65 years after it was released, Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree has topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time. NPR's Scott Detrow talks about it with singer Brenda Lee.
Each week, Pop Culture Happy Hour guests and hosts share what's bringing them joy. This week: the book Razorblade Tears, the game Assassin's Creed Mirage, and the shows Solitary and Murder in Boston.
The 33-year-old international pop star has been playing to massive crowds on her Eras Tour and has garnered attention for her budding romance with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce.
Lear's revolutionary comedies, including All in the Family and The Jeffersons, didn't shy away from issues of race, struggle and inequality. He believed that all people are "versions of each other."
It's been a decade since the last Grand Theft Auto game, and fans have finally gotten what they've been asking for. No, not a new game — but a real trailer and a promised release year.
Have you got "rizz"? Oxford University Press has selected this shortened form of "charisma" as its word of the year.
The six jerseys Lionel Messi wore in the first half of each game in last year's World Cup are now garnering millions of dollars in bids at an auction at Sotheby's in New York.
Cher recently spoke with NPR's Scott Simon about her first holiday music album. "DJ Play a Christmas Song" has since hit Number 1 on two Billboard charts.
If you're asking what "rizz" means, you're not alone. There's even a chance that you have rizz without actually knowing what it is.
Even if you don't know burnt ends from a short end, here's a (brief!) introduction for Taylor Swift and the rest of the world to understanding Kansas City and what makes it so enchanting.
Billy Crystal, Dionne Warwick, Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees, Renée Fleming and Queen Latifah were given the star treatment as they received their Kennedy Center Honors.
The actor, whose Hollywood prospects have been dimmed by accusations of assault, will face a jury in a Manhattan courtroom as opening arguments of his trial begin.
Squid Game: The Challenge is a reality game show based on the sensational South Korean drama series. But this gruesome, creatively misbegotten concept should never have made it past the first meeting.
Each week, guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Nora Ephron films, Wheatus' "Christmas Dirtbag," an oral history of The O.C., and Dick Van Dyke.
Es Devlin says that stadiums are designed for competition and combat. So her job, whether she's designing for Beyoncé, Super Bowl Halftime, or The Olympics, is to achieve intimacy on a massive scale.