May 19, 2018
Bening describes acting as "a fabulous way to expand your own heart." Critic Ken Tucker reviews Cardi B's Invasion of Privacy. Notaro's new Netflix special is Happy to Be Here.
May 12, 2018
Thorn sings about the different stages of women's lives on her new solo album. Maureen Corrigan reviews Barracoon, by Zora Neale Hurston. Bastianich's new memoir is My American Dream.
April 28, 2018
The CNN anchor talks about his new novel, The Hellfire Club. Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews a four-disc reissue of Louis Armstrong. Pardlo discusses his new memoir, Air Traffic.
April 21, 2018
Comey defends the FBI against charges of partisanship. Critic Ken Tucker reviews John Prine's The Tree of Forgiveness. Henry talks about his Atlanta character Alfred, aka the rapper "Paper Boi."
April 7, 2018
Everett sings about falling apart and bouncing back on his new album. John Powers revisits 2001: A Space Odyssey 50 years after its release. Stevens discusses his work on Legion and Downton Abbey.
March 31, 2018
Wood says performing in comedy clubs in the South and Midwest prepared him for The Daily Show. Sara Saedi describes her 18-year-long path to U.S. citizenship. Justin Chang reviews Ready Player One.
March 24, 2018
Trejo says his experience in San Quentin State Prison prepared him for acting. Maureen Corrigan recommends two books that grapple with real-life mysteries. Tech reporter Cade Metz talks about robots.
March 17, 2018
Urrea's new novel borrows from the story of his brother, who died of cancer. Kevin Whitehead reviews a box set by the late pianist Teddy Wilson. Kreider discusses Because I Love You.
March 10, 2018
Oliver dives into often obscure stories on Last Week Tonight. Justin Chang reviews A Wrinkle in Time. McBride is the spokesperson for the LGBTQ rights organization the Human Rights Campaign.
February 24, 2018
Memoirist Tara Westover talks about growing up in a survivalist household. Critic David Bianculli calls Blue Planet II a "dazzling piece of television." Richard Jenkins discusses The Shape of Water.