February 6, 2016
Youssef, the "Egyptian Jon Stewart," brings his act to America. Peter Bergen discusses Americans who are drawn to jihad. Bee Wilson examines how early feeding patterns influence the a child's palate.
January 30, 2016
Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard discusses small-town life and big-time music. Commentator Sarah Hepola recommends honesty in dating. Science writer Jo Marchant talks about her new book, Cure.
January 23, 2016
Actor Neil Patrick Harris describes the surprising twists and turns of his life and career. Jill Lepore discusses the secret life of Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston.
January 16, 2016
Ray Liotta discusses Goodfellas, acting and his return to TV. Critic John Powers reviews Showtime's new drama series, Billions. Olive Kitteridge author Elizabeth Strout discusses her latest novel.
January 9, 2016
Screenwriter Phyllis Nagy and director Todd Haynes discuss their film, Carol. Ken Tucker reviews British singer Ellie Goulding's new record. Kevin Hazzard shares stories from his work as a paramedic.
January 2, 2016
David Bianulli picks the best TV shows of the year. Short books dominate Maureen Corrigan's best book list. David Edelstein recommends the year's best films. Ken Tucker assesses the best music of '15.
December 26, 2015
Joy star Jennifer Lawrence discusses the career-changing "yes-or-no" decision she faced. Justin Chang reviews The Hateful Eight. Anomalisa co-directors Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson talk puppetry.
December 19, 2015
Cary Fukunaga discusses his new film, Beasts of No Nation. David Edelstein reviews the latest Star Wars movie. The revelation of a long-buried secret rattles a marriage in Andrew Haigh's 45 Years.
December 12, 2015
Tambor talks about playing a 70-something transgender woman on Transparent. David Bianculli reviews Netflix's A Very Murray Christmas. Rick Moody discusses his novel, Hotels Of North America
December 5, 2015
Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, the co-creators of The Leftovers, discuss the series. Rock critic Ken Tucker weighs in on Adele's popularity. John Kander reflects on a career of Hidden Treasures.