Eric Deggans is a TV critic for NPR and the author of Race-Baiter: How Media Wield Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation.
Sesame Street debuted 50 years ago, and it’s still going strong, reaching more than 100 million children worldwide.
Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie and the other muppets…
Nov. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We’re at the end of Black History Month. Throughout February, there has been special TV programming. PBS released new documentaries. Hulu added a black history category.
Feb. 26, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Network TV shows are coming back from the long holiday hiatus. But with all the streaming services and their new releases, did anyone notice they were gone?
Jan. 15, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Today’s entire show is about how Angelenos are helping their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic. One Huntington Park bakery is offering free bread to kids each day.
Mar. 25from Greater LA
With many people staying at home due to coronavirus, our apartments and houses have become work spaces, classrooms, gyms.
Mar. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.
Mar. 26from To the Point
In July 2016, more than a year before the #MeToo movement began, Gretchen Carlson made a bold decision to sue Fox News chief Roger Ailes for sexual harassment.
Mar. 16from The Business
How you can help the music industry — and how the music industry can help each other. Here are some ways you can support artists while we cope with the societal changes of coronavirus.
Mar. 24from Music News
Stay at home. Stay at home. Stay at home.
Mar. 20from Left, Right & Center
The White House has unveiled a $1 trillion stimulus package in response to COVID-19.
Mar. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I coin a new word: concernvertisement, which describes those emails we’re all getting from anyone we’ve ever bought anything from.
Mar. 25from Martini Shot
Stephen Wright’s Processed Cheese finds hilarity in the tragedy of contemporary life.
Mar. 19from Bookworm