Something odd happened in film theaters this summer: National Public Radio went to the movies. Or, at any rate, some of its stars did. Will Shortz, the crossword-puzzle editor of the New York Times and weekly Puzzlemaster on NPR’s Sunday Weekend Edition, is featured in the documentary Wordplay, though Shortz is less the star of the film than its conduit. Through him we (...)
‘WORDPLAY' & ‘A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION'
The remainder of this article is only available to paid subscribers. If you’re not currently a Commonweal subscriber in print or online, an online-only subscription costs just $34 a year. Click here for immediate access.