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Making A Change To Keep A Constant Consonant   |   

Given two words, change the first consonant sound in each word to the same new consonant sound and you'll phonetically name two things in the same category.

Reviving 'Allegro': Even Rodgers And Hammerstein Had Flops  |   

Allegro arrived on Broadway with a cast of close to 100 and the biggest advance ticket sales in Broadway history at the time. But reviews were mixed and the musical only lasted a season.

How Author John Safran Lost A Year In Mississippi  |   

God'll Cut You Down is a new book based on the tangled true story about the murder of a white supremacist by a black hustler. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the book's author, John Safran.

These Tales Of Transformation Are Both 'Rich And Strange'  |   

Ron Rash's latest collects 34 of his best short stories; critic Alan Cheuse says they're searingly beautiful, "as if someone has taken a stick from a blazing fire and pressed it into your hand."

After Injury, Tony Little Told Himself: 'You Can Do It!'  |   

The muscle man with the ponytail was once on track to become Mr. America. But a car accident shattered Tony Little's hopes of competing. Just when he hit rock bottom, he got a life-changing idea.

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