As meal kits gain market share, craft cocktail subscription boxes have followed. The kits allow tipplers to explore new drinks and small brands without splashing out for a big bottle of booze.
Rachel Neumeier's novel is classic high fantasy: A prince and princess must work together to save their kingdom. It's not new territory, but it is a richly imagined world worth spending time in.
Kelly Reichardt presents the interlocking lives of several Montana women in her new film, Certain Women. Critic John Powers calls it a work of "quiet restraint and unhurried rhythm."
As a self-described "awkward black girl," Rae says she often felt that she was straddling two worlds growing up. She drew on her own experiences to create the HBO series Insecure.
No need to risk sugar shock, folks. We've got a whole bunch of experiments you can do with leftover candy that are possibly more fun than eating it.
In Vi Khi Nao's new novel, a husband and wife are falling apart after losing their two children in a terrible accident. Nao's poetic chops are on full display in this immersive, difficult book.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to astrophysicist Adam Frank about his role as physics and philosophy adviser on Marvel's newest movie, Doctor Strange, which opened last Friday.
NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews Hacksaw Ridge, a film about a World War II hero who changed American attitudes about conscientious objectors.
Netflix and other streaming services don't release ratings data. This makes it a hard company to negotiate with and makes it hard for competitors to know what they're up against.
Nancherla is riding high with a new TV special, a tour and a new album, Just Putting It Out There — all while dealing with some difficult personal issues, like depression and anxiety, on stage.
From the waste-not ethos behind Angel Food Cake, to the science fads that sparked chocolate cake, American Cake tells a story of immigration and ingenuity.
Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy offer a pessimistic view of human nature in Westworld, HBO's futuristic TV series about a theme park that allows tourists to act out their Wild West fantasies.
"Donald and I go all the way back to when his hair was dark brown," Garry Trudeau jokes. His new book, Yuge!, is a collection of 30 years of comic strips featuring Trump as a character.
Glen Weldon and Stephen Thompson break down the late-night field at the end of this bruising election season, and discuss how difficult it is to stand out and say something new.
The British comedy follows a young woman who lost her best friend in a tragic accident. Creator and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge says it was inspired by her relationship with her own best friend.
The latest Marvel movie, Dr. Strange, is about a neurosurgeon on a quest to heal himself. It's worth the extra cost of a 3-D ticket, says reviewer Chris Klimek.
Anne Carson's unconventional collection of 22 chapbooks can be read in any order, and covers everything from Helen of Troy to H.G. Wells — but mostly, it's about women taking back their own stories.