FEED - Fresh Air
The singer, songwriter and guitarist was recently inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In '18 Prine described how his voice changed after surgery: "It dropped down lower and feels friendlier."
After three seasons, both Marvel TV shows are ending their runs with first-rate acting and storytelling that's strong, ambitious and surprisingly satisfying.
(Image credit: Suzanne Tenner/FX)
Hader co-created and stars as a hitman who enrolls in acting classes in the dark comedy series. In the second season, Barry struggled to express himself as an actor — while keeping his past a secret.
DuVernay's Netflix series, When They See Us, tells the story of how five black and brown teenagers were manipulated into confessing to a brutal rape they did not commit.
Though it's as dazzling as you'd expect from a Pixar animation, Toy Story 4 is also more ungainly than its predecessors, with coarser humor and audacious plot leaps that don't always pay off.
(Image credit: Pixar)
At the height of America's Jim Crow era, Taylor broke barriers by becoming the country's fastest and most famous cyclist. Michael Kranish tells his story in the new book, The World's Fastest Man.
From Nazis and narcos to mistresses and mysterious ship wrecks, Ellroy's This Storm and Mina's Conviction offer plot twists and zig-zags that take readers on a wild ride.
The 86-year-old country star reflects on the passage of time on his new album. Ride Me Back Home is a lively, restless collection that contains solid new material and a keen sense of self-scholarship.
There's nothing dated about a new 2-disc album that revisits Getz's 1961 nightclub recording at New York's Village Gate. Listening to it now, it's hard to overstate what a terrific tenor he was.
Physician Louise Aronson treats patients who are in their 60s — as well as those who are older than 100. She writes about changing approaches to elder health care in the book, Elderhood.
(Image credit: alvarez/Getty Images)
Charles Fishman says 410,000 people helped make the Apollo 11 moon landing a success. Ken Tucker reviews Bruce Springsteen's Western Stars. Lewis plays a ruthless hedge-fund manger on Billions.
(Image credit: NASA/Getty Images)
Tim Kreider says the longest relationship of his adult life was with the stray cat. He writes about that relationship and others in his essay collection. Originally broadcast Feb. 26, 2018.
Set in '90s Boston, Showtime's new series stars Kevin Bacon as an FBI agent trying to change the system from within — and encountering resistance everywhere he turns.
(Image credit: Showtime)
Jimmie Fails plays a man who continues to visit the old Victorian house he grew up in — even though his family no longer owns it — in this comic fable about the toll of gentrification.
NY Times cybersecurity correspondent Nicole Perlroth says hacking tools developed by the NSA were stolen, posted online and are now being used in cyberattacks, including one on the city of Baltimore.
Springsteen invokes a sunset melancholy on a new solo album that draws inspiration from the Southern California pop records of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Fifty years after Apollo 11's historic moon landing, journalist Charles Fishman tells the story the 410,000 men and women who helped make the mission a success.
(Image credit: NASA/Getty Images)
Journalist Anna Fifield visited North Korea and interviewed many of its citizens — including members of Kim Jong Un's family — for her new book about the country and its leader.
Jill Ciment's new novel follows a group of bored, drowsy, horny jurors who are sequestered together as they serve on a gruesome murder case in Central Florida.
(Image credit: Beth Novey/NPR)
In telling the story of five teens wrongly convicted of rape, Ava DuVernay's When They See Us reminds viewers what happens when adults responsible for upholding justice instead chose to subvert it.