December 8, 2018
Cooper learned to sing, direct and talk deeply for A Star Is Born. James Beard award-winning food writer and chef Samin Nosrat demystifies great tastes in her Netflix series, Salt Fat Acid Heat.
December 1, 2018
Malek explains how he came to embody Queen's iconic lead singer in Bohemian Rhapsody. John Powers reviews Insurrecto, by Gina Apostol. Daniel Davis explains new developments in immunology.
November 24, 2018
Joel and Ethan Coen pay homage to old Westerns with their new film, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson describe their ascent of the southeastern face El Capitan.
November 17, 2018
Ecologist Rob Dunn talks about the tiny life forms living in different parts of the home. Geoff Nunberg explains why "nationalist" is his pick for word of the year. Yeun discusses his film Burning.
November 10, 2018
Elaine Pagels reflects on loss and faith in her book, Why Religion? Ken Tucker reviews Interstate Gospel by Pistol Annies. Andrés talks about growing up in Spain and why he thinks vegetable are sexy.
November 3, 2018
Actor Jonah Hill talks about directing his first film, Mid90s. A new books collects the advice columns of Eleanor Roosevelt. Journalist McKay Coppins explains Gingrich's lasting impact on politics.
October 27, 2018
McCarthy plays a caustic literary forger in Can You Ever Forgive Me? Critic Kevin Whitehead reviews a reissue of Amarcord Nino Rota. Filmmaker Dano discusses his new film Wildlife.
October 13, 2018
Chazelle's new film chronicles the personal losses leading up to Neil Armstrong's first step on the moon. Leonard Cohen's son, Adam, discusses a new collection of his late father's final works.
October 6, 2018
Writer and director Tamara Jenkins says her experiences with IVF inspired her new film. David Edelstein reviews A Star is Born. Osnos discusses his recent New Yorker article about the Facebook CEO.
September 29, 2018
Batiste, the band leader for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, demonstrates his "everything in the pot" style of piano. Fulks and Lewis share songs from their new album, Wild! Wild! Wild!