Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Comic Ari Shaffir talks about outrageousness in comedy, bipartisan e-rage on social media, and growing up and growing out of bad habits.
Tracy Crow and Jerri Bell discuss their book It's My Country Too: Women's Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan at Politics and Prose.
How the stunning final chapter of the new "Apes" trilogy looks ahead to the 50 year-old original installment.
An in-depth discussion on the cry of “YOU MANIACS” heard ’round the world, 1968’s PLANET OF THE APES.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Oxford historian Peter Frankopan on two millennia of the flow of germs, ideas, commerce, and more from East to West and vice versa.
On his debut feature film, "Columbus," starring John Cho.
We discuss the box-office hit starring Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, and Queen Latifah. Then, an interview with the showrunner of Midnight, Texas about her career and the NBC supernatural drama.
Time, the afterlife and use of music in David Lowery's genre-defying new film and Herk Harvey's classic cult film.
David Lowery's horror-drama gets paired up with the creepy cult film from director Herk Harvey.
Read by Michael Ian Black
The controversial Netflix show’s depictions of suicide and sexual assault. Then, an interview with the host of Slate’s new docuseries about Muslim American identity.
Guest host Cynthia Nixon introduces readings from three chapters of Alice in Wonderland.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Authors Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland on blurring the lines between science and magic.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Actor and author Alan Alda on the art of communication (for good and evil), social anxiety, the mind of a billionaire, and more.
On how the show pulls from her personal life and Latinx representation on screen.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Geneticist Jennifer Doudna on the profound implications of her CRISPR-Cas-9 gene editing technology for the future of humanity.
Katy Waldman, Jacob Brogan, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss Durga Chew-Bose's collection of essays Too Much and Not the Mood. Next month's book is Do Not Become Alarmed, by Maile Meloy.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Poet, playwright, and arts educator Liza Jessie Peterson on lessons learned teaching incarcerated youth on Rikers Island.
More from Brown Girls creators Fatimah & and Sam Bailey
Guest host Jane Curtin presents readings from the blog Letters of Note.
Read by Stephen Lang
Read by Stephen Lang