Full story - July 04, 2019
Kurt Andersen talks with Rachel Wenitsky and Ned Risely of Friends Who Folk.
Inspired by Joni Mitchell, Friends Who Folk harmonize about chain restaurants, celebrity sightings and self care.
Full story - July 04, 2019
Kurt Andersen talks with Aasif Mandvi.
The comedian talks about “The Daily Show,” his dramatic beginnings and his new CBS show “Evil.”
Full story - July 04, 2019
Kurt Andersen talks with Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew of Yo La Tengo.
The original indie rockers perform live.
Full episode - June 25, 2019
Ana Fabrega in HBO’s “Los Espookys,” the 2015 movie “Stonewall” and the new movie “Yesterday.”
Julio Torres and Ana Fabrega of “Los Espookys,” what Hollywood gets wrong about Stonewall and when two artists independently come up with the same original-seeming idea.
Full story - June 27, 2019
Julio Torres as Andres and Ana Fabrega as Tati in “Los Espookys.”
The creators of “Los Espookys” discuss their not-so-spooky Spanish-language comedy series.
Full story - June 27, 2019
The 2015 movie “Stonewall,” directed by Roland Emmerich.
How films have shaped — and skewed — our understanding of the most famous riot in LGBT history.
Full story - June 27, 2019
Himesh Patel in the new movie “Yesterday”
What happens when your idea goes to Hollywood without you.
Full episode - June 25, 2019
American Icons: "Shaft"
This is a new American hero.
Full episode - June 20, 2019
John Cameron Mitchell, Taffy Brodesser-Akner and Neurosis’ Steve Von Till
John Cameron Mitchell’s podcast musical about a cancer patient, Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s tragically funny novel about divorce, and how Steve Von Till balances being a metal guitarist in Neurosis and an elementary school teacher.
Full story - June 20, 2019
Taffy Brodesser-Akner and her new book, “Fleishman Is In Trouble.”
In her debut novel “Fleishman Is in Trouble,” journalist Taffy Brodesser-Akner takes a funny, biting look at life after the collapse of a marriage.