Andrew Limbong Andrew Limbong is a reporter for NPR's Arts Desk.
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Andrew Limbong

Reporter, Arts Desk, and Host, NPR's Book of the Day

Andrew Limbong is a reporter for NPR's Arts Desk, where he does pieces on anything remotely related to arts or culture, from streamers looking for mental health on Twitch to Britney Spears' fight over her conservatorship. He's also covered the near collapse of the live music industry during the coronavirus pandemic. He's the host of NPR's Book of the Day podcast and a frequent host on Life Kit.

He started at NPR in 2011 as an intern for All Things Considered, and was a producer and director for Tell Me More.

Originally from Brooklyn and a graduate of SUNY New Paltz, he previously worked at ShopRite.

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NPR's Book Concierge returns with a new name, a new look and new books

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Who scored 2022 Grammy nominations (Spoiler: ABBA was nominated for the 1st time)

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Britney Spears could soon be free from the controlling conservatorship

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#FreeBritney activists outside the Stanley Mosk Courthouse during Spears' hearing in September, when a judge suspended Spears' father from her conservatorship. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite leaving the acting business multiple times, Stockwell's career spanned 70 years. ALAN GRETH/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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'Blue Velvet' and 'Quantum Leap' actor Dean Stockwell has died at age 85

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Bob the Drag Queen, Shangela and Eureka O'Hara take small-town America by a storm on HBO's We're Here. Khun Min Ohn/HBO hide caption

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A candlelight vigil is held for Halyna Hutchins at a California IATSE office. Members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union have been pushing for better hours, citing safety concerns, after Hutchins was killed on set. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images hide caption

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Why making movie sets safer has been so slow, especially for crews behind the camera

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Film workers have been fighting for safe sets for decades. Here's one of the barriers

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OK, so you're a 'Sellout.' Now what?

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'Sellout' explores how anti-establishment views in punk puts bands in a tough spot

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Netflix's Los Angeles headquarters, where a rally in support of the employees walking out is set to happen Wednesday. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Netflix employees are staging a walkout as a fired organizer speaks out

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Employees of the streaming service are planning a walk out on Wednesday, over transphobic remarks made in Dave Chappelle's latest special. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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