Arts

  • 10:51am Dec 10, 2015
    Arts Arts

    Word War One

    This game pits vowels and consonants against each other in a back-and-forth battle for ultimate control over a word. Each answer is a word or phrase that consists of alternating vowels and consonants.
  • 10:51am Dec 10, 2015
    Arts Arts

    Crash Test Yummies

    In 1993 the Crash Test Dummies had their biggest hit, Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm. Given the title, it's baffling it wasn't about food.
  • 10:51am Dec 10, 2015
    Arts Arts

    Prequel Opportunity

    Hollywood has officially run out of ideas. They've made every sequel they could think of, and now it's all about the prequels. So in this game, we've dreamed up imaginary prequels to some movies.
  • 10:51am Dec 10, 2015
    Arts Arts

    State Quarters

    Contestants identify U.S. states from a description of the back of their state quarter.
  • 10:51am Dec 10, 2015
    Arts Arts

    A Few Good Answers

    Contestants do their best Jack Nicholson impression and respond to clues with answers that rhyme with "truth."
  • Drawing Blood
    7:34pm Dec 09, 2015
    Books Books Arts

    In 'Drawing Blood,' A Life Of Art And Action

    Artist Molly Crabapple's lavishly illustrated memoir chronicles her youth in New York and her work illustrating the Occupy Wall Street movement, protests in Greece and everyday life in Syria.
  • 6:49pm Dec 09, 2015
    Arts Arts

    How 'Black-ish' Writers Use Universal Storylines To Approach Race

    ABC will air the final episode of its hit comedy Black-ish Wednesday night before the season ends for holiday break. Although the show focuses on the upper-middle class Johnson family, its storylines cross race, ethnicity, gender, geography and age. And it's acquired a real following that reflects that. NPR talks with showrunner Kenya Barris and his writers about making a specific experience universal.