Wild boars in the sewers of London. Augmented humans of the future. Jason's high school friend, celebrated children's author Jacob Sager Weinstein on imaginary histories and possible futures.
On Netflix’s new documentary, Seeing Allred.
A discussion of how David Wain's latest works together with his cult comedy classic "Wet Hot American Summer."
Does David Wain's new biopic spoof have a chance of developing the cult following of his 2001 comedy classic?
The virtual reality that's coming is like nothing we've ever experienced. Now's the time to decide what it's good for.
Katy Waldman, Parul Sehgal, and Laura Bennett discuss Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado.
The Culture Gabfest on The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Paddington 2, and Drag
The stories we wrap around ourselves, our neighbors. our children. The invisible stories we struggle against.
Our look inside the mind of this year’s Academy voter.
Why Hollywood should stand with immigrants in the industry by fighting for DACA.
While the unchecked ego might be popular at parties, it can get us into all kinds of trouble. Mark Epstein, MD combines psychotherapy and Buddhism to help people live with the self.
Back to sunny Italy for part two of this week's in-depth look at a pair of films about Americans abroad, in love and in over their heads.
Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens answer listener questions about which piece of culture they would forever delete from the universe, how to raise adopted kids, their relationship to cooking, list-making and more.
Italian summers, sun-kissed actors and repressed desire are the themes for this week's pairing.
Dar Williams discusses her book, What I Found in a Thousand Towns: A Traveling Musician's Guide to Rebuilding America's Communities--One Coffee Shop, Dog Run, and Open-Mike Night at a Time, at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.