NPR's Scott Simon remembers comedy writer Anne Beatts, who died this week at the age of 74. She worked in male-dominated writers' rooms at Saturday Night Live and National Lampoon magazine.
The Small Business Administration launched an application portal for its $16 billion relief program for shuttered venues yesterday, but technical problems prompted deactivation for repair.
The rapper died Friday at White Plains, N.Y., Hospital after being on life support.
Craig Foster spent a year diving — without oxygen or a wetsuit — into the frigid sea near Cape Town, South Africa. His documentary is now nominated for an Oscar. Originally broadcast Oct. 20, 2020.
Sasheer Zamata and Caitlin McGee (Home Economics) translate idioms from around the world. Don't get caught holding the candle!
Inspired by comedian Kate Berlant's podcast POOG (GOOP, backwards), she and The Late Late Show's Reggie Watts guess if various wellness experiences are real or made up.
From the ABC sitcom Home Economics, Sasheer Zamata and Caitlin McGee listen to apologies from various movies and television shows. Sorry 'bout it!
The famously Canadian Ophira Eisenberg studies flashcards for her upcoming U.S. citizenship test.
Saturday Night Live alum and star of the upcoming TBS sitcom Chad, Nasim Pedrad talks about playing Dora the Explorer at kids' birthday parties.
In this music parody game, Reggie Watts and Kate Berlant listen to alternative 1980s songs about things that happened in the 80s — of other centuries.
A surfeit of characters, ideas, themes — and familiar writerly tics — obscures the storytelling in the opening episodes of HBO's new series about Victorian women granted special powers.
On the House chronicles Boehner's humble rise in national politics and his front-row seat to the revolution within his Republican party that ultimately forced him out of Congress.
The celebrated Korean actor plays a loving, mischievous grandma in Minari — a role that has earned her newfound fame in the U.S. She says the character brought back memories of her great-grandmother.
Patrick Radden Keefe helped expose the Sackler family's role in the deadly opioid epidemic. His new book deepens the narrative, raising questions about the blurring of medicine and capitalism.
Twyla Moves, a new documentary by PBS American Masters, tells the story of the legendary choreographer, who got her start performing on subway platforms and rooftops in the 1960s.