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Gene Simmons: Terry Gross Is 'Arrogant And Insulting'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 08.12.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

KISS frontman Gene Simmons is no stranger to outlandish statements. He is a showman, something he made apparent Monday on HuffPost Live, when Simmons ...

Obama to Maliki: Step Up or Step Down Before U.S. Air Power

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.22.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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Shrum and Matalin agree it's the definition of insanity for the president to reinsert U.S. into centuries-long religious war when likeliest conclusion a tripartitioned Iraq back to pre-1919.

Why Isn't Chris Christie Derided for Being "Testy"?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 08.16.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The media message to Clinton was clear last week: You can't lose your cool when dealing with the press. You can't try to intimidate reporters. Who is allowed to do all those things? Chris Christie, for one.

Hillary Clinton's Evolution on Gay Marriage Reflects Many Americans' -- Including My Own

Zeke Stokes | Posted 08.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Zeke Stokes

Hillary Clinton supports the freedom to marry. And while she has not always supported it, that puts her in no different category than President Obama or any number of other high-profile Americans who have come to understand marriage as a fundamental right. It also puts her in the same category as me.

Art, The Doors and the Joyous Theft of Creativity

Ray Brescia | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Ray Brescia

From Bach to Coltrane, The Doors team used a range of influences and insights to craft a stylistically eclectic, elegant, and captivating work of art.

Catherine Russell: The One Singer You Need to Hear Now

Joan K. Smith | Posted 07.20.2013 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

If you don't know of singer Catherine Russell yet, you are missing out on a legend hiding in plain sight.

Lovesick Blues: A Conversation with Chris Stamey

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

I think that when I was a kid and was first trying to write music, I would sit at a really nice piano and write what I thought of as classical pieces, although they weren't really. They were instrumental.

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.

Comedy Podcast Round-Up, July 7 Edition

Ross Luippold | Posted 07.07.2012 | Comedy
Ross Luippold

Just as FM radio and Billboard charts are quickly losing their relevance in the face of personally curated playlists, comedy podcasts, with their homegrown production values, are posing a threat to traditional entertainment programming like never before.

WATCH: Mike Birbiglia Makes Things Awkward With NPR's Terry Gross

Posted 05.13.2012 | Comedy

Mike Birbiglia seems to have a hard time letting go. At least, that's the case in this new short film where he stars opposite NPR's Terry Gross. Wr...

WATCH: NPR's Terry Gross Jokes About Bill O'Reily With Stephen Colbert

Posted 03.27.2012 | Media

NPR's Terry Gross appeared on Wednesday's "Colbert Report" to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her show "Fresh Air." Gross talked about her beginn...

Terry Gross Talks With Stephen Colbert On 25 Years Of Hosting "Fresh Air" (WATCH)

Posted 03.27.2012 | Fifty

Radio legend Terry Gross talks about highlights of 25 years in public radio hosting "Fresh Air" with Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report. Gross expl...

C. Peter Wagner: Dominion Theology And Postmillennialism On NPR

Julie Ingersoll | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion
Julie Ingersoll

For Reconstructionists, Postmillennialism and dominion theology are inextricably linked, but Pentecostals blended dominion theology with their Premillennialism.

15 Things You Should Probably Know About Van Dyke Parks

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

This "sui generis" Southern gentleman, raconteur and erstwhile child actor defies linear explication. Here are 15 semi-random items for the not-yet initiated.

Area 51: Teen Commies from Outer Space

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

Driving to work earlier this week, I heard Terry Gross of Fresh Air interview Annie Jacobsen about her new book, Area 51. It all sounded like sober investigative reporting, until it got to the coda.

NPR's Surprisingly Firm Financial Footing

Daily Finance | JONATHAN BERR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For more than two decades, public-radio listeners have grown accustomed to the erudite questioning style of Fresh Air host Terry Gross. What many peop...

Congress: Leave NPR Alone

Megan Tady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Megan Tady

If you remember learning to count from Sesame Street, you should be ready to howl like the Count if the show gets killed.

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.

Should Terry Gross Go The Way of Juan Williams?

Bakari Kitwana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bakari Kitwana

Let's begin with the premise that no people, culture, religious, racial or ethnic group is by definition immoral. Not acknowledging this, at the core,...

Jason Linkins

Mississippi Public Broadcasting Drops 'Fresh Air', Citing 'Inappropriate Content' [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

[UPDATED, below.] ---------- If you happen to live in Mississippi and like to listen to the deeply non-controversial offerings of "Fresh Air" with T...

Screwing Over Private Contractors

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Isenberg

In an interview on Fresh Air, T. Christian Miller explained that most of the private contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan are "ordinary, everyday folks who are doing things like delivering mail."

Interviewing Terry Gross

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Hood

There may be no better interviewer working today than Fresh Air host Terry Gross.

He Showed the World Through Teachers' Eyes: Thank You, Frank McCourt

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Brown

Occasionally, a teacher can cross over from the all-consuming teaching sphere to tell the tale to the masses. No one in recent memory did this more successfully than Frank McCourt.