Full episode - September 13, 2018
It’s the end of the world as we know it (and Aunt Lydia feels fine)
How Ann Dowd makes her dystopian character on “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Aunt Lydia, more believable, and how hippies in the late ’60s started obsessing over Doomsday.
Full story - September 13, 2018
Jazz musician Django Reinhardt
Some guitarists live in Django Reinhardt’s shadow. Stephane Wrembel chooses to live in his light.
Full story - September 13, 2018
“The Son has come and you’ve been left behind.”
How pop culture taught the ‘70s hippie counterculture that the end of the world was coming.
Full story - September 13, 2018
Ann Dowd
How a breakout star of “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Leftovers” approaches playing scary characters.
Full story - September 06, 2018
Composer Marvin Hamlisch performs in 2011.
How Marvin Hamlisch came up with the score for “The Sting.”
Full story - September 06, 2018
The original Broadway recording of Whoopi Goldberg’s one woman show.
How the hilariously profane comedian inspired a young girl from the Bronx.
Full story - September 06, 2018
Robert Lopez performs in studio in 2011.
How do you write a hit musical number? And then do it again? And again?
Full story - September 06, 2018
Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes in “A Farewell to Arms” (dir. Frank Borzage, 1932)
How Helen Hayes promoted a style of performance that still defines American acting today.
Full story - September 06, 2018
Mel Brooks
How a 1961 comedy routine still holds up today.

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