December 31, 2012 Beck released a book of sheet music called Song Reader, and he's hoping you'll record the songs. Hear the artist talk about Song Reader with NPR's Jacki Lyden, listen some NPR producers perform one of the tracks and see him here, loving NPR.
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 18, 2012 Comedian Rob Delaney will say anything on Twitter to get a laugh, even if it's not something he really believes, but we're pretty sure his love for NPR is the real deal.
December 13, 2012 Veteran singer Tony Bennett took calls on Talk of the Nation from fans who shared what they have learned from the singer's success. Bennett also sketched a very special NPR 'thank you' note.
December 12, 2012 Actress Keira Knightley plays the title role in Anna Karenina, the latest film adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel. Knightley joined NPR Host Guy Raz to talk about how she and director Joe Wright went about making a familiar story new, and afterwards was gracious to share her NPR love.
December 10, 2012 Director Ang Lee likes a challenge. Bringing the 'unfilmable' fantasy novel Life of Pi to life on screen is quite a challenge. The director talks to NPR's Guy Raz about how he used CG to allow the viewer to really feel immersed in the water and the story.
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 29, 2012 Actress Sally Field joined guest host Jennifer Ludden on Talk of the Nation last week to talk about her extensive preparation to take on the iconic role as first lady Mary Todd Lincoln in the film Lincoln.
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.
November 13, 2012 Rocker Pete Townshend stopped by NPR HQ in Washington, D.C., yesterday for a live interview and call in with fans on Talk of the Nation. On his way out, we at NPR got our own special "Who moment" as Townshend posed to show he's a fan of ours.
October 30, 2012 Beth Orton spoke with NPR about her new album called Sugaring Season, a title she says makes her think of the first murmurings of spring and the sense of hope that comes with the season. With dreary winter weather upon us (literally, for some), we're glad to have her show us some warm NPR love.
October 23, 2012 Just last week, Paul "the Modfather" Weller and Monty "Let's Make a Deal" Hall stopped by our studios at NPR West. And while they weren't even here for an interview with NPR, they still showed us some love. Thanks guys!
October 18, 2012 Now that his TV show Weeds is over, Saturday Night Live alum Kevin Nealon has time for other things. Like sharing etiquette tips with the Dinner Party Download guys. On his way out he posed for a photo, because he loves NPR, not just to be polite.