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.
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.