Arts & Entertainment
Mar 8, 2014 — We ask the former drummer of the 1980s band The Police three questions about questionable tactics used by actual police.
Mar 8, 2014 — In his new book, Ezekiel Emanuel explains "how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system."
Mar 8, 2014 — In 1998, the novelist befriended a rich, eccentric, art-loving Rockefeller — or so he thought. Kirn explores the man's lies in Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade.
Mar 8, 2014 — Dinaw Mengestu is known for writing about the immigrant experience, but his latest novel takes a slightly different tack: It's about love born out of loneliness and need, and complicated by war.
Mar 8, 2014 — How do you get insects to "act" on camera? Entomologist Steven Kutcher tells NPR's Scott Simon about wrangling bugs for Hollywood — and about using the insects as living paintbrushes.
Mar 8, 2014 — Nicole Mones' new novel tells the story of African-American musicians who found respect and appreciation in Shanghai's nightclubs, even as the city descended into Japanese occupation and war.
Mar 7, 2014 — What's possibly the nerdiest documentary ever made turns out to be one of the most inspiring, too. It's the inside story of the quest for a tiny, elusive particle of matter. (Recommended.)
Mar 7, 2014 — Anthony Marra recommends Everything Flows by Vasily Grossman as a way to understand the events unfolding in Ukraine.
Mar 7, 2014 — Eric Deggans talks with author Jason Mott about the year's hottest book-to-TV translation, Resurrection. The series, a rare television show starring a black man, is based on Mott's book, The Returned.
Mar 7, 2014 — Bob Mondello looks at Wes Anderson's latest cinematic curiosity, The Grand Budapest Hotel.