All Things Considered

From 1952 to 1974, the "Joy Boys" — Walker (left) and Willard Scott — provided D.C. radio listeners with a daily dose of comedy. Scott went on to work in TV, where he can still be seen on The Today Show; Walker stuck with radio. Publicity photos from the WRC Graphics Department/TheJoyBoys.Com hide caption

itoggle caption Publicity photos from the WRC Graphics Department/TheJoyBoys.Com

Arts & Life

A Lifelong Radio Man Wins New Fans With 'Big Broadcast'

Ed Walker fell in love with radio as a kid in the 1930s. Today, as the host of WAMU 88.5's beloved Sunday night show, he introduces a new generation to classic programs from the golden age of radio.

Going, going, gone. You won't find azodicarbonamide in Nature's Own products. And Subway is phasing it out, too. But lots of manufacturers are still using the additive. Meg Vogel/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Meg Vogel/NPR

The Salt

Almost 500 Foods Contain The 'Yoga Mat' Compound. Should We Care?

A report finds that azodicarbonamide wasn't just in Subway's bread: It's in hundreds of foods. While it has been linked to asthma in factory workers, the additive poses no known risk to consumers.

Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images

Planet Money

Does Raising The Minimum Wage Kill Jobs?

Multiple economists have studied the fast-food industry to answer the question. They've found very different answers.

Don't Think Twice It's Alright Ben Flocks 0:06

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Ben Flocks
    Track
    Don't Think Twice It's Alright

Camelus John Scofield 1:28

Play/Purchase

Play/Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    John Scofield
    Track
    Camelus
    Album
    Uberjam Deux
    Label
    Decca

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

No Rules for Kings Oddisee 0:10

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Oddisee
    Track
    No Rules for Kings

The Old and the Young Midlake 0:16

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Midlake
    Track
    The Old and the Young

One Way Ticket Peven Everett 0:29

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Peven Everett
    Track
    One Way Ticket
    Album
    Makin Moves

I Don't Want You as a Ghost Tired Pony 0:12

Play/Purchase

Play/Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Tired Pony
    Track
    I Don't Want You as a Ghost
    Album
    Ghost of the Mountain
    Label
    Universal UK

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Paper Scissors Stone Portico Quartet 0:08

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Portico Quartet
    Track
    Paper Scissors Stone

Sweet Child O' Mine Pete Robbins 1:30

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Pete Robbins
    Track
    Sweet Child O' Mine
    Album
    Pyramid

Stay Wesafari 0:17

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Wesafari
    Track
    Stay
    Album
    a listing for this song.

U Haul Breakdown New West Guitar Group 0:56

Play/Purchase

Play/Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    New West Guitar Group
    Track
    U Haul Breakdown
    Album
    Round-Trip Ticket
    Label
    Summit Records

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Songbird Kenny G 0:14

Play/Purchase

Play/Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Kenny G
    Track
    Songbird
    Album
    Songbird: The Ultimate Collection [Sony/BMG Europe]
    Label
    Sony BMG Europe

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Fashionably Late Oddisee 1:29

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Oddisee
    Track
    Fashionably Late

You Can't Be Told Valerie June 0:11

Play/Purchase

Play/Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Valerie June
    Track
    You Can't Be Told
    Album
    Pushin' Against a Stone
    Label
    Concord

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Inchworm Battles 0:29

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Battles
    Track
    Inchworm

15

From 1952 to 1974, the "Joy Boys" — Walker (left) and Willard Scott — provided D.C. radio listeners with a daily dose of comedy. Scott went on to work in TV, where he can still be seen on The Today Show; Walker stuck with radio. Publicity photos from the WRC Graphics Department/TheJoyBoys.Com hide caption

itoggle caption Publicity photos from the WRC Graphics Department/TheJoyBoys.Com

I Love to Spend Each Sunday with You Eddie Cantor 0:26

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Eddie Cantor
    Track
    I Love to Spend Each Sunday with You

Boom Boom Sebastien Leon 0:14

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Sebastien Leon
    Track
    Boom Boom
    Album
    Jeux d'Artifices

Danube Incident Lalo Schifrin 1:29

Play/Purchase

Play/Purchase

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Lalo Schifrin
    Track
    Danube Incident
    Album
    Crime Jazz: Music in the Second Degree
    Label
    Rhino

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Grand Canyon Drive-By Truckers 0:12

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Drive-By Truckers
    Track
    Grand Canyon

Fumando Captain Planet 0:56

Play

Play

Listen to music preview
    Artist
    Captain Planet
    Track
    Fumando
    Album
    FUMANDO
    Label
    Bastard Jazz Recordings
All Things Considered