On Story
The Amazing, Strange, And Horrifying History Of Irish Storytelling
Grab a warm drink and brace yourself for the dark story behind Ireland's dark stories. Read now
On Voice
Vocal Fray
Is something sinister lurking behind the intense reaction to vocal fry? Read now
The Listening Life
Deep Listening: 5 Ways To Focus Better And Retain More
WNYC's Mary Harris is about to change the way you hear things. Read now
Inside Audible
An In-Depth Interview With Patti Smith
Listen to (or read) a lively, fascinating conversation between Audible's Director of Social Media, Reid Armbruster, and the legendary writer, performer, and visual artist, Patti Smith. Read now
On Voice
From Welles To, Umm, Glass: The Evolution Of Radiospeak
If it seems like broadcast standards are changing, it's because we all are. Just ask Teddy Wayne, who coined the phrase "NPR Voice." Read now
The Listening Life
The Science Behind Earworms (And A Trick To Exorcise Them)
An item you might be carrying right now might help you get that annoying song out of your head. Read now
Playlisted
The Most Promising Debut Authors Of 2016
The publishers' lists are out! Read on to see who you're not to miss this year. Read now