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Thursday, February 10, 2022
Shamir's new album, 'Heterosexuality,' confronts how the public viewed him back in 2014, when his debut single nearly made him a pop star at the age of 19.
Wednesday, November 03, 2021
The NWFL lasted from the mid-1970s to 1988, when it shuttered and the teams broke apart. A new book, Hail Mary, xplores the league's origins and the problems that brought it to an end.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Lucasfilms has partnered with several Japanese anime studios for the new animated series Star Wars: Visions — but this isn't the first time Star Wars has drawn inspiration from Japanese entertainment.
Saturday, August 28, 2021
People gathered in Washington, D.C., and also in other cities, to demand lawmakers protect voting rights after a slew of suppressive legislation in Republican-led states.
Friday, August 20, 2021
The pop star has spent the four years growing up and slowing down – she speaks to Morning Edition about her new album and sound, including using her synesthesia like a creative scythe.
Monday, August 02, 2021
Netflix's documentary Pray Away talks to former leaders of Exodus International, one of the biggest organizations that pushed for so-called conversion therapy for LGBTQ+ people.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
For decades, children's cartoons have had queer-coded characters in the margins. Now, a new database shows that more animators are pushing for nuanced and overtly queer stories.
Friday, March 26, 2021
My Savior, the new album by Carrie Underwood, is a first for the country music superstar, who pulls from the songbook of her childhood in church.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
The pop music power house drops her new album, Smile, on Friday, and she's given birth to her first child. Perry talks about the loss of certainty and rebuilding her confidence while making Smile.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Ashtabula County, Ohio, voted for Barack Obama in 2016, then for Donald Trump. New political leaders there hope a younger generation of voters will help decide the 2020 presidential election.
Friday, July 17, 2020
Gaslighter is country trio The Chicks' (formerly Dixie Chicks) first new album in 14 years. In some ways, the world has finally caught up to the band since it fell out of public favor in 2003.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
For the Morning Edition Song Project in which musicians catalog life in the era of COVID-19, Angelica Garcia conjures the four horsemen of the apocalypse in a disquieting piano ballad.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have rebooted the classic 1980s cartoon She-Ra: Princess of Power. The new version updates characters from the old show to reflect a more diverse audience for kids.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
NPR's Noel King speaks with the singer-songwriter about her new album, a love letter to her Mexican and Salvadoran roots as well to as her childhood on the eastern edge of Los Angeles.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to the Americana-songwriter-turned-pop-star about her new concept album, which fictionalizes her own experiences with fame.
Friday, September 13, 2019
Wes Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers break down the three generations of addiction depicted in the band's latest album, III.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Shortages affecting hospitals and clinics are a perilous example of an economic crisis that has worsened since the U.S. imposed economic and financial penalties on the country.
Friday, May 17, 2019
Fifteen years ago, Tanya McCloskey and Marcia Kadish were the first same-sex couple to be legally married in the U.S. Kadish reflects on their marriage and on her late wife.
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
After spending decades as a musician with her own label, Ani DiFranco reflects on how it all got started in her new memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
When Dolores O'Riordan died in 2018, she left behind vocal tracks of what was intended to be The Cranberries' new album. Now, remaining band members have completed the album in her memory.