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.
February 17, 2018
Religion scholar Kate Bowler talks about battling incurable colon cancer. Critic Ken Tucker reviews the Black Panther soundtrack. Trucker Finn Murphy has logged more than a million miles on the road.
February 10, 2018
Maggie O'Farrell recounts the multiple times she cheated death. Maureen Corrigan reviews a reprinting of work from the Harlem Renaissance. Klepper assumes an anti-fact persona on The Opposition.
February 3, 2018
Christian Picciolini used to belong to a violent, white power skinhead group; now he helps others disengage. Patrice Banks is a trained mechanic, and the owner of a garage that caters to women.
January 27, 2018
Anderson's new film Phantom Thread landed six Oscar nominations. Critic Maureen Corrigan says The Perfect Nanny is a guilty pleasure. John Leland followed six people above the age of 85 for one year.
January 20, 2018
Peter Morgan discusses his Netflix series. Critic David Bianculli welcomes the revival of the anthology series. In 1957, Melba Pattillo Beals helped integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Ark.
January 13, 2018
Waithe says television taught her "how to dream." Critic John Powers reviews the new Amazon series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Co-writers and co-directors Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina discuss Coco.
January 6, 2018
Neuroscientist Joseph Jebelli predicts "much better treatment" for Alzheimer's in the next decade. Ken Tucker reviews Curtis Harding's Face Your Fear. Cullen Murphy is the author of Cartoon County.
December 30, 2017
Price sings about the heartache and beauty of small-town America. Critic Maureen Corrigan shares her favorite books of the year. Therapist Esther Perel says marriage standards are changing.
December 23, 2017
The NPR host reflects on what it was like to "grow up on the air." Critic Ken Tucker presents his favorite music of '17. Jonathan Olshefski's new film centers on Christopher Rainey and his family.