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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020  
Roman Mars on His New “99 Percent Invisible” Book and Running Radiotopia Like a Record Label

Nov 23, 2020 Web Exclusive

Music has always been essential to 99 Percent Invisible says Roman Mars, the host and creator of the wildly popular podcast—that recently marked 10 years with a design book, titled The 99 Percent Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design. Tackling often dry and mundane subjects such as manholes, markers, and municipal flags, Mars understood early on that he had to seduce listeners, and music is used effectively to that end. More

The Cranberries on Dolores O’Riordan and “No Need to Argue”

Nov 13, 2020 Web Exclusive

If you’re of the right age, chances are you have a favorite song from the ’90s Irish rock ‘n’ roll band The Cranberries. For many, it’s “Zombie,” the aggressive, buzzy track that talks about bombs, guns, and war inside your head. For others, it’s the jangly “Dreams” or sticky “Linger” that have become personal favorites. More

David Byrne on Broadway, Doodles, and “Reasons to be Cheerful”

Nov 12, 2020 Web Exclusive

Champions and lovers of art, in all its forms, likely have come across the work of musician and performer, David Byrne. The Hall of Fame songwriter rose to prominence in the ’80s and ’90s with his band, Talking Heads, releasing all-time classic tracks like “Psycho Killer,” “Burning Down the House,” and “Once in a Lifetime.” He is known for co-producing one of the most beloved concert films of all time, Stop Making Sense, and more recently, Byrne has made headlines for projects like his positive-thinking magazine, Reasons to be Cheerful, and his Broadway stage show (recently released on HBO MAX), American Utopia. More

Paris Berelc on “Hubie Halloween,” Modeling, Disney, and Her Career Family

Nov 06, 2020 Web Exclusive

Paris Berelc lights up the screen. Whether the 21-year-old actor is working on a Disney show with one of her bright young co-stars or whether she’s showcasing her luminescent talents in a movie like Netflix’ Hubie Halloween with Adam Sandler and China Anne McClain, Berelc is one of the fast-rising on-screen performers of the 2020s. More

Kim Dawson and Bobby Herbeck on the Original “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Movie 30 Years Later

Nov 05, 2020 Web Exclusive

For anyone who grew up in the ’80s or ’90s, you likely crossed paths with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. If, like me, you were rather obsessed with them, then you likely had dozens of figures and maybe even rode around on the large TMNT blimp like a horse (I regret nothing!). But one of the biggest highlights of Turtle fandom back then was the live action movie released in 1990, which was co-written by Bobby Herbeck and co-produced by Kim Dawson. More

China Anne McClain on “Hubie Halloween,” “Black Lightning,” and Meeting Michelle Obama

Oct 30, 2020 Web Exclusive

Actor and singer, China Anne McClain, could power a space station with her buoyant energy. In fact, for all we know, she might be doing that right now.  More

Austra on “HiRUDiN”

Oct 29, 2020 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

Making music is a privilege. It’s also a poison. More

Tim Burgess on “I Love the Sky”

Oct 23, 2020 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

Despite 30 years in the game with The Charlatans and as a solo artist, Tim Burgess’ sense of wonder and enthusiasm for making and discovering new music remains undiminished.  More

Peter Frampton on His New Memoir “Do You Feel Like I Do?”

Oct 21, 2020 Web Exclusive

Peter Frampton, who is recognized as one of the world’s greatest guitar players, has traveled the globe, earned a #1 record (Frampton Comes Alive), and was friends with David Bowie as a schoolboy. Indeed, in many ways, Frampton has lived a charmed life.  More