Weekend Edition Saturday
Nov 29, 2013 — All month, NPR and Member Stations have been looking back at major events that shaped America's cultural landscape. Those historic moments were also shaping NPR coverage. The Playback: November 1988 podcast takes a trip back 25 years in the NPR archives to what was happening on and off air at NPR.
Jul 23, 2013 — Director, author and artist Miranda July came to NPR West for an interview with Linda Wertheimer for Weekend Edition Saturday about her new art project called We Think Alone. On her way out, she showed some love for NPR.
Jun 24, 2013 — The Bling Ring director Sofia Coppola swung through NPR West for an interview with the Dinner Party Download guys. On her way out, she agreed to pose in front of the camera, even though "this is like a mug shot" she said, holding up her arrest number, I mean 'I Heart NPR' card.
Jun 2, 2013 — The Australian group Clairy Browne & the Bangin' Rackettes has a new album out in the United States. Lead singer Clairy Browne came in to talk with Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon about some of their influences and struck a pose (with flare) for her NPR love shot.
May 22, 2013 — Christopher Guest joined Weekend Edition to talk about his new HBO show Family Tree. The filmmaker wanted to personalize his public display of NPR love, and it turned out to be meta, er, mega fun.
May 8, 2013 — Get ready to be singing Burt Bacharach tunes for the rest of the day. We had the songwriter in for an interview with Weekend Edition Saturday Host Scott Simon about his new autobiography. Before leaving, he showed us a little of "What the World Needs Now" - NPR love.
Apr 25, 2013 — Earlier this month, NPR's DC-based staffers shut down our computers on a Friday afternoon and walked out of our home of 19 years for the last time. We haven't looked back yet. Check out pictures of our new home.
Apr 19, 2013 — As children, we are frequently told to never, ever write on the walls at home or at school. Recently, we "adults" here at NPR seized an opportunity for such art and ran with it. Check out the results.
Apr 10, 2013 — Chadwick Boseman plays Jackie Robinson in 42. He spoke with NPR about the pressure of playing the baseball legend, nailing his batting technique and reacting to racial epithets. Boseman may not have a number retired in his honor, but he's certainly made our hall of fame for showing NPR love.
Feb 8, 2013 — When a remark about the NRA by a sports commentator was edited out of later re-broadcasts and the Web edition, some listeners questioned NPR's editing policies. We asked the newsroom to explain this edit and the policy in general. What technology giveth, it taketh away.