The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is no more, having given its last performance in May 2017. So, how can young people now dream of running away to a life under the big top? Kevin Venardos tells NPR's Scott Simon why he created his own one-ring circus that he takes around the country in a 28-foot long truck. He also remembers his father, Lane Venardos, a CBS News executive who died in 2011, and their shared love of trains.
Call it "dad style," or "dadcore." Call it unsexy. But the chinos, Hawaiian shirts and washed-out denims that fathers sport are also taking over the runway. In fact, they've become downright cool. Really! Bloomingdale's fashion director Erica Russo and journalist Max Berlinger help guide correspondent Mo Rocca through the clothes that truly make the man. And for good measure, Rocca checks out the sartorial elegance of "Sunday Morning" senior producer Gavin Boyle.
Before becoming one of country's top acts, Rory Feek earned fame as a songwriter for such artists as the Oak Ridge Boys, who recorded his 2006 song "It's Hard to Be Cool (In a Minivan)." In this web exclusive Feek jams with daughter Heidi Feek and Dillon Hodges (of the group Firekid), while daughters Hope and Indiana show their footwork.
In this web exclusive Rory Feek, his daughter Heidi Feek, and Firekid's Dillon Hodges perform Townes Van Zandt's classic country ode, "If I Needed You," which has been recorded by numerous artists including Emmylou Harris and Don Williams, and which Rory and Joey Feek featured on their 2013 album, "Made to Last."
Singer-songwriter M. Ward was just 15 when he started writing and recording demos. Soon came a series of acclaimed albums and later collaborations as a member of super group Monsters of Folk with Jim James of My Morning Jacket and Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes. The Portland musician also collaborated with actress and singer Zooey Deschanel, as one half of She and Him. His latest effort, “What A Wonderful Industry," was a surprise release last week in conjunction with his new tour.
Born in Chicago, food blogger and author Molly Yeh was attending the prestigious Juilliard School in New York when her life took an unexpected turn: she fell in love with a fifth-generation farmer and fellow student, and ended up moving to his family's North Dakota farm. It was there that she started blogging about food and made a splash when she won Food Blog of the Year honors from Saveur Magazine. She went on to write an acclaimed cookbook, "Molly on the Range" and a week from Sunday her new show, "Girl Meets Farm" premieres on the Food Network.