October 30, 2013 Each month, the NPR podcast Playback invites listeners for a ride in the "NPR DeLorean," to revisit the movers, shakers and, yes, one-hit wonders that made news exactly 25 years ago. This month's Playback takes a trip to a time when "Love Bites" topped the charts and scrunchies hit their stride.
October 10, 2013 Perhaps great minds do think alike, because over the last few weeks, NPR was on the brain (and lips) of an internationally acclaimed rock star, a pro baseball pitcher-turned-substitute P.E. teacher, a favorite Saturday Night Live alum a hip hop artist and a late night talk show host.
July 30, 2013 Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz spent some family time at NPR West.
July 27, 2013 While it's a no-brainer to us NPR West-ers that Aslan 'hearts' NPR, and while we've had any number of opportunities to ask him to pose for us, it was on this particular day that he was dressed for the occasion.
July 19, 2013 Maria Bamford is a stand-up comedian with a growing and dedicated following. Listen to her interview with Fresh Air Host Terry Gross to hear Bamford talk about learning to love the stage, her comedic influences and even more about her parents. And, she was very happy to show her love for NPR.
July 11, 2013 Liev Schreiber plays the titular character in the new Showtime series Ray Donovan. Schreiber came in to talk to Fresh Air Host Dave Davies about character development, his career and his mom. Turns out, he know a thing or two about radio, so we weren't surprised when he showed some NPR love.
June 5, 2013 Before Midnight is the third film in a trilogy written by Richard Linklater, and starring Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. The three came in to NPR West to talk with Fresh Air Host Terry Gross about the popular trilogy and showed NPR some love...before leaving.