June 11, 2012 Last night's Tony Awards broadcast was evidence — awkward moments and all — that if there's one thing Broadway performers know how to do, it's put on a live show.
June 11, 2012 ABC Family is premiering Bunheads, a show about dancers from the creator of Gilmore Girls. This is not the most cerebral television you'll see this year, but its winning execution and strong writing make it a pleasure.
June 11, 2012 People like using the honor till at farm stands because being trusted feels good. Still, it's not universal. Even if most people do the right thing, eventually someone's going to take all the money, researchers warn.
June 11, 2012 Harold Goldberg visited the top video game conference of the year. He says while it's too early to pick the best games — many aren't even playable yet — some do stand out as particularly worthy of attention, even at this early stage.
June 11, 2012 NPR's Morning Edition has been traveling the "revolutionary road." Steve Inskeep notes in a dispatch from Tunisia that icons from Luke Skywalker to Indiana Jones have used it as a backdrop, but the reality looks far different.
June 10, 2012 In a new autobiography, survivalist and television host Bear Grylls charts his journey from recalcitrant schoolboy to a spot in Britain's elite special forces, the SAS, and addresses the controversy surrounding his Discovery Channel show, Man vs. Wild.
June 10, 2012 Republican Anh "Joseph" Cao became the first ever Vietnamese-American member of Congress in 2009, after winning a majority black and Democratic district. Filmmaker Leo Chiang tells the story of Cao's success — and the scandal that helped him along — in Mr. Cao Goes to Washington.
June 10, 2012 A vacation in the remote English countryside brings all sorts of family tensions to a boil in Mark Haddon's latest novel, The Red House. Haddon says the poetic language in the book is as much a part of the narrative as any of the characters.
June 10, 2012 All eyes will be on the actors and their shows when the 66th annual Tony Awards are handed out in New York. But elemental to the success of both productions and performances is a good-looking set. Jeff Lunden looks at this year's Tony-nominated set designers.
June 10, 2012 The box office was bigger than ever, but serious cash didn't necessarily translate to Tony nominations. Writer Jeff Lunden looks back at the Broadway season, and offers predictions about who'll take home the major prizes this year.