September 24, 2016
Fuqua discusses his remake of The Magnificent Seven. Critic John Powers reviews the ABC series, Designated Survivor. Opera singer Green recounts his journey to becoming an opera singer.
September 17, 2016
Ross explains why he's careful about the things he says during celebrity roasts. Critic David Edelstein reviews Oliver Stone's Snowden. Wambach discusses her new memoir, Forward.
September 10, 2016
Adlon's new series, Better Things, is based on her experience raising three girls as a single mom. Critic Maureen Corrigan reviews Here I Am. Guitarist Cline discusses Wilco and his new album, Lovers.
September 3, 2016
Jacqueline Woodson's new novel is Brooklyn. Ken Tucker reviews The Get Down's soundtrack. Kevin Whitehead reviews Unheard Bird. Jane Ziegelman and Andy Coe discuss the food of the Great Depression.
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.