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On the Culture Front: Ribera Y Rueda Tapas Crawl, BAM and WNYC's RadioLoveFest, and Sonia M'Barek

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.26.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

While on a tapas crawl the other week, I was brought back to San Sebastian where I hopped from bar to bar taking in a glass of wine, delicious bites called pintxos and great company -- an essential part of the Basque experience.

GOP Senator Who Voted To Defund NPR: I'm 'An NPR Listener'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

Despite voting against providing federal funding for National Public Radio while serving in the House of Representatives, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) ad...

Does NPR Have To Be So Depressing?

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty
Carolyn Bucior

National Public Radio affiliates, I'm asking you -- in this era of endless reports on ways people are hurting the planet and each other -- to occasionally broadcast some temporary relief.

NPR Accelerates Aging, Study Finds

Paul Ollinger | Posted 03.18.2013 | Comedy
Paul Ollinger

According to the study, male public radio listeners demonstrate lower testosterone levels, a tendency to shop at Trader Joe's, and an uncanny ability to identify Sarah Vowell.

WATCH: Cats Take Over NPR's 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me'

Posted 04.25.2012 | Chicago

In an effort to get the word out about their latest fundraising drive, Chicago public radio station WBEZ has turned to the tried-and-true Internet tra...

Week to Week: Because the News Matters

John Zipperer | Posted 05.28.2012 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Everyone complains about shouting heads on cable TV and the sorry state of our political discourse, but few people seem to realize that we can do something about it.

WAMU Celebrates 50 Years On The Air (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- WAMU 88.5-FM, D.C.'s much-loved public radio station, is turning 50. A black-tie gala featuring past and current WAMU voices will be...

My Love/Hate Relationship With My Hairdresser

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 12.10.2011 | Women
Carolyn Bucior

Can a hairstyle really impact a woman's physical health? I'll tell you this. When I looked in Wanda's mirror after this past haircut, I nearly had a heart attack.

LISTEN: Bill Clinton Is A Brony

Posted 08.27.2011 | Comedy

Previously we told you about Bronies, a growing subculture of men who, for whatever reason, really like the "My Little Pony" cartoon. Well it turn...

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me Host Peter Sagal on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Peter Sagal stopped by to discuss his show, career and his work on... Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.

Peter Sagal Recovering After West Suburban Bike Accident

TribLocal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For the past two days, Peter Sagal has been harassed by an invisible dwarf. Metaphorically, of course....

NPR Zombie Spoof: 'Wait Wait Don't Eat Me!'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If you ever found yourself wondering what Chicago Public Radio's popular quiz show "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me" would sound like during a zombie attack, ...

NPR: Carl Kasell To Give Final Newscast

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

According to National Public Radio, Carl Kasell will be stepping down from his post as newscaster on December 30, 2009. Born in 1934, Kasell joined ...

David Axelrod "Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me!" Appearance

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE 5/15: David Axelrod appeared on NPR's "Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me!" on Thursday. He was quizzed on failed historical Utopian movements ("No We Ca...

So You Wanna Sound Like You Listen to NPR...

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Make sure to donate $20, or just head to your local goodwill, and find yourself one of those canvas totes. Then you can carry around your new-found sense of superiority with you at all times.

'Wait, Wait' . . . I'm a TV Show?

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Wait, Wait . . . Don't Tell Me," the popular NPR quiz show produced out of Chicago, is trying its hands at a TV version, Phil Rosenthal reports in th...

Rain Or Shine: Catch 'Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!' At Millennium Park

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tonight's installment of NPR's comical weekly news quiz show is a rare one, indeed: Host Peter Sagal, scorekeeper Carl Kasell and their rotating roste...