Celso Hurtado's YA horror novel combines a real San Antonio legend with classic elements of YA narratives to tell a story of friendship that explores the possibility of the supernatural.
The Damocles threat Fonda Lee has let dangle over this entire series is that no one in these pages is ever safe — the world she has created is dangerous and everyone in it has a place where they end.
Beverly Glenn-Copeland is the subject of a recent documentary and a forthcoming tribute album, both paying homage to his artistry and his status as a Black trans elder.
Roman pushes himself closer to the center of his father's circle, and Kendall's birthday party brings to a head the ugliness that's been roiling among the Roy siblings.
Abloh was the artistic director for Louis Vuitton menswear, but the 41-year-old designer had already made a name for himself prior to joining the luxury label.
Stephen Sondheim has died at 91. Pop Culture Happy Hour's Linda Holmes looks back on her favorite Sondheim tunes.
It's Thanksgiving! The perfect holiday to gather around the table and enjoy a sandwich made from only the very best Wait Wait leftovers. After all, the show is always better the second time around.
Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, one of the most influential figures in the American musical theater, has died. He was 91.
Tucci has always connected to his roots through food, so he was devastated when cancer treatment put him on a feeding tube. He's now cancer-free, with a new memoir. Originally broadcast Oct. 5, 2021.
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the new album by Snail Mail, the 2020 book Piranesi and more.
Reverend Billy, the flamboyant "altar-ego" of New York performance artist William Talen, celebrates 20 years of crusading with his Stop Shopping Choir.
An enterprising teen and a 20-something photographer's assistant become unlikely friends — and then zig-zag from one comic episode to the next — in this altogether wonderful film.
The docuseries follows the work of the Black and Missing Foundation, which steps in to search for missing people of color when media and law enforcement fall short.
After Nirvana ended, Grohl wasn't sure he wanted to continue making music. But, he says, "I realized that music was the one thing that had healed me my entire life." His memoir is The Storyteller.
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