In this game, we describe a piece of historical merchandise. Contestants each guess how much the item cost to buy or build. Whoever comes closest to the historical price wins.
We've rewritten Survivor's classic workout montage song, "Eye of the Tiger," to be about other tiger body parts.
In this game, we shrink criminal mastermind Carmen Sandiego's world to the mall and imagine incoming theft reports from ACME CrimeNet. Contestants to identify what store Carmen stole something from.
NPR Music host Bob Boilen talks about the Tiny Desk Contest and winner Gaelynn Lea plays two of her songs. Then naturally the two play a game about things you find in a desk.
Today's categories are: Endangered Species, Kung Fu Movies, and politicians' Secret Service Code Names.
This game is an homage to the most inspirational figure of the 24th century: Captain Jean Luc Picard of the Starship Enterprise. Each answer is a play off of his famous command, "Make it so."
The comedy trio known as The Lonely Island blows its goofy musical parodies up to feature length in the story of a boy-band veteran with limitless ego who decides to go solo.
The murder of Kitty Genovese became a symbol of all that was wrong with big-city neighbors, but in a new documentary, Genovese's brother considers the complexities of recollection and responsibility.
The Wailing is a bloody thriller that recalls both elements of Korean cinema and older Hollywood examinations of exorcisms and the undead, but it doesn't quite reach a satisfying destination.
Alexi Pappas is one of America's fastest runners and is headed to the Summer Olympics in Rio. She also created and starred in a new feature film about a young female runner called Tracktown.
Pappas is one of America's fastest runners and is headed to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. She also created and starred in a new feature film about a young female runner called Tracktown.
Max Porter's darkly funny, fiercely emotional new novel centers on a family — a husband and two sons — devastated by the loss of their wife and mother. And then the crow appears.
Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer describe themselves as "frappers" — fake rappers. Working together as The Lonely Island, they created a comic film about pop-music documentaries.
Cider made from perry pears is delicious - it rivals apple cider, but is sweeter. Long revered in England and Normandy, France (Napoleon was a fan), perry is now getting its due in the U.S.
What could have been a true variety show collapsed into a halfhearted version of late-night comedy where the bright spots only accentuated the weak ones.
Art crime expert Erin Thompson digs into the dirt around antiquities in her new book — what motivates collectors, what justifications they give, and the politics around their acquisitions.
When it comes to curiosity, science writer Mary Roach describes herself as someone who is "very out there." Her new book, Grunt, looks at some scientific developments that help keep soldiers safe.
On our inaugural episode, we're digging into how we talk about whiteness — or, really, how we don't talk about whiteness — and hear from some folks who say it's really important we figure out how.
Neil Gaiman is best known for his fictional creations, but he's also a prolific producer of essays, album liner notes, speeches and introductions — now collected in The View From the Cheap Seats.
Nearly 200 great works of unfinished art are now on display at The Met Breuer Museum in Manhattan. Spanning six centuries, the works offer a glimpse into the creative process — from Titian to Warhol.