NPR's Scott Simon remembers television producer Norman Lear, who died this week at age 101.
NPR's Scott Simon talks about how much he enjoys watching school stage productions this time of year and why.
Scott Simon remarks on how details during times of war, from personal stories, capture the true devastation of it.
NPR's Scott Simon remembers Indiana Hoosier's basketball coach Bobby Knight, who died this week at the age of 83.
NPR's Scott Simon visited the Inn of Chicago this week, where migrants are now being housed. The building is the same one his father died in 55 years ago.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams has used AI for robocalls in Mandarin, Yiddish, and other languages he doesn't speak IRL. NPR's Scott Simon ponders the downsides of this.
NPR's Scott Simon remembers Charles Feeney, the philanthropist who quietly gave away $8 billion before his death this week.
NPR's Scott Simon considers the plight of the average American's over-notified life, with cellphones beeping and chiming around 70 times a day.
The Biden's German shepherd, Commander, is a bit bite-y.
As the writer's strike continues into the fall TV season, NPR's Scott Simon imagines a fresh crop of reality show substitutes for regular programming.
NPR's Scott Simon has an idea for newspapers experimenting with AI: hire high school journalists to cover high school games rather than settle for substandard reporting.
NPR's Scott Simon has thoughts about a 19th century time capsule opened at West Point this week, and what lay within.
A mug shot for a former president and others in his circle: NPR's Scott Simon recalls his days as a crime reporter, and reflects on the significance of mug shots.
NPR's Scott Simon ponders stadium naming rights: how relatively inexpensive it is for companies to link their brands to major league ballparks and football fields.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on two years since the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan, including the recent burning of musical instruments and equipment.