November 10, 2009 Host Steve Inskeep invites the editor of The Daily Beast back into the NPR studios for another installment of Word of Mouth. Brown's picks this week: articles on a budding media celebrity, on the possibility of "fuzzy math" in foreign policy, and on whether the Internet is killing storytelling. Plus: the "raw and compelling" story of a Harlem girl.
October 29, 2009 On the Internet, it helps to be an omnivorous reader — like Tina Brown, who scours the Web for compelling, well-written articles. In an interview, Brown discusses three recent pieces that caught her eye. Among the topics: Vladimir Nabokov's last novel and Martin Scorsese's favorite scary movies.