Arts & Entertainment
The 2010 book "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" was highly criticized this week; it shows Barbie designing a game, but relying on male friends to code it for her.Add your comments
For better or worse, biopics — those big, sweeping epics about the life of a Very Important Person — have been reliable vehicles for actors of color to establish their mainstream actor bona fides.
Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, Jim James, Rhiannon Giddens and Taylor Goldsmith were asked to write music to create songs based on never-used Bob Dylan lyrics.
George Clark talks about the difficulties of keeping up with tour life, especially when it involves screaming into a mic every night.
NPR music critic Ann Powers talks about Herndon's place in the country music world and what this news means to that industry and culture.
Director Ana Lily Amirpour talks about her history with horror flicks, the joy of designing characters, and pitching a black-and-white film in Farsi with "a dope soundtrack."
Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles is stretching Black Friday into a 62-hour marathon and the first 100adopters will get pets for $10.
You don't have to leave all the cooking for Thursday. We offer tips for getting most of the meal ready in advance so you can sleep in a little later on the big day.
"The Theory of Everything" examines the life of Stephen Hawking - from his college years and early scientific breakthroughs, through his long struggle with a motor neuron disease. But it's also a love story.
US Attorney General Eric Holder recently visited a California correctional facility to observe a theater troupe that claims it can reduce recidivism through acting.
In the past week, numerous allegations of sexual abuse by Cosby from a number of women have led to canceled interviews and NBC and Netflix projects.
We're hitting the streets of Los Angeles for a sidewalk sale, stouts 'n 'staches in Venice and one epic trek through North Hollywood.
Remembering the gifted auteur who died Wednesday, producer Larry Turman talks about hiring someone who hadn't yet directed a film.
Zak Penn, director of the documentary "Atari: Game Over," talks about unearthing the end of the company and restoring the legacy of its maligned designer, Howard Scott Warshaw.
The actress talks about her first major project since "Grey's Anatomy," an animated film about a young mixed-race woman finding her voice and identity
NPR's "Serial" recently posted more of one of the most mesmerizing pieces of the show: The music. Listen to the music that makes spines tingle every Thursday morning.