Full story - September 05, 2019
A still from the musical “A Strange Loop,” starring Larry Owens (center).
Why playwright Michael R. Jackson loves the soaps.
Full story - September 05, 2019
Molly Crabapple holds one of her drawings from her book “Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War.”
Molly Crabapple on drawing AOC and what makes a true New Yorker.
Full story - September 05, 2019
Francisca Muñoz, Caitlin Cisco, Alan Ariano and Diane Phelan in “Felix Starro.”
Faith, family and fraud in the new musical “Felix Starro.”
Full story - September 03, 2019
Lots of actors moonlight as waiters or baristas to pay the bills. Alex Kramer moonlights as a spy.
Full episode - August 29, 2019
The cover of Margaret Atwood’s forthcoming sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
With Margaret Atwood’s sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale” forthcoming, a look at the novel’s impact, including Ann Dowd, who plays Aunt Lydia on the Hulu adaptation, and how Louise Erdrich and Megan Hunter also wrote about pregnancy in their dystopian novels.
Full story - August 29, 2019
Elizabeth Moss in "The Handmaid’s Tale."
Who was Mary Webster and why did Margaret Atwood dedicate "The Handmaid’s Tale" to her?
Full story - August 29, 2019
Ann Dowd
How a breakout star of “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Leftovers” approaches playing scary characters.
Full story - August 29, 2019
Sci-fi motherhood.
When it comes to the intricacies of pregnancy, sometimes truth can be stranger than fiction.
Full episode - August 22, 2019
Beth Gibbons of Portishead performs in 1997.
How film noirs inspired Portishead’s album “Dummy,” gave novelist Karen Russell a creative breakthrough and launched the career of composer Carter Burwell.
Full story - August 22, 2019
Portishead’s “Dummy.”
How spy movie soundtracks fueled the defining trip hop album.

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