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Anthony Ray Hinton: Live at Politics and Prose

Live at Politics and Prose

Anthony Ray Hinton discusses his memoir, "The Sun Does Shine", at Politics and Prose on 4/2/18.

64 Min

Apr 20, 2018

#125: (Pt. 2) Isle of Dogs / Chicken Run

The Next Picture Show

Stop-Motion Animals Conspiring to Escape Captivity, Part Deux

62 Min

Apr 19, 2018

1.29 - Avatars

The Walk

If there’s anything more terrifying than Soleil, it’s a whole army of her human avatars.

21 Min

Apr 19, 2018

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Podcast
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31 min
Apr 18, 2018
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People dream of living away from the Earth, from an impossibly curved space habitat to a moon base on the verge of breaking apart.

57 min
Apr 18, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the hit horror film A Quiet Place, the new adaptation of Howard's End on the BBC and Starz, and Barbara Ehrenreich's essay: "Why I'm Giving Up On Preventative Care".

38 min
Apr 17, 2018
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Tan France joins the team to help Charles and Harry glow up for the big day

36 min
Apr 17, 2018
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The 16th letter of our alphabet is a fancy little thing.

57 min
Apr 17, 2018
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Is there such a thing as "auteurist animation"? Also: Chicken puppets. Silicone or plasticine?

22 min
Apr 15, 2018
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You’re all sick and seeing things. In search of a cure, you realize you’re not the first to be infected and you definitely won’t be the last.

64 min
Apr 14, 2018
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God, guns, sex, and mutually exclusive concepts of liberty. The Way Brothers' Netflix docuseries Wild, Wild Country tells a story that's about as American as it gets.

28 min
Apr 10, 2018
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Can you imagine? A majestic steed on the wedding day!

23 min
Apr 9, 2018
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A lost message from a deceased comrade casts doubt over your whole operation.

57 min
Apr 7, 2018
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Love is like umami. Adulthood is accepting the schmo you are. Wordplay and worldbuilding with novelist Meg Wolitzer.

0 min
Apr 6, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Ready Player One

64 min
Apr 6, 2018
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Television writer and comedian Nell Scovell discusses her book, "Just the Funny Parts", with Alexandra Petri of the Washington Post.

59 min
Apr 5, 2018
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Guest host Jane Curtin presents three stories by the American master Shirley Jackson.

61 min
Apr 5, 2018
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Though it goes un-referenced in the new Spielberg film, Disney's live-action "Tron" makes up a good part of "Ready Player One"'s source code.

24 min
Apr 5, 2018
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Just when you think you know Soleil’s modus operandi, she shocks you with yet another deadly surprise. Is she after revenge?

26 min
Apr 4, 2018
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What do aliens, God, the KGB, and ancient Romans all have in common? They each may have tried to contact sci-fi author Philip K. Dick in 1974.

57 min
Apr 4, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Christina Cauterucci, and Sam Adams discuss the new Steven Spielberg film Ready Player One, HBO's new assassination comedy series Barry, and the Cannes Film Festival's decision to ban Netflix films from competing in the festival.

29 min
Apr 3, 2018
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Watch out for their stingers, though!

34 min
Apr 3, 2018
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John McWhorter on why English spelling is so frustratingly idiosyncratic.

58 min
Apr 3, 2018
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Spielberg's immersive videogame world recalls 1982's glow-y, live action oddity from Disney.

24 min
Apr 1, 2018
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A device carrying couple save you from a near-death scenario and reunite you with an old friend who almost lost her life, too.

60 min
Mar 31, 2018
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There's got to be a thousand ways to reclaim the past, but for Tara Westover, story was the only one that could contain all of it.

56 min
Mar 30, 2018
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Laura Miller, Alex Barasch, and Gabriel Roth discuss the new novel by Alan Hollinghurst, The Sparsholt Affair, a multigenerational saga about gay life.

77 min
Mar 30, 2018
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Sarah McBride discusses her memoir, Tomorrow Will Be Different", with Rep. Joe Kennedy at Politics and Prose on 3/20/18.

26 min
Mar 30, 2018
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Wes Anderson’s latest animated feature doesn’t consider Asian-American viewers.

0 min
Mar 29, 2018
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In 1998, at a crossroads, Madonna rebooted her career by fusing electronics with matters of the heart—and turned digital music into viable pop.

59 min
Mar 29, 2018
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Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents three unlikely stories for some April foolery.

23 min
Mar 29, 2018
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You can’t choose your family, but you can choose your victims. The sisters are still at odds, but it’s becoming clear they’re both looking out for themselves, not you.

54 min
Mar 28, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Dan Kois, and Isaac Butler discuss the revival of Tony Kushner's Angels in America, the book The World Only Spins Forward, and the film Love, Simon with Slate's Alex Barasch.

33 min
Mar 27, 2018
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What it's like to serve alongside the Queen's grandson.

22 min
Mar 25, 2018
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A technical error forces you to confront your biggest enemy. Your survival may be mutually dependent, but how can you trust anything they say?

47 min
Mar 24, 2018
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We are all of us held together by words.

56 min
Mar 23, 2018
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Mary Frances Berry discusses her book, "History Teaches Us To Resist", at Politics and Prose on 3/14/18.

33 min
Mar 23, 2018
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Three of our favorite Pre-Woke Watching segments.

0 min
Mar 22, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Isle of Dogs

59 min
Mar 22, 2018
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Guest host Denis O’Hare introduces two stories about outsiders.

48 min
Mar 22, 2018
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Director Cory Finley's stylish debut shares more than just a murder plot with H.G. Clouzot's 1955 thriller.

22 min
Mar 21, 2018
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Everything you’ve been through thus far has led you right into the The Burn’s cold embrace. Maybe if you’d paid more attention to Emma and her conspiracy theories, you’d have seen it coming.

26 min
Mar 21, 2018
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What does it take to create digital humans that can pass for the real thing?

57 min
Mar 20, 2018
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Gabriel Roth discuss Armando Iannucci's new film The Death of Stalin, NBC's new musical series Rise, and the power or lack thereof of Twitter metrics.

28 min
Mar 20, 2018
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They may just be useless hats, but we still love them.

34 min
Mar 20, 2018
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What we know about what Washington, Franklin and Hamilton may have sounded like.

44 min
Mar 20, 2018
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Director Cory Finley's stylish debut gets paired with H.G. Clouzot's '55 shocker women offing a domineering man in their life.

23 min
Mar 19, 2018
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The Burn’s plans are more sinister and far-reaching than you could have imagined, and the damage is getting personal and seriously affecting team morale.

56 min
Mar 17, 2018
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The myths of an inhospitable land. Imposter Syndrome. That feeling when one of your characters unexpectedly murders another. Literary mage Neil Gaiman on the dark arts of fiction and everyday life.

0 min
Mar 16, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Blue Planet II

64 min
Mar 16, 2018
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Dhonielle Clayton discusses her novel, "The Belles", with fellow YA author Jason Reynolds at Politics and Prose on 2/9/18.

35 min
Mar 16, 2018
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We dive into Ava DuVernay’s latest. Then, a conversation with Bim Adewunmi and Antonia Cereijido about representations that made us feel ashamed or embarrassed.

59 min
Mar 15, 2018
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Guest host Robert Sean Leonard introduces two works celebrating the 100th anniversary of the anthology The Best American Short Stories.

23 min
Mar 15, 2018
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You’re on a mission to destroy The Burn’s lethal technology, but an old enemy and a distressed civilian both desperately need your help.

74 min
Mar 14, 2018
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Live at The Bell House in Brooklyn New York, the panel discusses the film A Wrinkle in Time, go deep on the cultural significance of color, and are quizzed on past segments of the show by Hit Parade's Chris Molanphy.

27 min
Mar 13, 2018
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Can astrology help us understand why they're the perfect match, after all?

23 min
Mar 11, 2018
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You walk into a headquarters of a suspected terrorist group... and it turns out you have a lot more in common than you thought.

35 min
Mar 10, 2018
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Dammit, Spock, can your cold, calculating reason fathom the mysteries of the human heart?

72 min
Mar 9, 2018
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Robert Reich discusses his book, "The Common Good", at a Politics and Prose event at Sixth and I in Washington, DC.

33 min
Mar 9, 2018
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A closer look at Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe's show and its depiction of Chicago.

0 min
Mar 9, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of A Wrinkle in Time

60 min
Mar 8, 2018
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Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four works about love and friendship,

55 min
Mar 8, 2018
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Puzzled and delighted by Alex Garland's Tarkovsky-inspired journey into the unknown.

23 min
Mar 7, 2018
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You find a town with power, food, and the most generous people you’ve ever met. Either you’ve entered the twilight zone, or it's all a very elaborate trap. Either way, you can bet Soliel’s got something to do with it.

24 min
Mar 7, 2018
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Filmmaker Arwen Curry discusses her documentary, Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin, and the time that Arwen spent with the master of fantasy.

57 min
Mar 7, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss this year's Oscar ceremony, the surprise hit film "Game Night", and Daniel Engber's Slate cover story "Against the Octopus" with the author.

0 min
Mar 6, 2018
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Our live show is now scheduled for Friday, March 9th, at 7pm, at the Bell House in Gowanus Brooklyn. Hope to see you there.

30 min
Mar 6, 2018
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Could the Spice Girls be THE feminist moment of the royal wedding?

32 min
Mar 6, 2018
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John McWhorter on the rise of an exclamatory syllable in English.

52 min
Mar 5, 2018
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Having survived the trip to Annihilation's "The Shimmer," the roundtable books a trip to Andrei Tarkovsky's "The Zone."

35 min
Mar 5, 2018
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Recapping the night's highs and lows and figuring out what to make of that #MeToo montage.

22 min
Mar 4, 2018
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The police are on your trail again - and this time they’ve brought dogs.

44 min
Mar 3, 2018
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Think you're "post-tribal"? Think again. Attorney and "tiger mom" Amy Chua on groupthink in America and Abroad.

0 min
Mar 2, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Annihilation

67 min
Mar 2, 2018
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Brittney Cooper discusses her book, "Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower", with Damon Young at Politics and Prose on 2/21/18.

36 min
Mar 2, 2018
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Ahead of the 90th Academy Awards, we discuss Chile’s Foreign Language Film nominee and revisit conversations with two first-time directors.

59 min
Mar 1, 2018
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Guest host Dennis O’Hare presents two unorthodox love stories.

23 min
Feb 28, 2018
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Someone who knows something about Charlie and her sister is a few steps ahead of you. And your helicopter ride to Geneva turns out to be more of a skydiving trip - but not everyone jumps voluntarily.

59 min
Feb 27, 2018
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss The Florida Project as part of the run-up to the Oscars, the hit podcast Atlanta Monster, and New York Magazine's article Worst Roommate Ever by William Brennan.

29 min
Feb 27, 2018
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What does it mean that Harry's former beaus will be in attendance?