kelly was one of few Americans reporting in Iran last week.