August 27, 2016
Actor John Krasinski discusses The Office and his "lottery-ticket life." Ken Tucker reviews Lydia Loveless' latest solo album. Gretchen Bakke says America's current power grid is aging and unstable.
August 20, 2016
Klausner quips about celebrities in her Hulu series, Difficult People. Critic John Powers calls War Dogs "jauntily enjoyable." I Contain Multitudes author Ed Yong discusses our internal ecosystems.
August 13, 2016
Streep discusses singing badly in her new film, Florence Foster Jenkins. Maureen Corrigan reviews You Will Know Me, by Megan Abbott. Whitehead's Underground Railroad is a literal train to freedom.
August 6, 2016
McInerney discusses his new novel, Bright, Precious Days. Rock historian Ed Ward describes the origins of the new German wave of music. Wong says marriage and motherhood are a "source of power."
July 30, 2016
Williams, who played Omar on The Wire, talks about separating himself from characters. Critic John Powers reviews The Natural Way of Things. Singer Jones still performs, despite a cancer diagnosis.
July 23, 2016
Birbiglia discusses his new film, Don't Think Twice. John Powers reviews Zero Days, a documentary about computer malware. Veep's David Mandel talks about the current season of the show.
July 16, 2016
Actor Christopher Eccleston discusses The A Word and The Leftovers. Maureen Corrigan reviews Underground Airlines. Inside Amy Schumer writer Jessi Klein discusses comedy, ageism and motherhood.
July 9, 2016
Biographer Larry Tye discusses Robert Kennedy's political transformation. Kevin Whitehead reviews Toussaint's American Tunes. Author Maia Szalavitz says "tough" treatment doesn't help drug addicts.
July 2, 2016
Cook says her first memories are of singing. Mat Johnson says it's all too easy to slide back economically in America. Silicon Valley actor Matt Ross moves off the grid with Captain Fantastic.
June 25, 2016
Hale talks about playing "anxious characters" on Arrested Development and Veep. Sarah Hepola had to rethink her sex life after she quit drinking. Jonathan Balcombe discusses the inner lives of fish.