January 2, 2013 Director Cameron Crowe and saxophonist Trevor Lawrence talked to NPR guest host Celeste Headlee on the 40th anniversary of Marvin Gaye's only film score, for the movie Trouble Man. And though neither of the two is used to being in front of the camera, they had no trouble posing to show NPR love.
December 26, 2012 Director Peter Ramsey is the first African American to direct a big-budget computer-generated (CG) animation movie. He talked to NPR Host Michel Martin about directing the holiday movie, Rise of the Guardians, and on his way out, gave us a big smile to show some NPR love that's not CG at all.
December 19, 2012 Hip-hop-artist-turned-pastor Rev. Run stopped by NPR to talk with Tell Me More Host Michel Martin and send some NPR pride our way.
December 4, 2012 Grammy-winner Siedah Garrett co-wrote Michael Jackson's mega hit "Man in the Mirror." Garrett spoke with Tell Me More host Michel Martin about trying to keep her composure while talking to the king of pop as "Thriller" turned 30 last week.
November 23, 2012 Danica McKellar, a.k.a. Winnie Cooper, joined Tell Me More to talk about an amazing math teacher she had in middle school, using Barbie to explain ratios and why kids had to sneak her book into school with them. Luckily, she loves NPR, and this doesn't require any math at all.
September 14, 2012 NPR's Tell Me More is holding a Twitter Education Forum (#npredchat) to engage influencers, policymakers, journalists, and activists, and most importantly educators, parents, and students – in a continuing conversation about education reform.
June 29, 2012 Comedian Gabriel Iglesias, who appears in the new film Magic Mike, gave guest host Viviana Hurtado some laughs in an interview on yesterday's Tell Me More. All jokes aside, Gabriel loves NPR.
May 31, 2012 When it comes to out-of-pocket costs for health care, 42 percent of Hispanics say they're a "very serious" problem, according to a recent NPR poll. The finding runs counter to the widespread impression that African-Americans are worst-off when it comes to the cost and quality of health care.
April 30, 2012 Hosted by Michel Martin, NPR's Tell Me More brings fresh voices and perspectives to public radio. The weekday one-hour program captures the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America. Join us in congratulating the program for five successful years on-air- and many more to come.
April 16, 2012 First Lady Michelle Obama disagreed with Tell Me More host Michel Martin's premise that her life in the White House is stressful. She said she gets to work on the issues she cares about and suggested she's surrounded by many supportive people who care for her family. It's President Obama who has the stress, she said, though adding that he handles it well.
November 18, 2011 Through his interview with Tell Me More's Michel Martin and his new book, former lobbyist Jack Abramoff is obviously hoping his past makes him a credible voice for change in the corrupt ways of Washington.
August 29, 2011 In a changing America, when is it useful to describe a racial or ethnic group as a minority? Help us follow NPR over the coming months.
August 3, 2011 Why can't NPR release unedited interviews? Plus: the case of the missing email.