Nostalgia, Now Out On DVD, With 'Wonder Years' And 'Pee-wee' Releases

NPR |Oct. 21, 2014 12:09 p.m.

In what may be a last gasp for DVD collections, some of the new boxed-set releases are aimed at Baby Boomers and Gen X-ers with favorites like The Wonder Years and Pee-Wee's Playhouse.

Making The Most Of Your Twenties: Meg Jay Answers Your Questions

NPR |Oct. 21, 2014 6:10 a.m.

Psychologist Meg Jay answers your questions on making the most of your twenties — the developmental sweet spot — that defines the rest of your life.

Sandwich Monday: The Primanti Bros. Pitts-burger

NPR |Oct. 20, 2014 12:42 p.m.

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich from the famous Primanti Bros. of Pittsburgh.

Time To Flex Those Math Muscles

NPR |Oct. 19, 2014 8:19 a.m.

Get ready to crunch some numbers from the works of the late Martin Gardner, longtime "Mathematical Games" columnist for Scientific American.

Not My Job: Actor Jeff Goldblum Plays A Game Called 'Your Fly Is Open'

NPR |Oct. 18, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Goldblum starred in a 1986 movie called The Fly so we've invited him to answer three questions about zippers.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Transparent' And Pop Culture Debuts

NPR |Oct. 17, 2014 5:39 a.m.

On this week's show, NPR's Ari Shapiro joins us to chat about the Amazon show Transparent and about lots of different pop culture debuts.

With Few Stages Left To Conquer, Neil Patrick Harris Goes To The Oscars

NPR |Oct. 16, 2014 5:58 a.m.

It seems like Neil Patrick Harris has always hosted everything, but in fact, his February 2015 outing hosting the Oscars will be his first time in that particular job.

Mindy Kaling On Refusing To Be An Outsider And Sexism On Set

NPR |Oct. 16, 2014 4:22 a.m.

Kaling says she often forgets that as an Indian-American woman who's not pencil thin, she's kind of a new thing for broadcast TV. But, she says, "I refuse to view myself in such terms."

Pop Culture Happy Hour, Small Batch: A Report From New York Comic-Con

NPR |Oct. 15, 2014 10:55 a.m.

Pop Culture Happy Hour pal Petra Mayer just got back from New York Comic-Con, so we got her to update us briefly on Gillian Anderson, fandom and very big crowds.

HBO Without Cable, Coming In 2015

NPR |Oct. 15, 2014 8:31 a.m.

HBO has announced that beginning in 2015, it will offer what many have long wanted: access to HBO without having cable.

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