Gina Apostol’s dizzying new novel begin in present-day Manila before diving into the late 19th century — and the tortuous relationship between the U.S. and the Philippines.
Fearless Girl appeared across from the Charging Bull on the eve of International Women’s Day in 2017. It has now been removed and will be placed in front of the New York Stock Exchange.
Malek sang at the top of his lungs while playing Queen’s iconic lead singer in the new biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. Still, he says, “No one can sing like Freddie Mercury.”
This week’s essential new releases includes the warped and wild pop sounds of My Brightest Diamond, a stunning instrumental record from Ed Harcourt, punk with heart and humor from Art Brut and more.
Voters in Oregon and Washington will decide Tuesday whether to strip cities of their ability to tax sugary drinks, thanks to ballot initiatives backed by Big Soda.
NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond of the Beastie Boys about their new memoir, Beastie Boys Book.
Poet-turned-rapper Mona Haydar explores the beauty and drawbacks of her religion on her latest EP Barbarican.
“It’s juvenile. It’s irritating. Yet it’s also fiendishly clever in the way it anticipates and dismantles every argument that could be made against it,” says critic Scott Tobias.
Always the shape-shifter, Drake raps in Spanish in a new video with Bad Bunny, Puerto Rico’s favorite rap oddball.
China has a problem: it’s economy grew fast and that led to a trust problem. If someone doesn’t pay back a loan, there’s no real enforcement. But the solution might cause problems of its own.