Why Senate and House Republicans are split over a...02/26/15
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhy shutting down Homeland Security won’t affect Obama’s immigration executive action Congress has no plan to prevent a Homeland Security shutdown this week Analyzing the impasse over Homeland Security,...
The Culture Gabfest: Decapitated Swan Dress Edition
Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens along with Carl Wilson review the Oscars, Bjork's latest album, and weigh in on the audiophile debate.
Small Batch: The 2015 Oscars
In this small batch edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson wrap up the The 87th Annual Academy Awards.
News Wrap: Congress faces deadline to fund Homeland Security
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: Winters latest icy blast took aim at the South today, disrupting travel again. By this afternoon, more than 1,900 flights had been canceled. The ice storm hit Texas and neighboring states in force, causing...
Analyzing the impasse over Homeland Security, politics at the Oscars
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWill security and stability concerns shape What midterm lessons politicians can learn 2016 hopefuls pitch their presidential qualities at GOP meetings GWEN IFILL: The week to come is already chock full of...
Alan Turing’s family fights to correct a historical injustice
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKS8 things you didn’t know about Alan Turing Benedict Cumberbatch on ‘The Imitation Game’ and making Alan Turing less of an enigma In ‘Innovators,’ Isaacson tells story of digital revolutionaries GWEN IFILL:...
When memory misses a beat, music can offer dementia patients new meaning
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSigns of Alzheimer’s Disease: 10 Things You Should Know How do you spot Alzheimer’s? Neuroscientist, author behind ‘Still Alice’ explains Designing a better way to cope with Alzheimer’s GWEN IFILL: Last...
Oscars Get Political, As Acceptance Speeches Wade Into Social Issues
At the Academy Awards, many of the big winners were expected — but the ceremony drew energy from their speeches, which addressed a gamut of issues, from equal pay for women to immigration.
'Birdman,' Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne Win Biz Oscar Prizes
Birdman was named best picture at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Julianne Moore won best actress for her work in Still Alice, and Eddie Redmayne won best actor in The Theory of Everything.
The 2015 Oscars Omnibus
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and Bob Mondello sit down for the anual Oscars Omnibus. They'll talk about the nine best picture nominations--will Birdman, Boyhood, or another film...
02-20-2015- Morning Report- Who are you wearing, and how much did they...
Airing on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015: As part of its wage initiative, Wal-Mart is giving more of its workers fixed schedules. Having a fixed schedule, rather than being on call, has many advantages for low-wage workers. Like, you can schedule a second job....
We Interrupt Our Regularly Scheduled Program To Bring You This Message
Unfortunatley the Oscars Omnibus will arrive late in your podcast feeds. Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson explain why.
Watching Snowden’s pivotal moments in ‘Citizenfour’
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSIn ‘Still Alice,’ a neuroscientist-novelist explores what it’s like to live with Alzheimer’s Bringing a portrait of private artist Vivian Maier to the big screen Director Richard Linklater collaborates...
In ‘Still Alice,’ a neuroscientist-novelist explores what it’s like to...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSigns of Alzheimer’s Disease: 10 Things You Should Know Designing a better way to cope with Alzheimer’s One family’s lessons from learning to cope with Alzheimer’s GWEN IFILL: A new film, and the book that...
The Oscar Nominees Are In; The Shanghai DVD Sellers Are Stocking Up
The Academy Awards are coming this month and if you're still trying to see all the nominated films, it may be easier to find them in China than the U.S. As long as you don't mind the pirated version.
Director Richard Linklater collaborates with the future in ‘Boyhood’
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSRichard Linklater: 5 classic films you should watch now ‘Boyhood’ director Richard Linklater on growing up in the Super 8 generation The 2015 Oscar nominations are in: GWEN IFILL: One of the most honored...
A Sundance Postcard and Director Pawel Pawlikowski on ?Ida?
Kim Masters reflects on a personal Sundance first?actually appearing in a film featured at the festival. And a conversation with filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski. His black and white Polish indie Ida is up for two Oscars.
Jane The Virgin, The Boy Next Door, And Erotic Thrillers
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Barrie Hardymon discuss Jane The Virgin. Then they'll talk about The Boy Next Door and other erotic thrillers. All that, plus What's Making Us...
‘American Sniper’ provokes debate on Iraq, depictions of war
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSChris Kyle, among the deadliest American military sniper, shot by a fellow veteran Photographer captures how veterans experience the collision of war and the civilian world Soldiers find special bond with...
Richard Linklater and His Oscar-Nominated 'Boyhood'
Thirteen years ago, Richard Linklater had a simple, but brilliant idea for a film. Investors loved the idea too. The catch? There'd be no return for over a decade. Now, the film is nominated for six Oscars.
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