March 16, 2019
Aidy Bryant discusses SNL, Shrill and losing her fear of being called "fat." Ken Tucker reviews a re-release of Ray Charles' 1962 venture into country. Taylor discusses teaching world religion.
March 9, 2019
Donnersmarck discusses his film, Never Look Away, about a an artist who grew up in Nazi Germany. New Yorker reporter Jane Mayer says the Trump administration bolsters Fox News — and vice versa.
February 23, 2019
Hampton chronicles sex abuse allegations against R. Kelly in a new Lifetime docuseries. Kevin Whitehead reviews a reissue featuring Jeanne Lee And Ran Blake. Savage works with kids on MythBusters Jr.
February 16, 2019
The BBC series Dynasties examines the social lives of five animal species. Ken Tucker reviews new albums by Steve Gunn and Michael Chapman. Judith Grisel discusses the biological basis of addiction.
February 2, 2019
Oscar-nominated composer Britell seeks out sounds that capture a movie's essence. Kevin Whitehead reviews a new release of Oscar Peterson's Motions & Emotions. Nunez discusses her novel, Friend.
January 26, 2019
Earlonne Woods and Nigel Poor tell about life behind bars in Ear Hustle. Kevin Whitehead reviews new interpretations of Monk's complete works. Gates talks about DNA testing and finding his own roots.
January 19, 2019
Maddow and her former producer Mike Yarvitz revisit the Agnew story in the podcast Bag Man. Justin Chang reviews M. Night Shyamalan's Glass. Reilly plays Oliver Hardy in the new film Stan & Ollie.
January 12, 2019
Hart reflects on the controversial jokes from his past that led him to step down from hosting the Oscars. Stiller's Showtime series Escape At Dannemora is based upon a real-life prison break.
January 5, 2019
McKay's new film centers on Dick Cheney. Lloyd Schwartz reviews Roger Water's recording of Igor Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale. Former NYC traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz discusses driverless cars.
December 29, 2018
Bob-Waksberg talks about his animated show, which features talking horse. Ken Tucker lists his favorite albums of 2018. Justin Chang talks about the best 12 films of the year.