Neda Ulaby

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You don't need a grill to grill, advises award-winning cookbook author

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

James Beard award-winning cookbook author James Whetlor explains how to reject BBQ maximalism and build your own tandoori oven. (Story aired on All Things Considered on June 16, 2023.)


You don't need a grill to grill, advises award-winning cookbook author

Friday, June 16, 2023

James Whetlor, author of The DIY BBQ Cookbook, explains how to reject BBQ maximalism and build your own tandoori oven out of flowerpots, and grill on the holes of cinderblocks.


Grammys announce 3 new categories will be added to 2024's awards show

Thursday, June 15, 2023

The Grammys are expanding, again. The newly added categories are: best pop dance recording, best African music performance and best alternative jazz album.


Ida B. Wells Society internships mired by funding issues, says Nikole Hannah-Jones

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says administrative delays have made it impossible to carry on with several academic projects intended to foster the careers of young Black investigative journalists.


Purple is the new red: How alert maps show when we are royally ... hued

Thursday, June 08, 2023

Everyone knows that red means danger, but how did purple become a cautionary color? At an EPA conference in the late 1990s, attendees nearly came to blows over color coding on the Air Quality Index.


Netflix is rolling back the ability for users to share passwords

Friday, June 02, 2023

It was fun while it lasted. Once a cornerstone of its marketing strategy, Netflix is rolling back access to shared passwords.


Kenneth Anger, gay film pioneer and unreliable Hollywood chronicler, dies at 96

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Kenneth Anger was a queer underground filmmaker whose bestselling book, Hollywood Babylon, purported to reveal the seamy side of a golden era.


Penguin Random House and 5 authors are suing a Florida school board over book bans

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Officials in Escambia County, Fla., removed 10 books from school libraries and restricted access to more than 150 others. Writers' advocacy group PEN America calls the lawsuit the first of its kind.


A free speech group is suing a Florida school district over book bans

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

The largest book publisher in the country has joined free speech group PEN America, parents and authors to push back against book banning, filing a federal lawsuit in Florida's Escambia County.


Here's the latest list of the '11 Most Endangered Historic Places' in the U.S.

Tuesday, May 09, 2023

"It's very hard to narrow the list," says the Chief Preservation Officer of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The 2023 list includes a gas station, an artist studio and two Chinatowns.


Here are the winners of the 2023 Pulitzer Prizes

Monday, May 08, 2023

The Associated Press won two awards for its Ukraine coverage, including the prestigious Public Service award. The prize for fiction went to two books: Demon Copperhead and Trust.


Gordon Lightfoot, Canadian folk legend, dies at 84

Monday, May 01, 2023

The Canadian singer-songwriter wrote classics like "If You Could Read My Mind," "Early Morning Rain" and "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald."


Toni Morrison's diary entries, early drafts and letters are on display at Princeton

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Toni Morrison remains the sole Black female recipient of a Nobel Prize in Literature. Princeton University, where Morrison was a professor, is commemorating the 30th anniversary of her win.


Mary Quant, fashion designer who styled the Swinging Sixties, dies at 93

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Quant made playful clothes for young modern women they could wear to work and "run to the bus in." Her London shop was an epicenter of youth culture that popularized hot pants and miniskirts.


Queen Latifah and Super Mario Bros. make history in National Recording Registry debut

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Every year, the Librarian of Congress announces 25 sound recordings to be preserved for posterity. Picks for 2023 include music by Queen Latifah, Daddy Yankee, John Lennon, Mariah Carey and more.


Klaus Teuber, Catan board game creator, dies at 70

Wednesday, April 05, 2023

Teuber created the hugely popular game in which players compete to build settlements on a fictional island. Since its 1995 debut, it has sold tens of millions of copies in more than 40 languages.


More timeless than trendy, Sir David Chipperfield wins the 2023 Pritzker Prize

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

The British architect is known for his crisp, understated, elegant work. "He enhances the quality of people's lives through a poetic sensation that always flows from his buildings," the jury said.


Tom Sizemore, 'Saving Private Ryan' actor, has died at 61

Friday, March 03, 2023

Before addiction consumed Tim Sizemore's career, he was a go-to character actor known for portraying tough guys in movies such as "Heat" and "Saving Private Ryan."


Rapper Nipsey Hussle's killer is sentenced to 60 years to life in prison

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Eric R. Holder Jr. will likely remain in jail for the rest of his life for the murder of Nipsey Hussle, a beloved figure in south LA who was killed in 2019 outside his clothing store.


Melting guns and bullet casings, this artist turns weapons into bells

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

At a time when mass shootings are regularly rocking the country, Stephanie Mercedes is takes guns and bullet casings and turns them into instruments of mourning. Some look like primitive relics.