November 18, 2017
Father Greg Boyle works with gang members and young people transitioning out of prison. Ken Tucker reviews Taylor Swift's Reputation. Ross and Matt Duffer discuss the new season of their series.
November 11, 2017
Anthony DeCurtis talks about his new biography of Lou Reed "deserved." Critic David Edelstein says Lady Bird is "packed with insight." Souza reflects on eight years (and 1.9 million photos) of Obama.
November 4, 2017
Groff, who now stars in Mindhunter, talks about his most life-altering roles. Maureen Corrigan reviews new fiction by Tom Hanks and Matthew Weiner. Hodgman reflects on his mother's death.
October 28, 2017
Green says OCD is like an "invasive weed" inside his mind. Critic John Powers reviews Carmen Maria Machado's new short story collection. Scientist Matthew Walker talks about the importance of sleep.
October 21, 2017
Tan discusses her experiences with family and fate. Maureen Corrigan reviews Kate Winkler Dawson's book about London's Great Smog of 1952. Baumbach's new film mixes comedy with deep emotional pain.
October 14, 2017
Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon says he has a tendency to smile "too much." Kevin Whitehead discusses Monk's enduring music. Mendelsohn talks about experiencing Homer's epic with his aging father.
October 7, 2017
Biographer Jonathan Eig says Ali had "the spirit of a rebel." Linguist Geoff Nunberg reflects on the vanished styles and language of the hippie era. Cartoonist Roz Chast draws a "love letter" to NYC.
September 30, 2017
David Simon and George Pelecanos discuss the dawn of the porn industry. Haroon Moghul recounts living abroad with depression. David Litt says writing for President Obama was often a delicate task.
September 23, 2017
Wainwright opens up about the "exes & excess" that inform his music. David Bianculli reviews Jerry Seinfeld's new Netflix special. Ken Burns and Lynn Novick discuss their PBS documentary series.
September 16, 2017
Tur shares her "front-row" view of the Trump campaign. Maureen Corrigan reviews Claire Messud's latest novel. Hersch recounts a life in and out of jazz in his new memoir, Good Things Happen Slowly.