The story behind NPR’s Lady Gaga ‘Telephone’ video

Current: Public Media
It was inspired by the 82nd Airborne, of course. “We thought about who we could get that would be down for it, the younger, on-air talent,” says NPR producer Shereen Marisol Maraji. “Ari Shapiro, Guy Roz, Korva Coleman — she’s notorious for being cool. So I sent out first a blast e-mail to the pretty cool people, the relaxed people. They wrote back and said, sure.” The video — shot on Thursday — already has more than 30,000 views. || Read the reaction on Facebook.

We have made it easy to comment on posts, however we require civility and encourage full names to that end (first initial, last name is OK). Please read our guidelines here before commenting.