May 24, 2013 — On this week's show, we check in with two huge cultural institutions on the way to a discussion about finding yourself on unfamiliar ground.
May 24, 2013 — In which we consider our relocated desk and miss an old pal.
May 23, 2013 — Steven Soderbergh's latest film is a showbiz story about Vegas icon Liberace and his secret lover — played, respectively, by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, both terrific in their roles. It premieres Sunday on HBO.
May 23, 2013 — There are many principles of day-to-day life that don't make their way into the Fast, Furious universe.
May 23, 2013 — A distasteful new show forces employees to turn on each other in a phony display of power.
May 23, 2013 — Hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine recently donated $70 million to the University of Southern California. Many people are applauding their generosity, but some aren't so happy. Host Michel Martin speaks with Walter Kimbrough, President of Dillard University, about why he thinks an HBCU should have gotten the money.
May 23, 2013 — Armando Christian Perez — better known as Pitbull or Mr. Worldwide — has sold five million albums and had No. 1 hits in more than 15 countries. He tells NPR's Michel Martin about using music as an escape and playing a well-dressed toad in the animated film Epic.
May 23, 2013 — It took Jesse and Celine 18 years to find themselves back where they started in the lovely third installment of the series that began with 1995's Before Sunrise.
May 22, 2013 — In 2011, police detained Ai Weiwei for 81 days. Now, he's released a song that's turned the experience into a heavy metal protest song, along with a dystopian nightmare video. The lyrics are explicit and angry. Ai says his music is for the many political prisoners who remain jailed.
May 21, 2013 — Brands that found their original audiences in traditional, old-media platforms are finding ways to keep going in the world of new media.