Interviews

RSS Feed
NPR

Tornadoes Touch Down Near Dallas, Killing Multiple People

At least ten people were killed and thousands of people were left without power after severe weather passed through the Dallas area on Saturday night.
NPR

Faced With Fear, A Muslim Woman Makes A Stand — By Setting One Up

Amid an atmosphere of mistrust about Islam, Mona Haydar and her husband had an idea: Why not open a dialogue? So, they set up a stand — "Ask a Muslim" — and brought some doughnuts.
NPR

Fresh Air Weekend: Jennifer Lawrence; Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'; 'Anomalisa'

Joy star Jennifer Lawrence discusses the career-changing "yes-or-no" decision she faced. Justin Chang reviews The Hateful Eight. Anomalisa co-directors Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson talk puppetry.
NPR

3 Big Moments From Space In 2015

From photos of far-flung Pluto to space lettuce, it's been an exciting year for developments in space. NPR Science Correspondent Geoff Brumfiel shares three highlights with host Linda Wertheimer.
NPR

'Sometimes Progress Is A Little Uncomfortable': President Obama On Identity Politics

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, Obama spoke at length on the subject of identity. The question of who we are as Americans, Obama said, has been a focus since the country's founding.
NPR

You Should Watch The Way You Punctuate Your Text Messages — Period

These days, every character counts — nowhere more than at the end of your text messages. Researchers have found that punctuating a text with a period can make it seem as if you're being insincere.
NPR

Last But Not Least: Books To Give This Season

Weekend Edition's Books Editor Barrie Hardymon tells Rachel Martin what books she should buy for everyone still left on her holiday shopping list.
NPR

Japan Upholds Surname Law In Name Of Culture

Japan's supreme court upheld a law from more than 100 years ago that requires married couples to have the same last name. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's Elise Hu about reaction to the decision.
NPR

How San Diego Will Hold Up Its Green Transition Promise

Last week, San Diego's city council voted to transition to using 100 percent renewable energy by 2035, becoming the first major American city to enter a legally binding agreement to do so.
NPR

The Best Of The Worst: Christmas Films

If you haven't found a Christmas movie on TV yet, you can bet you will in the next week. Author and critic Colin Fleming takes us through the Christmas films that are so bad they're good.

Pages