August 18, 2018
The Queen of Soul died Thursday at 76. Film critic Justin Chang says Crazy Rich Asians lives up to expectations. And Karen Piper describes growing up on a weapons development site in the desert.
August 11, 2018
Jennifer Fox's HBO film, The Tale, is based on the sexual abuse she experienced as a child. Justin Chang reviews BlacKkKlansmen. Julian Adler and Judge Victoria Pratt discuss alternatives to jail.
August 4, 2018
Journalist Michael Scott Moore recounts his time in captivity in Somalia. David Bianculli says Better Call Saul is "delightful" in its fourth season. Shalhoub says he questions his worth as an actor.
July 28, 2018
Desiree Akhavan's film, based on Emily Danforth's novel, centers on a teen sent to gay conversion therapy. Critic Ken Tucker reviews Lori McKenna's new album. Arceneaux's memoir is I Can't Date Jesus.
July 21, 2018
Burnham explores adolescence in the age of social media in his new film. Critic Ken Tucker says there's "nothing cartoonish" about Gorillaz's new album. Albertine's memoir is To Throw Away Unopened.
July 14, 2018
Vanity Fair's Gabriel Sherman says the president and Fox News host Sean Hannity "speak almost daily." David Edelstein reviews Three Identical Strangers. Paul Greenberg discusses fish oil supplement.
June 30, 2018
Bell's new Netflix special is called Private School Negro. Kevin Whitehead reviews reviews John Coltrane's Lost Album. Newsome is a former coal miner who sings a cappella in a lined-out hymn style.
June 23, 2018
Prine explains why he never thought he'd be a recording artist. Critic Justin Chang reviews the documentary The King. McCauley's novel, My Ex-Life, centers on couple whose marriage ended decades ago.
June 16, 2018
Shrader and Hawke discuss their new film about a minister who is having a crisis of faith. Justin Chang reviews The Incredibles 2. Chabon writes about fatherhood in Pops.
June 9, 2018
Hernandez talks about baseball, Seinfeld and being his own "worst enemy." Critic Justin Chang reviews the horror movie Hereditary. Offerman play a middle-aged single dad in Hearts Beat Loud.