Arts & Life Art and entertainment commentary plus interviews, book reviews, movie reviews, music reviews, comedy, and visual art. Subscribe to podcasts and follow trends in music, painting, art, architecture, photography, and design.

'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' Hits Movie Screens

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4625284/4625285" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Slate's Summary Judgment: 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy,' 'XXX,' 'Ladies in Lavender'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4624793/4624794" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Wallenstein on TV: 'The Family Guy' Comeback

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4624787/4624788" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

David Bianculli on 'The Hitchhiker's Guide'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4624701/4624702" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Mason Adams Lent a Distinctive Voice to His Work

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4623634/4623635" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Brothers Who Made Mary Poppins Sing

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4622594/4622629" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">